Sunday Checkers … Useful Positions [A]White to move and Win.. [B]White to move and Win..
Dec 5th Rating List shows Hikaru Nakamura at No.3 in the World..
MIAMI SHARKS This Year’s USCL CHAMPION defeating The New York Knights 3.5-0.5 USCL 2013 bracketBd 1 GM Becerra (2619) MIA-GM Gelashvili (2682) NY United States Chess League 2013 Final Standings (Regular season)Eastern ConferenceAtlantic DivisionWLGame PointsOpps Avg Rating# – Manhattan6.53.525.0/40 (62%)2409@ – New York5.54.521.0/40 (52%)2401X – New Jersey4.06.018.5/40 (46%)2395X – Philadelphia3.07.015.5/40 (38%)2410Northeast DivisionWLGame PointsOpps … Continue reading
The 5th London Chess Classic will take place at Olympia from Saturday December 7th to Sunday December 15th. The 5th Classic will NOT feature classical chess, but instead a world class rapid tournament.The participants are:Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand, Hikaru Nakamura, Boris Gelfand, Mickey Adams, Peter Svidler, Luke McShane, Judit Polgar, Nigel … Continue reading
World Team Championship 2013 Antalya: 26th Nov 2013 – 5th Dec 2013 6/9 RoundsRkTeamGms+-=MptsBptsTB1TB21Ukraine65101014½058.502Russia6411914½051.003Netherlands6420814040.504China6420813½046.005United States of America6330613½033.006Armenia6222612033.257Germany6330611½026.508Azerbaijan6231512028.009Turkey61502806.5010Egypt606006½00.00 Dutch Team Photo/ Turkish Chess Federation Rd6 GM Korobov(2713)- GM Van Wely(2678) 0-1 The Dutch score 2.5-1.5 win over tournament leader Ukraine.The Ukrainian team suffers their first loss, as the Netherlands move up .Team USA still in the hunt..Good … Continue reading
Shogi Images/Adam Raoof Taken Nov 30 … for more Chess related Images you can see his photo stream … http://www.flickr.com/photos/adamraoof/
World Teams Championship takes place 26 November – 5 December in Antalya, Turkey. It’s a single round robin among ten teams… The FIDE World Team Championship is held every two years..Qualification criteria:the previous event’s World Chess Team Champion;the three highest-placed teams in the FIDE Olympiad prior to the event;the four Continental … Continue reading
by National Life Master Loal Davis Magnus Carlsen did it! This draw clinched the match and the title; World Champion.Congratulations to both players for finishing this match with some fighting games.The Diagram (below) shows that Anand was striving for a last minute victory. He has trapped Carlsen’s Knight which must desperado. … Continue reading
by National Life Master Loal Davis Magnus CarlsenWow ! ! What A Game !Magnus wins as Black.I was rooting for Anand; still am, but my disappointment has not been with him but with the selection by both players to avoid fighting chess. This game was a glorious exception. It will arguably … Continue reading