"Best job in the world"

Within the 50th International Dortmund Chess Days, press officer Patrick Zelbel conducted an extensive interview with Artur Yusupov about his tasks in Dortmund, the highlights of his career, chess for children and the opportunities in German chess. An excerpt appeared in the sports section of the daily newspapers of Lensing Media, Zeitungsverlag Rubens and Medienhaus Bauer on 6 July.

7 title norms at the Sparkassen Chess Trophy 2023

The 50th International Dortmund Chess Days were the perfect chess festival for aspirants for IM or GM titles. A total of seven norms were achieved, three Grandmaster norms and 4 norms for the title International Master.

Photos and videos of the closing day are online

Various photo series and videos of the exciting last day of the Sparkassen Chess Trophy 2023 are online. In the gallery you can find pictures by Michelle Lassak, Christian Lünig and Dariusz Gorzinski. On YouTube there are impression videos by Nicolas Lagasse (e.g. Impressions 2023 Part 3) and a short interview with Vladimir Kramnik about the tournament. We hope you enjoy the brilliant pictures!

Caruana, Donchenko and Wagner win tournaments

Great success for German national players at the Sparkassen Chess Trophy

What a finish in the A-Open of the 50th International Dortmund Chess Days! Alexander Donchenko wins his endgame after 5.5 hours against Ori Kobo, draws level on points with Frederik Svane and wins the tournament on fine rating.

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