Peter Leko on Game 12 and the Tie-Break of the World Chess Championship 2018

Peter Leko on Game 12 and the Tie-Break of the World Chess Championship 2018 Chess grandmaster Peter Leko analyzes the course of the World Chess Championship 2018 between world champion Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana in London. He himself could already play against Carlsen as well as against Caruana and knows the strengths of both players. In addition, he predicts what will happen in round 12 of the Chess World Championship in London and how he estimates the chances of both players in a possible tie-break match. We are looking forward to the further course of the World Chess...

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World Youth Olympiad u16 2018 2018-11-25 – 12-02 – Konya – Turkey

World Youth Olympiad u16 2018 2018-11-25 – 12-02 – Konya – Turkey World Youth Olympiad u16 2018 2018-11-25 – 2018-12-03 World Youth Olympiad u16 2018 2018-11-25 – 12-02 – Konya – Turkey – A 24. rajthelyről startoló magyar csapattal – 13 éveseink válogatottjával FIDE World Youth Under-16 Chess Olympiad 2018 which will be held in Konya, Turkey from 24 November (Arrival) to 03 December (Departure) 2018. Hungary Rtg: 2228 Hungary Rtg: 2228 TITLE NAME SURNAME RATING FIDE...

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Sergey Karjakin: Magnus needs to invent something new in chess to be the strongest again

Sergey Karjakin, the former World Chess Championship challenger, has said Magnus Carlsen is weaker now than he was at the last title match and needs to reinvent himself to be the strongest again. Speaking to Chessable during Game 11 of Carlsen’s match against Fabiano Caruana, Karjakin said: Carlsen was stronger when I played him in 2016 Carlsen is still recovering from a chess crisis Caruana has a better team around him than Carlsen Both players should be unhappy with the quality of games The format for the championship should be changed to 13 games Carlsen needs to invent something new...

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World class chess photographer David Llada turns 40

One of the best chess photographers in the world turned 40 years old on 23rd of November 2018. Happy birthday to me. 40 years. It has been a hell of a ride! pic.twitter.com/joRFomlSdZ — David Llada ♔ (@davidllada) November 22, 2018 “The Thinkers” by David Llada contains: 177 photos in 208 pages. 111 pictures in black and white, 66 in full colour. 16 breathtaking double spreads. The most visually stunning book ever devoted to chess; order your copy at: https://www.qualitychess.co.uk/products/2/310/the_thinkers_hardcover_by_david_llada/ Indians can also get this book from...

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December 5 – 9 | European Rapid and Blitz Championship | Skopje, FYROM

December 5 – 9 | European Rapid and Blitz Championship | Skopje, FYROM European Rapid&Blitz Chess Championship 2018 will take place from 5th-9th December 2018, in hotel Aleksandar Palace, in Skopje, FYR of Macedonia. The event will start with European Blitz Chess Championship 2018, which will take place on 6th and 7th of December, and will be played according to the Swiss system, in 11 paired rounds, with the time control 3 minutes game + 2 seconds per move starting from the first move. European Rapid Chess Championship 2018 will be played on 8th and 9th of December, according...

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