The Russian Chess Federation has denounced the decision by the Turkish Chess Federation President Ali Nihat Yazici’s to ban arbiters from England, Georgia, Germany, France, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United States of America from officiating a... | Leer más
PRESS RELEASE: Mikhail Gorbachev visited the closing ceremony of the World chess championship match Hou Yifan – Koneru in Tirana!
The closing ceremony of the World Women’s Chess Championship match was held in the spectacular Presidential Pa... | Leer más
In a rare outbreak of common sense, the start of the world championship match between Vishy Anand (pictured) and Veselin Topalov has been postponed by one day.
Anand had requested a three-day postponement and the Bulgarian organisers had refused ... | Leer más
Today (March 18th) is Vassily Ivanchuk's 40th birthday. Ivanchuk has been one of the best chess players in the world since the late 1980's.
'Chucky' as he is affectionately known, was born in Ukraine and earned the title of Grandmaster in 1988.... | Leer más
...is always on the accuser, and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov's serious accusations against his young opponent Igor Kurnosov in the Aeroflot Open in Moscow do not - on current evidence - appear to stand up to closer scrutiny.
Any suspicions of unfair pl... | Leer más