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News ‘October, 2008’

Anand is happy about victory

Anand is happy about victory

Anand about the WCC World chess champion Viswanathan Anand says he is more relieved than happy after retaining the most coveted title defeating Vlamidir Kramnik of Russia in Bonn, Germany. Anand, who etched his name among the all time chess greats after winning the world championships in three formats — knock-out, round-robin and matchplay, said [...]

Magistral Casino de Barcelona chess tournament

Magistral Casino de Barcelona chess tournament

The strong Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona chess tournament will take place October 30 – November 7 and will feature 10 of the top world GMs. Top seeded is GM Alexey Dreev from Russia, who has just won the European Club Cup with his team URAL Sverdlovskaya

Philippine chess stars

Philippine chess stars

Chess in Philippines grows Three are a lot of young good chess players emerging in Davao City today as the game continues to enjoy wider acceptance in this part of the country. Thanks to the man who started it all, a chess genius from Davao City who once gave the Philippines some glorious moments with [...]

Anand needs draw to win the WCC 2008

Anand needs draw to win the WCC 2008

Anand a step away from the world title in Bonn Blame it on nerves or novelty but quite clearly Viswanathan Anand was not at his best in the tenth round of the World Chess Championship. It was Vladimir Kramnik who was in full flow with the White pieces to score a fine win. Anand needed [...]

Nigel Short will be commentator at the 4th World Blitz Chess Championship

Nigel Short will be commentator at the 4th World Blitz Chess Championship

The greatest British chess player of 20th century, international Grandmaster, finalist of the 1993 PCA World Championship match, repeated national champion, silver medalist from the World Chess Olympiads, owner of the Order of British Empire, Nigel David Short will be commentator at the World Chess Blitz Championship.

Cap D’Agde chess tournament LIVE! (results and info quarterfinals updated)

Cap D’Agde chess tournament LIVE! (results and info quarterfinals updated)

Welcome to the live coverage of Cap D’Agde chess tournament on Chessdom.com. Below you can follow the official viewer of the site, kindly provided by the organizers.

Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son leads the U18 section

Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son leads the U18 section

World Youth Chess Championship, Vietnam Host team Grand Master Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son was held to a draw by International Master Croatian Saric Ivan in the sixth game at the World Youth Chess Championships 2008 in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, report the Vietnam news agencies. It was the second draw after Son drew in [...]

World Youth Chess Chapionship r6

World Youth Chess Chapionship r6

Indian players performance at the WYCC Padmini Rout, B. Adhiban, Debashis Das, Diptayan Ghosh and Vidit Gujrathi were in the lead in their respective sections in the World youth chess championships at the end of the sixth round here on Friday. Among these players, Diptayan, Padmini and Vidit are in the sole lead, while Debashis [...]

World Youth Chess 2008

World Youth Chess 2008

Armenian players results The third round games of World Chess Youth Competition taking place in Vietnam are finished. From 15 Armenian chess players 7 have victories. 15-year-old Samvel Ter-Sahakyan, who plays in the group of 18-year-old, has the most successful results. In the third round Armenian chess player defeated Italian Bonafede Alessandro. Currently Samvel has [...]

Results from the World Youth Chess Championship

Results from the World Youth Chess Championship

standings and results of Indian players Padmini Rout, Sunyasaktha Satpathy, Vidit Gujrati, Bhakti Kulkarni and Sayantan Das of Kolkata secured maximum four points after fourth rounds of the World Youth Chess Championship in different sections. There are several other Indians close behind them. Seven more rounds remain. In the under-14 girls’ section, Rout outplayed Diana [...]

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