Kramnik: “Intellectual effort gives me enormous pleasure”

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Vladimir Kramnik has had a wildly uneven 2013, swinging from the highs of the Candidates Tournament and Dortmund to an abject last place at the Tal Memorial. The Alekhine Memorial was merely disappointing, and afterwards he gave a long interview to a popular Russian weekly magazine. The wide-ranging interview with Natalia Skurenok for Itogi is aimed […]

Iowa Open on August 24-25

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The Iowa Open is coming soon. IM Angelo Young and IM Michael Brooks have both committed to playing. FM Awonder Liang (Former U8 World Champion) has also signed up. There are several other highly rated players that are coming including last year Iowa O…