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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Learn from the Grandmasters: Movsesian vs. Miezis Commented by Jan Markos (video)
January 20, 2012 – 15:17 | 7 Comments | Rating: 4.3 | 5,394 views
Learn from the Grandmasters: Movsesian vs. Miezis Commented by Jan Markos (video)

One of the cornerstones of one’s improvement is being inspired by people much better than oneself. It is always a benefit to watch somebody great achieving even greater things. It gives motivation to whip one’s …

January ChessFriends.com Championship
January 6, 2012 – 14:07 | One Comment | Rating: 3.67 | 24 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.

2011 ChessFriends.com Championship: The Résumé
January 5, 2012 – 19:15 | No Comment | Rating: 0 | 689 views
2011 ChessFriends.com Championship: The Résumé

2011 ChessFriends.com Championship took place at 30th December 2011. 111 chess players tried to win the end-of the year tournament, along with a ChessFriend.com trophy. Nine rounds have been played, utilizing the 5+0 time control. …

Special Edition: A Pleasure of Stay-At-Home Chess Player
December 13, 2011 – 11:24 | No Comment | Rating: 5 | 1,176 views
Special Edition: A Pleasure of Stay-At-Home Chess Player

Almost every man likes to sit in front of the TV, have some beer or vine and watch the Champions League, U.S. Open or NHL. It’s a great and enjoyable relax which gives us a …

The Strongest Chess Tournament in History – Tal’s Memorial Has Commenced Yesterday
November 18, 2011 – 15:15 | 3 Comments | Rating: 4 | 1,568 views
The Strongest Chess Tournament in History – Tal’s Memorial Has Commenced Yesterday

Carlsen, Anand, Aronian, Kramnik - world’s TOP 4 and many more important players like Nakamura will face each other at the super-tournament in Moscow. Some, especially members of the chess public, might say that this year’s …

Understand The Position 24: The Strange Novelty of Carlsen
November 11, 2011 – 12:12 | 11 Comments | Rating: 4.25 | 1,995 views
Understand The Position 24: The Strange Novelty of Carlsen

The following example is from Super Tournament in Bilbao. Two exceptional players were sitting at the board. Each one is exceptional for a different reason. Magnus Carlsen, actual World No. 1 player, played as White; …

ChessFriends.com News in a Wrap: Big Chessboard, Smarter Cheat Detector, Seasonal Tournaments, Four New Languages
November 9, 2011 – 16:42 | 269 Comments | Rating: 4.5 | 6,396 views
ChessFriends.com News in a Wrap: Big Chessboard, Smarter Cheat Detector, Seasonal Tournaments, Four New Languages

Our developing team has typed in many codes and words in the last few weeks. And the result? Several improvements, tens of banned cheaters and four new language localizations.

Simul Against Kasparov – Video Teaser
October 28, 2011 – 10:51 | 2 Comments | Rating: 4.83 | 1,928 views
Simul Against Kasparov – Video Teaser

If you did not attend the simultaneous exhibition against Garry Kasparov, but would like to experience the atmosphere, we would like to give you a peek by this short video teaser:

Kasparov for ChessFriends.com: Opposed to the ESFS, Russia Under Threat of Violent Revolution
October 19, 2011 – 16:42 | 3 Comments | Rating: 5 | 1,241 views
Kasparov for ChessFriends.com: Opposed to the ESFS, Russia Under Threat of Violent Revolution

In 2005, Garry Kasparov rolled up the chessboard for good. He established himself on the political scene. He is currently active in Russian opposition, vocally and fearlessly criticising Vladimir Putin. He also does not spoke …

Kasparov Defeated All Fourteen Opponents (game + photographs)
October 19, 2011 – 15:22 | 2 Comments | Rating: 4 | 2,508 views
Kasparov Defeated All Fourteen Opponents (game + photographs)

On Friday, 14th October 2011, Bratislava’s Crowne Plaza hotel witnessed an extraordinary chess holiday. Six-time World Champion, the bearer of the highest FIDE rating ever, grandmaster Garry Kasparov played  simultaneous exhibition on 14 chessboards.

Simultaneous Exhibition against Kasparov: Watch, Attend or Stream
October 14, 2011 – 0:46 | No Comment | Rating: 0 | 1,280 views
Simultaneous Exhibition against Kasparov: Watch, Attend or Stream

Today (14th October) at 18:00 Garry Kasparov will be demonstrating his chess skills at Bratislava’s Crowne Plaza hotel. If you are interested in more than reading reports of the simultaneous exhibition, you have two different …