2014 Chess Olympiad: Round #6 Hungary – Results – Games

The Tromsø 2014 Chess Olympiad runs from 1-14 August and features almost 2000 players from 180 countries. hunonchess will broadcast live from the venue Magyar férfi csapat Vietnam 1 – 3 Hungary GM Le, Quang L. (2½) 2710 ½-½ GM Leko, Peter (2½) 2740 GM Nguyen, N. T. (4½) 2634 ½-½ GM Balogh, Csaba (2) 2637 IM Nguyen, D. H. (4) 2501 0-1 GM Almasi, Z. (4) 2690 your web browser and/or your host do not support iframes as required to display the chessboard         Magyar női csapat China1 3 – 1 Hungary GM Hou, Yifan (3) 2661 1-0 GM Hoang, T. T. (3½)...

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Tromso: Female chess stars at the Olympiad

Tromso: Female chess stars at the Olympiad Remember when top women chess players were stereotyped as elderly matrons? Well, times have changed and today, and today they look more like film or sports stars. And we can prove it: there are many wonderful video interviews conducted by GM Daniel King with top women from our Olympiad studio in Tromsø. Many of the interviews are online for you to watch. Enjoy.   Female chess stars in Tromsø             Tania also gave Daniel King a post-game interview which one of the spectators commented thus: I saw...

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2014 Chess Olympiad: Round #6

Round 6 on 2014/08/08 at 14:00 Vietnám Magyarország Quang Liem Le (2710) Lékó Péter (2740) Ngoc Truong Son Nguyen (2634) Balogh Csaba (2637) Duc Hoa Nguyen (2501) Almási Zoltán (2690) Huynh Minh Huy Nguyen (2507) Polgár Judit (2676) Kína Magyarország Hou Yifan (2661) Hoang Thanh Trang (2485) Ju Wenjun (2559) Mádl Ildikó (2347) Zhao Xue (2508) Gara Anita (2327) Tan Zhongyi (2468) Gara Tícia (2321) 08 August – Round 6 Round 6 board pairings: Carlsen’s challenge In terms of team clashes Round 6 of the Chess Olympiad is perhaps not quite the...

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Chess Olympiad Preview, Evening before the rest day

Chess Olympiad Preview, Evening before the rest day Rest Day in Tromso After five grueling rounds it was time for the players to relax a little and enjoy the city of Tromso. Most players preferred to take a walk around the city and explore some of the beautiful views this place has to offer; a common activity was for players to go “up the mountain” and take pictures. However some teams were more adventurous, especially the Italian national team! Free Day It is the halfway point in the Olympiad and that means it is the first free day in the Olympiad. The players took time to rest...

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Chess Olympiad round 5 preview – Sakkolimpia 5 forduló Hungary

Férficsapatunk a 175 nevezett csapat rangsorában az ötödik a rajtlistán A női válogatott pedig a 13. Leko Peter Performance rating 2716 FIDE rtg +/- -0.8 Rapport Richard Performance rating 2412 FIDE rtg +/- -14.4 Almasi Zoltan Performance rating 2700 FIDE rtg +/- 3.0 Polgar Judit Performance rating 3030 FIDE rtg +/- 2.6 Balogh Csaba Performance rating 2765 FIDE rtg +/- 6.7 Rank after Round 5 – Open Hungary 20 Team-Composition with round-results – Open   20. Hungary (HUN / RtgAvg:2703, Captain: HORVATH Tamas / TB1: 8 / TB2:...

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„Mindent a tapolcai sakkozásért tettem” Interjú Paréj Józseffel

„Mindent a tapolcai sakkozásért tettem” Interjú Paréj Józseffel Hadd gratuláljak, Józsi bátyám, több okból is. Először is pár nap, és 75 éves leszel. Másfelől meg nemrég kaptad meg a Magyar Sakkszövetség tiszteletbeli tagja címet. És hadd tegyem fel egyúttal a kérdést, hogyan kerültél kapcsolatba sakkozással, mik voltak az első „lépéseid”? Köszönöm a gratulációt. 1939. július 2-án születtem Kiskunhalason. Az alaplépéseket édesapámtól tanultam, ő erős amatőr volt, amolyan kávéházi játékos. Aztán ötödikes koromban valahogy...

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