Leko beats Karpov in game three to take the lead.
August 2006 Archives
First two games of Miskolc Rapid match drawn.
Youth team wins NH Tournament with +6. Carlsen and Beliavsky lead.
Anatoly Karpov at the 2001 FIDE KO WCh.
Leko and Karpov, eight game rapid match Aug 30 - Sep 3.
Various tournament items.
Ilyumzhinov interview covers Kramnik-Topalov, Beijing Olympics, candidates matches
Kasparov and Karpov tie for first ahead of Polgar and Korchnoi
Veterans and juniors tied after three rounds of team tournament.
Origami chess set wins state fair prize.
Complete Mainz Chess Classic results and recap.
Recap of Mainz, UK Ch, Staunton, and the NH tournament that starts today.
Glu Mobile announces Kasparov Chess game for 2007.
Bacrot wins FiNet Chess960 open. Anand-Radjabov and Aronian-Svidler continue later.
Aronian goes up 2-0 on Svidler. Radjabov leads Anand.
Aug 22 Zurich exhibition with Kasparov, Polgar, Karpov, Korchnoi will be blitz, not rapid.
The first Chess960 matches are over, Anand-Radjabov starts today.
Shulman wins US Open. Americans in Pan-Ams. Peru youth movement.
12-player round robin in London with Adams, Timman, Sokolov
Anand vs Radjabov headlines Mainz Classic. Lots of shuffle chess, too.
UK Championship is underway. Hebden and Pert lead.
A cat. 15 international and a GM norm tournament in Montreal.
Chinese chess human-machine match. Kramnik-Fritz press conference.
On Aug 19 Karjakin and Carlsen lead junior team against veteran team with Beliavsky and Jussupow.
Some followup and organizer comments about the World Open cheating scandals.
Anand wins Spanish rapid and his weight in bottles of wine
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Former US Cadet champ finishes 64th.
Chess-ish movie "Entrusted" showing on Brit TV and elsewhere (?)
Kramnik beats leko and takes the title from Svidler on tiebreaks.
Leko and Svidler lead going into the final round.
Morozevich dominates Biel but not Carlsen.
I'm finally reinstalling the blog software tonight to solve the errors, also upgrading to Movable Type 3.3. I'm suspending commenting for a while so things don't disappear when I input the backup. After that I'll still be tweaking things and...
No, the tournament's not over, but the race for first is. By winning his seventh (!) game of the tournament the amazing Russian sealed his third Biel victory in three attempts. He lost twice to Carlsen but won every other...
Several people have sent in this link to a long Scientific American article about chess and cognition. It's by science writer Phil Ross, father of Laura Ross, one of the top female players in the US. There's not much new...
It's getting hard tell the difference between the rest days and the game days in Dortmund. For the second straight round all four games were drawn, three of them in fewer than 30 moves. Leko and Svidler still lead with...