Anish Giri: „I can see my way to the World Championship match.“

Anish Giri didn’t take the qualification for the Candidates Tournament by storm, on the contrary. If the rating spot hadn't opened up after Ding Liren reached the final of the World Cup, Anish Giri would be a mere spectator. Now he has set himself the only possible goal for a tournament in which one player … Anish Giri: „I can see my way to the World Championship match.“ weiterlesen

Gata Kamsky: „I wonder if my life is repeating itself.“

As a twelve-year-old he defeated the former World Championship Candidate Mark Taimanov. That was in 1986, the onslaught of the prodigy from southwestern Siberia on the chess throne had begun. Ten years later he faced Anatoly Karpov in a match over 20 games. At stake was nothing less than the world title. Kamsky lost – … Gata Kamsky: „I wonder if my life is repeating itself.“ weiterlesen