Natalia_Pogonina's Blog

    • Yearbook of Chess Wisdom: Don't Miss It!

      Publisher: Chess Evolution, 2016Author: Peter ZhdanovEdition: Paperback mediumPages: 376Language: EnglishPrice:€ 24.95ISBN: 978-83-937009-7-4 In this book the author addresses 366 (one for each day of the year) intriguing chess topics which c... | Read More

    • Pogonina Becomes the Official Ambassador of Chess Heroz

      May 15, 2015            ━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━━ Natalia Pogonina, the Vice Women's World Chess Champion, becomes the offi... | Read More

    • Natalia Pogonina: "The race after titles, fame and money is destroying people from the inside&a

      Natalia, my congratulations to you on an inspiring performance! What were your expectations for the Women’s World Chess Championship? The bookmakers didn’t seem to have a lot of confidence in you: one of the companies estimated the odds of y... | Read More

    • Play GM Arkadij Naiditsch for Free

      At Grenke Chess Classic-2015 the German #1 Arkadij Naiditsch defeated the World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen in classical chess, drew the rapid and blitz mini-matches 1-1 each and succumbed only with Black in Armageddon. Now you have a special ... | Read More

    • Book Review: "Journey to the Chess Kingdom"

      By WGM Natalia Pogonina Best FIDE rating: 2508 Journey to the Chess Kingdom, 2014 Publisher: Chess EvolutionAuthors: GM Yuri Averbakh, Mikhail Beilin Edition: Paperback medium ISBN: 978-83-934656-6-8 Pages: 284 Language: EnglishCover price: $26.... | Read More

    • Verified on Twitter!

      After almost 5 years of tweeting, over 100k followers and 86 episodes of "Chess week on Twitter" Natalia Pogonina has finally been verified on Twitter! How does one get verified? According to Twitter:Twitter verifies accounts on an ongoing basis... | Read More

    • R.I.P. GM Igor Kurnosov

      Tragic news: Chelyabinsk GM Igor Kurnosov (who was 28 just years old) was killed by a car while crossing the street. The 20-year old woman who was driving the car has received her driving license 1 year 2 months ago. Another victim of her in the ... | Read More