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FIDE World Chess Championship between Anand and Gelfand

The World Chess Championship 2012 will be a match between the current world champion Viswanathan Anand and Boris Gelfand, winner of the Candidates tournament. The match will start on Friday the 11th of May. More info on the official World … Continue reading

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European Parliament supports “Chess in School” program!

Finally the Written Declaration 50/2011 for the implementation of the Chess in School program got enough votes in the European Parliament: 392 Members of Parliament signed the declaration. One hurdle is taken for the introduction of chess in the educational … Continue reading

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Bulgarian school introduces “Chess in schools”

As Die Deutsch Welle reports, a Bulgarian school is the first to introduce the “Chess in schools” program as part of a pilot project supported by the European Chess Union. As we reported earlier, a written declaration on the introduction of … Continue reading

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Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2012 has started

The renowned Tata Steel chess tournament in Wijk aan Zee in the Netherlands has started. The 74th edition takes place from 13 – 29 January 2012. Daily reports, standings, etc. can be found at the tournaments website: http://www.tatasteelchess.com/tournament Probably the best way … Continue reading

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Exactly two months remaining for signature of EP written declaration on “Chess in School”

Following the presentation of the project “Chess in School” by Gary Kasparov to the European Parliament (EP) the 20th of September 2011 (see story on ChessVibes), a written declaration has been submitted to the EP end of November 2011. The … Continue reading

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European Team Chess Championships 2011 – Meilleures parties

Ronde 1 Russie –Moldavie 2,5-1,5 avec une grande surprise : Les Russes ont gagné 1,5 points pour rien au lieu d’avoir 0,5. Ici, au 1er échiquier (Svidler 2755 – Bologan 2665), le blanc perdra matière due à la pression exercée sur … Continue reading

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The chess paintings of Serkan Ergün

The Turkish painter Serkan Ergün has created an interesting digital art painting called “The World Chess Champions”. As the title indicates it pictures a meeting of all great chess champions, from Capablanca to Anand. Check out the digital art section … Continue reading

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18. Europameisterschaft der Nationalteams

Am Donnerstag, dem dritten November werden in Porto Carras (Griechenland) die “European Team Chess Championship” feierlich eröffnet. Gespielt werden bis zum Elften neun Runden Schweizer System, die für die Luxemburger Mannschaft eine echte Herausforderung sein werden. Nominiert wurden von der … Continue reading

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Erste Runde der Mannschaftsmeisterschaft – Echternach klarer Favorit auf seine eigene Nachfolge

Am Sonntag startet die Mannschaftsmeisterschaft im Schach in die neue Saison und es scheint dieses Jahr mit Echternach einen eindeutigen Favoriten auf den Titel zu geben, wohingegen Differdingen und Düdelingen nur als Außenseiter zu betrachten sind. Es hat in der … Continue reading

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Coupe Willi Neu in Wasserbillig

Nach spannendem Dreikampf konnte sich ein gemischtes Team aus Perlé/Düdelingen ganz knapp vor Saarburg-Pallien und PST-Trier durchsetzen. Alle drei Teams errangen je drei Siege und spielten viermal unentschieden, womit sie auf zehn Mannschaftspunkte kamen. Die Trierer hatten aber einen halben … Continue reading

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