108 relations: Advanced Chess, Alekhine Memorial, Alexander Grischuk, Alexander Morozevich, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Paris, Alexei Shirov, Anatoly Karpov, Ankylosing spondylitis, Arthritis, Bahrain, Black Sea, Bonn, Boris Gelfand, Brains in Bahrain, Brissago, Bulgaria, Candidates Tournament, Candidates Tournament 2016, Candidates Tournament 2018, Catalan Opening, Central processing unit, Chess, Chess endgame, Chess Olympiad, Chess opening book, Chess Oscar, Chess World Cup 2013, Chess World Cup 2015, ChessBase, Classical World Chess Championship 1995, Classical World Chess Championship 2000, Classical World Chess Championship 2004, Contract, Dmitry Andreikin, Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting, Draw (chess), Elista, Elo rating system, Endgame tablebase, English Opening, Euro, Evgeny Bareev, Fabiano Caruana, FIDE, FIDE titles, FIDE World Chess Championship 2005, FIDE world rankings, Frederic Friedel, Fritz (chess), Garry Kasparov, ..., Gata Kamsky, Glossary of chess, Grand Chess Tour, Grandmaster (chess), Guarapuava, Hikaru Nakamura, Intel Core 2, Jan Timman, Kalmykia, King's Indian Defence, Krasnodar Krai, Las Vegas Valley, Laurent Fressinet, Lê Quang Liêm, Leuven, Levon Aronian, Linares International Chess Tournament, List of chess games between Anand and Kramnik, List of chess games between Kasparov and Kramnik, List of FIDE chess world number ones, London Chess Classic, Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Michael Adams (chess player), Mikhail Botvinnik, Nigel Short, Peter Leko, Peter Svidler, Round-robin tournament, Ruslan Ponomariov, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Ruy Lopez, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Sinquefield Cup, Soviet Union, Susan Polgar, Swiss franc, Tal Memorial, Tata Steel Chess Tournament, Teimour Radjabov, Tuapse, United States dollar, Vassily Ivanchuk, Veselin Topalov, Viswanathan Anand, Wang Hao (chess player), Wijk aan Zee, Wilhelm Steinitz, World Chess Championship, World Chess Championship 2006, World Chess Championship 2007, World Chess Championship 2008, World Chess Championship 2010, World Chess Championship 2012, World Chess Championship 2013, World Chess Championship 2014, 30th Chess Olympiad, 37th Chess Olympiad. Expand index (58 more) » « Shrink index
Advanced Chess is a form of chess where each human player uses a computer chess program to explore the possible results of candidate moves.
The Alekhine Memorial was a recurring chess tournament, organized in different cities and irregular intervals, honoring the former world chess champion Alexander Alekhine.
Alexander Igorevich Grischuk (Алекса́ндр И́горевич Грищу́к; born October 31, 1983) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Alexander Sergeyevich Morozevich (Александр Серге́евич Морозе́вич; born July 18, 1977) is a Russian chess Grandmaster.
The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral (Cathédrale Saint-Alexandre-Nevsky, Собор Святого Александра Невского) is a Russian Orthodox cathedral church located at 12 rue Daru in the 8th arrondissement of Paris.
Alexei Shirov (Aleksejs Širovs;; born 4 July 1972) is a Latvian and Spanish chess grandmaster.
Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion.
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of arthritis in which there is long term inflammation of the joints of the spine.
Arthritis is a term often used to mean any disorder that affects joints.
Bahrain (البحرين), officially the Kingdom of Bahrain (مملكة البحرين), is an Arab constitutional monarchy in the Persian Gulf.
The Black Sea is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia.
The Federal City of Bonn is a city on the banks of the Rhine in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia, with a population of over 300,000.
Boris Abramovich Gelfand (Барыс Абрамавіч Гельфанд, Barys Abramavich Hel'fand; Борис Абрамович Гельфанд, Boris Abramovich Gel'fand; בוריס אברמוביץ' גלפנד; born 24 June 1968) is an Israeli chess Grandmaster.
Brains in Bahrain was an eight-game chess match between World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik and the computer program Deep Fritz 7, held in October 2002.
Brissago is a municipality in the district of Locarno in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.
Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.
The Candidates Tournament is a chess tournament organized by FIDE, chess' international governing body, since 1950, as the final contest to determine the challenger for the World Chess Championship.
The Candidates Tournament 2016 was an eight-player double round-robin chess tournament, held in Moscow, Russia, from 11–30 March 2016.
The Candidates Tournament 2018 was an eight-player double round-robin chess tournament, which was held in Berlin, Germany, between 10–28 March 2018.
The Catalan is a chess opening where White adopts a combination of the Queen's Gambit and Réti Opening: White plays d4 and c4 and fianchettoes the white bishop on g2.
A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
In chess and chess-like games, the endgame (or end game or ending) is the stage of the game when few pieces are left on the board.
The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete.
A chess opening book is a book on chess openings.
Chess Oscar was an international award given annually to the best chess player.
The Chess World Cup 2013 was a 128-player single-elimination chess tournament, played between 11 August and 2 September 2013, in the hotel Scandic Tromsø in Tromsø, Norway.
