Lots of Chess Will Shrink Your Brain!

Lots of Chess Will Shrink Your Brain!……………………The idea that localised brain shrinkage isn’t necessarily bad is brought home wonderfully by a new brain scanning study of elite chess players. Jürgen Hänggi took structural MRI scans and diffusion tensor imaging scans of 20 male expert players (including three grandmasters and seven international … Continue reading

The FIDE Grand Prix in Baku/ FINAL

The FIDE Grand Prix in Baku/ FINALOct 1-15 2014    Gelfand and Caruana share first place in Baku Grand Prix..GM Boris Gelfand played a  solid tournament with 3 victories and finishing with 6.5 GM Fabiano Caruana had 4 victories  with a score of 6.5 Official site/Image http://baku2014.fide.com/en/main-pageRd3  GM Gelfand - GM Grischuk 1-01. d4 Nf6 2. … Continue reading

European Championship in 2014

  The European Championship  was  held in Tallinn from October 7.-14.76 participants from 26 federations..    Translated Story.. 6th seed Roel Boomstra takes 1st.. [TALLINN-without a moment to be in trouble, has ruled against the Russian Roel Bakos via Amrillaev the European damtitel conquered.Balachandran took glaszuivere last week with a hat-trick of acquit the lead, not … Continue reading

Millionaire Chess

 Millionaire Chess – $1,000,000 Prize GuaranteedOctober 9-13 * Las Vegas, NV Video BBC http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-29573719[Event "Millionaire Chess"] [Site "?"] [Date "2014.10.12"] [Round "7.48"] [White "IM Martin Del Campo, Roberto"] [Black "Braunlich, Tom"] [Result "1-0"] [ECO "B96"] [WhiteElo "2350"] [BlackElo "2145"] [PlyCount "81"] [EventDate "2014.10.12"] [SourceDate "2014.10.12"]1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 … Continue reading

17th “Go to Innovation” in Berlin

17th “Go to Innovation” in BerlinNovember 14-16, 2014You can download the invitation as a pdf documentOrganizerDr. Martin Sattelkau (Schmöckwitzer Damm 18, 12527 Berlin) supported by Go-Verband Berlin e.V.VenueInnovationspark Wuhlheide                       Gewerbezentrum (business centre) „Manfred von Ardenne“ Köpenicker Straße 325 (house 40), 12555 Berlin                       How to reach us: www.ipw-berlin.de                   … Continue reading

European Championship in 2014

 The European Championship in 2014 will be held in Tallinn from October 7.-14. European Blitz Championship 2014 will be held just before EC 2014 in Tallinn, Estonia on October, 6.  There are participants from 27 countries registered for the tournament. Blitz:49 women76 men  Main tournament:44 women80 men Official Site : http://europedraughts.org/ec2014/

The World Champions

   1. Wilhelm Steinitz1886–1894 Austria-Hungary England United States2. Emanuel Lasker1894–1921 Germany3. José Raúl Capablanca1921–1927 Cuba4. Alexander Alekhine1927–19351937–1946 Russia France5. Max Euwe1935–1937 Netherlands   6Mikhail Botvinnik1948–19571958–19601961–1963 Soviet Union (Russia)7Vasily Smyslov1957–1958 Soviet Union (Russia)8Mikhail Tal1960–1961 Soviet Union (Latvia)9Tigran Petrosian1963–1969 Soviet Union (Armenia)10Boris Spassky1969–1972 Soviet Union (Russia)11Robert J. Fischer1972–1975 United States12Anatoly Karpov1975–1985 Soviet Union (Russia)13Garry Kasparov1985–1993 Soviet Union (Russia) Russia    14Vladimir Kramnik2006–2007 Russia15Viswanathan Anand2007–2013 India16Magnus Carlsen2013–present Norway