Tag Archives: Olympiad

Game of the Month: August 2014

Game of the Month: August 2014

Posted on 4th August 2014

The August 2014 Game of the Month from the BCM’s Games Editor, Andrew Martin, features an intriguing variation of the King’s Indian Defence. The game is from round two of the Olympiad from Tromso, Normay …

British Chess Championships, 2014

British Chess Championships, 2014

Posted on 19th July 2014

Organised by the English Chess Federation, the 101st Championship is currently running from 19th July to 2nd August, 2014, on the coast of West Wales, at Aberystwyth University. The congress entry form thanked the Ceredigion …

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Posted on 14th August 2013

He was once a Columbia University Psychology Professor who became a USCF Senior Master. In the US Open, Milwaukee, 1952, Donald Byrne won the tournament with 10.5/13. Second was Max Pavey on 10. Tied for …

News from Abroad Special. Global coverage, 2012 retrospective.

News from Abroad Special. Global coverage, 2012 retrospective.

Posted on 15th January 2013

Austria. Vienna, 13th-19th August, 1st= M Ragger (AUT), T Banusz and C Horvath (both HUN) all 6/7. 170 played. Brazil. Marina, 8th-12th August, 1st JF Cubas (PAR) 8.5/9 … 251 players. Brazil/Spain, 24th October-13th November, …

2012 Olympiad (9). Four tie in the lead

2012 Olympiad (9). Four tie in the lead

Posted on 6th September 2012

The lead is now being shared at the Chess Olympics in Turkey. In the Open section, the mighty Russia lost to the States. Leading scores with two rounds to go- China, Russia, Armenia and USA …