12/30/2017 – The "King Salman World Blitz & Rapid Championships 2017" in Riyadh from Decemer 26th to 30th. He is also a passionate photographer with work appearing in numerous publications.
The prizes are US$5000 for first, $3400 for second, $2400 for third with prizes all the way to 20th place.
Note that as FIDE events of this caliber, all norms scored count double, thus a player who scores a norm at the end of the competition will be considered to have earned two norms, not one.
This old-looking building with a modern decoration invites you to take a look at a new series of displays.
(Click image for high-res version) The inside is quite large, and houses several floors of modern multimedia exhibits Among the themes on the ground floor is one on recycling, a concept the city has embraced Even public parks are the topic for school field trips.
Watch live with Rounds 11 to 22 from Noon CET ( AM EST) on Saturday with commentary by E. Deep Mind, the company that recently created the strongest Go program in the world, turned its attention to chess, and came up with this spectacular result. Black is unable to destroy this main asset of the opponent, but can certainly try to undermine it with clever play.
In the Women's Pia Cramling has a full point lead with 9½ / 11. 12/6/2017 – Imagine this: you tell a computer system how the pieces move — nothing more. And a day later — yes, just 24 hours — it has figured it out to the level that beats the strongest programs in the world convincingly! Be3 0-0 10.0-0 promises White a very compact and solid pawn centre well supported by the pieces.
For one thing there are the old buildings with rich architectural beauty visible everywhere, even in relatively ‘common’ buildings.
One might expect this effort to protect old churches and whatnot, but it extends far beyond this helping give the city its Old World flavor.
IM Luis Rodi, who followed the game with great interest, said, "After Julio Granda Zuñiga, a long list of rising players has come out of Peru, among whom the talented Jorge Cori.