MAMEDYAROV JOINS MVL ON TOP, LI CHAO BEATS THE OUT OF FORM "PROFESSOR" During the weekend I played for my chess club Polet Buševec in a local team event. Luckily I am fortunately enough to have a teammate who is probably even more passionate about chess then I am. Whenever we are travelling as a…Read more
Sharjah Grand Prix 2017
Coverage of the Sharjah Grand Prix 2017.
Game analysis, round reports, news and opinions and more.
QUICK DRAWS, MISSED CHANCES AND RAPPORT LOSING AGAIN If you ever wondered whether I try my luck in sports betting, this post might give you a concrete answer. Because during the round one report I predicted more fighting chess and less draws during this Swiss event. It goes without saying that my prediction was way of the…Read more
THREE DECISIVE GAMES AS MVL LEADS THE PACK AFTER ROUND TWO The second round of the Sharjah Grand Prix 2017 once again resulted with three decisive games out of nine. Some of the better matematicians will point out that it is precisely one third of the decisive games, or, even more precisely, roughly 33.33333333... % Compared…Read more
NEW CYCLE, NEW FORMAT, OLD IDOLS Today, the new edition of the Fide Grand Prix has started with the first of the four legs, taking place in Sharjah. The third largest city in the United Arab Emirates. [caption id="attachment_1335" align="aligncenter" width="441"] A beautiful sight from the city of Sharjah[/caption] The main characteristics of the Grand…Read more