Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?
November 19, 2013 – 16:31 | 10 Comments | Reads: 8781

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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Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?
November 19, 2013 – 16:31 | 10 Comments | Rating: 4.1 | 8,819 views
Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?

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 …

Carlsen vs. Anand: Four Draws in Chenai
November 15, 2013 – 13:28 | 5 Comments | Rating: 4.25 | 4,885 views
Carlsen vs. Anand: Four Draws in Chenai

The World Chess Chempionship 2013 is very well balanced; even more than we initially expected. There have been 4 draws out of 4 games so far. The fight between the great young talent and vast …

Super Blitz Tournament: Win BIG Money Prizes this Sunday!
November 16, 2012 – 17:52 | 4 Comments | Rating: 4.43 | 3,045 views
Super Blitz Tournament: Win BIG Money Prizes this Sunday!

Just recently, ChessFriends.com have introduced cash tournamets, so it was just a matter of time when a big tournament would appear. Here it is. The name is Super Blitz tournament and you all are invited …

Monthly Championship: The Best Player of November to Be Chosen this Week!
November 6, 2012 – 16:15 | No Comment | Rating: 5 | 838 views
Monthly Championship: The Best Player of November to Be Chosen this Week!

Once again, a monthly championship is to be held. Every user of ChessFriends.com is invited to attend and try to be the best player of our site.

Revolution in ChessFriends.com Tournaments
October 29, 2012 – 17:15 | No Comment | Rating: 5 | 1,114 views
Revolution in ChessFriends.com Tournaments

As tournaments are becoming more popular with our users, we spend a lot of time developing and improving them. You may have already noticed our latest update, nevertheless, it brings some major innovations worth mentioning.

Simuls with GM Markos Resumed, Take Your Chances Against Slovakia’s No. 1
August 19, 2012 – 13:36 | No Comment | Rating: 4 | 781 views
Simuls with GM Markos Resumed, Take Your Chances Against Slovakia’s No. 1

There has been a tradition of simultaneous exhibition against the top rated player in Slovakia, GM Jan Markos. Unfortunately, we were unable to provide them for some time, but now, they are back. You may …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Karjakin vs. Topalov, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
March 2, 2012 – 11:40 | No Comment | Rating: 4 | 2,306 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 …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Carlsen vs. Aronian, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
February 20, 2012 – 11:53 | One Comment | Rating: 4.75 | 3,526 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Carlsen vs. Aronian, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

The video series explaining the most interesting matches of the present have proven successful. We find that you are very keen on learning from the famous grandmasters, so we would like to continue with producing …

Learn from the Grandmasters: Aronian vs. Caruana, Commented by Jan Markos (video)
February 9, 2012 – 13:13 | 3 Comments | Rating: 5 | 2,343 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Aronian vs. Caruana, Commented by Jan Markos (video)

This is the introduction to our new video series focused on top world players, recently played top games and new ideas in chess. You will see the exciting game between GM Aronian and GM Caruana …

Chess Humour From around the Webs, Part I
January 17, 2012 – 15:56 | 6 Comments | Rating: 3.67 | 1,480 views
Chess Humour From around the Webs, Part I

Many people consider chess players as rather serious, dull personalities. They always see them wearing Kasparov-like frown, thinking about the next two hundred and seven moves. But, as we know, chess players are actually funny. …

January ChessFriends.com Championship
January 6, 2012 – 14:07 | One Comment | Rating: 3.67 | 22 views
January ChessFriends.com Championship

There are many ways the game of chess can be played. I don’t really mind the level of play or the recreational – professional dichotomy. I mean the different rules applied to a game.