Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?
November 19, 2013 – 16:31 | One Comment | Reads: 5672

So far, there was some excitement in Chennai, but you could hardly say that the tournament was satisfactory. It missed what really is the core value of every sport: Victory and defeat. Magnus Carlsen decided it’s …

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The Magician from Riga
December 17, 2010 – 4:09 | One Comment | Rating: 4.43 | 545 views
The Magician from Riga

From the world champions, probably the one most likeable, enterprising and the one with most fans was Mikhail Tal, who came to the chess scene like a meteor to take the title from “the patriarch”, Mikhail …

How to beat a room full of grandmasters?
December 17, 2010 – 0:39 | One Comment | Rating: 3.67 | 656 views
How to beat a room full of grandmasters?

A hidden talent? Popular British illusionist and mentalist, Derren Brown, played a simul against 9 players, with Grandmasters and International masters taking part!