Day: December 7, 2009

  • 2009 London Chess Classic

    Tomorrow will kick off the highly anticipated London Chess Classic with a marquee lineup including former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik and the world’s #1 rated player in Magnus Carlsen. The field will also include current U.S. Champion Hikaru Nakamura and one of China’s top guns in Ni Hua. The British…

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  • IM Michael Schleifer: 1967-2009

    IM Michael Schleifer (Canada) Photo by Mark Dutton. It is with great sadness that I learned from Neil Sullivan of the death of International Master Michael Schleifer. According to a Canadian chess board, “Chess Talk“, someone placed a call into the Montreal City morgue to verify the story. Morgue officials…

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