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 »

GM Markoš Simul Round Up
Stanislav Pavlovič | November 6, 2012 – 17:02 | No Comment | 1,756 views
GM Markoš Simul Round Up

The most recent simul against GM Markoš was played last week. Although GM Markoš once again dominated the event, there was one game worth mentioning.

Monthly Championship: The Best Player of November to Be Chosen this Week!
Stanislav Pavlovič | November 6, 2012 – 16:15 | No Comment | 825 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
Stanislav Pavlovič | October 29, 2012 – 17:15 | No Comment | 1,110 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.

Another Simultaneous Exhibition against Slovakia’s No. 1
Stanislav Pavlovič | October 26, 2012 – 18:34 | No Comment | 639 views
Another Simultaneous Exhibition against Slovakia’s No. 1

GM Jan Markos has been a stable guest of our site, regularly playing online simuls against our users. Being a Slovakia’s no. 1, he is always a valuable opponent for trying out one’s chess skills.

[VIDEO] Grandmaster Explains – GM Aronian vs. GM McShane
Stanislav Pavlovič | September 21, 2012 – 18:08 | No Comment | 1,681 views
[VIDEO] Grandmaster Explains – GM Aronian vs. GM McShane

Server ChessFriends.com brings you a new video, produced in co-operation with GM Jan Markos, Slovakia’s highest rated chess player. Today’s video follows the game of world’s no.2 with the best amateuer of the planet.

Play Against Slovakia’s No.1
Stanislav Pavlovič | September 14, 2012 – 15:32 | One Comment | 1,974 views
Play Against Slovakia’s No.1

Playing against elite chess player is always a great opportunity to improve and test your chess skills. If you have never tried it, ChessFriends.com once again offers you a chance!

September Championship – Become the Best Player of ChessFriends.com
Stanislav Pavlovič | September 14, 2012 – 11:45 | 3 Comments | 783 views
September Championship – Become the Best Player of ChessFriends.com

Monthly championship have been a popular tradition of our site. Players are always keen on trying their best to become the top player of the respective months. In September, you are welcome to take a …

Top 3 Full-length Training Videos by GM Jan Markos
Stanislav Pavlovič | September 5, 2012 – 16:03 | Comments Off | 3,300 views
Top 3 Full-length Training Videos by GM Jan Markos

GM Jan Markos, Slovakia’s no.1 chess player has provided insight into the games of world’s top players in his continuing series of videos. The videos are a great way to improve chess skills, both for …

[VIDEO] Chess Grandmaster Explains: GM Kramnik vs. GM Meier
Stanislav Pavlovič | August 31, 2012 – 15:11 | 2 Comments | 1,772 views
[VIDEO] Chess Grandmaster Explains: GM Kramnik vs. GM Meier

After a week, we bring you a new video by GM Jan Markos, the No. 1 Slovak chess Player. This time, GM Markos looks into a game bteween GM Goerg Meier and GM Vladimir Kramnik.

Who Will Be Playing at the Chess Olympiad? (Team Profiles)
Stanislav Pavlovič | August 28, 2012 – 18:04 | 2 Comments | 1,370 views
Who Will Be Playing at the Chess Olympiad? (Team Profiles)

The whole chess world will be paying much attention to Istambul. The Turkish capital will host the prestigious World Chess Olympiad 2012, starting on 28. august. The greatest disappointment is the absence of world’s no. …

Another Opportunity: Second Simul Against GM Markos
Stanislav Pavlovič | August 26, 2012 – 15:43 | No Comment | 722 views
Another Opportunity: Second Simul Against GM Markos

Last week, an online simul against GM Markos has received a lot of attention. Six players participated, with another six acting as substitues. Another simul is to be played this week, don’t miss the chance …