Tagged with FIDE

Garry Kasparov: “Making the difference” – exclusive interview


    Excerpt from the interview with Garry Kasparov: “So I think that today, in 2013, I have a lot of experience, I learned from the past mistakes, as a good Botvinnik disciple, I used to analyze games and I believe I know what was done wrong in the past. I think people are sick … Continue reading

2013 North American Youth Chess Championships


I wanted to pass this along to anyone that might be interested in attending this chess tournament. Dear Steven, The exciting 2013 North American Youth Chess Championships are being held in Toronto, Canada from August 15-16, 2013, in all age categories, through the Canadian Chess Federation (CFC) and the World Chess Federation (FIDE). On behalf … Continue reading

New Year, New Rating List


The FIDE ratings list is out for January. No surprise that Magnus Carlsen reclaimed the #1 spot with a rating of 2814 after his performance at the London Classic. Viswanathan “Vishy” Anand, who had taken over the #1 spot for December fell to #2 despite having a career high of 2810. Veselin Topalov, world champion … Continue reading