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Carlsen 2872 on February Elo list - reactions by Kasparov, Kavalek and Rowson
Saturday, February 02, 2013 16:25
Winning 11 more points at the Tata Steel tournament in January, Magnus Carlsen improved his record rating of 2861 to 2872 on the February FIDE rating list. The world's number one chess player is now 62 points ahead of his closest rival, #2 Vladimir Kramnik (whose son Vadim Vladimirovich was born on January 29th in Paris!). Meanwhile, the Norwegian...
Photography by Norbert Schoerner Courtesy RS&A
Saturday, September 29, 2012 15:11
On Sunday the participants of the London Grand Prix can enjoy their second and final rest day. One of the things they can do is head to the Saatchi Gallery and watch an exhibition titled The Art of Chess. Semi-retired grandmaster Jonathan Rowson has already seen it, and wrote a review for Prospect Magazine. Photography by Norbert Schoerner...
Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 14:49
Although it’s not the most popular genre around, there is definitely a market for chess books on psychology and subjective experience. For me, Jonathan Rowson’s Chess for Zebras (2005) is still one of the highlights in this category. While reading this book, I often found myself wondering how I had managed to survive without it! I had the same...
Wood Green Hilsmark wins all its 4NCL matches, clinches title comfortably
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 16:40
This season the 4 Nations Chess League's first division was won comfortably by Wood Green Hilsmark 1, who won all their matches and probably by the greatest margin in 4NCL history. The team was able to call on players such as Michael Adams, Jonathan Rowson, David Howell and Nick Pert, and almost always were able to field 8 grandmasters in their...