Chess News

January 20, 2017

Distraction – Black to move and win

January 6, 2017

Top 10 best movies about chess

10.Knights of the South Bronx (2005) A businessman decides that he wants to teach school in the inner city and chooses a tough school in the South Bronx. He teaches the children how to play the game of chess, and along the way, they learn a lot about life. Director: Allen Hughes Writers: Jamal Joseph, Dianne Houston Stars: Ted Danson, […]
December 30, 2016

Sergey Karjakin and Anna Muzychuk are World Blitz Champions 2016

The World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships took place in Doha 26th to 30th December 2016. Sergey Karjakin wins the title on tie-break from Magnus Carlsen with a win in the final round vs. Jobava after both scored 16.5/21.  Anna Muzychuk scored a double triumph in both rapid and blitz in the women’s section. Sergey Karjakin, born 12 January 1990 is a […]
December 28, 2016

Vassily Ivanchuk is new World Champion in Rapid Chess

The World Rapid Championships in Doha, Qatar, had a dramatic finish. Before the last round five players shared the lead. Three of these five players won in the last round: Magnus Carlsen, Alexander Grischuk, and Vassily Ivanchuk. The tie-break had to decide – in this case, the Elo-average of the opponents. And here Ivanchuk was best and became World Rapid […]