Events 

Past events
Mark Dvoretsky lecturing at the London Chess Centre
23rd of August 2005

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Kasparov visit to the London Chess Centre
January 8th 2005
Garry Kasparov at the London Chess Centre, 21st October 2003

* Watch 50 minutes of his lecture
* Click here view photos
* Buy your own signed copy
* Click here for a photo report

Kasparov visit to the London Chess Centre
London
July 3rd 2004
Garry Kasparov at the London Chess Centre, 21st October 2003

* Watch a Q&A session and a lecture
* Click here view photos
* Buy your own signed copy

Kasparov visit to the London Chess Centre
London
21st October 2003
Garry Kasparov at the London Chess Centre, 21st October 2003

* Read John Henderson's report
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* View pictures from the day

Garry Kasparov V Deep Junior
New York Athletic Club on Central Park in Manhattan
January 26th-February 7th 2003

Click here to watch the games There was LIVE coverage
with the games in PGN for download

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Game 1 Sun Jan 26th Kasparov 1 Junior 0
Game 2 Tue Jan 28th Kasparov 0.5 Junior 0.5
Game 3 Thu Jan 30th Kasparov 0 Junior 1
Game 4 Sun Feb 2nd Kasparov 0.5 Junior 0.5
Game 5 Wed Feb 5th Kasparov 0.5 Junior 0.5
Game 6 Fri Feb 7th Kasparov 0.5 Junior 0.5
 

Einstein Match and Press Conference 2002
English Speaking Union 37 Charles Street, off Berkeley Square, London
March 1st 2002

Press conference started at 11:30.
Blitz match
between Vladimir Kramnik and David Howell started at 12:00 midday.

Vladimir Kramnik
David Howell

Live match between Vladimir Kramnik and David Howell.
Live Coverage from this site.

11 year old British Schoolboy David Howell played World Classical Chess Champion, Vladimir Kramnik. The 'blitz' chess match was being staged by Einstein Group plc. The 4 'blitz' matches each lasted a maximum of 10 minutes - (total duration of match - 40 minutes). David drew only one of the matches against Kramnik and have set a world record for the youngest person ever to have scored against a reigning World Champion in single combat. David and Vladimir played for the Einstein Trophy, which was awarded to David.

Linares 2002
Linares, Spain
22nd of February to 10th of March, 2002
(Days off: 27th of February & 5th of March)

Linares 2002 is a seven player double round robin.


The draw was 1 Michael Adams,
2 Ruslan Ponomariov,
3 Alexei Shirov,
4 Francisco Vallejo Pons,
5 Garry Kasparov,
6 Viswanathan Anand and
7 Vassily Ivanchuk.

On the spot photo reports from John Henderson.

Official live coverage comes from two sites:
http://www.todoajedrez.tv/ , http://www.ajedrez21.com and
http://www.chess21.com/ (English version of ajedrez21)

 
   
British Chess Championship
The Spa Centre, Scarborough
Monday 30th July to Friday 11th August
( or in the event of a playoff Saturday 12th August
)
 
Scarborough


The British Chess Championship sponsored by Smith & Williamson
has a £25,000 prize fund.

From Monday 30th July to Friday 11th August or in the event of a playoff Saturday 12th August at the Spa Center Scarborough.

Play was from 2.15-9.15 daily
Broadcast started at 2pm daily.
4 games broadcast live
via sensory boards simultaneously with text commentary.

See http://www.chess.co.uk/Brit2001/index.html
Daily round up with picture reports and analysis from John Henderson
 
The Terence Chapman v Garry Kasparov Challenge
London, UK
April 21 & 22 2001

Terence Chapman Vs Garry Kasparov

An original match between the 'Chairmen of the Board' Terence Chapman heads one of Britain's top listed software companies versus Garry Kasparov with 2 pawns start! 

     
Linares 2001
Linares, Spain
22nd of February to the 7th of March, 2001

The event saw Garry Kasparov, Anatoly Karpov, Alexei Shirov, Judit Polgar, Peter Leko and the rising star Alexander Grischuk compete in the double round robin event. The event was very strong but did lack Vladimir Kramnik who could not agree conditions with the organisers and Viswanathan Anand who had committments to his sponsor in India. 



  

Corus, Wijk aan Zee
Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands 
12th to 28th of January, 2001

Garry Kasparov is back - he is still the world's top rated player but Vishy Anand was close behind after three straight wins at the end. See the moves and commentary from GM Neil McDonald and our reports and pictures.



 

TWIC mini-site with live games, commentary,
reports and pictures by John Henderson


Braingames World Chess Championship
London,UK
8th October to 4th November, 2000

Kramnik won 8.5-6.5 to become the 14th world champion

Vladimir Kramnik


We broadcasted the moves as Vladimir Kramnik ended Garry Kasparov's 15 year 
reign as world champion. John Henderson had to report off site, click here for all the games, commentary and John's witty reports

Read the John Henderson interview with Vladimir Kramnik 


British Championships 2000 sponsored by Smith & Williamson
Millfield School in Somerset, UK
31st July to 10th August, 2000


The British Chess Championships 2000 was played at Millfield School in Somerset and was sponsored by Smith & Williamson. The London Chess Center brought live coverage , pictures + annotated games. The site includes results, crosstables and reports + lots more.