Nakamura wins the mighty Corsica Masters rapid tournament, beating Kasimjanov in the final.
October 2007 Archives
Several chess mentions in 1946 David Niven movie, including appearance and discussion of Alekhine book.
Ivanchuk beats Leko in blitz playoff after their rapid match in Ukraine finished 2-2.
Bosnia-Herzegovina forfeits to Ukraine at Euro Team Ch. Favorites roll in first round.
Nakamura wins Casino de Barcelona tournament with 7/9, a full point ahead of Dominguez.
Euro Team Ch starts on 28th. Many elite players in action.
Nakamura increases lead to 1.5 points with three points to go.
In New Orleans for Kasparov speaking engagement. Book selling well. Current chess event round-up.
Kasparov on Bill Maher Show on HBO tonight with repeats during the week.
Adly wins World Junior; Mamedyarov leads in Essent; blindfold event with Topalov, Carlsen, et al in Bilbao.
Garry Kasparov appears on The Colbert Report.
Notes from Kasparov book signing in Boston to sold-out hall.
Kasparov's recommended books; Anand overwhelmed on arrival in India; Lautier retires for Russian business.
I'm headed on the book tour with Kasparov to Boston (15th) and DC (16th).
Mamedyarov and Ponomariov start out the Crown Group with wins.
Grigoryan, Russia's Popov, and top seed Wang Hao lead World Junior Ch in Armenia with three rounds to play. Cute finish in game by former leader Adly of Egypt.
Kasparov appearances in NYC; Linex Magic wins Euro Club Cup; Tal Memorial field completed; Essent Crown Group begins on Oct 14 with Mamedyarov, Ponomariov, van Wely, and Andriasian.
Field for Corus 2008 announced. Begins January 11 with usual format -- 14-player round-robin. Most of the top ten plays.
A majority of the world's top players battle in the Euro Club Cup in Turkey. Three teams tied for first after five of seven rounds.
Lawsuit from a former USCF board member about allegations of defamatory Usenet postings.
Kasparov signings and media appearances in East Coast, USA Oct 15-19
Various interview clips and coverage links to Vishy Anand's world championship win.
FIDE planning another world blitz championship. Defending champ Grischuk told he'll have to qualify.
FIDE president a no-show in Mexico. Anand leads new rating list with Ivanchuk second.