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Anand-Gelfand 2012: Blogs for Game 12

May 27, 2012

As the world awaits game 12 of the 2012 World Chess Championship Match between Viswanathan Anand and Boris Gelfand, I thought I might mention the best chess blogs that are providing coverage of the event. Below is a list of 12 Blogs I have been visiting to read more about the Anand-Gelfand match:

Alexandra Kosteniuk’s blog on Chess news.

The former Women’s World Chess Champion has been providing fun insights into the match between Anand and Gelfand.

 

Chess Magazine Black and White.

This is a blog site for India’s first chess news magazine.

 

Chess in Translation

Interviews with Russian grand masters on the Anand-Gelfand match are translated into English and posted here. Sergey Shipov’s commentary is quite good.

 

Chessdom

An extensive blog with everything you need to know about the 2012 World Chess Championship match. This site includes a live broadcast of every game.

 

World Chess Championship Blog

Mark Weeks provides his unique perspective on Anand vs Gelfand 2012.

 

Susan Polgar’s Chess Blog

Susan provides live analysis of all the games from the 2012 World Chess Championship.

 

Red and White Chess

This blog takes comments on Anand-Gelfand from many sources and pastes them into each individual game from the match.

 

Chessalee

Perhaps the most artistic of all the blogs covering the Anand-Gelfand World Chess Championship match.

 

Dana Blogs Chess

Chess master and author Dana Mackenzie provides analysis of the entire Anand-Gelfand match.

 

The Chess Improver

GM and acclaimed chess teacher Nigel Davies shows readers how to improve in chess through studying the games of the 2012 World Chess Championship match.

 

Chess Strike

This blog provides pgn chess games and video analysis of the Anand-Gelfand match.

 

Fpawn Chess Blog

My former chess teacher Michael Aigner posts interesting commentary on the 2012 World Chess Championship.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tal Memorial 2011

November 17, 2011

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The 2011 Tal Memorial is taking place in Moscow, Russia from November 16 – 25. For the first time in history four chess players with ratings over 2800 will be competing in the same tournament. The format for the 2011 Tal Memorial is a ten-player round robin which assures that chess enthusiasts will get to see the world’s most elite chess grandmasters compete against eachother. The official website for this event is http://www.russiachess.org/championship/detail/2011/sixth_quot_tal_memorial_quot/. Stay tuned to this blog for complete coverage of the 2011 Tal Memorial chess tournament.


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