43rd Dortmund Sparkassen Chess-Meeting
Jun 26-Jul 5
Caruana, Kramnik, So, Nepomniachtchi, Hou Yifan, Naiditsch, Nisipeanu, and Meier.
6th Hainan Danzhou Tournament
Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi, Wei Yi, Wang Yue, Ni Hua, Bu Xiangzhi, Lazaro Bruzon Batista, Krishnan Sasikiran, Lu Shanglei and Wang Chen. Discussion forum now open.
Topalov had a fine +5 -1 =3 performance beating out Carlsen, Caruana, Nakamura, Anand, Grischuk, Giri, Aronian, Vachier-Lagrave, Hammer.
Norway Chess (Blitz)
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won the event with 6.5/9.
10th Edmonton Chess Festival
Pentala Harikrishna beat out Ivanchuk, Wang Hao, Shankland, and Ganguly.
28th Leon Rapid
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Ruslan Ponomariov, Wei Yi and David Anton Guijarro compete in a rapid knockout. Wei Yi won, defeating Vachier-Lagrave 2.5 to 1.5 in the final.
So - Navara Match
Prague, Czech Republic
Wesley So beat the Czech chess champion David Navara 3-1.
Includes Elianov, Dominguez, Yu Yangyi, Andreikin, Nepomniatchi, Bruzon, et al.
French Team Championship
May 30-Jun 9
Top players include Wesley So, Anish Giri, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, David Navara, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Dmitry Jakovenko, Arkadij Naiditsch, Laurent Fressinet, Etienne Bacrot, et al.
FIDE Grand Prix Khanty-Mansiysk
Dmitry Jakovenko edged out Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana on tie-break after all finished with 6.5/11. Caruana and Nakamura qualify for the 2016 Candidates.
European Individual Women's Championship
Nana Dzagnidze, Bela Khotenashvili, Antoaneta Stefanova, Girya Olga, Hoang Thanh Trang, et al. Discussion forum now open.
Ding Liren, Wang Hao, Yangyi Yu, Wei Yi, Zhou Jianchao, Wen Yang, Zhao Jun, Lu Shanglei, Wang Chen, Liu Qingnan, Wan Yunguo, and Lin Chen.
Chinese Championship (Women)
Tan Zhongyi, Yang Shen, Qi Guo, Tingjie Lei, Ding Yixin, Zhang Xiaowen, Wang Jue, Shiqun Ni, Mo Zhai, Yiyi Xiao, Xueyi Li, and Ying Zhu.
EnterCard Scandinavian Masters
Players: Laurent Fressinet, Jon Ludvig Hammer, Nils Grandelius, Curt Hansen, Simen Agdestein and Aryan Tari.
Russian Team Rapid Championship
Leading players include Peter Svidler, Gata Kamsky, Nikita Vitiugov, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Vladimir Malakhov, et al. Discussion forum now open.
Russian Team Championship
Leading players include Grischuk, Kramnik, Aronian, Jakovenko, Wojtaszek, Vitiugov, Svidler, et al.
Russian Team Championship (Women)
Leading players include Alexandra Kosteniuk, Ekaterina Kovalevskaya, Natalia Pogonina, Lilit Mkrtchian, Olga Girya, Anastasia Bodnaruk, et al.
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- Dvoirys vs Khalifman, 1997 1-0
- Short vs V Malisauskas, 1994 1-0
- Nisipeanu vs Caruana, 2015 0-1
- Caruana vs Hou Yifan, 2015 1-0
- W So vs Kramnik, 2015 1-0
- Wei Yi vs L Bruzon Batista, 2015 1-0
- Kramnik vs Nisipeanu, 2015 1/2-1/2
- M Ortueta Esteban vs J Sanz, 1933 0-1
- Naiditsch vs G Meier, 2015 1/2-1/2
- Hou Yifan vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2015 1/2-1/2
The games of Mir Sultan Khan
Captain William Davies Evans
A game played in 1610, still being copied today
Alekhine vs Amateurs
Miles plays offbeat responses to 1.e4
Great Match-Ups: Topalov vs Anand
Great Match-Ups: Tal vs Petrosian
Ivkov plays the English
Adolf Anderssen plays the Evans Gambit
Adolf Anderssen miniatures
Grandmaster draws (10 moves and less)
Game Collection: Defensive Combinations
Game Collection: Fischer's 10 Greatest Games
"Uncompromising Chess" by Alexander Belyavsky
"Bobby Fischer Rediscovered" by Soltis
"I Play Against Pieces" by Gligoric
"Informator 35" edited by Alexander Matanovic
|Short vs V Malisauskas, 1994|
|Ivkov vs Keene, 1972|
|Hou Yifan vs I Nepomniachtchi, 2015|
|D Solak vs M Kobalia, 2001|
|M Staples vs D Kilgour, 1979|
|Wei Yi vs L Bruzon Batista, 2015|
|Kramnik vs Nisipeanu, 2015|
|Tarrasch vs A Fritz, 1889|
|Khalifman vs Leko, 2000|
|Moreau vs Pillsbury, 1903|
|M Sterling vs Pillsbury, 1900|
|C Helmer vs D H Fernandez, 2014|
|Kramnik vs Ljubojevic, 1997|
|W So vs Kramnik, 2015|
|Alekhine vs Euwe, 1935|
|Novotelnov vs Kholmov, 1950|
|Kholmov vs L Aronson, 1954|
|Naiditsch vs G Meier, 2015|
|Victor (Vytas) Palciauskas|
|Richard Anthony Cayford|
|Ni Hua vs Sasikiran, 2015|
|Dvoirys vs Khalifman, 1997|
|6th Hainan Danzhou (2015)|
|Anand vs M Gurevich, 1990|
|Nisipeanu vs Caruana, 2015|
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