After the world chess champion Magnus Carlsen collected two more world titles last week in Dubai, winning the FIDE Rapid and Blitz championships, new comparisons were inevitable. Now he might be compared to a horse or a long distance runner, I ... Huffington Post, 1 month ago
In 1975, Dato Tan Chin Nam, the Malaysian-Chinese tycoon, decided that chess in China had enormous potential, and set up the Big Dragon Project, the aim being to see China dominate the chess world by 2010. He was quite successful: In 1990 Ye ...Business World, 1 month ago
Visitors to the FIH World Cup may be surprised to see chessboards at various locations in the complex. The reason is that the Dutch hockey association (KNHB) and the Dutch chess union are collaborating to promote their respective sports. In a ...DNA India, 1 month ago Tradewise Chess: Second Best in World Gibraltar Chronicle, 2 months ago
For the 3rd installment in my series of blog posts exploring a data set of over 650,000 chess tournament games ranging back to the 15th century, I wanted to look at how chess openings have grown and waned in popularity over time. Again, I only have ...Business Insider, 2 months ago
Chairman of the Board of the Factory Tata Steel Netherlands received group of Ladies Ambassadors accredited to the Kingdom of the Netherlands
the President of the Board of the Factory Tata Steel Netherlands, Mr. Theo Henrar received a group of Ladies Ambassadors accredited to The Hague, among which was the Ambassador of Cuba Zelmys María Domínguez Cortina. Mr. Henrar, gave a detailed ...Cubaminrex, 2 months ago
Final Standings 1. GM Wesley So PHI 2731, 6.5/10 2. GM Lazaro Bruzon Batista CUB 2682, 5.5/10 3. GM Leinier Dominguez Perez CUB 2768, 5.0/10 4-5. GM Francisco Vallejo Pons ESP 2700, GM Zoltan Almasi HUN 2693, 4.5/10 6. GM Vassily Ivanchuk UKR ...Business World, 2 months ago
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