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Open: 1. Russia - 15 out of 18, 2. Armenia - 13 (220,5), 3. Hungary - 13 (217), 4. France - 13 (211,5).
Round 9: Hungary-Russia 2-2. Netherlands-France 1.5-2.5. Armenia-Georgia 3-1. Germany-Azerbaijan 2-2. Moldova-Ukraine 1.5-2.5.
Round 8: Russia-Armenia 2-2. France-Georgia 2-2. Azerbaijan-Hungary 0.5-3.5. Netherlands-Latvia 3-1. Germany-Norway 2.5-1.5. Ukraine-Poland 2.5-1.5.
Round 7: France-Russia 1.5-2.5 (Vachier-Lagrave vs Svidler, with counterplay, but then Peter made mistakes and Maxime obtained an advantage after 22.e5 and 23.f4, a draw). Latvia-Azerbaijan 2-2. Georgia-Ukraine 2.5-1.5. Spain-Hungary 1.5-2.5. Poland-Armenia 1-3. Netherlands-England 3-1.
Round 6: Georgia-Russia 1.5-2.5 (Jobava-Grischuk, a draw; Tomashevsky won with 32.Nxf7!). Ukraine-France 1.5-2.5 (Fressinet-Eljanov 1-0). Azerbaijan-Netherlands 2.5-1.5. Armenia-Germany 2.5-1.5. Hungary-Norway 2.5-1.5 (Leko-Carlsen 0-1, Magnus grabbed a pawn; Almasi beat Tari). Italy-Spain 1.5-2.5.
Round 5: Russia-Azerbaijan 2-2. Hungary-Ukraine 1.5-2.5. Spain-France 1-3. Serbia-Georgia 1-3. Germany-England 2.5-1.5. Armenia-Italy 2-2.
Round 4: Ukraine-Russia 1-3 (Ivanchuk lost to Svidler, Nepomniachtchi beat Areshchenko). France-Serbia 2-2. Azerbaijan-Turkey 3.5-0.5 (Naiditsch checkmated Esen). Switzerland-Spain 1-3. England-Armenia 2-2 (Adams beat Aronian). Poland-Hungary 1.5-2.5. Georgia-Croatia 2.5-1.5.
Round 3: Ukraine-Azerbaijan 2.5-1.5. Russia-Spain 2.5-1.5 (Svidler won a pawn vs Vallejo, a draw). France-Hungary 2-2 (Leko had excellent counterplay vs Vachier-Lagrave, a draw). Georgia-Poland 2-2. Serbia-Netherlands 3-1. Croatia-England 2-2. Norway-Armenia 1.5-2.5 (Carlsen grabbed a pawn, but Aronian had good compensation: two bishops, active pieces that can attack on the kingside. Magnus made a mistake 22.Nxb7 and lost).
Round 2: Armenia-France 1.5-2.5. England-Georgia 2-2. Netherlands-Croatia 2-2. Spain-Germany 2.5-1.5. Russia-Greece 3-1. Montenegro-Ukraine 1-3. Azerbaijan-Denmark 3.5-0.5.
Round 1: Turkey-Russia 1-3. Ukraine-Romania 3-1. Slovenia-Azerbaijan 1-3. France-Sweden 3-1 (Edouard beat Hillarp Persson). Italy-England 1-3. Armenia-Iceland 4-0. Moldova-Hungary 2-2.
Russia: Grischuk, Tomashevsky, Svidler, Jakovenko, Nepomniachtchi. Armenia: Aronian, Sargissian, Movsesian, Melkumyan, Grigoryan. Hungary: Almasi, Balogh, Berkes, Leko, Rapport. France: Vachier-Lagrave, Fressinet, Edouard, Bacrot, Tkachiev. Ukraine: Ivanchuk, Eljanov, Kryvoruchko, Areshchenko, Korobov. Azerbaijan: Radjabov, Mamedyarov, Naiditsch, Mamedov, Safarli.
Women: 1. Russia - 17 out of 18 scores, 2. Ukraine - 15, 3. Georgia - 14.
Russia: Kosteniuk, Lagno, Gunina, Goryachkina, Bodnaruk. Russia is the European Team Chess Champion.
Site: http://etcc2015.com/, http://chess-results.com/tnr191479
The Showdowns in Saint Louis: Hikaru Nakamura vs Fabiano Caruana, Hou Yifan vs Parimarjan Negi, 12th-15th November 2015.
The Chess European Club Cups 2015 took place in Skopje (Macedonia) 17th-25th October. 7 round Swiss.
Crowdfunding, my project on copyright, judiciary, corruption and justice - http://planeta.ru/campaigns/22115 (in Russian).
New! The refutation of the Modern Benoni Defence!
Edouard, Romain (2632) - Hillarp Persson, Tiger (2539) [A67], European Team Chess Championship, Reykjavik (1) 2015. Notes by Boris Schipkov, 20.11.2015
Theoreticians know all. The Slav Classic, the pressure on the centre, two weaknesses and a fighting spirit (by Boris Schipkov, 21.02.2012)
Enlightenment (My precious)
The Review of Chess Events for 2014 (WCC match Carlsen-Anand, 41st World Chess Olympiad, Candidates)
used without my permission and partly stole by infamous writer V. Pelevin, the publishing house Eksmo and others) the powerful computer glasses. The competitors of the Google - Microsoft, Apple, Sony, Baidu (Baidu Eye), Olympus, Valve, Samsung and LG - also develops various wearable computers with a head-mounted displays. If a corporation donates me some money, then I could give the pages of my novel where I wrote about the computer glasses and what people did with it, and with augmented reality. Or I could sell the pages. Probably they could be useful for development, elaboration, advertising and promotion of such computer glasses.
Peter I, Napoleon I, Ivan IV the Terrible, Tamerlan, Frederick II, Philip II, Henry I did not play golf, tennis, football or hockey. They played chess, enjoying their rest time, developing the abilities and joining the world culture.
Nabokov's Luzhin and his prototypes. Disclosing the mystery
Two games of Francois-Andre Danican Philidor. By Boris Schipkov, 17.11.2012
New pictures 24.02.2012
The Truth About the Decisive Game Between Deep Blue and Garry Kasparov, New York 1997, Game 6. By Boris Schipkov, 20.10.2013
The epic trilogy - Dutch Defence by Boris Schipkov (CD-ROMs, ChessBase)
For the first time in history Hou Yifan outstrips Judit Polgar in FIDE Rating List, March 2015. Hou Yifan is No.1 female chess player
FIDE Rating, Standard Top 100 Women March 2015
Russia leads in the number of rated chess players
A new record: Magnus Carlsen has the highest Elo rating in the world of all time, 2882 in May 2014 FIDE Rating List
A new record: Magnus Carlsen has the highest Elo rating in the world of all time, 2881 in March 2014 FIDE Rating List
Germany leads in the number of rated chess players
A new record: Magnus Carlsen has the highest Elo rating in the world of all time, 2872 in February 2013 FIDE Rating List
Germany leads in the number of players with ratings. The greatest increase in the number of players was in India.
Germany leads in the number of players with rating. The greatest increase in the number of players was in Spain.
The chess newspaper "64" for September, 1938. Photos by Boris Schipkov. 26.12.2013
Philidor is my friend, Alekhine is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.
Photos: Novosibirsk and Siberia
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