Archive for September, 2011

While watching the 2011 World Cup broadcast, I was particularly intrigued with the Alexander Moiseenko and David Navara because they had reached a textbook ending… queen versus rook and pawn. Navara (the stronger side) had shown how to wrest the remaining pawn away and then set sights on executing the well-known endgame problem. After a […]

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This article was posted by Abby Emmanuel Alo for monroi.com. We have all heard of “chess diplomacy”. Alo appears to believe in a new concept of chess for human enlightment. It is not clear from the essay what the plan is but a plan involving the youth must be given some consideration. I contacted him […]

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2011 World CupAugust 26th-September 21st, 2011(Khanty Mansiysk, Russia)Round #3 # Name Flag Nation Result Name Flag Nation 1 Karjakin, S RUS ½-1½ Polgar, J HUN 2 Sutovsky, E ISR 1-3 Ivanchuk, V UKR 3 Mamedyarov, S AZE 1½-2½ Zherebukh, Y UKR 4 Efimenko, Z UKR 1½-2½ Ponomariov, R UKR 5 Gashimov, V AZE 1½-½ Andreikin, […]

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