Happy 60th birthday to Maia Chiburdanidze

Happy 60th birthday to Maia Chiburdanidze A grúz sakk „koronaékszere” The Georgian grandmaster is the sixth official Women’s World Chess Champion, a title she held from 1978 to 1991.    Maia Chiburdanidze (Georgian: მაია ჩიბურდანიძე; born 17 January 1961) is a Georgian chess player. She is the sixth Women’s World Chess Champion, a title she held from 1978 to 1991, and was the youngest one until 2010, when this record was broken by Hou Yifan. Chiburdanidze has won nine Women’s Chess Olympiads.       Country Soviet...

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Tata Steel Chess january 16, 2021 Round1

Tata Steel Chess january 16, 2021 Round1 Elstartolt az év és hosszú idő után az első klasszikus szuper verseny, amely végre nem a virtuális tér,hanem valódi sakkal   Carlsen on beating Firouzja “I knew in my heart that once I’d taken that decision I wasn’t going to back down later on & look for equality, so I knew at that point that at least mentally I’d already burned some bridges!” Carlsen says Firouzja’s nervousness was one of the reasons he gambled today: “I’ll be very surprised if he wasn’t winning at some point. I...

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GM Alexandra Kosteniuk / IM Elmira Skripchenko

GM Alexandra Kosteniuk / IM Elmira Skripchenko

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Magnus Carlsen “A következö 10 év sokat fog követelni tölem”

Caruana játszik címvédőként, Carlsen vezeti a rajtlistát Wijk aan Zee-ben január 16. és 31. között rendezik meg a hagyományos versenysorozat nyolcvanharmadik tornáját, a Tata Steel Masters 2021 szuperversenyt. Ma este tartották meg az ünnepélyes megnyitót és a sorsolást, szombaton indulnak a sakkórák a nagy érdeklődéssel várt viadalon. A 19-es kategóriájú, 2725-es Élő-átlagú viadalon a rajtlistát a hétszeres győztes norvég világbajnok Magnus Carlsen vezeti, címvédőként az amerikai Fabiano Caruana játszik. A világranglista első tíz helyezettjéből...

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Banter Blitz with Teimour Radjabov

Banter Blitz with Teimour Radjabov  

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Carlsen opens up about retirement before 17th Wijk aan Zee appearance

Carlsen opens up about retirement before 17th Wijk aan Zee appearance Carlsen opens up about retirement before 17th Wijk aan Zee appearance The 83rd edition of the prestigious event will be unlike any other as the Challenger and Amateur events have been dropped due to pandemic concerns. The event is only the second over-the-board super tournament to be held since the outbreak of COVID-19. The organisers still managed to invite some of the best players in the world, including World Champion Magnus Carlsen and World no. 2 Fabiano Caruana. Since the field was announced in December, changes have...

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