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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Watch Live - Strongest Chess Training Match Ever: Vladimir Kramnik vs Levon Aronian

The Zurich Chess Challenge (Kramnik vs Aronian) is the most prestigious chess training match ever held. The average rating of the players, Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) and Levon Aronian (Armenia), is 2810, which means that the forthcoming Zurich Chess Challenge may be considered the strongest chess event of the year. Nominally, it even surpasses the world chess championship match which will be held in Moscow in May. The six-round match between Kramnik and Aronian will take place from 21 to 28 April 2012, with rest days on 23 and 26 April. Check official website here.

World Chess Championship 2012, Moscow

Garry Kasparov, 13th World Chess Champion - The uniqueness of the forthcoming match, as I see it, is in the fact that for the first time in the modern World Chess Championships history the match between the legitimate world champion and a legitimate candidate won’t be a fight for the title of the strongest chess player of the world. (Click here to read more)

On the Road to Berlin

Taxi drivers played chess as their cars lined a street during a strike Monday over tariffs for journeys to and from a new Berlin airport. (Thomas Peter/Reuters)

Saturday, February 18, 2012

The one and only Chess No. 1 Magnus Carlsen

The CBS TV news magazine 60 Minutes focused on the exploits and personality of Magnus Carlsen. To get people in the mood they also streamed a "60 Minutes Rewind" of a report produced in 1972 on the upcoming match between Boris Spassky and challenger Bobby Fischer. You cannot miss it!


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