Tata Steel 2016 / Round 13 / Final

Evgeny Tomashevsky Tomashevsky was the “Superman” in the last round.  He took out a potential tournament winner/contender in the last round – Fabiano Caruana.  As Carlsen drew his game, a rather long one, that means that Magnus Carlsen wins the Tata Steel Tournament for 2016. The other decisive game in the last… Continue reading

Quantum Chess Challenge

Quantum Chess Challenge: Caltech’s Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (http://iqim.caltech.edu) in association with Trouper Productions (http://trouper.net) bring you a chess match for the ages: Paul Rudd vs Stephen Hawking in a game of Quantum Chess, narrated by Keanu Reeves. Hawking                         Rudd The game is real and the stakes are high… Continue reading

The 2016 Tradewise Chess Festival

The 2016 Tradewise Chess Festival Jan 25-Feb 4 2016 LIVE games start, Tuesday 26 January, 15.00 CET http://www.gibraltarchesscongress.com/live2016/masters.htm Pairings are up 1 1 GM Nakamura Hikaru 2787 0   0 IM Bellin Robert 2350 132 2 129 FM Shachar Ehud 2353 0   0 GM Vachier-Lagrave Maxime 2785 2 3… Continue reading