Looking back on an entire year is always going to be a subjective exercise. But here goes anyway. One big theme was the rise of talent in Asia and other non-traditional centres. Circa 2001, it would have been hard to imagine China or India, let ... Business Standard India, 3 weeks ago
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JANUARY 1 — It was a particularly eventful year for chess in 2014 and so as we begin 2015, it's a good time to recap the major events that largely shaped the year that was. The obvious start is the watershed FIDE Elections which dominated the ...Malay Mail, 3 weeks ago
00:00 By Jamie Kenmure THIS week comes to an end of my European trip, but not without some good news from the chess world. We know who the World Champion is, the potential country who is going to host the World Championship in 2016 and finally ...Marianas Variety, 1 month ago
MONTE-CARLO, December 8. /TASS/. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) ruled on Monday that Winter Olympics should feature only sports practiced on snow and ice, which makes it impossible to include chess in the program. The committee is ...Itar Tass, 1 month ago
Sochi, a city that breathes sports, was proud to host the championship, Vladimir Putin said in his brief address. Photo: Reuters Sochi, Russia: When world chess champion Magnus Carlsen made a bold ideological statement earlier this year on the ...Livemint.com, 2 months ago
19 November 2014 The best players from 22 Islamic countries are competing for honours and a total of $23,000 in cash prizes. Ahmad Al Qassimi, Shaikh Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mualla and ...Khaleej Times, 2 months ago
Nov. 17--Sochi (Russia): It is inconceivable that the Russian organizers of the ongoing world chess championship won't pay Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand their match fees, but a top official on Friday revealed that the world chess federation ...BusinessWeek, 2 months ago World chess federation yet to receive prize fund Livemint.com, 2 months ago
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