Dec. 31 2020

Dec. 31 2020 The Last Blitz  and King’s Gambit of 2020.. I look forward in playing more and hopefully better Chess in “21”.. It’s only fitting to win against an opponent who sports a 2100 rating .. [Event “GameKnot Blitz”] [Time: 5 min + 15 sec] [Date “2020.12.31”]    … Continue reading

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational/Day Two

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational/Day Two   Maxime Vachier-Lagrave  3 – Anish Giri 1 Game 1 started MVL  [White] 1.d4 which is not his normal play and even doubted by his choice of his opening.  The middlegame looked drawish yet MVL kept pushing and securing the full point in a great… Continue reading

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational The Magnus Carlsen Invitational from 18 April to 3 May features a $250,000 prize pot and will be broadcast on  chess24, with commentary in nine languages. The 29-year-old and his seven rivals, which include 16-year-old Iranian prodigy Alireza Firouzja, will battle it out in fast-paced “rapid… Continue reading

Radjabov Withdraws

Radjabov Withdraws: Teimour Radjabov has informed FIDE about his decision to withdraw from the Candidates Tournament, citing personal reasons. The Grandmaster from Azerbaijan had qualified for the Candidates by winning the 2019 World Cup, held in Khanty-Mansiysk. Radjabov will be replaced following the procedure described in the Article 2.1.E of… Continue reading

GCT LONDON Chess Classic/rd1

GCT London Chess Classic/Rd1 The 2019 GCT Finals London: Olympia Conference Centre Fri 29th Nov to Sun 8th Dec 2019. First Classical Game started December 2.  The Semi-finals feature the 4 top players from the seven regular season tour events with each match consisting of classical, rapid and blitz games.  … Continue reading