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Chess Feast in Norway

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

From August 10 till September 5, 128 chessplayers will descend on the Norwegian city of Tromsø to contest the FIDE World Cup.

Magnus Carlsen Plays Vishy Anand for the World Chess Title

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 06.07.2013 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

The world's top-rated chess player Magnus Carlsen of Norway qualified from the Candidates tournament in London to challenge the reigning champion Vishy Anand of India in the world championship match in the fall of this year.

Magnus Carlsen Storms New York's Chess Scene

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 11.05.2012 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

They could barely reach the other side of the chessboard, but playing against the world's top-rated grandmaster Magnus Carlsen was a thrilling experience for many New York kids.