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Bazna III Kings Tournament 2010

The 3rd Kings tournament takes place in Medias, Romania, Monday, June 14, 2010 - Friday, June 25, 2010.
Participants: Magnus Carlsen, Wang Yue, Boris Gelfand, Teimour Radjabov, Ruslan Ponomariov and Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu.

Games start at 13:30 UTC. Final round starts at 11:30 UTC
ChessOK is going to broadcast all games of the tournament with Rybka Aquarium commentary.

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN], Round 8 [download PGN], Round 9 [download PGN], Round 10 [download PGN]

Getting More Out of IDeA in Aquarium 2010

Rybka 3 Aquarium logotype In this column, I take a deeper look at some features that were discussed in earlier columns, and I reveal a couple of interesting ideas that will help you get a better understanding of IDeA in Aquarium 2010. As before, I emphasize the importance of its interactive features and start out with the many different says of selecting and sending positions for analysis in IDeA.

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New Rybka Aquarium Opening Book

The title of this column implies three novelties:

  • Rybka 4 is now releaes, stronger than ever.
  • Aquarium 4, a new version matching Rybka 4, is also introduced, with loads of improvements, some of which have been described in my recent columns. Additionally an update to Aquarium 2010 (4.0.3) will also be released as a free update for current customers.
  • Last, but not least, a new Rybka 4 Aquarium opening book is now released with thoroughly researched and up to date collection of modern opening lines.

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Chess: Easy Ways of Taking Pawns and Pieces to learn how to capture the pieces
Attack on the King I to learn how to attack the king in middlegame and mate in 2
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Poikovsky Tournament 2010

The 11th annual Poikovsky Tournament will be held in from June 2nd to 13th.

Participants: Karjakin, Jakovenko, Jobava, Vitugov, Motylev, Rublevsky, Onischuk, Naiditsch, Ryasantsev, Bologan, Sutovsky, Sokolov.

ChessOK is going to publish all games of the tournament with Rybka 4 analysis (post game).

Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN], Round 8 [download PGN], Round 9 [download PGN], Round 10 [download PGN], Round 11 [download PGN]

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