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News ‘May, 2007’

2006 Politiken Cup

2006 Politiken Cup

Malakhatko, Short and Hector last year’s winners Last year’s main tournament of Politiken Cup featured 259 players. Three players finished tied on the first place, but GM Vadim Malakhatko held superior tiebreaks to win the trophy. 2006 Politiken Cup standings: 1. GM Vadim Malakhatko (UKR) 7.5 2. GM Nigel Short (ENG) 7.5 3. GM Jonny [...]

Grandmasters Invading Copenhagen

Grandmasters Invading Copenhagen

Politiken Cup 2007 is set to break all the Danish records in number of participants. With almost two months before the games’ start, 152 players have registered only for the main tournament – among them 19 Grandmasters.

Players signup for Politiken Cup 2007

Players signup for Politiken Cup 2007

Registration for A group ends July 21. GM,IM,WGM,WIM register for free. The B group signup continues until July 22.

Global Chess

Global Chess

The initial work of Global Chess is to deliver value propositions to sponsors either for supporting chess development globally or for specific events promotion

Closing ceremony and retrospection

Closing ceremony and retrospection

Here are the last two videos from Sofia. They are from the final round where the players received special prizes. We also included some fun videos from the Mtel 07 for you.

Topalov collecting icons

Topalov collecting icons

His courage and fighting attitude brought him third consecutive win at the Mtel Masters. Congratulations to Veselin Topalov from the Chessdom team!

Danailov supports Kasparov

Danailov supports Kasparov

The human rights of a great champion are disregarded Mtel Masters is one of the strongest and most prestigious international chess tournaments in the world. As the director of this important chess event, I want to state my opinion on yet another bad incident with Gary Kasparov. Yesterday, he was arrested while attempting to visit [...]

Mtel Masters round 3

Mtel Masters round 3

Live Adams Nisipeanu – a nice game from Mtel Masters 2007 Video video round 3 – Mamedyarov walking nervously again Photos photos from Mtel Masters – many photos from round 3

Mtel Masters round 2

Mtel Masters round 2

Live game Sasikiran – Mamedyarov – commentary by GM Dimitrov Report Mtel Masters caricatures – funny pictures of the players presented before round 2 report round 2 – the key points of the games video report – start of round 2

Mtel Masters round 1

Mtel Masters round 1

Live game Topalov Nisipeanu live commmentary Videos Nisipeanu vs. Topalov – Post Mortem Analysis Sasikiran talking to Katrin Aladjova – Wills Mamedyarov marching nervously The Press Room (An insider view) Photos Photo Report – Round One (10.05.07)

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