is the new women's world champion. She will have a title defence against Hou Yifan at the end of 2015. China has already reportedly made a bid to host the match. The younger and lower-rated of the Muzychuk sisters beat Natalia Pogonina 2.5-1.5 in the finals ... Business Standard, 2 months ago
The match for the title of world champion in chess will be held in March in Lviv - RIN.ru, 2 days ago
(Sports Focus) China aims to capture first men's individual chess world title - China.org.cn, 1 month ago
WHILE Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria was on his way to winning the super-tournament in Norway, Filipino-American Wesley So, who is on the cover of the latest issue of New in Chess magazine, defeated the top Czech player, David Navara, in a mini-match, ...Marianas Variety, 2 days ago
The group has not been scrimping on the budget either. In the first match back in 2003 it was the legendary Viktor Kocrhnoi, and through the years Navara faced Alexei Shirov, Anatoly Karpov, Boris Gelfand, Nigel Short, Vladimir Kramnik, Vassily ...Business World, 5 days ago
12:56 AM June 30th, 2015 Recommended Wesley So rejoices after winning in the second round of the Dortmund Sparkassen chess tournament in Germany. DORTMUND SPARKASSEN PHOTO LAS VEGAS — Wesley So bounced back from his opening-day loss with a ...Philippine Daily Inquirer, 5 days ago
Prodigious: The teenage chess player Wei Yi (photo: Andreas Kontokanis, via Wikimedia Commons) When, two days into the year, I presented the winner's trophy at the Hastings Congress — the world's oldest annual international chess tournament — ...Standpoint Magazine, 1 week ago
(2015/06/21) International NGOs play an important role in Haiti, where many people suffer from famine and lack of clean water. Among those NGOs is World Vision Taiwan, which provides valuable support and funding. In 1804, Haiti became the world's ...Formosa Television (FTV), 1 week ago
Hungary's famous chess grandmaster Judit Polgar was appointed as the head coach of the national men's chess team, according to a report on the website of the Hungarian Chess Federation. President of the Hungarian Chess Federation Tamas Sesztak told ...China.org.cn, 3 weeks ago
A few days ago FIDE published its new rating lists. The top five players are Carlsen (Norway, 2,876); Caruana (Italy, 2,805); Anand (India, 2,804); Nakamura (USA, 2,802), and Topalov (Bulgaria, 2,798).
A few days ago FIDE published its new rating lists. The top five players are Carlsen (Norway, 2,876); Caruana (Italy, 2,805); Anand (India, 2,804); Nakamura (USA, 2,802), and Topalov (Bulgaria, 2,798). The strongest female players are Hou Yifan ...Irish Independent, 4 weeks ago
Top Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian went up by two positions on the latest rankings of international chess's governing body, FIDE, and is now eight with a rating of 2780. The June 1, 2015 update of the list ranks Norway's Magnus Carlsen, the ...Armenia Now, 1 month ago
Sofia, Judit and Susan Polgar, pictured in New York in 1988: All three sisters were chess prodigies (photo: R. Cottrell) Nigel Short is not merely the only Briton to have fought his way to a world championship chess match; he is also a talented ...Standpoint Magazine, 1 month ago
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