November 29, 2016

Puzzle 7 – White to move, mate in 2-

Max Euwe, Ph.D. (May 20, 1901 – November 26, 1981) was a Dutch chess Grandmaster, mathematician, author, and chess administrator. He was the fifth player to become World Chess Champion (1935–37). Euwe served as President of FIDE, the World Chess Federation, from 1970 to 1978. Alekhine-Euwe(right), World Championship in 1935: Euwe won with the score 15 ½ -14 ½ and […]
November 29, 2016

World chess championship-game 12

The game has ended in a short draw. After regular 12 games, the match result is 6-6, 10 draws and one win for each other. Carlsen and Karjakin will play Tiebreaks on Wednesday on Carlsen’s 26th birthday. If 4 rapid games end up with no final result, 5 blitz games will follow. Finally, if nothing until then is decided an Armageddon game will be […]
November 27, 2016

World chess championship-game 11

The challenger and the reigning world champion are equal before game 12. World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin is tied at 5.5-5.5. After 34 moves, game 11 ended in a draw. Karjakin had White but could not exert any pressure on Black. Carlsen impressed with the excellent idea 19…d5 which gave him the initiative, but that was not […]
November 25, 2016

World chess championship-Game 10

Carlsen-Karjakin after 10 games: 5-5. Carlsen won game 10 and now is back in the match. Next game will be played Saturday, November 26th at 2pm EST time. If the event after 12 games is still undecided, there will be 4 rapid games, and if then still the result is equal 5 blitz games and maybe one Armageddon game will determine who will […]