Chess The two positions below occurred at the Bazna invitational tournament in which six of the world’s top grandmasters participated.
Gelfand v Nisipeanu The Chess Society of Bucharest is staging a double round–robin tournament from June 14-25 in Bazna, featuring six of the finest chess players who are currently active on the international circuit.
A player to watchWendell Meusa, a 21-year-old Guyanese who has been living in Barbados for ten years, and who recently returned to Guyana, gave an impressive display of chess talent during last Sunday’s one day rapid tournament that was held World chess champion Vishy Anand is surrounded by five enthusiastic female chess players/fans during his eight-game, rapid match encounter with Peter Leko earlier in the month.
Nine-round rapid chess tournament today Chess has entered a new era in its development.
Chess with Errol Tiwari Today’s feature game is taken from the 2009 Linares super-tournament that was held in March.
A young man’s game All other things being equal, confidence wins games. Allied to the will to win, it sparks the mental ignition, brings forth ideas, dispels doubts, and promotes clear thinking.
A chess exchange programme may be possible The impromptu visit of German grandmaster Rainer Buhmann to Guyana has deepened the conviction held by local chess players that for sure, the oldest game known to man is on the rise, and that in time, we may yet present our country as a global player on the international stage.
Chess (with Errol Tiwari)What is a grandmaster? Where did the term ‘grandmaster’ come from?
Grandmaster Buhmann introduced some fresh ideasThe Guyana Chess Federa-tion (GCF) does not have the magical crystal ball to predict exactly the future for chess in Guyana, but what it sees gives us hope for the upliftment of the game.
Grandmaster’s visit Conventional wisdom holds that if we help ourselves, someone who matters will help us.
All should be involved in making chess a national pastime The momentum for the recognition of chess in Guyana has been rising steadily over the past months much to the appreciation of members of the federation.
Chess The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
Chess with Errol Tiwari The Annual General Meeting of the Guyana Chess Federation will be held today from 11am at the Ocean Spray hotel.
Chess with Errol Tiwari Almost fifty years ago, the average age of a chess player was about 35 years.
For me, chess is life and every game is like a new life.
Kamsky v Topalov The FIDE Candidates’ qualifying match to determine a challenger for world champion Vishy Anand between Bulgaria’s Veselin Topalov and the USA’s Gata Kamsky is under way.
Ivanchuk v Leko A second rapid chess match between grandmasters Ivanchuk and Leko was held a few days ago in Mukachevo, Ukraine.
A tumultuous year It proved to be a tumultuous year for the game of chess.
Next year promises to be exciting for the children ‘Every decision we make builds our character and forms the basis of our future decisions’ – Garry Kasparov The hosting of a National Schools Chess Championship marks the fulfilment of a dream for the Guyana Chess Federation and Dr Frank Anthony.
The finals are today Today, we play the final round of the National Chess Championships.
Half-way point We have now passed the half-way mark of the National Championships and still a clear winner among the Seniors cannot be identified.
Van Wely v Shirov The 38th Chess Olympiad began last Wednesday in Dresden, Germany.
David de Caires was a lover of the ancient game Mr de Caires has died and we in the local chess fraternity are saddened at his passing.
National Championships begin on Saturday Fourteen games will be played in the National Chess Championships which begin on Saturday at the Ocean Spray Hotel.