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World Chess Championship 2010

Index World Chess Championship 2010

The World Chess Championship 2010 match pitted the defending world champion, Viswanathan Anand, against challenger Veselin Topalov, for the title of World Chess Champion. [1]

63 relations: Alexander Khalifman, Andor Lilienthal, Bishop (chess), Blue Gene, Blunder (chess), Bogo-Indian Defence, Bulgaria, Catalan Opening, Chess Life, Chess Olympiad, Chess World Cup 2007, ChessBase, Classical World Chess Championship 2004, Coordinated Universal Time, Draw (chess), Draw by agreement, Eastern European Summer Time, Elo rating system, Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings, English Opening, Erwin l'Ami, Fast chess, FIDE, FIDE World Chess Championship 2005, FIDE world rankings, Garry Kasparov, Gata Kamsky, Glossary of chess, Grünfeld Defence, Handshake, Initiative (chess), Internet Chess Club, Ivan Cheparinov, Jan Smeets, Knight (chess), Levon Aronian, Lviv, Magnus Carlsen, Nimzo-Indian Defence, Perpetual check, Peter Heine Nielsen, Promotion (chess), Queen's Gambit Declined, Radosław Wojtaszek, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Rybka, Sacrifice (chess), Silvio Danailov, Slav Defense, Sofia, ..., The Week in Chess, Threefold repetition, Time control, Veselin Topalov, Viswanathan Anand, Vladimir Kramnik, World Chess Championship, World Chess Championship 2006, World Chess Championship 2007, World Chess Championship 2008, World Chess Championship 2012, 2010 eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull, 64 (magazine). Expand index (13 more) »

Alexander Khalifman

Alexander Valeryevich Khalifman (Алекса́ндр Вале́рьевич Халифма́н; born 18 January 1966) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Andor Lilienthal

Andor (André, Andre, Andrei) Arnoldovich LilienthalReuben Fine, The World's Great Chess Games, Dover Publications, 1983, p. 216.

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Bishop (chess)

A bishop (♗,♝) is a piece in the board game of chess.

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Blue Gene

Blue Gene is an IBM project aimed at designing supercomputers that can reach operating speeds in the PFLOPS (petaFLOPS) range, with low power consumption.

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Blunder (chess)

In chess, a blunder is a very bad move.

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Bogo-Indian Defence

The Bogo-Indian Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: The position arising after 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 e6 is common.

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Bulgaria

Bulgaria (България, tr.), officially the Republic of Bulgaria (Република България, tr.), is a country in southeastern Europe.

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Catalan Opening

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.

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Chess Life

The monthly Chess Life and bi-monthly Chess Life Kids (formerly School Mates and Chess Life for Kids) are the official magazines published by the United States Chess Federation (US Chess).

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Chess Olympiad

The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete.

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Chess World Cup 2007

The Chess World Cup 2007 served as a qualification tournament for the World Chess Championship 2010.

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ChessBase

ChessBase GmbH is a German company that markets chess software, maintains a chess news site, and operates servers for online chess.

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Classical World Chess Championship 2004

The Classical World Chess Championship 2004 was held from September 25, 2004, to October 18, 2004, in Brissago, Switzerland.

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Coordinated Universal Time

No description.

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Draw (chess)

In chess, a draw is the result of a game ending in a tie.

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Draw by agreement

In chess, a draw by (mutual) agreement is the outcome of a game due to the agreement of both players to a draw.

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Eastern European Summer Time

Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

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Elo rating system

The Elo rating system is a method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in zero-sum games such as chess.

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Encyclopaedia of Chess Openings

The Encyclopedia of Chess Openings is a classification system for the opening moves in chess.

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English Opening

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.

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Erwin l'Ami

Erwin l'Ami (born 5 April 1985 in Woerden) is a Dutch chess grandmaster.

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Fast chess

Fast chess (also known as speed chess) is a variation of chess in which each side is given less time to make their moves than under normal tournament time controls.

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FIDE

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.

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FIDE World Chess Championship 2005

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.

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FIDE world rankings

The Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE) is the organization that governs international chess competition.

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Garry Kasparov

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.

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Gata Kamsky

Gata Kamsky (Ğata Kamski; Гата Камский; Гата Камский; born June 2, 1974) is an American chess grandmaster, and a five-time U.S. champion.

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Glossary of chess

This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order.

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Grünfeld Defence

The Grünfeld Defence (ECO codes D70–D99) is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Black offers White the possibility of cxd5, when after Nxd5 White further gets the opportunity to kick the Black Knight around with e4, leading to an imposing central pawn duo for White.

