Chess News

November 20, 2016

World chess championship-game 7

After 2 hours playing 7th game ended in another draw. Carlsen -Karjakin 3,5-3,5. This was the 7th draw in the competition. The tension is rising because any decisive game can be decisive for the whole event. Game 7 started differently with 1.d4. Magnus replied with Queen gambit accepted and manage to equalize quickly. Then he trapped Karjakin with his move 16…Rc8 […]
November 20, 2016

Puzzle 4 – Without error there can be no brilliancy

Study from Emanuel Lasker-1895- In this study, it looks like white will checkmate Black King with his Queen and Bishop before Black can promote his pawn on c2 into a Queen. However, White can not even find a way to check Black King. How can white win? “Without error there can be no brilliancy”. – Emanuel Lasker (December 24, 1868 […]
November 19, 2016

‘Magnus’ a new documentary movie

A new documentary movie about world chess champion opens in New York City. The film explores the life and development of the world’s top-ranked player. From child prodigy to chess genius. Watch the official trailer for the movie. Magnus in theaters 2016. Director: Benjamin Ree Writers: Linn-Jeanethe Kyed, Benjamin Ree Stars: Magnus Carlsen, Garry Kasparov, Viswanathan Anand  
November 18, 2016

World Chess Championship game 6

After one and half hours, the sixth game ended in a draw. Carlsen played a gambit with d5 in Anti-Marshall. The game soon headed towards an opposite colored bishop endgame which was drawn in an entirely corresponding position after 32 moves. The match is now leveled with 3:3 and all 6 games have been drawn. Next game will be played […]