William Lombardy's exceptional performance
The GuardianWilliam Lombardy's exceptional performance in 1960 is often overlookedThe GuardianWilliam Lombardy, who has died aged 79, was a chess legend who in 1957 won the junior (under-20) world title with 11 out of 11, a 100% score which remains a record for this prestigious event whose later champions include Anatoly Karpov, Garry Kasparov ...
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 12:15 pm
City teen's chess feat - The Telegraph
The TelegraphCity teen's chess featThe TelegraphKoustav's favourite player is Anatoly Karpov, the Russian grandmaster and former world champion. "From the current lot, I like Magnus Carlsen, who practises three to four hours a day. I love studying openings of Karpov and Carlsen on my computer," said ...
Posted on 18 October 2017 | 1:21 pm
'Onzin. Rusland heeft de meest vrije pers
Vrij Nederland'Onzin. Rusland heeft de meest vrije pers ter wereld!' - In gesprek met ...Vrij NederlandSchaaklegende en Doema-lid Anatoly Karpov, de eeuwige rivaal van de rebel Kasparov, was even in Nederland. 'De hele wereld zou Poetin dankbaar moeten zijn. Zonder hem was er een wereldoorlog uitgebroken.' En de MH17? 'Het staat vast dat Rusland ...
Posted on 10 October 2017 | 11:59 pm
My car crash interview with Garry Kasparov -
Telegraph.co.ukMy car crash interview with Garry Kasparov - The TelegraphTelegraph.co.ukThere's only one way to describe my interview with retired chess great, and my personal hero, Garry Kasparov. It was a car crash. Quite literally. About an hour ...and more »
Posted on 9 October 2017 | 4:00 am
Future stars of big-time sports: Sona
Mediamax.amFuture stars of big-time sports: Sona AsatryanMediamax.amHobby: languages. First steps in chess: My father was a chess player too, he taught me and my brother to play. We lived in Moscow and studied chess at school too. World champion Anatoly Karpov had a club there and I joined it. I was so happy to play there!
Posted on 8 October 2017 | 5:33 am
Wesley So ends US Championship meltdown with
MANILA, Philippines - Just one more round and the worst tournament in Wesley So's career will be over. On Sunday morning, So showed the high technical skill that made him one of the world's best 10 players by defeating a former world championship challenger in the 10th ...
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 4:24 am
Kasparov: Vladimir Putin's Russia a
Chess champion Garry Kasparov outplayed nearly everyone in the world for 22 years. Today the Russian grandmaster is taking on his most formidable opponent, President Vladimir Putin.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 6:00 pm
Russian authorities cancel Polet Airline’s
Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, has canceled Polet Airline’s air operator’s certificate (AOC), following a suspension at the end of 2014 due to financial difficulties. read more
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 7:09 am
Minor planet between Mars and Jupiter named
Viswanathan now has his name among the stars, no literally, he does! A planet discovered in 1988 ...
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 3:41 am
World chess champion shares tricks for
Garry Kasparov and his long-time rival Anatoly Karpov — two of the greatest chess players of all-time — took their respective seats around the chess board. The 1990 World Chess Championship was about to begin. The two men would play 24 games to decide ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 5:16 am
August 2015 calendar cmd
5-7:30 p.m., Eric Stein Stage, Oakdale Park. Free. LINDSBORG: Introducing a new Wild Dala Horse. 11 a.m., Anatoly Karpov School of Chess, 106 S. Main. Public invited. LINDSBORG: King Midas & the Muflers band. 8 p.m., Swensson Park Bandshell. Free admission.
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:13 pm
New names top Russia’s championship as a
Its winners included the legends Mikhail Botvinnik, Boris Spassky, Mikhail Tal, Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov. It often lasted a month and up to 20 rounds and it was played before packed audiences in Moscow, Leningrad or Kiev. Combative, tactical games ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 8:37 am
Checkmate! 40 Questions with Hikaru Nakamura
I think I'm still on the way up. Was (former world champion) Anatoly Karpov past his peak when you beat him in 2009? Yeah absolutely. He's an example of the older generation. He was peaking in his late 30s, around 1990. One thing that I really respect ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 9:11 pm
Checkmate! Forty Questions with America’s
I think I’m still on the way up. Was (former world champion) Anatoly Karpov past his peak when you beat him in 2009? Yeah absolutely. He’s an example of the older generation. He was peaking in his late 30s, around 1990. One thing that I really respect ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 9:01 pm
Big chess rematch in Spain: Kasparov beats
Garry Kasparov soundly defeated Anatoly Karpov on Thursday in an exhibition chess match marking the 25th anniversary of their first title bout.
Posted on 22 September 2009 | 2:28 pm
Kasparov, Karpov set for chess clash in
Chess eminences Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov are dusting off their knights and pawns for an exhibition rematch marking the 25th anniversary of their first title bout — a grueling one that lasted five months and was eventually halted.
Posted on 21 September 2009 | 8:52 am