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FIDE announced pairings of the Candidate Tournament 2014 web

Bronstein Memorial in Minsk gathered exceptionally strong squad of players. In the tournament took part about 80 grandmasters from different countries. It was a little surprise, as the prize fund is not extraordinary at all. Probably, for most players it’s just a good change to practice before the European Championships in Armenia. The top seaded player is Baadur Jobava from Georgia with Elo 2706. web

Recently has been started Bundesliga in Germany web
Grandmaster Isan Ortiz becam Champion Cuba in 2014 among men with result 8 out of 12
Today one of the oldest grandmasters Mark Taymanov celebrates his birthday. Congratulations!
Moscow Open 2014 – Masters web
Zurich Chess Challenge 2014 web
Gibraltar Chess Festival 2014 – Masters web

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Reviews of books Books

“My System” by Aron Nimzowitsch
“Zurich International Tournament” by David Bronstein
“The Road to the Top” by Paul Keres
“Chess Fundamentals” by Jose Raul Capablanca

Interviews Interviews

Yaroslav after winning Cappelle-la-Grande
Interview with GM Yuri Drozdovskij
Grandmaster Korobov after win on Czech Open
Interview with GM Anton Korobov after Aeroflot Open 2010