Thüringer Sportler privat: Die Schachspielerin mit der Sopran-Stimme

Erfurt. Auf die knappe Frage, wo ihr Zuhause sei, antwortet Elisabeth Pähtz mit zwei knappen Worten: “Auf Schachturnieren.” Die Erfurter Schachspielerin liebt Italien, Musik der russischen Band “Kino” und hätte gern Gesang studiert. Dahinter verbirgt sich keine Undankbarkeit. Und es ist auch nicht so, dass sie die Großzügigkeit und Bequemlichkeit des elterlichen Hauses im Erfurter Vorort Kersplebennicht zu schätzen weiß. Aber für eine, die wenigstens zehn Monate im Jahr in der Welt unterwegs ist, deren Reisekonto auf diese Weise schnell mal bei 35.900 Flugmeilen...

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Karpov vs. Morovic Match 2015

Karpov vs. Morovic Match 2015 The match Anatoly Karpov vs. Ivan Morovic is underway in Chile. The event is taking place on 8-14th January 2015, when the Ex-World champion ис facing the best Chile player in a match of two classical and two rapid games. The first stage was held in Casino de Arica and Anatoly Karpov outplayed his opponent with a minimal 1,5-0,5. You can replay the games with engine analysis below. The organizers provided numerous simultaneous exhibitions by Karpov and Morovic plus different chess activities. The last part of the event, two rapid games, will be held on...

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Croatian Individual Championship for Men Opatija 2015 2015-01-11 – 2015-01-22

Croatian Individual Championship for Men Opatija 2015 2015-01-11 – 2015-01-22 The 2014 Croatian Individual Chess Championship for men is taking place on 11-21st January 2015 in Opatija, a resort town in western Croatia, situated on the Adriatic Sea. The event is a 12-player round-robin tournament with tempo of play 90′/40 + 30′ + 30″. The prize fund in the amount of 10,000 € will be awarded as follows: 2,800 €/ 2,200 €/ 1,700 €/ 1,300 €/ 1,100 €/ 900 €. Croatian Individual Championship for Men Opatija 2015 2015-01-11 – 2015-01-22 Lista po...

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77th Tata Steel Chess 2015 Photo’s

77th Tata Steel Chess 2015 Photo’s by Alina l’ Ami               Tata Steel Masters 2015

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Gledura Benjámin

 712779  Gledura, Benjamin  Federation  Hungary  FIDE title  International Master  Rating std. 2454 rapid 2416 blitz 2385  Online Rating Not rated. Get rating.  B-Year  1999  Sex  Male   A focipálya miatt követte unokatestvérét a sakkedzésre, mégis a tábla mellett ragadt. Noha több mint két éve még úszásban is országos bajnok volt, világbajnoki ezüstje és Európa-bajnoki címe már választott sportágában van. Gledura Benjámin a felnőttek között is a legmagasabbra jutna. Már tízesztendősen Európa-bajnoki első lett...

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GM Sergey Tiviakov wins 24th Rapid Tournament “Paul Keres Memorial” 2015

GM Sergey Tiviakov wins 24th Rapid Tournament “Paul Keres Memorial” 2015 Official website The24th International Rapid Chess Tournament “Paul Keres Memorial” 2015 was held from 9th to 11th January 2015 at the Sokos Hotel Viru, in Tallinn, the capital and largest city of Estonia.     109 players from 9 different countries took part in the Preliminary Tournament but only five of them managed to qualify for the final stage. The Main tournament was won by GM Sergey Tiviakov, who scored 7/9 points. GM Igor Kovalenko and GM Aleksandr Khalifman tied for the second but Kovalenko...

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