Day: December 9, 2015

  • 2015 London Chess Classic (Round #5)

    Round #5: Tuesday, 8 December 2015 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave ½-½ Anish Giri Fabiano Caruana ½-½ Alexander Grischuk Viswanathan Anand 1-0 Veselin Topalov Michael Adams ½-½ Hikaru Nakamura Levon Aronian ½-½ Magnus Carlsen Anand played a nice game today against Veselin Topalov. Photo by Ray Morris-Hill. Games of Round #5 Standings after…

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  • Rwanda’s Ian Murara (13) rises!

    The New Times, “Chess: Thirteen-year-old Murara makes history,” 10 November 2015. With some luck on his side, Ian Murara, 13, defied the odds to make the top six winners of the national Championship Qualifiers, a seven round tournament that concluded at Hilltop Hotel on Sunday. The grade nine pupil at…

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  • MiniChess franchise in Kenya!

    Marisa van der Merve is taking her “MiniChess” initiative to Kenya! We reported some time ago about her launch in Lesotho and plans on launching a continent-wide initiative from its base in South Africa. Kasparov Chess has signed on as a partner. Below is a report written by Kasparov Chess…

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