The Chess World Cup 2015 was a 128-player single-elimination chess tournament held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 10 September to 5 October 2015.
ChessBase GmbH is a German company that markets chess software, maintains a chess news site, and operates servers for online chess.
The Classical World Chess Championship 1995, known at the time as the PCA World Chess Championship 1995, was held from September 10, 1995, to October 16, 1995, on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center in New York City.
The Classical World Chess Championship 2000, known at the time as the Braingames World Chess Championships, was held from 8 October 2000 – 4 November 2000 in London, United Kingdom.
The Classical World Chess Championship 2004 was held from September 25, 2004, to October 18, 2004, in Brissago, Switzerland.
A contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.
Dmitry Vladimirovich Andreikin (Дмитрий Владимирович Андрейкин, born 5 February 1990) is a Russian chess grandmaster, world junior champion in 2010 and Russian champion in 2012.
The Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting is an elite chess tournament held every summer in Dortmund, Germany.
In chess, a draw is the result of a game ending in a tie.
Elista (p or;"Большой энциклопедический словарь", под ред. А. М. Прохорова. Москва и Санкт-Петербург, 1997, стр. 1402, Elst)The approximate pronunciation of the Cyrillic Kalmyk name in IPA is.
The Elo rating system is a method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in zero-sum games such as chess.
An endgame tablebase is a computerized database that contains precalculated exhaustive analysis of chess endgame positions.
The English Opening is a chess opening that begins with the move: A flank opening, it is the fourth most popular and, according to various databases, anywhere from one of the two most successful to the fourth most successful of White's twenty possible first moves.
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
Evgeny Ilgizovich Bareev (Евгений Ильгизович Бареев; born 21 November 1966 in Yemanzhelinsk) is a Russian (until 2015) and Canadian (since 2015) chess grandmaster and coach.
Fabiano Luigi Caruana (born July 30, 1992) is an Italian-American chess grandmaster.
The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.
The World Chess Federation, FIDE (Fédération Internationale des Échecs), awards several performance-based titles to chess players, up to and including the highly prized Grandmaster title.
The FIDE World Chess Championship 2005 took place in Potrero de los Funes, San Luis Province in Argentina from September 27 to October 16, 2005.
The Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) is the organization that governs international chess competition.
Frederic Alois Friedel, born in 1945, studied Philosophy and Linguistics at the University of Hamburg and in Oxford, graduating with a thesis on speech act theory and moral language.
Fritz is a German chess program developed by Vasik Rajlich (engine) and ChessBase (user interface).
Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров,; Armenian: Գարրի Կիմովիչ Կասպարով; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion, writer, and political activist, who many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time.
Gata Kamsky (Ğata Kamski; Гата Камский; Гата Камский; born June 2, 1974) is an American chess grandmaster, and a five-time U.S. champion.
This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order.
The Grand Chess Tour (GCT) is a circuit of chess tournaments where players compete for multiple prize pools.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
Guarapuava (population: 180,364) is a city in the mid south of Paraná state in Brazil.
is a Japanese-American chess grandmaster.
Core 2 is a brand encompassing a range of Intel's consumer 64-bit x86-64 single-, dual-, and quad-core microprocessors based on the Core microarchitecture.
Jan Timman (born 14 December 1951) is a Dutch chess Grandmaster who was one of the world's leading players from the late 1970s to the early 1990s.
The Republic of Kalmykia (p; Хальмг Таңһч, Xaľmg Tañhç) is a federal subject of Russia (a republic).
The King's Indian Defence is a common chess opening.
Krasnodar Krai (p) is a federal subject of Russia (a krai), located in the North Caucasus region in Southern Russia and administratively a part of the Southern Federal District.
The Las Vegas Valley is a major metropolitan area in the southern part of the U.S. state of Nevada.
Laurent Fressinet (born 30 November 1981 in Dax) is a French chess grandmaster.
Lê Quang Liêm (born 13 March 1991 in Ho Chi Minh City) is a Vietnamese chess grandmaster and the 2013 World Blitz Chess Champion.
Leuven or Louvain (Louvain,; Löwen) is the capital of the province of Flemish Brabant in Belgium.
Levon Grigori Aronian (Լևոն Գրիգորի Արոնյան Levon Grigori Aronyan; born 6 October 1982) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster.
The Linares International Chess Tournament (Spanish: Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Ciudad de Linares) was an annual chess tournament, usually played around the end of February, which takes its name from the city of Linares in the Jaén province of Andalusia, Spain, in which it is held.
Viswanathan Anand (born 11 December 1969) and Vladimir Kramnik (born 25 June 1975) have played 92 classical chess games, of which Kramnik won eleven, Anand won ten, and 71 games were drawn.
Garry Kasparov and Vladimir Kramnik have played 49 classical chess games, of which Kramnik won five, Kasparov won four, with the remaining 40 games drawn.
A total of seven chess players have been the chess world number one on the official FIDE rating list since it was first published in July 1971.
The London Chess Classic is a chess festival held at the Olympia Conference Centre, West Kensington, London.
Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (born 30 November 1990) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion.
