Középkori sakkfigurák egy apátság mélyéről

Középkori sakkfigurák egy apátság mélyéről A képen látható, több mint 800 éves sakkbábukat az 1920-as években fedezték fel a rievaulx-i apátságban. A 11. században Perzsiából Európába érkező játék eleinte elsősorban a szerzeteseknél és a tanultabb rétegeknél hódított, s kezdetben a bábukon erőteljes közép-ázsiai stílusvonások voltak megfigyelhetők. A sakkjáték először a 11. században érkezett Angliába, az első darabok még jelentős indiai és perzsa stílusbeli hatást tükröztek, mivel az észjáték legjobb tudomásunk szerint ezekről a...

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World Championship Guide to Sochi

World Championship Guide to Sochi The World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand is just three weeks away. It takes place in a volatile political region of Russia, but in a city that is a very attractive seaside resort. It can be reached in half-hourly flights from Moscow or in two hours from Istanbul, and stay in a five-star hotel for a special rate of €88 (US $112) per night. Here are all the details. World Championship Guide to Sochi On March 30 former World Champion Viswanathan Anand won the Candidates Tournament in Khanty Mansiysk to become the next...

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European Youth Chess Championship 2014 18 – 29 October, Batumi – Georgia

European Youth Chess Championship 2014 18 – 29 October, Batumi – Georgia list of players-résztvevő játékosok listája schedule Offical Site – Hivatalos oldal Chess Olympiad Batumi 2018 Player Overview of a federation HUN No. Name FideID FED Rtg 39 FM Antal Tibor Kende 738581 HUN 2324 52 Farkas Richard 703850 HUN 2296 70 Kozak Adam 753246 HUN 2233 135 Buzas Bertalan 751820 HUN 2124 153 Arvai Eszter 732583 HUN 2098 343 Karacsonyi Gellert 764620 HUN 1864 346 Kovacs Judit 769215 HUN 1859 370 Erseki Tamara 760340 HUN 1842 518 Juhasz...

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6th London Chess Classic,10 – 14 Dec 2014, London (England)

PLAY A SUPERSTAR! SUPER RAPIDPLAY OPEN (6-7 DECEMBER) This year’s London Chess Classic offers a unique opportunity for a few amateur players to experience what it’s like to face a legend of the game in a genuine one-to-one tournament game. Before the superstars cross swords with each other (10-14 December), the ‘Super Six’ are going to take part in the ten-round Super Rapidplay Open, over the weekend of 6-7 December, which is open to all to enter. The time limit is 25 minutes for all the moves, with ten-second increments. The first prize is £8,000. Chess in Schools and...

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World Mind Games 2014, 11 Dec 2014, Beijing (China)

World Mind Games 2014, 11 Dec 2014, Beijing (China) The SportAccord World Mind Chess Games 2014 are scheduled to take place on 11-17th December 2014 in Beijing, China. One of the strongest rapid and blitz events of the year will meet some of the world’s top Grandmasters. In the men section we find Levon Aronian, Alexander Grischuk, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Vassily Ivanchuk, Lenier Dominguez Perez, Ruslan Ponomariov, Teimour Radjabov, Boris Gelfand, Petar Leko, Etienne Bacrot, Anish Giri, Yue Wang, Radoslaw Wojtaszek and Hao Wang. In the women...

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Russian Championship Superfinal 2014, Nov – Dec 2014, Kazan (Russia)

Russian Cup Final 2014 The 2014 Russian Cup for men is taking place on 17-24th November 2014 in Khanty Mansiysk, Russia. 16 players will participate in the event. The tempo of play will be 90 minutes for 40 moves plus 30 minutes for the rest of the game plus 30 seconds increment starting from move one. Official site

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