Archive for October, 2016

Riazentsev, Kosteniuk Win Russian Superfinal, And A Car

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

GMs Alexander Riazantsev and Alexandra Kosteniuk are the winners of this year’s Russian Championship Superfinal. Kosteniuk claimed the women’s title with a round to spare; Riazantsev decided matters today. Both won a Renault Ka…

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Riazentsev, Kosteniuk Win Superfinal, And A Car

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

GMs Alexander Riazantsev and Alexandra Kosteniuk emerged as the winners of this year’s Russian Championship Superfinal. Kosteniuk had claimed the title with a round to spare; Riazantsev decided matters today. Both won a Renault Kapt…

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CHESS Magazine – November 2016: The New Super-Power in World Chess

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

CHESS Magazine – November 2016
The New Super-Power in World Chess

Magazine, 60 pages

UK’s most popular CHESS Magazine – established 1935! All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine plus more! In this issue:

  • In the Land of Fire – An in-depth look at the Baku Olympiad by Kanwal Bhatia
  • The Dragon Rises – Carl Strugnell with the inside story of the Welsh Olympiad team
  • Eljanov and Caruana’s Manx Triumph – The Isle of Man International was stronger than ever
  • The Picture Chess Paints for Us – Jeromyah Jones explains the story behind his father’s painting
  • Some Memories of Mark Dvoretsky – The late legendary trainer once visited Steve Giddins in Moscow
  • Aspects of Defence – Steve Giddins examines some important defensive features
  • In Other Words… – John Henderson spotted one of the first pocket sets for sale
  • The Immortal Draw – Charles Higgie takes a look at the other immortal game
  • Nepo’s Hour – Ian Nepomniachtchi had a major breakthrough at the Tal Memorial
  • Paignton or Torquay – Bob Jones has the latest news on the Paignton Congress
  • Saunders on Chess – John can’t see Karjakin troubling Magnus in the big match

Plus all the regular features such as: How Good is Your Chess?, Saunders on Chess, Find the Winning Moves, Never Mind the Grandmasters, Studies, Home & Overseas News, Calendar and Book Reviews.

DOWNLOAD THE GAMES FROM THIS ISSUE: PGN FORMAT | CBV FORMAT
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Win Cash Prizes During Carlsen vs Nakamura Tomorrow

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

I’m excited for Thursday’s Blitz Battle Championship match and want to give my appreciation (on behalf of all of Chess.com) to the fans for supporting us!
How are we showing our appreciation? During the GM Blitz Battle finals, we …

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Win Cash Prizes During Carlsen vs Nakamura Thursday

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

I’m excited for Thursday’s Blitz Battle Championship match and want to give my appreciation (on behalf of all of Chess.com) to the fans for supporting us!
How are we showing our appreciation? During the GM Blitz Battle finals, we …

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Riazentsev, Kosteniuk Lead Russian Champs

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

In a Superfinal that continues to see a huge number of draws, the 31-year-old grandmaster, Alexander Riazentsev, ended the Superfinals deadlock in round eight. Meanwhile, Alexandra Kosteniuk continues to dominate the women’s tournament. …

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Carlsen vs Nakamura: Who Science Says Will Win

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

In boxing there was Ali vs Frazier; in tennis, Navratilova against Evert.
In online chess there is Carlsen vs Nakamura.
Although World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen and four-time U.S. champion GM Hikaru Nakamura have not rumbl…

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Sevian Defeats Robson In Playoff At SPICE Cup Open

Monday, October 24th, 2016

GMs Ray Robson and Sam Sevian tied for first place at the 2016 SPICE Cup in St. Louis. Sevian proved to be the strongest in the armageddon playoff and claimed the trophy.
The 2016 SPICE Cup Open featured GMs Le Quang Liem, Ray Rob…

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Sevian Gets The Trophy, Wins SPICE Cup Open With Robson

Monday, October 24th, 2016

GMs Ray Robson and Sam Sevian tied for first place at the 2016 SPICE Cup in St. Louis. Sevian proved to be the strongest in the Armageddon playoff and won the trophy.
The 2016 SPICE Cup Open had GMs Le Quang Liem, Ray Robson and Jeffer…

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Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa chases world grandmaster age record at 11

Monday, October 24th, 2016

An 11-year-old Indian boy with a very long name is changing chess history. Already the youngest ever international master, the Chennai chess prodigy is likely to eclipse Sergey Karjakin’s long-standing world record as the only pre-teen player to achieve the grandmaster title. His early career is outpacing both Russia’s Karjakin (GM at 12 years seven months) and Norway’s reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen (GM at 13 years four months), whose title match starts in New York on 11 November. Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa learned chess at five and soon made remarkable progress. He won the world under-eight title in 2013, the under-10 in 2015 and is currently the No1 seed in the world under-12 championships at Batumi, Georgia. He outclasses his peers but it is his advance in global adult chess which has set new all-time peaks for …

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