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In the first volume of How To Beat World Champion Magnus Carlsen video course, FIDE-Master Dalton Perrine walks you through World Champion Magnus Carlsen s classical time control losses from November 2013 to November 2014. This marks the time from when Magnus Carlsen first became world champion to when he successfully defended the title against GM Vishy Anand near the end of 2014. While numerous chess coaches and grandmasters have analyzed Magnus Carlsen s games over the years, FM.
A robot playing chess without a DGT board, inmates playing online chess, and the passing of GM Viktor Kupreichik and IM Stefano Tatai. These are some of the topics of this month’s other news update. Image courtesy Daily Mail. Prisoners Play Online Chess Chess simuls in prisons are not completely out of the ordinary. GM Anatoly Karpov has done it many times, and recently WIM Arianne Caoili gave one as well in Armenia. Less common is an online match between players detained in two prisons. The.
Introduction Ventnor City is a charming resort community on New Jersey’s Absecon Island, snuggled between Margate City and the more famous Atlantic City. In the Spring of 1939 Richard W. Wayne, president of the Ventnor City Chess Club announced what appeared to have been a long thought-out plan devised in conjunction with both the chess club and the city officials to hold an ambitious chess tournament that might prove beneficial to both.
What were the best tactics of this year’s PRO Chess League? FM Mike Klein counts them down in this fun and educational video. You don’t want to miss number one.
WFM Alexandra Botez and IM Danny Rensch discuss whether female titles and female-only chess events should exist. Don’t miss some spectacular chess moves, all the Speed Champs and Grand Prix news, plus our look ahead to Magnus Carlsen in Norway Chess.
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave played two rounds for Clichy-Echecs-92, who retained their French Team Championship title yesterday in Chartres, France. Other top GMs involved in the competition were David Navara, Radek Wojtaszek, Li Chao, and Baadur Jobava. Clichy wins another cup! | Photo French Chess Federation. With the highest average Elo of all teams in the “Top 12” Clichy was the favorite to win the French league this year. They delivered, scoring one match point more than 2015 champion.
Many chess tournaments have taken place in casinos, and many famous grandmasters have left the lion’s share of their prizes at the playing tables. I personally know a guy who won a good prize in the Knock-Out World Chess Championship in Las Vegas (1999), yet he ended up borrowing money from his friends for his travel back home. I hope his sad example is the best warning against gambling. Indeed, why play a game that is stacked against you? If you bet on black or red at roulette, you have just.
The 2017 Chess.com Isle Of Man tournament will have a first prize of 50,000. Among the participants are Wesley So, Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand and Hikaru Nakamura. And you can win a ticket to go there too! It will be an even stronger edition than last year, with an even higher prize fund. The winner of the 2017 Chess.com Isle Of Man tournament will take home a staggering 50,000 pounds sterling ( 57,000; $64,000). Pavel Eljanov, last year’s winner, will return to defend.
The Gothenburg Interzonal (Sweden) in 1955 was a 21-player round robin that was held from August 15 to September 21. The top group was the Soviet players (in no particular order): David Bronstein, Efim Geller, Paul Keres, Tigran Petrosian, Boris Spassky, and Georgy Ilivitsky, who had previously come in third by tiebreaks in the 1955 Soviet championship, half a point behind Smyslov and Geller (Geller beat Smyslov in the playoff), but ahead of Spassky, Petrosian, Botvinnik, Taimanov, Keres, etc. Paul.
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