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Mark Zuckerberg playing chess with Magnus Carlsen

Yesterday Magnus Carlsen shared on his Facebook page a photo of him “teaching Mark Zuckerberg some chess”.

Facebook founder and world champion played a game of chess after the dinner for top executives in Silicon Valley. Manager Espen Agdestein and Apple Inc Chairman Arthur D. Levinson followed the match.

Magnus Carlsen Honorary Chairman of America’s Foundation for Chess

First Move Announces Initial One Million Dollar Commitment for Magnus Carlsen Critical Thinking Grants

Rochefort Chess Festival 2014

The 13th Rochefort Chess Festival is set to take place on 22th-28th February 2014 at the Congres Palais, in Rochefort, France.

Just days before the huge Cappelle-la-Grande Open, the Rochefort Open is an excellent occasion for the players to test their preparation and use the perfect training opportunity.

Over 100 players, of which more than 25 titled, have signed in advance. The organizers have invested big effort to propose an interesting tournament for all-level players.

Vladislav Artemiev wins Andranik Margaryan Memorial

The 16-years old Russian junior Vladislav Artemiev won the Andranik Margaryan Memorial that was held on 8-16th January in Armenia.

The round robin tournament, organized by the Chess Academy of Armenia, gathered ten young and promising players from China, Russia, Serbia, Iran, Denmark and Armenia.

Abhijeet Gupta wins Parsvnath International

Grandmaster and Commonwealth champion Abhijeet Gupta won the title after an easy draw with Eldar Gasanov of Ukraine in the 10th and final round of 12th Parsvnath Delhi International Grandmasters Chess Tournament that concluded here at Ludlow Castle Sports Complex.

On what turned out to be an easy victory, Gupta won six and drew four games to tally eight points which was a half more than nearest five competitors.

Tata Steel Challengers LIVE!

Tata Steel 2014 is back with exciting chess and a strong lineup. This year the tournament changes format, name, and playing locations. From 2014 the event will be known as Tata Steel Masters 2014. It will include 12 players, a round will be played in the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, another in the High Tech Campus Eindhoven, and the rest in Wijk Aan Zee.

Alexandre Danin clear first in Paul Keres Memorial Festival

Paul KeresThe Estonian Chess Federation organized the Paul Keres Memorial Festival 2014 on 10-16th January to celebrate the 98th birth anniversary of Grandmaster Paul Keres who was elected the Estonian Sportsman of the 20th century.

Levon Aronian grabs the lead in Tata Steel Masters

The Tata Steel Masters tournament continued after a rest day with a fourth round that was played in the Rijksmuseum (Dutch National Museum) in Amsterdam.

Parsvnath Delhi International – Round 9

Arjuna awardee Grandmaster Abhijeet Gupta moved closer to clinching the title with a quick draw with Grandmaster Alexander Evdokimov of Russia in the 9th and penultimate round of 12th Parsvnath Delhi International Grandmasters Chess Tournament now coming to a close here.

Saint Louis to host 2014 US Championships

The best chess players in the U.S. will gather in Saint Louis once again to fight for the title of U.S. Champion and U.S. Women’s Champion.

For the sixth consecutive year Saint Louis will host the top chess tournaments in the nation.

GM Gata Kamsky will defend his title at the 2014 U.S. Championship while recently anointed Grandmaster Irina Krush will look for her sixth title at the 2014 U.S. Women’s Championship.


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