Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?
November 19, 2013 – 16:31 | 10 Comments | Reads: 8795

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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Jan Markos’ First Simul – Victory not without Stains
September 14, 2011 – 14:34 | No Comment | Rating: 5 | 996 views
Jan Markos’ First Simul – Victory not without Stains

On Tuesday, 14/9/2011, the very first simultaneous exhibition by the best Slovak chess player, grandmaster Jan Markos, took place at ChessFriends.com. He faced six chess players from five countries. This time, challenging players were more …

FIDE Players Titles Certification
August 18, 2011 – 14:13 | 5 Comments | Rating: 5 | 1,012 views
FIDE Players Titles Certification

We offer the holders of FIDE player titles an option to have their titles certified on ChessFriends.com. Certified players will have their FIDE title displayed right behind their ChessFriends.com nick, so it will be visible …

GM Ipatov vs. ChessFriends.com Players
August 18, 2011 – 13:33 | One Comment | Rating: 4 | 886 views
GM Ipatov vs. ChessFriends.com Players

First Simultaneous Exhibition took place on ChessFriends.com, on Monday, 15/8/2011. Our guest was spanish grandmaster Alexander Ipatov, momentarily world’s eighth best player under 18 years.
Six players were given and have taken on the opportunity to …

Grandmaster Will Play Against 6 Players
August 14, 2011 – 9:56 | One Comment | Rating: 5 | 754 views
Grandmaster Will Play Against 6 Players

Spanish Grandmaster GM Alexander Ipatov (2562), the eighth best world player in the category under 18 years, will play on Monday, August 15 at 18:00 PM (GMT) exhibition against ChessFriends.com users.

Five Reasons For Adding Chessfriends.com Live Board To Your Site
June 28, 2011 – 13:45 | 7 Comments | Rating: 0 | 3,178 views
Five Reasons For Adding Chessfriends.com Live Board To Your Site

ChessFriends Live Board, located on the homepage of ChessFriends.com and in the right column of the news page, has undergone extensive changes. Its design has been improved and few glitches were eliminated. But, more importantly, …

Which browser is best-suited for ChessFriends.com?
June 17, 2011 – 15:52 | 4 Comments | Rating: 0 | 1,461 views
Which browser is best-suited for ChessFriends.com?

Some players praise ChessFriends.com for its stability and speed, while the others complain about connection problems and the gameplay being too slow. What makes the difference?

What do you know about chess?
June 10, 2011 – 14:20 | 4 Comments | Rating: 4.27 | 2,176 views
What do you know about chess?

It is fairly simple to find out whether you are competent at playing chess. If your ChessFriends.com rank exceeds that of a Bishop, hardly anybody will call you an inept player.
But what is the state of …

We’re Looking For New Admins
June 2, 2011 – 17:30 | One Comment | Rating: 4.25 | 683 views
We’re Looking For New Admins

Are you interested in ChessFriends.com? Would you like to be more than a regular user? Become one of our admins!

Cheaters’ days are over
February 28, 2011 – 21:16 | No Comment | Rating: 3 | 1,600 views
Cheaters’ days are over

Days and weeks went by and suddenly it is not unusual to see 300 players online at the same time at chessfriends.com. Player pool is really diverse – some sit at the (virtual) chessboard for …