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Player: Canada  dsuttles Subject: Chess News

2014-03-12 22:34:07
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57Canada  dsuttles2014-08-10 10:53:00
Interesting move in that Carlsen - Naiditsch game * 50

15 b4

r4rk1/p3bpp1/b1p1p2p/q2n4/1P2N3/P5P1/2Q1PPBP/R1B2RK1 w

58Canada  dsuttles2014-08-12 14:08:32
@TarjeiJS: “Oh. My. God. Can’t believe what I am hearing and seeing. Kindergarten.

- Tweet from the FIDE General Assembly, and presidential election, in Tromsø. Cameras and recording equipment were banned from the proceedings.

Garry Kasparov offered FIDE US$ 10 million tomorrow if he is elected today. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov followed in his speech by offering FIDE US$ 20 million plus US$ 100,000 for the Kasparov Chess Foundation.

Result: 110 votes for Ilyumzhinov, 61 for Kasparov. Ilyumzhinov is re-elected.

59Canada  dsuttles2014-08-12 14:26:02
Elsewhere in Tromsø, China and France took joint lead, knocking Azerbaijan off the top spot, while Russian women retained their lead.

Round 10 underway right now. Rest day tomorrow, final round on Thursday.

60Canada  dsuttles2014-08-16 13:51:29
Final Results


1 China Wang Yue, Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi, Ni Hua, Wei Yi 2699 19
2 Hungary Leko, Balogh, Almasi, Richard Rapport, Polgar 2703 17 372.0
3 India Negi, Sethuraman, Sasikiran, Adhiban, Lalith Babu 2631 17 371.5
4 Russia Kramnik, Grischuk, Svidler, Karjakin, Nepomniachtchi 2773 17 352.0

An understrength Chinese team took gold. 19th seeds India, less Viswanathan Anand, got their first medal in an Olyumpiad. Russia, fielding the strongest players, was denied a podium finish in a three-way tiebreaker for second place.


1 Russia Lagno, Gunina, Kosteniuk, Girya, Pogonina 2520 20
2 China Hou Yifan, Ju Wenjun, Zhao Xue, Tan Zhongyi, Guo Qi 2549 18 406.0
3 Ukraine A. Muzychuk, M. Muzychuk, Ushenina, Zhukova, Gaponenko 2510 18 383.0
4 Georgia Dzagnidze, Khotenashvili, Javakhishvili, Melia, Batsiashvili 2499 17 390.0

Favourites Russia took gold for the third consecutive time. The Russian Chess Federation has filed a USD 200,000 lawsuit against Chess Olympiad Tromsø for costs incurred in Russia\'s appeal against disqualification for late registration.

61Russian  kai20112014-08-16 14:23:41
I\'m lucky that so pretty girls(Russian Team) aren\'t stupid blondes

62Russian  kai20112014-08-16 14:30:37
@ Dsuttles
You PERSONALLY believed the money?
Oh! Something was banned!? I hope Your brains are not hurt???

63Canada  dsuttles2014-08-16 15:36:12
Kasparov promised USD 10 million to FIDE the next day if he was elected. Woland immediately promised 20 million, but I am assuming he didn\'t say when and cleverly doesn\'t need to make good on his promise. Or he was laughing so much, we are supposed to know he was joking.

The Burundi women were banned after failing to show for rounds 7 and 8. They are unaccounted for. Tragically a Seychelles player suffered a fatal heart attack during play on the last day. Panic broke out when someone produced a fibrilllator, which resembled a weapon. An Uzbek player died the same day in his hotel.

64Russian  kai20112014-08-16 15:53:28
\"Kasparov promised USD 10 million to FIDE the next day if he was elected. Woland immediately promised 20 million, but I am assuming he didn\\\'t say when and cleverly doesn\\\'t need to make good on his promise. Or he was laughing so much, we are supposed to know he was joking.\"
You were there? Are You Garri\'s executor?
Bulgakov told You something about?

65Canada  dsuttles2014-08-16 20:31:23
The winner, immediately before ...

