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Anand leads despite draw

Viswanathan Anand had to settle for a draw with Michael Adams in the sixth round of London Chess Classic but continues to hold joint lead with a round to go.Russia's Vladimir Kramnik had a chance to surge ahead as sole leader after getting himself into a winning position against Magnus Carlsen of Norway but could [...]

By |December 18th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Anand leads despite draw

Magnus Carlsen's London Classic can not conceal slump in form

3170: Marie Sebag v Ivan Popov, Aeroflot Moscow 2008. How did the Frenchwoman (White, to play) beat the Russian grandmaster? Photograph: GraphicMagnus Carlsen recovered from a terrible start of two defeats in three games, escaped miraculously from a lost endgame, triumphed at this week's London Classic, won the €50,000 first prize and regained the world [...]

By |December 17th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Magnus Carlsen's London Classic can not conceal slump in form

Norway's Magnus Carlsen Fights and Wins in London Chess Classic

The second London Chess Classic, one of this year's major chess events, finished Wednesday. But many chess players may ask: Who actually won the all-grandmaster tournament? Magnus Carlsen doesn't have to worry. According to the rules set up by the London organizers, the 20-year-old grandmaster from Norway finished first and will collect 50,000 Euros for [...]

By |December 16th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Norway's Magnus Carlsen Fights and Wins in London Chess Classic

Anand: Chess has become more dynamic

Anand: Chess has become more dynamic04.12.2010 – This morning we opened the biggest Hamburg newspaper to see a full page on Vishy Anand, talking about computers and how they have changed his and the world's approach to the game. Yes, and also about quitting chess at 41 (spoiler: he is not considering it). Yesterday the [...]

By |December 5th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Anand: Chess has become more dynamic

Aronian Wins World Chess Blitz Championship

Win Levon Aronian Loss Hikaru Nakamura Replay the game » Loss Magnus Carlsen Win Teimour Radjabov Replay the game » Win Magnus Carlsen Loss Pavel Eljanov Replay the game » Loss Shakhriyar Mamedyarov Win Hikaru Nakamura Replay the game » Levon Aronian is having a pretty good month. Actually, he's have a pretty good year. [...]

By |November 19th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Aronian Wins World Chess Blitz Championship