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 […]
Hungarian Grandmaster Hoang Thanh Trang
drew her last round game against the former continental champion
Viktorija Cmilyte (Lithuania) to secure the first place in the
tournament and claim the title of 2013 European Women’s Chess Champion.
Interview with GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, winner of the 2013 Biel Grandmaster Tournament
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…