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (born 21 October 1990) is a French chess grandmaster.
Michael Adams (born 17 November 1971) is an English chess grandmaster.
Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik (Михаи́л Моисе́евич Ботви́нник,; – May 5, 1995) was a Soviet and Russian International Grandmaster and World Chess Champion for most of 1948 to 1963.
Nigel David Short (born 1 June 1965) is an English chess grandmaster, chess columnist, chess coach and chess commentator.
Peter Leko ('Lékó Péter'; Петер Леко; born September 8, 1979 in Subotica, Yugoslavia) is a Hungarian chess grandmaster.
Pyotr Veniaminovich Svidler (Пётр Вениами́нович Сви́длер; born 17 June 1976) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
A round-robin tournament (or all-play-all tournament) is a competition in which each contestant meets all other contestants in turn.
Ruslan Olegovich Ponomariov (Русла́н Оле́гович Пономарьо́в, Ruslan Olehovych Ponomar'ov; born 11 October 1983) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster.
The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (Russian SFSR or RSFSR; Ru-Российская Советская Федеративная Социалистическая Республика.ogg), also unofficially known as the Russian Federation, Soviet Russia,Declaration of Rights of the laboring and exploited people, article I or Russia (rɐˈsʲijə; from the Ρωσία Rōsía — Rus'), was an independent state from 1917 to 1922, and afterwards the largest, most populous, and most economically developed union republic of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991 and then a sovereign part of the Soviet Union with priority of Russian laws over Union-level legislation in 1990 and 1991.
The Ruy Lopez, also called the Spanish Opening or Spanish Game, is a chess opening characterised by the moves: The Ruy Lopez is named after 16th-century Spanish bishop Ruy López de Segura.
Shakhriyar Hamid oglu Mamedyarov (Şəhriyar Həmid oğlu Məmmədyarov; born 12 April 1985) is an Azerbaijani chess grandmaster.
The Sinquefield Cup is an annual, invite-only chess tournament in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, honoring Rex Sinquefield and his wife Jeanne, the founders of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Susan Polgar (born April 19, 1969, as Polgár Zsuzsanna and often known as Zsuzsa Polgár) is a Hungarian-born American chess Grandmaster.
The franc (sign: Fr. or SFr.; Franken, French and Romansh: franc, franco; code: CHF) is the currency and legal tender of Switzerland and Liechtenstein; it is also legal tender in the Italian exclave Campione d'Italia.
The Tal Memorial is an annual chess tournament played in Moscow from 2006 to 2018 with the exception of 2015, to honour the memory of the former World Champion Mikhail Tal (1936–1992).
The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is an annual chess tournament held in January in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands.
Teimour Radjabov (also spelled Teymur Rajabov; Teymur Rəcəbov; born 12 March 1987) is an Azerbaijani chess grandmaster.
Tuapse (Туапсе́; Тӏуапсэ) is a town in Krasnodar Krai, Russia, situated on the northeast shore of the Black Sea, south of Gelendzhik and north of Sochi.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
Vassily Mykhaylovych Ivanchuk, also transliterated as Vasyliy or Vasyl (Василь Михайлович Іванчук; born March 18, 1969), is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster and a former World Rapid Chess Champion.
Veselin Aleksandrov Topalov (pronounced; Весели́н Александров Топа́лов; born 15 March 1975) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster and former FIDE World Chess Champion.
Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion, and the current World Rapid Chess Champion.
Wang Hao (born August 4, 1989) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.
Wijk aan Zee is a small town on the coast of the North Sea in the municipality of Beverwijk in the province of North Holland of the Netherlands.
Wilhelm (later William) Steinitz (May 17, 1836 – August 12, 1900) was an Austrian and later American chess master, and the first undisputed World Chess Champion, from 1886 to 1894.
The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.
The World Chess Championship 2006 was a match between Classical World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, and FIDE World Chess Champion Veselin Topalov.
The World Chess Championship 2007 was held in Mexico City, from 12 September 2007 to 30 September 2007 to decide the world champion in the board game chess.
The World Chess Championship 2008 was a best-of-twelve-games match between the incumbent World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand, and the previous World Champion, Vladimir Kramnik.
The World Chess Championship 2010 match pitted the defending world champion, Viswanathan Anand, against challenger Veselin Topalov, for the title of World Chess Champion.
The World Chess Championship 2012 was a chess match between the defending world champion Viswanathan Anand of India and Boris Gelfand of Israel, winner of the 2011 Candidates Tournament.
The World Chess Championship 2013 was a match between reigning world champion Viswanathan Anand and challenger Magnus Carlsen, to determine the 2013 World Chess Champion.
The World Chess Championship 2014 was a match between the world champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Viswanathan Anand, to determine the World Chess Champion.
The 30th Chess Olympiad, organized by FIDE and comprising an open and a women's tournament, as well as several other events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between June 7 and June 25, 1992, at the Philippine International Convention Center in Manila, Philippines.
The 37th Chess Olympiad, organized by FIDE and comprising an open and a women's tournament, as well as several other events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between May 20 and June 4, 2006, in Turin, Italy.