Category Archives: Interviews

31 Jul

In Conversation with IM Marc Arnold by FIDE VP Beatriz Marinello

  Beatriz Marinello:  It has been an amazing summer for you! Congratulations on winning the US Junior Invitational for the second time and earning a Grandmaster norm at the World Open in Philadelphia. You are only 19 years old.  What ...

31 May

Elizabeth Vicary Interview by Beatriz Marinello

Brooklyn Castle – The Film Brooklyn Castle – The Film is a documentary that follows five chess team members from I.S. 318 for one year, and documents their challenges and triumphs both on and off the chessboard. I.S. 318 has ...

31 Dec

In Conversation with GM Humpy Koneru by Beatriz Marinello

Photos Courtesy of the WWCC Official Website  In Conversation with GM Humpy Koneru by Beatriz Marinello The 2011 FIDE Women’s World Chess Championship Match between the current World Champion GM Hou Yifan of China and her challenger, GM Koneru Humpy ...

31 Oct

Interview with 2011 U.S. Chess Hall of Fame Inductee, GM Boris Gulko by WIM Beatriz Marinello

The following interview was prepared by U.S. Chess Trust Trustee, FIDE Vice President and Former US Chess Federation President, WIM Beatriz Marinello.  We thank GM Boris Gulko for the opportunity to interview him. WIM Beatriz Marinello: How do you feel ...

18 Sep

GM Andrew (Andy) Soltis Interview by Jim Eade (Chess Trust)

“I don’t know when I was hooked, or why for that matter. Maybe it was for the reason Botvinnik gave: Some people like to think and chess is the best way to satisfy the urge.” – GM Andy Soltis Jim ...

30 Jan

Alexandra Kosteniuk Interview by WIM Beatriz Marinello

Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk: Woman World Champion, Mother and Wife…Aspiring Fashion Model and a Role Model for our chess community. Women’s World Champion Alexandra Kosteniuk lives part of the year in Miami, USA and is planning to help promote chess in ...

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