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News ‘June, 2007’

Atalik, Roiz and Karpov win to extend the lead!

Atalik, Roiz and Karpov win to extend the lead!

Atalik scores first win ever against Nikolic. Roiz tactically outplayed Stojanovic and Karpov forced Iodrachescu to give up after the threats on the back-rank. Damljanovic played perfect Rook endgame to beat Pavasovic.

Karpov wins, shares first with Ivanishevich, Roiz and Atalik

Karpov wins, shares first with Ivanishevich, Roiz and Atalik

Karpov and Iordachescu win against Georgiev and Pavasovic respectively, other games drawn. Nikolic saves lost ending against Roiz

Valjevo round 3

Valjevo round 3

All games from round 3 finished draw. The only one that could have had chances of scoring the full point was Iordachesku, but he missed the superior move. Atalik was slightly better against Karpov, but the games looked like a draw as well.

Valjevo day 2, fantastic games!

Valjevo day 2, fantastic games!

Karpov and Ivanisevic agreed on a draw. This result certainly fits the plans of Ivanisevic. However, Karpov is a step behind, he could not take the win with white 2 games in a row. Roiz won against Iordachescu, while Atalik and Pavasovic made a draw. IM Stojanovic won against Kiril Georgiev. Stojanovic is the favorite of the audience since the Serbian IM was born in Valjevo. He was receiving congratulations in the playing hall for a long time.

Valjevo round 1 pairings

Valjevo round 1 pairings

First round pairings GM Karpov Anatoly 2668 – GM Nikolic Predrag 2631 GM Ivanisevic Ivan 2614 – GM Pavasovic Dusko 2567 GM Atalik Suat 2584 – IM Stojanovic Mihajlo 2588 GM Georgiev Kiril 2653 – GM Roiz Michael 2616 GM Iordachescu Viorel 2587 – GM Damljanovic Branko 2585 Expect analysis of the games by IM [...]

Participants

Participants

Strong field at Gorenje 2007 Starting List 1. Anatoly Karpov (RUS 2668) 2. Kiril Georgiev (BUL 2653) 3. Predrag Nikolic (BIH 2631) 4. Michael Roiz (ISR 2616) 5. Ivan Ivanisevic (SRB 2614) 6. Mihajlo Stojanovic (SRB 2588) 7. Viorel Iordachescu (MDA 2587) 8. Branko Damljanovic (SRB 2585) 9. Suat Atalik (TUR 2584) 10. Dusko Pavasovic [...]

Chess on TV

Chess on TV

We had excellent cooperation from the city authorities, and we believe that investors have to establish good relation with the local communities. We understand that Valjevo is living for chess, and naturally, decided to sponsor a chess tournament

Live games from Valjevo

Live games from Valjevo

Follow the games live on VSK site The games from Valjevo will be on the VSK website. To go to the live games click here or go to www.vsk.org.yu. Round start is at 16:00 CET (10:00 EST). After each round you can find commented games by IM Kalin Karakehayov on chessdom.com, and also replayable games [...]

FIDE and Global Chess

FIDE and Global Chess

Only a few days after Geoffrey Borg’s exclusive appearance in Chessdom.com, Global Chess and FIDE have concluded negotiations.

Topalov’s case placed in the agenda of FIDE meeting in Talin

Topalov’s case placed in the agenda of FIDE meeting in Talin

Breaking news! Chessdom has received the letter from FIDE informing that the case with the participation of the Bulgarian GM Veselin Topalov at the Wolrd Championship in Mexico 2007 has been included in the agenda of the Presidential Board of the World Chess Federation (FIDE).

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