Sergey Karjakin

Vugar Gashimov chess memorial opens in Shamkir

Vugar Gashimov chess memorial opens in Shamkir

The Vugar Gashimov Memorial opened today in Azerbaijan. It will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir. Among the participants are the 14th World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, a recent contender for the title …

 Karjakin beats Carlsen and leads World Chionship

Karjakin beats Carlsen and leads World Championship

In round eight of the 2016 world championship, Russian Sergey Karjakin had multiple chances to ignite the match against Norwegian Magnus Carlsen. It was a tale of three one-square moves: the first played, the …

Vugar Gashimov chess memorial opens in Shamkir

Vugar Gashimov chess memorial opens in Shamkir

The Vugar Gashimov Memorial opened today in Azerbaijan. It will be held at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir. The memorial will be held in Shamkir for the third time, it is dedicated to the memory of famous …

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Chess has a great future in the Caucasus

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov: Chess has a great future in the Caucasus

Yesterday, the President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE), Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, held a press conference at TASS, which was dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the FIDE leadership. On the sidelines of the press …

Peter Svidler: Baku is a very comfortable city

Peter Svidler: Baku is a very comfortable city

The World Chess Cup in Baku is is coming to an end. The second finalist of the tournament become known today after the match between Russian Sergey Karjakin and Ukrainian Pavel …

Gennady Sosonko: Baku will be the starting point for the next Chess Olympiads

Gennady Sosonko: Baku will be the starting point for the next Chess Olympiads

The Chess World Cup, taking place in Baku now, is approaching its final stage. All the quarterfinals of the tournament are already known. The World Cup has become one of the significant events of the ...