GO In Babylon

European Go Congress is a go festival for all go players, go lovers and their friends with opportunity to take part in 10 serious championships or crazy tournaments. All events are open for all players from any country with the exception of the European Closed Championship. The organizers are looking … Continue reading

Concrex Masters Heerhugowaard KNDB 2015

   Concrex Masters Heerhugowaard KNDB 2015July 11-18 2015  Heerhugowaard Netherlands GMI Alexander Georgiev winner of Concrex Masters 2015 Black to Move 31. ….04×24Rd 5  Shaibakov (2364) -Georgiev (2420) [0-3][3 points for a victory]    White Ainur ShaibakovBlack   Alexander GeorgievJuly 14 201501. 34-29 18-2202. 40-34 12-1803. 45-40 07-1204. 32-28 19-2305. 28×19 14×2306. 35-30 01-0707. 31-27 22×3108. 36×27 10-1409. 40-35 … Continue reading

Nick De Firmian / Birthday July 26 – Victory over Carlsen !

by National Life Master Loal DavisNick De FirmianNicholas (Nick) de Firmian (born July 26, 1957 in Fresno, California),  is a chess grandmaster and three-time U.S. chess champion. He is also a chess writer, most famous for his work in writing the  13th, 14th, and 15th editions of Modern Chess Openings.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_de_Firmian The following … Continue reading


USCL  UPCOMING SEASON 11While the USCL has temporarily lost the Los Angeles franchise, that hasn’t stopped the League from growing still as with the addition of these three teams, there will be twenty teams in the 2015 campaign – the largest number of teams in League history ..NEW MEMBERSLubbock Tornadoes           … Continue reading

26th Nato Chess Championship/Final

 26th NATO Chess Championship/Final26th NATO Chess Championship  Amsterdam, Netherlands from 6-10 July 2015 7 round individual swiss with days alternating between 1 and 2 games.U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Robert KeoughThis Year’s Top player for the U.S. finished with   4 points tied for 27-45[27th on tiebreak]Keough (USA) - Karbowiak(POL) 1-026th NATO Championship, … Continue reading

Yinzhou Cup of China-Russia

      Yinzhou Cup of China-Russia chess contest  July 14 – July 20 2015 Venue: Ningbo, Zhejiang Journal of the Chinese Chess Association Ningbo yinzhou District Government Organizer: Ningbo Sports Bureau Yinzhou district, Ningbo City Sports Association  Rd2 GM Wei (2724) – GM Svidler(2740) 0-1 GM Wei, Yi (2724) – GM Svidler, Peter (2740) China-Russia Match 2015 Ningbo CHN … Continue reading

2015 World Series of Poker

  Negreanu hits the Deck then the Rail 2015 World Series of Poker Main Event ..With over $30 million in live tournament earnings, six gold bracelets, two World Poker Tour titles, the leading sponsorship from the biggest online poker site, an induction into the Poker Hall of Fame,Daniel Negreanu’s  dream of winning … Continue reading

Bridge Is My Game

   Bridge Is My Game [1965] reprint 1967 Cornerstone Library Pub ..[Simon&Schuster] Charles Henry Goren (March 4, 1901 – April 3, 1991)was an American bridge player and writer who significantly developed and popularized the game. He was the leading American bridge personality in the 1950s and 1960s – or 1940s and 1950s, … Continue reading