Vincent Keymer crosses 2700

Vincent Keymer’s win in round 4 of the Polish Ekstraliga took him past the 2700-rating mark for the first time in his career, at age 17. Matthias Bluebaum also obtained a nice victory, as he defeated India’s number three Pentala Harikrishna. | Photo: B…

Chess Olympiad 2022 – Day 8

We’ve seen quite a lot of fantastic chess in the first seven rounds of the tournament. Round 8 also did not disappoint. After this Round, we are moving into the final stages, with only three rounds left. Strap in! Be sure to check out our prior coverage of the event: Introduction Day 1 Day 2 […]

The European Champion comments

One of the main topics of the new ChessBase Magazine #208 is the European Individual Championship 2022, which took place at the end of March/beginning of April in Terme Catez, Slovenia. Matthias Bluebaum achieved the greatest success of his career so f…