Tagged with Vladimir Kramnik

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

Chess Video for the Week of November 15, 2010


Here is this weeks video. It is a game played between Hikaru Nakamua and Vladimir Kramnik at the recently concluded Tal Memorial Chess Tournament. It is a Petroff (Petrov) Defense. Nakamura,H. (2741) – Kramnik, V (2791) [C42] Tal Memorial Chess Tournament 2010, 2010.11.05 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5 d6 4. Nf3 Nxe4 5. Nc3 Nxc3 6. … Continue reading