News about Vladimir Kramnik

  • Nepomniachtchi and Giri Lead Tal Memorial 2016 after Round 3
    Ian Nepomniachtchi and Anish Giri win anew in Round 3 of Tal Memorial 2016, this time against Vladimir Kramnik and Evgeny Tomashevsky, respectively. Ranking after Round 3 follows: Replay all games: 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS) Advertisements

  • Tal Memorial 2016 Ranking After Round 2
    In Round 1, we saw Ian Nepomniachtchi winning against Evgeny Tomashevsky, while in Round 2, Viswanathan Anand won against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Anish Giri toppled Boris Gelfand. Thus, ranking after Round 2 follows:

  • Tal Memorial 2016
    Another strong tournament is happening beginning this weekend. It is still strong, with an average rating of 2760, despite the absence of the World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, and the Americans (you know who). See line up in the press release below:

  • Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad Board Prizes Winners
    At the conclusion of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad, here are the Board Prizes winners for the Open Section. Board Prizes are awarded to top players in each board in terms of rating performance, not winning percentage nor game points. Replay all the games of Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad (Open). 42nd Chess Olympiad Board Prizes Winners … Continue reading “Baku 2016 Chess Olympiad Board Prizes Winners”

  • Video: Kramnik vs. Ivanchuk, Russia vs. Ukraine — 2012 Chess Olympiad
    Have you ever seen Vasily Ivanchuk so nervous as in this game against Vladimir Kramnik in 40th Chess Olympiad, in Istanbul in 2012? Because some things have to be watched again and again. | Kramnik v Ivanchuk, 40th Chess Olympiad, September 5, 2012 — Olimpiu G. Urcan (@OlimpiuUrcan) May 4, 2016

  • FIDE Ratings Update — September 2016
    It’s the beginning of the month, and thus a new ratings update. A lot of rearrangements happen in the Top 20, but the composition is basically still the same. Fabiano Caruana gained 1 ELO rating point to catch up with Vladimir Kramnik at 2808. Wesley So gained 11 ELO rating points (2782) from his stellar … Continue reading “FIDE Ratings Update — September 2016”

  • Michael Adams Named Wildcard in London Chess Classic 2016
    Thus, Magnus Carlsen is now out of contention for the Grand Chess Tour top prize.

  • Grand Chess Tour 2016 Standings (After Paris, Leuven, and St. Louis)
    Let’s find out who are the contenders for the No. 1 spot in the Grand Chess Tour 2016 race.

  • Sinquefield Cup 2016 Round 2 Results
    Indeed, it was action-packed Round 2!

  • FIDE Ratings Update — August 2016
    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave takes the 2nd spot, but can he maintain the momentum come Sinquefield Cup 2016?

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