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The Candidates Tournament 2014 takes place in Khanty-Mansiysk (Russia) 12th-30th March.
Pairings and Results of the Chess Candidates Tournament 2014
Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Viswanathan Anand, Sergey Karjakin, Peter Svidler, Dmitry Andreikin, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Veselin Topalov. Photos by Anastasiya Karlovich.
The European Individual Chess Championship 2014 takes place in Yerevan (Armenia) 3rd-14th March. The games - 12:00 pm CET, 6:00 am EST, 18:00 Nsk. 1. Motylev 7/8.
Etienne Bacrot, Pavel Eljanov, Dmitry Jakovenko, Anton Korobov, Vladimir Malakhov, Baadur Jobava, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Alexander Moiseenko, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Laurent Fressinet, Zoltan Almasi, David Navara, and Judit Polgar.
Site: http://www.eicc2014.am/, http://chess-results.com/tnr123081
17 Astonishing Chess Games with 5 and 6 Queens on the Board. By Boris Schipkov, 27.01.2014
World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen
The Truth About the Decisive Game Between Deep Blue and Garry Kasparov, New York 1997, Game 6. By Boris Schipkov, 20.10.2013
New ideas in various chess openings.
A Nice Bishop Sacrifice: The Chess Game Sergey Volkov vs Bartosz Socko, Rilton Cup, Stockholm 2014. Notes by Boris Schipkov, 9.03.2014
The Crushing Defeat in the Opening: the Chess Game Kevin Spraggett vs Nigel Short, Gibraltar Masters 2014. Notes by Boris Schipkov, 26.02.2014
Dominguez Perez, Leinier (2754) - Aronian, Levon (2812) [C84], Tata Steel Masters, Wijk aan Zee (10) 2014. Notes by Boris Schipkov, 17.02.2014
The exciting chess game Nakamura, Hikaru (2789) - Carlsen, Magnus (2872) [E20], Zurich Chess Challenge Classical, Zurich (3) 2014. Notes by Boris Schipkov, 5.02.2014
Magnus Carlsen Beat Vishy Anand with a Queen Sacrifice! The chess game Carlsen, Magnus (2872) - Anand, Viswanathan (2773) [A06], Chess Challenge Blitz, Zurich 2014. Notes by Boris Schipkov, 30.01.2014
Five Queens on the Board: the chess game Arnaudov, Petar G (2442) - Moser, Eva (2436) [A80], Max Gutmann Memorial, Augsburg (5) 2013. Notes by Boris Schipkov, 10.01.2014
Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime (2719) - Kramnik, Vladimir (2784) [C45], World Cup 2013, Tromso (6.3) 2013. Notes by Boris Schipkov, 6.01.2014
Theoreticians know all. The Slav Classic, the pressure on the centre, two weaknesses and a fighting spirit (by Boris Schipkov, 21.02.2012)
How To Play Against A Novelty (by Boris Schipkov, 17.11.2005)
Enlightenment (My precious)
A Marvellous Combination Of The XX Century (by Boris Schipkov, 21.05.2005)
Time trouble?! Zeitnot!
Paehtz, Thomas Sr (2450) - Schipkov, Boris [D36], Miskolc open 1989 (Notes by Boris Schipkov, 21.12.2003)
A real sacrifice
Peric, Slavisa (2345) - Schipkov, Boris (2355) [D17], Kecskemet 1992. Notes by Boris Schipkov, 10.02.2013
The review of chess events for 2013 (WCC match Anand-Carlsen, Candidates, World Cup)
The review of chess events for 2012 (40th Chess Olympiad, WCC match Anand-Gelfand)
The review of chess events for 2011 (Candidates Matches, World Cup)
The review of chess events for 2010 (39th Chess Olympiad, WCC match Anand-Topalov)
The review of chess events for 2009 (World Cup)
2013: I see Google develops Google Glass. It is interesting that I described in 2008 in my unpublished science fiction novel "Svetly put'" (that was used without my permission and partly stole by infamous writer V. Pelevin, the publishing house Eksmo and others) the powerful computer glasses. The competitors of the Google - Microsoft, Apple, Sony, Baidu (Baidu Eye), Olympus, Valve, Samsung and LG - also develops various wearable computers with a head-mounted displays. If a corporation donates me some money, then I could give the pages of my novel where I wrote about the computer glasses and what people did with it, and with augmented reality. Or I could sell the pages. Probably they could be useful for development, elaboration, advertising and promotion of such computer glasses.
Peter I, Napoleon I, Ivan IV the Terrible, Tamerlan, Frederick II, Philip II, Henry I did not play golf, tennis, football or hockey. They played chess, enjoying their rest time, developing the abilities and joining the world culture.
The Game of Kings. Chaining the times (by Boris Schipkov, 5.05.2003)
Nabokov's Luzhin and his prototypes. Disclosing the mystery
Two games of Francois-Andre Danican Philidor. By Boris Schipkov, 17.11.2012
Paul Morphy and Gioacchino Rossini (2000)
Mona Lisa Chess Superstar and the game of Marcel Duchamp. By Boris Schipkov. 5.03.2012
New pictures 24.02.2012
The epic trilogy - Dutch Defence by Boris Schipkov (CD-ROMs, ChessBase)
Critics's Voices on the Dutch Defence trilogy by Boris Schipkov
A new record: Magnus Carlsen has the highest Elo rating in the world of all time, 2881 in March 2014 FIDE Rating List
FIDE Rating, March 2014, Top 102
Germany leads in the number of rated chess players
Secrets of the January 2014 FIDE Rating List (by Boris Schipkov, 9.01.2014)
A new record: Magnus Carlsen has the highest Elo rating in the world of all time, 2872 in February 2013 FIDE Rating List
FIDE Rating, February 2013, Top 100
Germany leads in the number of players with ratings. The greatest increase in the number of players was in India.
Secrets of the January 2013 FIDE Rating List (by Boris Schipkov, 7.01.2013)
Germany leads in the number of players with rating. The greatest increase in the number of players was in Spain.
Secrets of the January 2012 FIDE Rating List (by Boris Schipkov, 7.01.2012)
Secrets of the January 2008 FIDE Rating List (by Boris Schipkov, 11.02.2008)
Secrets of the July 2007 FIDE Rating List (by Boris Schipkov, 12.08.2007)
Secrets of the January 2007 FIDE Rating List (by Boris Schipkov, 11.02.2007)
There are more than 1000 chess grandmasters in the World.
Secrets of the July 2006 FIDE Rating List (by Boris Schipkov, 15.08.2006)
We will fly to Mars in XXI century. We must fly.
Cosmos and Stars (by Boris Schipkov, 12.04.2006)
Space (Soyuz-9) - Earth (Control Center) [D20], Radio Match 1970 (by Boris Schipkov, 15.04.2006)
The chess newspaper "64" for September, 1938. Photos by Boris Schipkov. 26.12.2013
The chess magazine "L'Italia Scacchistica" for September, 1933. Photos by Boris Schipkov. 3.02.2012
The review 5 numbers of the newspaper "64" for December, 1937 (28.01.2004)
Philidor is my friend, Alekhine is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.
Boris Ruslanovich Schipkov
Anti-Turing (by Boris Schipkov, 25.01.2005, in Russian)
Novosibirsk. Siberia. Timelapse & Hyperlapse. By Vadim Makhorov and Andrey Melnikov
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