The Chessdom Chess show includes daily video reports from major chess events around the globe (The World Chess Championship 2010-2012, World Cup 2011, World Youth Chess Championship, etc.), featured opening analysis in "The Insight" section by grandmasters, as well as news from the international chess scene.
Report with short Interview with the champion
Almost all the top boards were drawn in the third Round in the Masters Category of the 20th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival being polayed here in Hotel Sofital Abu Dhabi. Armenian Grand Master Avetik Grigoryan , who has drawn first two games played a good game to earn a solid point. India's IM Bhuvnesh Ramnath defeated higher rated GM Akshayraj Kore in a complicated game
The 20th Edition of the Abu Dhabi Chess Festival started with over 340 Chess Players in three different categories of Juniors under `15 years, Open and Masters. In the Masters Category 18 Grandmasters including as many as Four above 2600 are taking part
GM Arun Prasad lost an excellent chance of captyring Golden Sands 2013 Title when he lost to GM Nils Grandelius in the Final Round Game as the Top Board players drew their game and finished at 7 points. India's WGM Mary Aan Gomez won the Best Women's Title. She also achieved IM Norm.
Czech Republic's Hracek Zbynekh alongwith Nevednichy Vladislav of Roumania are jointly leading the championship with perfect score of 5/5 rounds, Followed by India's Young GM Vidit Santosh Gujrathi on 4.5 points. Some 40 Chess Players from India are taking part in this 40,000 Euro Prize money Tournament