Carsten Hensel, from London to Bonn and beyond

Carsten Hensel, from London to Bonn and beyond Carsten Hensel was manager of Peter Leko and Vladimir Kramnik and was directly involved in the most important chess events during a very tumultuous time for chess. Now he wrote a book about the life of Vladmir Kramnik which will appear soon. In an interview Hensel talks about the book, his work with Kramnik and various World Championship matches. | Photo: Vladimir Kramnik on the cover of the book Interview with Carsten Hensel Dear Carsten Hensel, for many years you were manager of Vladimir Kramnik and now you wrote a biography about him...

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BIG NEWS: Fischer-Random World Championship Match between Carlsen vs Nakamura in Norway Feb 9th – 13th

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Download Stockfish Engine

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Person of the Day. 95 éve 1923. február 2-án született Svetozar Gligoric

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Portugal Open 2018 -02-02 – 2018-02-10 Magyarokkal

Portugal Open 2018 -02-02 – 2018-02-10 Magyarokkal 41 nemzet 265 sakkozója, közöttük 5 magyar – a rajtlistán 21. IM Nagy Gábor (2469), 22. IM Kaczúr Flórián (U20, 2459), 51. IM To Nhat Minh (2338), 52. IM Boricsev Oleg (S50, 2328), 60. WIM Terbe Julianna (2292) – vesz részt ezen az igazán nemzetközinek nevezhető Portugál Openen. Exciting matches in the third round of the Portugal Open   The third round of the Portugal Open has already started in the Sports Complex of Casal Vistoso, in Lisbon. Exciting matches are in store for this round. On the...

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