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With the latest version of his top chess program, Houdini 5, Robert Houdart has succeeded in catapulting himself back into the inner circle of computer chess, all while managing to maintain the unique
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1/7/2017 – In December he turned 65. For decades Jan Timman was a top GMs – in 1982 in fact the world's number two player, behind Anatoly Karpov, against whom he played a World Championship match. Timman is also an expert in endgame studies, with many prize-winning compositions to his name. It is therefore appropriate that Hans Böhm celebrates his 50 years of close friendship with Jan with a special composition contest, and we present some enchanting pictures.Discuss
10/6/2016 – This year the Russian city of Murmansk celebrates its 100th birthday. Part of the celebrations is the 4. Basamro International Chess tournament, a tournament with junior teams from Russia, Rotterdam, Sussex, St. Petersburg and Paris. Part of the celebrations is also a four-game match between Anatoly Karpov and Jan Timman. Karpov and Timman are old rivals and after their match in Murmansk they will have played more than a hundred games against each other. The match starts today. Follow it live on playchess.com.Discuss
10/21/2015 – After two draws Jan Timman showed his strategic skills to win the third game of his match against Jorden van Foreest in fine style. In the second match in Hoogeveen between Sopiko Guramishvili and Anna Maja Kazarian Guramishvili continues to dominate and won her third game in a row. After five rounds Sengupta Deep emerged as sole leader in the open tournament.Discuss
10/20/2015 – The 19th Hoogeveen Chess Festival is an attractive event. This year Dutch legend Jan Timman plays a match against Jorden van Foreest, the youngest Dutch GM of all time. Anna Maja Kazarian, recently crowned U16 European Champion challenges Sopiko Giri-Guramishvili. Moreover, there is a strong open, two amateur events and a tournament in Basque Chess.Discuss