Carslen vs. Anand: Magnus on His Way to the Title?
November 19, 2013 – 16:31 | 10 Comments | Reads: 8748

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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Chess event of decade
ŠK Ružomberok | June 24, 2014 – 13:07 | No Comment | 2,124 views

Chess event of decade

The biggest chess event since 1993 has begun on 22th May in hotel Kultura in the Ruzomberok town square. More than 20 chess grandmasters met in one place. The participation of 80 chess players with titles made the event Mitropa Cup the strongest tournament in its 33rd year history. Read the full story »

New Feature: Tournaments
Oto Macka | February 20, 2011 – 20:15 | 3 Comments | 939 views
New Feature: Tournaments

Our team has made available an awesome new feature – Tournaments. All tournaments are for free and everyone is invited to play!

Aeroflot 2011
Oto Macka | February 20, 2011 – 20:00 | 2 Comments | 559 views
Aeroflot 2011

The tournament was a real thriller, especially at its end.

Clear Progress
Dominik Čech | February 20, 2011 – 19:51 | One Comment | 740 views
Clear Progress

In the year 1978, future GM Nigel Short, was 12 years old. In an interview for Sunday Times, he said, that he intends to become the World Champion in 3 to 5 years.

Chessboxing – putting an unlikely pair together
Dominik Čech | January 27, 2011 – 16:06 | No Comment | 677 views
Chessboxing – putting an unlikely pair together

Everybody knows that chess is a violent game – two armies battle it out until the last king standing in every game. It is also known that to be able to concentrate for six hours …

Playing a lot and not improving?
Dominik Čech | January 7, 2011 – 2:14 | No Comment | 743 views
Playing a lot and not improving?

Are you tired of hovering around the same rating for a while? Playing a lot and not improving? Fed up with hanging pieces or simply being outplayed? We have some tips for you how to …

I’ve got time to solve this …
Dominik Čech | December 24, 2010 – 11:21 | One Comment | 495 views
I’ve got time to solve this …

A bank robbery happened one night in a small American town. But, strange as it was, the employees of the bank found the robber in the morning, asleep by a newspaper.

The Magician from Riga
Dominik Čech | December 17, 2010 – 4:09 | One Comment | 679 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?
Dominik Čech | December 17, 2010 – 0:39 | One Comment | 730 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!