The 2014 Sinquefield Cup

The Sinquefield Cup is the first-ever Super GM tournament to be held in Saint Louis, and it will feature four of the best players on the planet including the top two in the world: GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Levon Aronian, and the top two in the U.S.: GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Gata Kamsky.   Who will win Sinquefield Cup 2014? M. Carlsen L. Aronian F. Caruana H. Nakamura V. Topalov M. Vachier-Lagrave   pollcode.com free polls Live coverage of each round of the event will be hosted here on www.uschesschamps.com but this event also will offer an unparalleled spectator...

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Tromsø 2014 Chess Olympiad | 11 August – Round 9

Tromsø 2014 Chess Olympiad | 11 August – Round 9 41st Olympiad Tromso 2014 Open Eredmények Round 9 on 2014/08/11 at 14:00 Magyar férfi csapat Israel 1 – 3 Hungary GM Gelfand, B. (½) 2753 ½-½ GM Leko, Peter (3½) 2740 GM Rodshtein, M. (1½) 2671 0-1 GM Balogh, Csaba (0) 2637 GM Smirin, Ilia (3) 2656 ½-½ GM Almasi, Z. (½) 2690 GM Sutovsky, E. (0) 2624 0-1 GM Rapport, R. (1½) 2704 your web browser and/or your host do not support iframes as required to display the chessboard 41st Olympiad Tromso 2014 Women Eredmények Round 9 on 2014/08/11 at 14:00 Magyar női...

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Kirsan Ilyumzhinov remains FIDE President

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov remains FIDE President In a very hostile environment today’s General Assembly was held. With all the votes counted the official tally is Kirsan Ilyumzhinov 110. The current FIDE President will maintain his position until the next General Elections. It seems as if the Kasparov Campaign simply did not reach the votes they needed, and it certainly was not as close as expected. More to follow. FIDE Elections Results The FIDE Elections took place in the General Assembly, held a few hours ago. The ambiance was very hostile as people kept accusing each other of corruption...

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King talks with Kirsan

King talks with Kirsan Just one day before the FIDE presidential elections, Daniel King caught up with Kirsan Ilyumzhinov for an interview. In it, the FIDE President explains the status of the 2014 World Championship, his plans for office if re-elected, and the zero tolerance rule for all events. We also discover that among those lobbying for Kirsan votes are Russian embassies all over the world. Daniel King – Could you tell us about this agreement you just signed? Kirsan Ilyumzhinov – This is a good proposal by the president of the Russian Chess Federation, Andrei Filatov, to...

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2014 Chess Olympiad: Hungary

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