FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 /Quarter Finals

FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship 2017 /Quarter Finals:UPSET: Ju,Wenjun No.1 Seed knocked out by fellow compatriot Tan, Zhongyi.Tan is now moving on to the semi finals .. Russian GM Alexandra Kosteniuk will play against Ukraine’s GM Anna Muzychuk . Tan, Zhongyi[Event “WCh Women 2017”][Site “Tehran IRI”][Date “2017.02.21”][Round “4.2”][White “Ju, Wenjun”][Black “Tan, Zhongyi”][Result “0-1”][WhiteTitle … Continue reading

FIDE World Chess Rapids/Blitz

FIDE World Chess Rapids/Blitz:47 year old Ukraine GM Vassily Ivanchuk wins FIDE World Chess Rapid Championship..   World Champion GM Ivanchuk interviewed by Chess journalist Anastazia KarlovichShe wants to talk Chess, He wants to talk Checkers……. Ivanchuk (2771) – Melkumyan (2736) 1-01. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. … Continue reading

Russian Chess Championship /Super Finals

 Russian Chess Championship /Super FinalsThe Superfinals of the 68th Men’s Russian Chess Championship and the 65th Women’s Russian Chess Championship will take place between 8 and 21 August in the city of Chita. The competition will be held by the Russian Chess Federation, the Elena and Gennady Timchenko Charitable Foundation … Continue reading

FIDE WWCC 2015/Rd3

FIDE WWCC 2015/Rd3  Round 3 game 2  The Russians Fight back[Kosteniuk,  Pogonina] after round 3 game one disasters on to the tie breaks. The exception is now the eliminated Alisa Galliamova(RUS),who lost both games to India’s Humpy Koneru,who will take on Ukraine’s WGM Mariya Muzychuk..[Rd4] E. Kublashvili Rd3/G2 Harika, Dronavalli (IND)   –  Kosteniuk, Alexandra (RUS)1. … Continue reading