Candidates matches begin May 5 in Kazan at 7am EDT. Kramnik-Radjabov, Kamsky-Topalov, Grischuk-Aronian, Mamedyarov-Gelfand.
April 2011 Archives
Armenia makes chess a compulsory school subject. Studies on the impact of chess on school performance, general education chitchat.
Play begins Friday at 2pm local, 3pm EDT. Nakamura not playing. Kamsky, Onischuk, Shulman, and Seirawan (!).
Amusing restaurant name at JFK airport en route to Florida with Kasparov.
Still a blitz game against Kasparov left for this Thursday, April 7, in Naples, Florida.
Spanish paper reports that Linares 2011 officially not going to happen. Organizers are hoping for 2012 in the second half of March.
Author and former Chess Life editor Larry Parr has passed away in Malaysia.
Polgar, Wojtaszek, and Potkin lead on 8/10 heading into today's final round. Potkin-Polgar is the big match-up but 10 players chase with 7.5.