updated Sun. October 17, 2021
The New Yorker
April 13, 2018
In 1978, the Bulgarian dissident writer Georgi Markov was murdered with a poisoned umbrella, in London. ... In London, New York, and the Baltic republics, they continue to meet, organize, and plan a post-Putin future; in fact, the former chess champion Garry Kasparov, who moved to New York five yearsÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
On March 10, eight world-class chess players will go head-to-head at the Candidates Tournament for the 2018 World Chess Championship Match. After nearly three weeks in Berlin, there will only be one winner selected to meet reigning champ Magnus Carlsen of Norway in London on November 28, 2018ÃÂ ...
February 28, 2018
Why? Here is Kasparov's explanation: "It is probable that initially he did not believe his eyes: did the move conceal some devilish trap?!" Karpov always had a unique sense of danger and indeed sometimes even the surefire traps can backfire. Look at the next game where the Bulgarian grandmaster MilkoÃÂ ...
St. Louis Public Radio
September 7, 2017
Recently, a group of young nationally-ranked chess players from the United States were given such a chance by former world chess champion Veselin Topalov. Traveling to Albena, Bulgaria, six young players were invited to attend the first American-Bulgarian Chess Camp at the end of July. Along with sixÃÂ ...
August 31, 2017
The strongest grandmasters missing in this tournament are Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria), Leinier Dominguez (Cuba) and Dmitry Jakovenko (Russia). Former winners who will play include Levon Aronian (won in 2005), Boris Gelfand (2009), Peter Svidler (2011), Vladimir Kramnik (2013) and Sergey KarjakinÃÂ ...
December 16, 2016
Ayaw mapahiya ni former World Chess Champion GM Veselin Topalov kaya sumuko na lang ito bago siya ma-mate ni US Super Grandmaster Wesley So sa round six ng London Chess Classic 2016 sa England kahapon. Isang sulong na lang ni dating PinoyÃÂ ...
New York Times
November 10, 2016
Magnus Carlsen, the Norwegian world chess champion, will try to defend his title against Sergey Karjakin of Russia, in the World Chess Championship that starts in New York today.
St. Louis Public Radio
October 19, 2016
The 2016 Champions Showdown will be an exhibition event featuring two former World Champions (Veselin Topalov, Bulgaria and Vishy Anand, India) and the top-two Americans (Fabaino Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura).
The Boston Globe
August 20, 2016
And in one case, a Bulgarian dissident, Georgi Markov, was killed on Waterloo Bridge in London in 1978 with an umbrella tipped with a pellet of ricin.
Times of India
July 14, 2016
While Aadish missed the bronze medal by a whisker at the international competition that had children from countries like Hungary, Bulgaria, Russia, Portugal, Croatia and Kazakhstan, it's his story so far that makes him a real hero. Aadish was diagnosed ...
BusinessWorld Online Edition
July 13, 2016
"Canon became a member of the Malolos Congress and the Director-General of public works during the revolutionary government, the first Filipino international chess champion in 1905, a teacher at Liceo de Manila and the School of Engineering and ...
Gulf Digital News
April 26, 2016
Muscat: The International Chess Academy of Oman (ICAO) will host five-time chess champion Viswanathan Anand during May 12-17 May 2016.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 19, 2016
Cuban President Fidel Castro, right, talks to Eriberto Diaz, center, national chess champion in the 11-12 age range, and Lazaro Castro while playing chess during a tournament at the Plaza de la Revolucion in Havana, Cuba on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2002.
April 9, 2016
Anand became the undisputed world champion in Mexico in 2007, then defended it by beating Vladimir Kramnik in Bonn in 2008, Veselin Topalov in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2010 and Boris Gelfand in Moscow in 2012. He lost to Magnus Carslen in 2013 in Chennai,ÃÂ ...
March 23, 2016
Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian playing with white pieces made a draw with Bulgarian Veselin Topalov in the 10th round of the Chess Candidates Tournament.
February 14, 2016
Previous sales include France (AB Groupe), Poland (Kino Swiat), Korea (Scene & Sound), Bulgaria (Pro Films) and Middle East (Gulf Film).
The Observer Star
February 4, 2016
Candidates: Anand let's Andreikin off the hook but recieves lead Classical poker.Topalov came back in the tournament by - - outplaying Svidler.
January 4, 2016
Possibly because member and Women's World Chess Champion Mariya Muzychuk will be defending her title in March against Hou Yifan and at the highest levels of Chess, preparation for tournaments involves studying the past games of your opponents.
December 11, 2015
Aronian played vs Bulgarian Veselin Topalov in the 7th round of the tournament. Three-time Olympic ... He was also World Chess960 Champion in 2006 and 2007, World Rapid Chess Champion in 2009, and World Blitz Chess Champion in 2010. Aronian hasÃÂ ...
St. Louis Public Radio
December 2, 2015
Online broadcast video and audio commentary will feature Chess Champion Jennifer Shahade in London, bringing on-site coverage as well as post and pre-match interviews with the players.
December 1, 2015
World chess champion Magnus Carlsen. The world champion makes a welcome return to the London Chess Classic for the first ... 2) Veselin Topalov. Born: 15 March 1975, Ruse, Bulgaria. Current Rating: 2803 (world no.2). Highest Rating: 2816 (July 2015).
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