FIDE ratings – August 2020

August FIDE ratings The virus is not gone, but here and there chess players have ventured out of domestic isolation and played a few games “over the board”. The International Chess Festival in Biel/Bienne only ended a few days ago. The changes in the world ratings list published by FIDE on August 1st compared to the one published on April 1st are nevertheless still minimal – but they do exist! Pentala Harikrishna [pictured] gained 13 points, while Alexander Donchenko is now the higest-rated German player. | Photo: Simon Bohnenblust     Indian star Pentala Harikrishna has...

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A sakk az életük!

A sakk az életük! Korosztályában vezeti a ranglistát, 13 évesen már FIDE-mesternek mondhatja magát a dunaújvárosi Pásti Áron, aki már kisgyermekként is versenysakkozónak készült. Pásti Anna (16), Pásti Áron (13), Pásti Zsombor (11). Dunaújvárosiak, testvérek, s az is közös bennük, hogy szeretnek sakkozni. Ráadásul nemcsak szeretik a játékot, hanem nagyon jók is benne, árulta el édesanyjuk, Árgyelán Emese, aki amellett, hogy a Pannon Oktatási Központban tanít főállásban, gyermekeit egyedül nevelve igyekszik egyengetni azok...

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$150,000 chess24 Legends of Chess | Final Day 1 | Carlsen vs Nepomniachtchi

$150,000 chess24 Legends of Chess | Final Day 1 | Carlsen vs Nepomniachtchi A thrilling day ends with Magnus Carlsen clinching the first set in the final!  Nepo has a chance to come back tomorrow & force a decider on Wednesday. Grischuk: “The fight is lost but the war continues for Team Russia!” Carlsen on playing 17…e5 not 17…Qa5! (which he spotted immediately afterwards) in Game 1: “I was just really, really appalled with my play… that upset me quite a bit” A Legends of Chess online szuoervereny döntőjében a világbajnok Magnus Carlsen 4...

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150,000 chess24 Legends of Chess | Semis Day 3 | Anatoly Karpov commentating

150,000 chess24 Legends of Chess | Semis Day 3 | Anatoly Karpov commentating Nepomniachtchi beats Giri to make the final of the Legends of Chess The final Carlsen vs Nepomniachtchi starts tomorrow – Monday 3rd August – and is again over three sets. Carlsen és Nepomnjacsij játssza a Legends of Chess online viadal döntőjét Carlsen ellenfele a döntőben a7 örosz Nepomnjacsijk akia holland Giri a harmadik meccsnapan nyert 3,5-2,5 re Nepomnjacsij öt döntetlen után a második villámjátszmát nyerte meg, 3,5 – 2.5-ös győzelmével, 2-1-es sikerével harcolta ki a...

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$150,000 chess24 Legends of Chess | Semis Day 2 | Carlsen – Svidler, Nepo – Giri

$150,000 chess24 Legends of Chess | Semis Day 2 | Carlsen – Svidler, Nepo – Giri Magnus Carlsen eased into the chess24 Legends of Chess final, but Giri-Nepo goes to a decider tomorrow after Anish won the last two games to level the scores! Carlsen tp the #ChessLegends final after winning 11 matches in a row: “I am super pleased with the outcome, but I have a lot to work on in my play. I am especially dissatisfied with making a mistake I shouldn’t be doing in the second game.” One important point here is that Carlsen is *STILL* only 29 years old, and...

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