Chess News

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 […]
November 18, 2016

Puzzle 3 – Three Knights

White to win! It looks simple for white because the h pawn is unstoppable. Black King has a plan to stalemate himself with Kb8-Ka7-Kb6-Ka5-b6. After 1.h4-Kb8 2.h5-Ka7 3.h6-Kb6 4.h7 -Ka5 5.h8Q- b6 and after any move for White, Black is stalemated.  How can white win?
November 18, 2016

World Chess Championship-Game 5

Game five was another draw. After 5 games the match is now tied with 2.5-2.5. All games in the match have been drawn, so far. In an Italian game, Karjakin with black equalized without problems. When the position looked promising for Carlsen with white pieces, Karjakin found a great idea to move his king all the way from king side to the safe […]