Garry Kasparov – No Chess Monopoly in Hypocrisy

Garry Kasparov – No Chess Monopoly in Hypocrisy In this exclusive opinion piece Garry Kasparov gives his verdict on Magnus Carlsen’s campaign to get the Norwegian Chess Federation to accept almost $6 million in sponsorship from a gambling company in return for lobbying for the breakup of Norway’s state monopoly on gambling. On the same day Magnus triumphed in Zagreb the vote went 132:44 against him in Norway, but Garry describes himself as “compelled to speak out as a veteran of these conflicts”.   World chess champion Magnus Carlsen is embroiled in a struggle...

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First Saturday July 2019

  First Saturday July 2019 Date 2019/07/06 to 2019/07/16 First Saturday Chess tournament series for GM, IM norms and for Standard and Rapid ELO-rating points. Budapest, Hungary   Tournament selection GM, IM, FM, Nadassy Official Homepage of the Organizer, First Saturday Nadassy System July 2019 There are 20 games available for...

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2nd Grand Prix Series Knockout 2019, 11 – 25 Jul 2019, Jurmala / Riga (Latvia)

2nd Grand Prix Series Knockout 2019, 11 – 25 Jul 2019, Jurmala / Riga (Latvia) 2019 The 2nd Grand Prix Series Knockout Tournament in Riga, Latvia. Players: Giri, MVL, Grischuk, Mamedyarov, So, Aronian, Nakamura, Karjakin, Topalov, Yu Yangyi, Svidler, Harikrishna, Navara, Duda, Vitiugov, Dubov. The Riga FIDE Grand Prix is taking place in the National Library of Latvia from July 12-24 2019. The 16-player knockout is the 2nd of four legs of the 22-player Grand Prix series that will determine two places in the 2020 Candidates Tournament. Players compete in 3 of the 4 tournaments, which each...

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Mindenki vigyen magával egy széket :-)

A verseny rendezője:Magyar Sakkszövetség Sportváros Ajka Nonprofit Kft. Bányász Sportkör Ajka, és a város sakkszakosztályai A verseny ideje és helyszíne: 2019. július 19-21. Ajka, Nagy László Városi Könyvtár és Szabadidő Központ (férőhely: 130 versenyző) 2019-RAPID-bajnoksag-IV.-Csaba-Árpád-emlékverseny PDF Ha 130 versenyzőnek van férőhely, ahogyan írja a MSSZ, akkor hogyan fér be 158 sakkozó, mert hisz ennyien vannak a rajtlistán. A kérdésre Lábas Egon kocsmai sakkolimpikon válaszol,aki a Magyar Sakk of stroke tiszteletbeli elnöke. Sok jó ember...

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Le Quang Liem Wins 2019 World Open

Le Quang Liem Wins 2019 World Open Before they squared off in an Armageddon game to determine who would take the championship title for the 2019 World Open, GMs Le Quang Liem and Jeffrey Xiong bantered about different moves they could have played against each other earlier in the day. https://hunonchess.com/2019-jeffery-xiong-18-years-old-for-the-first-time-joins-the-2700-club [Event “47th Annual World Open”] [Site “?”] [Date “2019.07.06”] [Round “7.1”] [White “Le, Quang Liem”] [Black “Nyzhnyk, Illia”] [Result...

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