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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Asking for Money with Style: $1m for a Game of Chess
July 20, 2012 – 14:10 | One Comment | Rating: 1 | 1,164 views
Asking for Money with Style: $1m for a Game of Chess

Peter Thiel is a co-founder of PayPal, first investor in Facebook, and one of the most innovative masterminds in tech business. A.J. Steigman is the head of one of thousands of anonymous start-up companies. It …

Dortmund Sparkassen 2012 Round 6
July 20, 2012 – 12:36 | No Comment | Rating: 5 | 594 views
Dortmund Sparkassen 2012 Round 6

At Dortmund Sparkasse chess tournament, draw offers are not allowed – every draw is either a decision of the arbiters, or a consequence of threefold repetition. Surprisingly, the ammount of draws is considerable high.

Four Rounds Remaining at Dortmund Sparkasse 2012
July 19, 2012 – 12:49 | One Comment | Rating: 0 | 437 views
Four Rounds Remaining at Dortmund Sparkasse 2012

After five rounds and subsequent rest day, Dortmund Sparkasse 2012 chess tournament continues today with the sixth round. Whole tournament has been very well balanced, there have been a lot of draws and three leading …

Monthly Championships Revived with the July Championship
July 13, 2012 – 17:54 | No Comment | Rating: 0 | 269 views
Monthly Championships Revived with the July Championship

If there was something missing from your life over the two months, there are chances that we know what that was. Due to hard work concerning the launch of our Cash zone, we haven’t been …

Introducing the Cash Zone: How to Play Balanced Cash Games
July 4, 2012 – 16:33 | One Comment | Rating: 4 | 1,702 views
Introducing the Cash Zone: How to Play Balanced Cash Games

 
ChessFriends.com would like to present to you its new, unique feature: ChessFriends.com Cash Zone. Playing at our CashZone is suitable for everybody, regardless of playing skills. As ChessFriends.com CashZone offers handicapped games, even an amateur …

Get a Membership Now and Gain a $5 Bonus
July 4, 2012 – 16:33 | One Comment | Rating: 4 | 1,098 views
Get a Membership Now and Gain a $5 Bonus

We have recently started our new feature – the Cash Zone open to every Member of ChessFriends.com. If you wish to start betting real money on your chess games, you need a Premium or Exclusive …

Introducing the Cash Zone: Start Playing Cash Chess Today!
July 4, 2012 – 16:31 | No Comment | Rating: 0 | 1,183 views
Introducing the Cash Zone: Start Playing Cash Chess Today!

We at ChessFriends.com are proud to introduce our new feature. ChessFriends.com CashZone is a virtual gaming club for playing chess games for real money. Betting at our CashZone is available to everybody with a Premium …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Aronian vs. Nakamura, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
April 4, 2012 – 17:08 | One Comment | Rating: 5 | 1,589 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Aronian vs. Nakamura, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

In today’s video, we will witness the game between Levon Aronian and Hikaru Nakamura from this year’s Tata Steel Championship. This game is very interesting because of its material imbalance, which makes the so-called ‘rules’ …

Learn from the Grandmasters: GM Markos vs. GM Saltaev, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
April 4, 2012 – 15:34 | One Comment | Rating: 0 | 858 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: GM Markos vs. GM Saltaev, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

The new video in the Grandmaster Explains has been released.  This time, Jan Markos does something unusual: he publicly contemplates upon his game against GM Mihail Saltaev. The theme of the video is a pawn …

Why Did ChessFriends.com Introduce Paid Membership?
March 27, 2012 – 15:23 | Comments Off | Rating: 2.88 | 2,561 views
Why Did ChessFriends.com Introduce Paid Membership?

Over the last five years, ChessFriends.com have been constantly updated, improved and developed. It demanded full-time effort by a team of dedicated individuals, who have chosen to do what they love and provide the results …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Karjakin vs. Topalov, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
March 2, 2012 – 11:40 | No Comment | Rating: 4 | 2,307 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Karjakin vs. Topalov, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

Another part of our video lesson is dedicated to tactics. Tactics and strategy are two central components of every chess game. This video is focused on explaining the relationship between these two similar, but not …