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Top French Player Denies Accusations of Cheating

Sebastien Feller, a 19-year-old French grandmaster who has been accused of cheating during the Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia, last year, by his own federation has evidently released a statement denying the charges. The statement was sent to Alexandra Kosteniuk, the former women's world champion, who posted it on her blog. The total statement, translated [...]

By |January 24th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Top French Player Denies Accusations of Cheating

Kavalek in Huffington: New and Old Chess Champions

Kavalek in Huffington: New and Old Chess Champions13.01.2011 – The new ones are clear: World Champion Vishy Anand, who at 41 can look back on his career contentedly; Hou Yifan, the women's champion, at age 16 the youngest in chess history; and Magnus Carlsen, who last January became the world's top-rated player. In his chess [...]

By |January 13th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Kavalek in Huffington: New and Old Chess Champions

New and Old Chess Champions

As we enter the new decade, the chess world is ruled by a middle-aged man and a teenage girl. A twenty-something phenom presides over the world's ratings and a new book recalling one of the greatest chess magicians has been published recently. The Champions Vishy Anand steps into the year 2011 as the world chess [...]

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Chess: GM So to compete in Netherlands’ Tata Steel

By U.S. News Agency / Asian The world's No. 3 ranked junior player and 64th according to the World Chess Federation (WCF)or FIDE quarterly ratings will compete in the much-stronger category-17 Group B where the average is 2657. The highest FIDE rated Filipino, 16-year-old Grandmaster (GM) Wesley Barbasa, is raring to go back to the [...]

By |January 5th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Chess: GM So to compete in Netherlands’ Tata Steel

Chess: GM So to compete in Netherlands' Tata Steel

By Lily O Ramos MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) -- The world's No. 3 ranked junior player and 64th according to the World Chess Federation (WCF)or FIDE quarterly ratings will compete in the much-stronger category-17 Group B where the average is 2657. The highest FIDE rated Filipino, 16-year-old Grandmaster (GM) Wesley Barbasa, is raring to go [...]

By |January 4th, 2011|news|Comments Off on Chess: GM So to compete in Netherlands' Tata Steel