Moro wins Russian Ch with 8/11. Anand and Kramnik top Jan 08 rating list. Yet another article on "brain drugs."
December 2007 Archives
Morozevich leads by a half point going into the final round. Grischuk and Tomashevksy trail.
The trouble with time is that it only goes forward. The second you needed to read that first sentence is gone forever. You cannot have it back. There go a few more. Tragedy and joy pass with equal swiftness. No...
A call for your fantasy Christmas list and thoughts on 2007 and 2008 in chess.
Ivanchuk beats Harikrishna in the final match of the 2007 Carlos Torre Memorial in Mexico.
Anand says he'd love to play Garry Kasparov again if he had a chance.
12 games, Oct 11-Oct 28 in Bonn, Germany. No draw odds for Anand.
Russian championship superfinal, round 1 on Dec 18. Players: Alekseev, Amonatov, Vitjugov, Grischuk, Dreev, Inarkiev, Morozevich, Rychagov, Svidler, Timofeev, Tomashevsky, Jakovenko.
Kamsky-Shirov game four draw. Kamsky wins final 2.5-1.5 to take the title.
Fischer book "My 61 Memorable Games" appears on Ebay Canada. Fact or fiction?
Kamsky wins game two against Shirov in the World Cup final match. Two more games to play.
Kasparov "How Life Imitates Chess" book signing in NYC on Tuesday, December 18 at 10am. Borders Bookstore, 100 Broadway.
Shirov joins Kamsky in the final four-game match, beginning Thursday, Dec. 13.
Semifinals: Kamsky-Carlsen and Shirov-Karjakin.
Round 5 pairings: Kamsky-Ponomariov, Karjakin-Alekseev, Jakovenko-Shirov, Carlsen-Cheparinov.
Kamsky eliminates Svidler to move into quarterfinals of World Cup 07. Jakovenko takes out Aronian.
Ivanchuk eliminated by Nisipeanu. Round 4 begins Monday.