- \'Rex Sinquefield will provide U.S. $10 million tomorrow? I will pay 20 million today!\' -

and immediately after the vote ...

- \'I can find an investment of U.S. $19.5 million for the Chess in Schools project. That\'s why announced this figure of 20 million. We can invest this. We have already several million dollars for this project. This project is existing.”

[ “Is this old money or new money?”
- a reporter. ]

“I will check with my financial directors, my friends.”

66United  JPB2014-08-29 20:56:36
Whatever happened to the time when chess players still had the capacity to think critically? Does anyone play to get better anymore, or is it just about swiping pieces and sticking it out with your advantage to the weary end? I see more players, even on this website, hoping and paying that you make a blunder or your internet connection is unreliable and boost you than I see real playing, and players with the ability to devise and carry out strategies, regardless of material advantages. Is it just me, or has this website become a huge race for rating? I see so few players anymore with ambition to improve and have fun at the game, and an increasing amount of those who play to inflate their rating, which should be a reflecting of personal improvement, not some number beyond your skill level that sits on display for all to see but you are afraid to play in fear of someone with a much lower rating getting in a win and mucking your hard-earned trophy...

67Canada  dsuttles2014-09-03 16:33:57
Chess history in the making!

Fabiano Caruana continues his perfect run of wins into the second half of the second Sinquefield Cup, the strongest chess tournament ever.

1. Caruana, Fabiano 6
2. Carlsen, Magnus 3
3. Topalov, Veselin 2½
4. Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 2½
5. Nakamura, Hikaru 2
6. Aronian, Levon 2

The Italian has now equalled Karpov\'s 1994 Linares record for starting win streak in a modern super-tournament, and overtaken Aronian to take second place in the world rankings.

68Canada  dsuttles2014-09-07 13:34:42
1 Caruana, Fabiano 8½ 2801

2 Carlsen, Magnus 5½ 2877
3 Topalov, Veselin 5 2772
4 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 4 2768
5 Aronian, Levon 4 2805
6 Nakamura, Hikaru 3 2787

Caruana drew the last three games, but the first of those, against Carlsen, was enough to take gold.

\"Even if he doesn\'t show up for the last two rounds, it is one of the great results of our time.\"

- Carlsen

The elo gap is closing, too.

69Canada  dsuttles2014-09-08 13:50:03
Hi Jalaledin, you could click on \'Chesshere Players\', top left under the rolling news.

70India  Pinku_raj2015-05-04 01:17:14
how can i take to oder the game. how can i calect the meiddle game composition ?tell me

71Canada  dsuttles2015-07-15 17:39:58
breaking news

72United  neverherebeforeChessHere Gold Member2017-08-22 15:14:07
Kasparov scored 16 of 36 points in St.Lois last week

73Canada  dsuttles2017-08-23 22:48:52
Comical blunder against David Navara. But it must take courage to return to the game after being number 1 so long ago and for so long.

74United  neverherebeforeChessHere Gold Member2017-08-24 11:28:23

75Canada  HenriDeToi2017-08-24 15:48:39
Too bead he did not beat Putin

76Canada  dsuttles2017-08-27 14:06:47
or ilyumzhinov?

77United  neverherebeforeChessHere Gold Member2017-09-07 08:58:30
Is everyone following the World Cup

78Canada  dsuttles2017-09-07 09:20:57

79Canada  dsuttles2017-09-07 09:21:22

80United  neverherebeforeChessHere Gold Member2017-09-08 11:09:25

81Canada  dsuttles2017-09-09 15:53:28
Do you do commentaries?

82Canada  dsuttles2017-09-10 11:00:51
Round 3 Anton Kovalyov withdraws, organiser allegedly saying the Canadian resembles a 'gypsy'.

83United  neverherebeforeChessHere Gold Member2017-09-10 11:37:21
What is chesshere's dress code?

84Canada  dsuttles2017-09-10 13:12:53
I'm wearing shorts, as it happens.

85Canada  HenriDeToi2017-09-10 20:46:45
Me, a gypsy

86Canada  dsuttles2017-09-13 12:24:20
imagine it's you on the right


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