Many top players participate. First round Thursday. Live games.
March 2010 Archives
No supertournament in Sofia this May, says Danailov.
7th World Champion Smyslov dies in Moscow. (March 24, 1921 - March 26, 2010)
Anand-Topalov website up. Some interview snippets with some trash-talking from, surprise, Topalov's side.
Carlsen and Ivanchuk share first place, Kramnik third.
43 chess books in two lots.
After 7 of 11 rounds, Ivanchuk a half-point ahead of Carlsen. Gelfand and Karjakin right behind.
Ian Nepomniachtchi wins clear first with a fantastic 9.5/11 score. Jobava and Timofeev also win in final round.
Family update; Brooklyn school chess club.
Nepomniachtchi is the only player on +6 after beating Jobava in the 9th round. Eight players a half-point back heading into Wednesday's final round.
Two lots of my old chess books up for auction. One of 24, the other of 19.
Carlsen, Kramnik, Aronian, Grischuk, Gelfand, Svidler, Gashimov, Ivanchuk, Karjakin, Ponomariov, Dominguez, Smeets in the annual blindfold and rapid event.
Efimenko and Jobava lead. Lots of game highlights.
Carlsen and Kasparov announce they won't be working together regularly this year, only informally.
Fischer's birthday with weird video and interview clip of him talking about life on other planets and god. And the Beatles.
Begins Saturday, live games at 9:30 eastern. Over 100 GMs, half of the top 100 in the world.
March list out. Carlsen still #1.