Archive for March 27th, 2014

2014 World Championship CandidatesMarch 11th-April 1st, 2014 (Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia) Round #12 # Name Flag Rating Result Name Flag Rating 12.1 Topalov 2785 1-0 Svidler 2758 12.2 Mamedyarov 2757 ½-½ Karjakin 2766 12.3 Aronian 2830 ½-½ Kramnik 2810 12.4 Anand 2773 ½-½ Andreikin 2709 Games Anand almost scored a full point against Andreikin. Fantastic game! This […]

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With four days left until the March 31st target for 1500 entrants, GM Maurice Ashley has released an important statement about the Millionaire Chess Open. After announcing the idea in December, Ashley pledged to move chess into the realm of marketability with a high-stakes format. The discussion thereafter produced a wide range of viewpoints and […]

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