Riga Technical University Open 2019 2019/08/05 to 2019/08/11

Riga Technical University Open 2019 2019/08/05 to 2019/08/11 Riga Technical University and Latvian Chess Federation are honoured to invite all chess friends to participate in the 9th international chess festival „Riga Technical University Open 2019”, which will take place on August 3rd – 11th in Riga – hometown of 8th World Chess champion Mikhail Tal. Playing hall of festival will be the international exhibition centre “Kipsala”, the largest specialized exhibition venue in the Baltics, located across the bridge from the famous historical centre of...

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Michael  Adams and Jovanka Houska,2019 British Champions!

Michael Adams and Jovanka Houska,2019 British Champions! The 106th British Chess Championships take place Sat 27th Jul to Sun 4th Aug 2019 in Torquay. Top seeds: David Howell, Michael Adams, Nick Pert, Stephen J Gordon, Justin Tan, John Emms, Simon Williams, Daniel H Fernandez etc   Michael Adams (born 17 November 1971) is an English chess grandmaster. His highest ranking is world No. 4, achieved several times from October 2000 to October 2002.[1] His peak Elo rating is 2761. He has achieved good results in World Chess Championship tournaments. Several times a World Championship...

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Levitov Chess Week Rapid 2019 2019-08-04 – 2019-08-10 Former World Champions Vladimir Kramnik and Vishy Anand join six more star players for a private chess event in Amsterdam organised by former Russian Chess Federation head Ilya Levitov on his 40th birthday. Games will not be broadcast live but will be added later.The 7-round rapid tournament takes place from 4-6 August. Players have 25 minutes for all moves, with a 10-second increment from move 1.   Schedule in UTC Round 2 Aug 4, 2019 13:45 Round 3 Aug 5, 2019 10:30 Round 4 Aug 5, 2019 13:45 Round 5 Aug 5, 2019...

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Happy 30th Birthday to Wang Hao (2721.2, World #28)!

Happy 30th Birthday to Wang Hao (2721.2, World #28)! He became a Grandmaster in 2005 without getting an IM title first. Currently he is playing at the Belt and Road Hunan Open. Belt and Road China Hunan International Chess Open 2019 The Belt and Road China Hunan International Chess Open will be held in Tongguanyao town, Changsha city, Hunan Province China from 28th July (arrival) to 7th August (departure)2019. Belt and Road China Hunan International Chess Open...

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Megtaláltuk, megtaláljuk e Magnus Carlsen egyik lehetséges utódját!?

Not a bad tournament by Karen Grigoryan! 🙂 (link: https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/famalicao-open-2019/9/1/1) https://chess-results.com/tnr459618.aspx?lan=10&art=5&flag=30   A chess24 szúrta ki az alábbi versenyt, ahol Új rekord született vagy csak mondjuk így. ÉRDEKES. És persze joggal adódik a kérdés, hogy vajon gyanakvóak legyünk e vagy sem ? Vagy ha igen, akkkor mikor és mikor ne kezdjünk gyanakodni.Úgyhogy én most az örmény sakkozó szárnyalását félreteszem és mondanék mást. Napjaink egyik legvitatottab pontja a sakkban az, és...

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