Chess Norway Chess 2018 LIVE!

Norway Chess 2018 starts with blitz chess matches on May 27th and the last round is June 7th. The 6 first rounds are played at Clarion Hotel Energy before the last 3 rounds, 5th-7th. June is played at Stavanger Concert Hall. The tournament will boast a fantastic fi


Chess Tactics in the Schliemann – Training positions – System with 4. Bxc6

If you are looking to pick up a new opening for Black against 1.e4, you might be interested in the Schliemann Defence and in the book with a collection of tactics in this opening, it is available both in Kindle and Paperback versions. It is also available on Kobo.


Chess Chess : Nigel Short balancing playing with campaign for Fide presidency

Nigel Short was simultaneously player and politician this week when he took third prize at Kolkata while in the early stages of his campaign to become president of Fide, the global chess body. The 52-year-old former world title candidate is the oldest chess player


Chess Karpov Poikovsky Tournament 2018 live

The 19th Karpov International Chess Tournament is taking place in the small Siberian town of Poikovsky, Russia from 27 May to 5 June. The venue is the Sports School “Neptune” in Poikovsky, Nefteyugansk Ugra, Russia. The event is a 10-player single round-ro


Chess Top 12 French Teams

The 2018 Top 12 French Team Championship is taking place from 26 May to 5 June in Brest. The 12 best French teams play a single round-robin over 11 rounds. Each match is played over 8 boards, with teams choosing from a starting list of up to 16 players. It is the


Chess China-Russia match in Qinhuangdao

The traditional friendly match between China and Russia is taking place from 26th May to 1st June in Qinhuangdao, China. The match consists of one round of classical chess and two rounds of blitz. Team compositions: Men Russia: Maxim Matlakov (2704), Sanan Sjugiro


Chess Huge turnout for Silver Lake Chess Festival 2018

One month before the start of the Silver Lake Chess Festival 2018 there are already 220 registered participants from 23 countries. Among them are 68 titled players, including 18 Grandmasters and 21 International Masters. The Organizing Committee is preparing a rich


Chess Longtou Cup Open live

The 1st Longtou Cup “Belt and Road” Chess Open is a 9-round Swiss open taking place in Qinhuangdao, China from 26 May to 4 June. The time control is 90 minutes for all moves, with a 30-second increment from move. 80 players are expected. The top see


Chess On Chess : How you can best learn from both modern and classical chess at the same time?

As a chess coach and active player, I am constantly thinking about the ways that I can help my students and myself to improve our chess skills using both contemporary (let us call it post-engine era) material and earlier classical (where ideas and concepts were mor


Chess A Star-Studded Baden-Baden Wins Bundesliga

Despite bringing top players Fabiano Caruana, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Vishy Anand, the team of Baden-Baden scored only a narrow 4.5-3.5 victory against Solingen to clinch its 12th Bundesliga title in 13 years. The playoff between Baden-B... Source: Che


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