If you want something different for your vacation, try Portugal Chess Festival this summer! A number of consecutive tournaments around the country with the emphasis on both chess and familly holidays - heartily recommended!
Portugal Chess Festiva... | Read More
My holidays are over and I'm currently in Spain helping a student of mine in the U14 Championship. He won in Round 1, let's hope for the best!
Plus a quick recap of Dortmund, with Caruana losing in R1 with white in the Najdorf (nothing new there)... | Read More
It's been a long time since i played a game of rapid chess in chess.com (usually 15|10). This time I am on a holiday so I tried it, and here are they. (My personal favourite is the last game, and I suggest you to take a look at it first if you don... | Read More
In case you were wondering where I disappeared, no worries, all is well! :)
Sometimes one needs rest (and an outline of my next period).
http://www.alexcolovic.com/2016/07/on-holiday.html | Read More
It's been a fabulous long weekend for me in Australia.
No, not because of my equal first place at the NSW Open - although that was also a very satisfying result for me! True, most of my games were against much lower-rated players, but this ... | Read More