Kramnik shows who's the Vladdy, Adams misses a win After Wesley So's terrible blunder in round one, Vugar Gashimov memorial 2017 round 4 saw two more games that might be legitimate candidates for Chessentials' Featured Sundays. The main story of the day is surely the game between Vladimir Kramnik and Pentala Harikrishna. Few remember that…Read more
Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2017
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Shark survives and swindles the clash of the leaders, Adams' technique also shines The post about best chess quotes included a quote that is very appropriate for Vugar Gashimov memoriald 2017 round 3: " A good player is always lucky " Round 3 saw the clash of two players that scored two wins in the first two rounds.…Read more
Convincing win by Topalov, another endgame by Eljanov Recently, there has been a lot of speculation whether Veselin Topalov will soon stop to compete on the highest level. After suffering a couple of disasters throughout the tournaments, and his own admission that he doesn't work on chess as much as before, it seemed that such…Read more
The tragedy and inspiring story of Vugar Gashimov Three years after the tragic death of Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Vugar Gashimov, fourth annual edition of memorial that honors his name is taking place in Azerbaijani city of Shamkir. (Note: The first tournament was held in 2014, the very same year in which Vugar left us). For…Read more