Thursday, October 2, 2014

Baku FIDE Grand Prix 2014

The long-awaited FIDE Grand Prix in Baku was officially opened on Wednesday evening at the Cultural Event Center. The tournament's opening ceremony was attended by chess officials, sponsors, national and international chess media. 
From 2 nd till 14 of October over eleven rounds, the strongest players in the world will compete in the round robin tournament.

Caruana starts off with 100% after round one.Will this be the beginning of a winning streak?

Friday, September 19, 2014

THE BILBAO CHESS MASTERS FINAL 2014

The Bilbao Chess Masters Final takes place 14th to 20th September 2014. Viswanathan Anand plays his last event before challenging Carlsen in Sochi in November. Levon Aronian, Ruslan Ponomariov and Paco Vallejo make up the field. 4 players 6 rounds. Takes place alongside the European Club Cup.





Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Fabiano Caruana: A FWCC

Fabiano Caruana has emerged as a force to contend with based on his performance thus far at the 2014 Sinquefield Cup.As of this writing he is 6-0 playing in the strongest tournament in history!There are four rounds left and he just needs to score 1.5/4 for clear first.His performance rating is incalculable.There are no words to describe or explain his performance in such a strong field.Caruana has emerged as a strong contender for the World crown and is now considered Carlsen's main rival though we must not forget about Anand.Anand and Carlsen are slated to play for the World Championship this November.Caruana must defeat a World Champion in match play and this has not happened as of yet.Carlsen will indeed be looking over his shoulder at the younger Caruana.

Caruana is definitely a FWCC(Future World Chess Champion).





Friday, November 1, 2013

CHESS MATCH OF THE 21ST CENTURY ANAND-CARLSEN 2013 PREVIEW

THERE IS A TIME FOR EVERYTHING,IT SEEMS THE STARS HAVE LINED UP FOR CARLSEN TO WIN THE WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2013.HE HAS YOUTH,ENERGY AND TALENT.IT MAY BE HIS TIME.ANAND IS ALREADY GREAT,HOWEVER THIS UPCOMING MATCH WILL BE ANAND'S BIGGEST CHALLENGE.IN MY OPINION IF ANAND CAN WIN AND HOLD HIS TITLE HE WILL HAVE CATAPULTED HIMSELF UP TO AND MAYBE BEYOND THE RANKS OF THE GREAT KASPAROV.IF ANAND RETAINS THE TITLE HE WILL BE AMONG THE GREATEST OF THE GREATS APPROACHING A CLASS UNTO HIMSELF.IF ANAND CAN HOLD THE TITLE FOR THE 6TH TIME AGAINST THE LIKES OF A MONSTER MAMMOTH PLAYER LIKE CARLSEN THEN HE DESERVES ALL THE PRAISE.

The World Chess Championship 2013 will be a match between the World Chess Champion Viswanathan Anand (winner of the World Chess Championship 2012) and Magnus Carlsen, to determine the 2013 World Chess Champion. It will be held under the auspices of FIDE, the World Chess Federation, from 9 to 28 November 2013 in Chennai, India.
The match between Anand and Carlsen will take place in the hotel Hyatt Regency Chennai in Chennai, India,[15] from 9 to 28 November 2013, under the auspices of FIDE.[16] 12 games are scheduled, with one per day at 3 pm local time with rest days after games 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 11. Should the match be tied after the 12th game on 26 November tie-break games will be played on the 28th.[17]
The time control for the games will give each player 120 minutes for the first 40 moves, 60 minutes for moves 41--60 and 15 minutes for the rest of the game, with an increment of 30 seconds per move starting after move 61.[17] Tie-break games, if played, will have increasingly limited time controls.








Wednesday, September 11, 2013

WOMEN'S WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2013

Women’s World Chess Championship Match 2013 between the current World Champion Anna Ushenina of Ukraine and her challenger, Hou Yifan of China (Former World Champion 2010-2012), is scheduled to start on 10th of September in the Taizhou Hotel (Taizhou, China).






Thursday, August 15, 2013

FIDE WORLD CUP TROMSO 2013

The FIDE World Cup takes place in Tromso 11th August to 3rd September 2013. 7 Rounds of knock-out chess with the finalists qualifying for the 2014 Candidates. Aronian, Caruana, Kramnik, Grischuk, Karjakin, Nakamura, Gelfand, Kamsky as well as defending champion Svidler .

This event will provide two players for the FIDE Candidates of 2014 (loser of Carlsen/Anand, top two FIDE Grand Prix, top 2 FIDE rated players likely Aronian and Kramnik now they agreed to play this event), organisers wild card.





Wednesday, June 12, 2013

TAL MEMORIAL 2013

The 8th Tal Memorial tournament takes place 12th June to 24th June 2013. Players: Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Kramnik, Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Morozevich, Boris Gelfand and Dmitry Andreikin




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