Archive for July, 2016

Worldchess.com: He Can Play Well, Too

By Samuel Shankland http://worldchess.com/2016/07/30/he-can-play-well-too/ Obviously the title of this article does not refer to the man on the right in the photo above — Garry Kasparov, the former World Champion. Instead, this game-of-the-day feature is about the other man — Silvio Danailov, the manager of Veselin Topalov, another former World Champion. In the following game, […]

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Chess- News.ru: Impeachment for Ilyumzhinov?

Chess-News learnt that Kirsan Ilyumzhinov might face an impeachment procedure during the coming FIDE General Assembly that will take place in Baku in September. In order to do so it is necessary to collect 50% plus one delegates’ vote. Looking back last December Ilyumzhinov temporary delegated his powers to Georgios Makropoulos and “withdrew from any […]

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