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Gelfand Anand 2012 games

Gelfand Anand 2012 games

The World Chess Championship 2012 will be a match between the current world champion Viswanathan Anand of India and Boris Gelfand of Israel, winner of the Candidates tournament. The match will take place on 10–31 May 2012 in the Engineering Building of the State Tretyakov Gallery Anand and Gelfand have not played each other in [...]

GM Buenaventura Bong Villamayor joins the commentators team

GM Buenaventura Bong Villamayor joins the commentators team

GM Buenaventura “Bong” Villamayor has joined the commentators team of Chessdom.com! GM Villamayor has confirmed his availability for the duration of the Corus 2010 chess tournament and will be commenting the games of Wesley So from Corus B.

World Chess Cup 2009 R1 tiebreaks LIVE!

World Chess Cup 2009 R1 tiebreaks LIVE!

Welcome to the live coverage of the World Chess Cup on Chessdom.com! Today we will follow the first tiebreaks of this year’s competition. All games will be with computer analysis at the new Chessdom live platform, while at this article results and information will be updated.

Live results day 2

Live results day 2

Gelfand the first to qualify, L’Ami – Sasikiran and Khalifman – Fier going to tiebreak. Darwin Laylo shocks David Navara and forces tiebreak.

World Cup Chess Results round 1

World Cup Chess Results round 1

This is the results section of the World Cup Chess competition

Carlsen – Kramnik LIVE!

Carlsen – Kramnik LIVE!

Welcome to Tal Memorial 2009 live commentary on Chessdom.com! IM Perunovic and Goran Urosevic will be covering for you the Carlsen – Kramink game with live commentary.

Poker at FlopTurnRiver

Poker at FlopTurnRiver

A popular destination for Mind Sports discussions, strategies, and reviews on the topic It is no secret that poker has been a favorite card game for the chess players. And vice versa, the poker champion very often turns out to be a chess player as well. Starting with great names as GM Grischuk, going through [...]

Vladimir Kramnik – Krishnan Sasikiran

Vladimir Kramnik – Krishnan Sasikiran

In the 4th round of the 2008 Chess Olympiad, India was paired against the heavyweight Russia. The teams exchanged wins on boards two and four, and then Krishnan Sasikiran suddenly signs a draw in the better position against Vladimir Kramnik on board one. Somewhat odd decision, having in mind that GM Ganguly was in trouble against Alexander Grischuk, that can only be atributed to time factor – Sasikiran had 3 minutes for the remaining 5 moves, according to the official website.

Featured Game, Banikas – Pruess

Featured Game, Banikas – Pruess

As we worked on the scheduled interview, GM Efstratios Grivas has kindly provided an unexpected bonus – three annotated games! Bellow are his analysis of the game between Christos Banikas (Greece) and David Pruess (USA), played at the 1st World Mind Sports Games in Beijing.

Featured Game, Zhao – Vasilevich

Featured Game, Zhao – Vasilevich

As we worked on the scheduled interview, GM Efstratios Grivas has kindly provided an unexpected bonus – three annotated games! Bellow are his analysis of the rapid game between Zhao Xue and Irina Vasilevich from the 1st World Mind Sports Games.

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