The 14th computer chess world championship is halfway through in Turin.
May 2006 Archives
Selected key games with replay page and PGN. Bulletin links and trivia.
Various links and items. A flashback to the 1998 impostor scandal.
Armenia trounces Cuba and extends their lead. Russia held by Czechs. USA beats Denmark 3-1.
Netherlands-Armenia and Ukraine-India are the star matchups.
Netherlands beats Russia, Armenia leads alone.
Russia-Netherlands on the top board. USA faces China.
Kramnik continues to look good, but Armenia hold Russia to 2-2. Most top matches drawn.
Russia-Armenia is the top attraction.
The all-GM teams are starting to collide now. Russia-China headlines.
Brief cuts from a Karpov birthday interview.
Kamsky and Kramnik in action today.
More Olympiad notes.
Heard in Turin that Seirawan has been delayed in Amsterdam by the theft of his laptop and passport. Other Olympiad notes.
USA beats Morocco; another 4-0 for Russia.
Olympiad coverage links, round 1 results.
Topalov and Kamsky share the lead heading into this final round.
Round one is today in Turin. Russia top seed. Rounds start at 1500 local, 1300 GMT, 9am EST
Topalov beats Kamsky to move into tie for first with him.
Topalov's win over Ponomariov results in more stupid cheating chatter.
Kamsky takes a full-point lead into his game against Anand, who is in second place.
"Kibitzer" used in the 1927 film "The Jazz Singer."
Topalov beats Anand with black. Kamsky draws and leads by a full point after the round.
Stay at the Topalov suite in Bulgaria.
The second half begins today with round six. Kamsky beats Ponomariov, Svidler beats Topalov.
Draw-filled Bosna tournament finishes with three leaders.
Kok campaign turns down proposal to abandon campaign.
MTel site announces potential Radjabov-Topalov world championship match for April 2007.
Topalov beats Kamsky, other games drawn. Kamsky and Anand lead at the half.
Poster for play with the board turned wrong, as usual.
Kamsky wins third straight by beating Svidler and leads with 3/4. Anand beats Ponomariov.
Kamsky beats Anand with black to take the lead. Other games drawn.
Anand beats Topalov with black to move to 2/2.
Supertournament with Topalov, Anand, Svidler, Ponomariov, Bacrot, Kamsky. Double round-robin.
Accusations of game throwing in Vietnam chess tournament.
Radjabov hooks up with UNICEF.
NAO beat Monaco for the French League title.
Carlsen included in this strong, if not elite, double all-play-all.
More info from on the 2006 Turin Olympiad. Lasker trivia.
Timman leading with a round to go.
The US Olympiad teams have been announced. Event starts in Turin, Italy, on May 20.
Match drawn, Carslen wins blitz tiebreaks.
FIDE says it has received no offers to sponsor the candidates matches.