Sunday, April 26, 2015

Magnus Carlsen wins Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2015

Official page Botswana: Chess Federation Changes Championships Team Botswana: Chess Federation Changes Championships Team

5 year old Kentucky chess champion


Freeware-Schach Chess GUI and engine. New version 3.43

Schach GUI Notably points:
 Free of charge
Simple use
Opening database
Protocol Setting the level of difficulty
Cancel moves
Exchange chessmen
Setting chessmen (chess puzzle)
Save and load of games in PGN
Provide FEN (Forsyth-Edwards Notation)
UCI: Automaticly play against another chess program (example: Stockfish)
Languages: English, German and French
Small and portabel (starting up from a USB-Stick)
No installation is necessary (copy one executable file to a folder you like)
No adware, no spyware, no commercial
Doesn't call home

Changes 3.43

Estimate: Rework final Pawn moves in middle / final game improved 
Some estimate parameter modified 

Error: Check after castling not recognized FEN-Code: "r3k2r/ppp1pp1p/2n3p1/8/4N1b1/8/PPPKBPPP/R6R b -q - 0 1" 

Schach download

Friday, April 24, 2015

Interesting game: Monika Socko - Elina Danielian

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

GM Etienne Bacrot win 5th International F. Dziedzic Chess Memorial Polish Rapid Chess Championship

All results     Official page

Vugar Gashimov Memorial 2015, after round 3

Official page

Interesting game Dragun, Kamil - Vallejo Pons, Francisco "1-0". Bangkok Open 2015

Bangkok (source: wikimedia)

Nigel Short wins 2015 Bangkok Open

Official page       Games download

GM Dragan Solak wins 17 Dubai Open 2015

Official Page       games download

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Mariya Muzychuk (Ukraine) - 15th Women's World Chess Champion

Mariya Muzychuk (source: wikimedia)
Games download

Final match
                           G1 G2 G3 G4 Pts 
Pogonina, Natalia RUS 2456 ½ 0 ½ ½ 1.5
Muzychuk, Mariya UKR 2526  ½ 1 ½ ½ 2.5

Anand has a planet


Ian Nepomniachtchi wins Aeroflot 2015 - Open A

Games download   All standing      Official page

2015 USA woman Championship after round 4. Nemcowa!

Official page

Saturday, April 4, 2015

GM Ivanisevic wins Karpos Open (MKD), 27.03 - 03.04.2015

Official page

Chess and death!

Dumont, New Jersey  (source)

2015 USA woman Championship after round 3. Nemcowa and Goletiani leaders

Official page

USA Championship 2015 after round 3. Nakamura and Robson leaders

Official page

Scid vs PC - chess database application. New version 4.14

SCID - "Shane's Chess Information Database" is a huge chess toolkit with extensive database, analysis and chess-playing features.

Scid vs. PC is a usability and bug-fix fork of Scid. It has extensive interface fixes and improvements, and is fully compatible with Scid's .si4 databases. It's new features include a totally rewitten Gamelist, a Computer Tournament, and FICS, Tree and Book improvements.

Scid vs PC 4.14 download

Robert Fischer vs Stockfish- game 1

Analysis depth 27

Game Fischer, Robert - Garcia, Raimundo download