giovedì 25 ottobre 2012

Recent Entries by Lubomir Kavalek

Blog Entries by Lubomir Kavalek - from The Huffington Post

Armenia Wins Chess Olympic Gold in Turkey

(1) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 2:37 PM
On Sunday, Armenia won the gold medal at the 40th Chess Olympiad in Istanbul. It is their third Olympic gold overall. They also finished first at the World Team Championship last year in Ningbo, China.
Upon arrival in Yerevan on Monday, the jubilant Armenian...
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Magnus Carlsen Storms New York's Chess Scene

(3) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 7:05 PM
They could barely reach the other side of the chessboard, but playing against the world's top-rated grandmaster Magnus Carlsen was a thrilling experience for many New York kids.
Carlsen visited New York during the last two weeks in August. He played chess against...
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Chess: Heavy Lifting

(6) Comments | Posted August 24, 2012 | 10:05 AM
Plagiarism was in the news lately and chess has its own champions. They use other people's material without attribution and present it as their own. To put it less elegantly, the offenders blatantly, unscrupulously and dishonestly steal work from other authors. They behave like pirates: rampaging, pillaging and...
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Chess Legend Svetozar Gligoric Dies

(1) Comments | Posted August 15, 2012 | 11:19 AM
Svetozar Gligoric, the legendary Serbian grandmaster, died in Belgrade on August 14 at the age of 89. He was one of the world's leading chess players of the 20th century, a fearless competitor and a true gentleman. His chess career spanned 70 years.
He won 12 championships of Yugoslavia...
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Chess Winners Win Slowly

(3) Comments | Posted August 10, 2012 | 11:28 AM
Chess is a slow game. Chess players don't move like the Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. They advance to the finish line with a steady, deliberate pace. Chess events take days, weeks and sometimes months to finish. What the best chess players have in common with Bolt is the enormous will...
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Magnus Carlsen Wins Strong Chess Tourney in Moscow

(5) Comments | Posted June 18, 2012 | 4:41 PM
Top-rated Magnus Carlsen won the 7th Tal Memorial in Moscow, one of the strongest chess tournaments of the year. The Norwegian grandmaster was the only undefeated player in a field of 10 world-class players.
He didn't play for more than four months and it...
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Viswanathan Anand Retains World Chess Title

(13) Comments | Posted May 30, 2012 | 3:07 PM
"I am relieved," Vishy Anand said shortly after his victory against the challenger, Boris Gelfand of Israel, in the World Chess Championship. "The match was so even."
Played at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow during the last...
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U.S. Chess Champ Hikaru Nakamura: I'll Have Another

(1) Comments | Posted May 21, 2012 | 2:49 PM
They fought gallantly and when it was over on Saturday afternoon, the horse, I'll Have Another, and the chessplayer, Hikaru Nakamura, 24, were declared winners almost at the same time. The comparison between the Preakness Stakes horse race held in Baltimore, Maryland, and the 2012 U.S. Chess Championship in Saint...

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