Chess

News ‘April, 2011’

11th European Senior Chess Rapid Championship

11th European Senior Chess Rapid Championship

The 11th European Senior Chess Rapid Championship was played on 4th and 5th April in Courmayeur, Aosta Valley – Italy. 35 players took participation in the warm-up event before the European Senior Championship starts tomorrow in the same venue.

AAI International Chess Tournament

AAI International Chess Tournament

Indian chess has never seen such a high-rated double round robin international tournament ever before. This is also the first time since early 1980s, that a Women’s World Champion will be playing in India.

TCEC Computer Chess Championship LIVE!

TCEC Computer Chess Championship LIVE!

Houdini, Rybka, and top engines in direct clash for the title.

Vladimir Potkin Becomes European Champion

Vladimir Potkin Becomes European Champion

Russian Grandmaster Vladimir Potkin, who started furiously with five consecutive victories, maintained the lead with a series of draws and by adding another win in the later stages, to eventually share the first place with three other players and claim the title of the European Champion on superior tiebreak.

24th Magistral Ciudad de Leon

24th Magistral Ciudad de Leon

The tournament was presented this week in Madrid. GM Miguel Illescas, eight times Spanish champion, recalled that the score between Anand and Shirov so far is very favorable to Anand, who is also a very tough opponent, because his play has no weak points, and even less so in rapid games.

TELIN International Chess Tournament

TELIN International Chess Tournament

110 players from seven nations compete, among them nine Grandmasters and two Women Grandmasters. All top Indonesian players entered the field, including the legendary Grandmasters Herman Suradiradja and H Ardiansyah coming out from the retirement.

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