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Handshake

A handshake is a short ritual in which two people grasp one of each other's like hands, in most cases accompanied by a brief up-and-down movement of the grasped hands.

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Initiative (chess)

Initiative in a chess position belongs to the player who can make threats that cannot be ignored.

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Internet Chess Club

The Internet Chess Club (ICC) is a commercial Internet chess server devoted to the play and discussion of chess and chess variants.

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Ivan Cheparinov

Ivan Cheparinov (Bulgarian: Иван Чепаринов) (born November 26, 1986 in Asenovgrad, Bulgaria) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster.

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Jan Smeets

Jan Smeets (born 5 April 1985) is a Dutch chess grandmaster.

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Knight (chess)

The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armored cavalry).

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Levon Aronian

Levon Grigori Aronian (Լևոն Գրիգորի Արոնյան Levon Grigori Aronyan; born 6 October 1982) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster.

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Lviv

Lviv (Львів; Львов; Lwów; Lemberg; Leopolis; see also other names) is the largest city in western Ukraine and the seventh-largest city in the country overall, with a population of around 728,350 as of 2016.

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Magnus Carlsen

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (born 30 November 1990) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion.

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Nimzo-Indian Defence

The Nimzo-Indian Defence is a chess opening characterised by the moves: Other move orders, such as 1.c4 e6 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.d4 Bb4, are also feasible.

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Perpetual check

In the game of chess, perpetual check is a situation in which one player can force a draw by an unending series of checks.

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Peter Heine Nielsen

Peter Heine Nielsen (born 24 May 1973) is a Danish chess grandmaster.

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Promotion (chess)

Promotion is a chess rule that requires a pawn that reaches its eighth to be immediately replaced by the player's choice of a queen, knight, rook, or bishop of the same.

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Queen's Gambit Declined

The Queen's Gambit Declined (or QGD) is a chess opening in which Black declines a pawn offered by White in the Queen's Gambit: This is known as the Orthodox Line of the Queen's Gambit Declined.

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Radosław Wojtaszek

Radosław Wojtaszek (born 13 January 1987, in Elbląg, Poland) is a Polish chess grandmaster.

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Rustam Kasimdzhanov

Rustam Kasimdzhanov (Rustam Qosimjonov; Рустам Касымджанов; born 5 December 1979, Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic) is an Uzbek chess Grandmaster and former FIDE World Champion (2004-05).

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Rybka

Rybka is a computer chess engine designed by International Master Vasik Rajlich.

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Sacrifice (chess)

In chess, a sacrifice is a move giving up a piece with the objective of gaining tactical or positional compensation in other forms.

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Silvio Danailov

Silvio Danailov (Силвио Данаилов; born 21 April 1961) is a former Bulgarian chess player and International Master.

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Slav Defense

The Slav Defense is a chess opening that begins with the moves: The Slav is one of the primary defenses to the Queen's Gambit.

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Sofia

Sofia (Со́фия, tr.) is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria.

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The Week in Chess

The Week in Chess (TWIC) is one of the first, if not the first, Internet-based chess news services.

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Threefold repetition

In chess and some other abstract strategy games, the threefold repetition rule (also known as repetition of position) states that a player can claim a draw if the same position occurs three times, or will occur after their next move, with the same player to move.

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Time control

A time control is a mechanism in the tournament play of almost all two-player board games so that each round of the match can finish in a timely way and the tournament can proceed.

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Veselin Topalov

Veselin Aleksandrov Topalov (pronounced; Весели́н Александров Топа́лов; born 15 March 1975) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster and former FIDE World Chess Champion.

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Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion, and the current World Rapid Chess Champion.

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Vladimir Kramnik

Vladimir Borisovich Kramnik (Влади́мир Бори́сович Кра́мник; born 25 June 1975) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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World Chess Championship

The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.

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World Chess Championship 2006

The World Chess Championship 2006 was a match between Classical World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, and FIDE World Chess Champion Veselin Topalov.

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World Chess Championship 2007

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.

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World Chess Championship 2008

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.

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World Chess Championship 2012

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.

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2010 eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull

The 2010 eruptions of Eyjafjallajökull were volcanic events at Eyjafjallajökull in Iceland which, although relatively small for volcanic eruptions, caused enormous disruption to air travel across western and northern Europe over an initial period of six days in April 2010.

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64 (magazine)

64 was a Russian chess magazine and draughts publication, published in Moscow.

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Redirects here:

2010 World Chess Championship, Anand-Topalov, Sofia World Championship, The World Chess Championship 2010, Topalov-Anand, World Chess Championship 2009.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Chess_Championship_2010

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