Sultan Khan – White Capablanca – Black Hastings, 1930-1931 In this famous game White outplays his equally famous opponent.
The following game was played in 1965 between Dragoljub Velimirovic and Lubomir Kavalek in Belgrade.
Karpov v Kasparov White: Anatoly Karpov Black: Garry Kasparov World Championship Match Moscow, 1985 Game 16 October 15, 1985 1.
Israel’s Boris Gelfand has won the Tal Memorial ahead of Carlsen, who placed second, and world champion Vishy Anand who finished almost at the bottom of the table.
Fischer v Spassky, Game 6; Queen’s Gambit Declined, Tartakower Variation. 1.c4 e6 2.Nf3 d5 3.d4 Nf6 4.Nc3 Be7 5.Bg5 0-0 6.e3 h6 7.Bh4 b6 8.cxd5 Nxd5 9.Bxe7 Qxe7 10.Nxd5 exd5 11.Rc1 Be6 12.Qa4 c5 13.Qa3 Rc8 14.Bb5 a6 15.dxc5 bxc5 16.0-0 Ra7 17.Be2 Nd7 18.Nd4 Qf8 19.Nxe6 fxe6 20.e4 d4 21.f4 Qe7 22.e5 Rb8 23.Bc4 Kh8 24.Qh3 Nf8 25.b3 a5 26.f5 exf5 27.Rxf5 Nh7 28.Rcf1 Qd8 29.Qg3 Re7 30.h4 Rbb7 31.e6 Rbc7 32.Qe5 Qe8 33.a4 Qd8 34.R1f2 Qe8 35.R2f3 Qd8 36.Bd3 Qe8 37.Qe4 Nf6 38.Rxf6!!
The eyes of the chess world are planted on Thessaloniki, Greece, where twelve of the planet’s finest chess players are competing in the fourth stage of the FIDE Grand Prix round robin tournament.
The FIDE Presidential Board has confirmed that Chennai, India, will serve as the venue for the World Chess Champion-ship match between defending champion Viswanathan Anand and the highest ranked player in the world, Magnus Carlsen, from November 6 to November 26, 2013.
It is not difficult to remember a time during the 1970s and 80s, when Maurice Broomes laid a genuine claim to ‘hero status’ in chess circles in Guyana.
The London 2013 Candidates chess tournament will be remembered not only for its high quality of play, but also for the extraordinary collective talents of its eight participants.
It is better to concentrate on a game of chess than play a “there it is shoot it” game.
Something innovative is happening in chess at the FIDE World Chess Can-didates’ Tour-nament in London.
Three weeks ago, I came upon a story published on the internet captioned ‘The name of the game is domination’ by Albert Silver.
In chess as in life, when people cannot figure out what you are doing, they are kept in a state of terror – waiting, uncertain, confused.
In the Tata Steel 2011 chess tournament which ends today, it is world champion Vishy Anand and US champion Hikaru Nakamura who lead the field with seven points each in Group A after ten rounds.
Mr Michael Pereira, a member of the Guyana Chess Federation since the 1970s, passed away at the beginning of the new year.
The year 2010 was a significant one for the Guyana Chess Federation. It was the most active year since the engines of chess activity were re-started three years ago.
The London Chess Classic was played from December 8-15, 2010 at the Olympic Conference Centre, Kensington, England.
The 2010 Women’s World Chess Championship is being held at Hatay, Turkey and ends today.
Today marks the second and final day of the National Schools Chess Championship, where schools from some of the regions are given the opportunity to oppose each other in the wonderful game called chess.
Our illustrious neighbour Brazil, held its National Chess Championship recently with grandmaster Giovanni Vescovi emerging as the sole winner and tying a national record that has stood for over fifty years.
The Neal & Massy /Seven Seas National Chess Championship ends today with the final two rounds being played at the Ocean Spray Hotel.
Following five rounds of the Neal and Massy/Seven Seas National Chess Championship, it is former national chess champion Kriskal Persaud
The 2010 Seven Seas National Chess Championship began yesterday at the Ocean Spray Hotel.
A seven round swiss system rapid chess tournament will be played today in New Amsterdam.
Two dozen chess players are fighting to gain a place in the National Championship.
Tutorial high school student Sham Khan leads the juniors in the DDL Topco Juices qualifying tournament for the national chess championships.
Guyana’s Taffin Khan set the tone for future Guyanese participation in chess within the region when he made an impressive showing at the UMADA Cup recently in Trinidad and Tobago.
The FIDE elections seem to be galloping towards a spectacular finish as we observe the two candidates for President, the incumbent Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Anatoly Karpov campaigning through the Caribbean and the world, to make an impact upon voter countries.
The Women’s Grand Prix, a series of elite tournaments organised by FIDE and Global Chess, is being held in various countries of the world.
“Chess is a versatile model for decision-making.” – Garry Kasparov, How Life Imitates Chess The Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) took a step closer towards the inevitable recognition of the ancient game in Guyana recently by staging, successfully, the FIDE-rated tournament which sought to include our players on the world stage.
Following two de-cades and a bit more of inactivity on the international circuit, chess seems to be finding its way back into the Caribbean limelight through Guyanese participation in two recent FIDE-ranked tournaments.
The disclosure that the President of FIDE, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, has initiated two new tournaments for the Caribbean, is good news for Guyana.
The DDL Topco Juices annual mid-year chess tournament is underway and the second round will be played this morning from 10am at the Kei-Shar’s Sports Club.
The Kei-Shar’s FIDE Qualifying Tournament was a keenly contested event that brought out most of Guyana’s exemplary chess players.
The Kei-Shar’s FIDE qualifying chess tournament concludes today with Wendell Meusa in the lead with 4½ points from the five games which have been completed so far.
World chess champion Viswanathan Anand struck back brilliantly against Bulgaria’s Veselin Topalov to take the lead in their world championship match, following an unsatisfactory performance in game one.
The annual Kei-Shar’s chess tournament begins today at the Kei-Shar’s Sports Club at Hadfield and Camp Streets.
The Guyana Chess Federation is preparing to host a FIDE- titled chess tournament which will enable its players to receive world chess ratings.
The 8th Intra-Regional Central Bank Games were played last weekend at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall and the National Stadium.