Lubomir Kavalek 1943-2021

Lubomir Kavalek Czech-American chess player. Died on Tuesday January 19th 2021 FIDE: Very sad news: chess legend Lubomir Kavalek has passed away at 77. He was one of the greatest chess personalities of Czechoslovak and American chess. RIP Legend 1943-2021   Lubomir Kavalek in 1968 Country United States Czechoslovakia Born 9 August   Prague, Czechoslovakia Died 18 January 2021 (aged 77) Renton,Washington, U.S. Title Grandmaster (1965) FIDE rating 2527 (January 2021) (1999 – retired) Peak rating 2625 in 1974 Lubomir (Lubosh) Kavalek (Czech: Lubomír...

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FIDE approves hybrid competitions valid for rating

FIDE approves hybrid competitions valid for rating A few weeks ago, the FIDE Council approved a new set of rules to be applied to official online chess competitions. The document also established the framework for “hybrid” events, a format where the games are played online, but the participants are physically present in a public place like a club, federation headquarters, hotel, et cetera. In this format, all games are played under the supervision of an arbiter present on site. Considering that the conditions under which a hybrid tournament is played are very similar to those of “over...

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Tata Steel Chess january 18, 2021 Round3

Tata Steel Chess january 18, 2021 Round3 Round 3 – Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021 Harikrishna beats Grandelius Firouzja wins, Duda escapesNégyes holtverseny az élen CARLSEN VS TARI draw A Wijk aan Zee-ben zajló 83. Tata Steel Masters harmadik fordulója után négyes holtverseny az élen. A játéknapon sor került a norvég rangadóra és a világbajnok Magnus Carlsen világossal játszva remizett a rajtlistán utolsó honfitársával, Aryan Tarival. Az indiai Pentala Harikrishna sötéttel győzte le az éllovas svéd Nils Grandeliust. A FIDE zászlója alatt játszó Alireza...

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MLK DAY USA CHESS

The US Chess offices will be closed this Monday, January 18th, in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The offices will reopen Tuesday at 8:00 a.m. CT for normal business operations.

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Nihal Sarin v. Francesco Sonis is the best game of the 2020 FIDE Online World Cadets and Youth Rapid Championships

Nihal Sarin v. Francesco Sonis is the best game of the 2020 FIDE Online World Cadets and Youth Rapid Championships, for which receives the Gazprom Brilliancy Prize. https://hunonchess.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Nihal-Sarin-v.-Francesco-Sonis-is-the-best-game-of-the-2020-FIDE-Online-World-Cadets-and-Y.mp4 [Event "FIDE Online-ch U18 Open 2020"] [Site "Online"] [Date "2020.12.19""] [Round "1.2"] [White "Nihal, Sarin"] [Black "Sonis, Francesco"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO ""] [WhiteElo...

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Round 2 – Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021

Tata Steel Chess anuary 16, 2021 Round1 Round 2 – Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2021 Nils Grandelius is the sole leader of #TataSteelChess with 2 out of 2. In the 2nd round, he defeated Jan-Krzysztof Duda with Black. “I think he really wanted to beat me so he played something quite rare and strange. I was lucky to be familiar with this structure.” David Anton túlélte a 6 órás első klasszikus partit Magnus ellen. Hiába az élőpontfor, a gépi sakk egy igen Szűk Ösvényt enged arra,hog hogyan érems vagy sem kockázatot vállalni. Ez az, amit nem értenek sokan,...

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