Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Strongest Chess Tournament

Check this very interesting article on the strongest chess tournament of all time:
Strongest Chess Tournament
Keres won the 1938 AVRO tournament - however, the great player never won the World Championship...

Monday, April 13, 2009

TWIC Theory

Check these interesting game discussions of theory by IM Andrew Martin:

(the PDF files are zipped)

Saturday, April 11, 2009

April 2009 FIDE Ratings for Indian players

Latest FIDE Ratings for all Indian players:

Top Ten:

1 Anand, Viswanathan

2 Harikrishna, P.

3 Sasikiran, Krishnan

4 Ganguly, Surya Shekhar

5 Koneru, Humpy

6 Negi, Parimarjan

7 Geetha Narayanan Gopal

8 Gupta, Abhijeet

9 Sandipan, Chanda

10 Arun Prasad, S.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Aronian wins Amber tournament; Anand and Kramnik joint second

Levon Aronian (Armenia) won the 18th Amber tournament. After 11 rounds of Blindfold and Rapid chess, he won with 14 points (combined). Anand and Kramnik were placed joint second with 13.5 points.

Click here to download all Rapid games (pgn format): http://www.chessbase.com/news/2009/events/games/amberr09.pgn

Click here to download all Blindfold games (pgn format): http://www.chessbase.com/news/2009/events/games/amberb09.pgn

Friday, March 27, 2009

Vishy Anand Interview

Anand gave this in-depth interview where he has talked about his childhood, early chess years, computers, his development and so many interesting topics.

Another detailed interview was done by Karan Thapar (before the Bonn World Championship):