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News ‘April, 2008’

Radjabov – Carlsen LIVE!

Radjabov – Carlsen LIVE!

Games between Radjabov and Carlsen are always exciting to watch, the two have already played three games this year: draw at Corus 2008, Radjabov wins in Morelia and another draw in Linares. Radjabov is flexible enough to open with both 1. e4 and 1. d4, while Carlsen is playing a variety of defences. Enjoy the game!

Gata Kamsky catching up with leaders of the Baku Grand Prix

Gata Kamsky catching up with leaders of the Baku Grand Prix

Gata Kamsky beat Mickey Adams with white in the Zaitsev Ruy Lopez to catch up with Grischuk and Wang on the 1st place tie. English Grandmaster was a tad over-aggressive and we all know how kamsky likes to collect pawns. Black couldn’t find any compensation and pawns on the queenside rolled like an avalanche.

SPICE cup to be the strongest 10 player RR championship in US history

SPICE cup to be the strongest 10 player RR championship in US history

Former US Champion GM Alexander Onischuk has accepted the invitation to participate in the 2nd Annual SPICE Cup. Here are the 7 confirmed players so far.

GM Movsesian joins GM Sutovsky at the top of the EICC

GM Movsesian joins GM Sutovsky at the top of the EICC

GM Movsesian joined GM Sutovsky at the top of the European Individual Chess Championship after a nice victory. Find out all the results and more than 300 photos in the photo gallery of Chessdom.

IM Cmilyte, IM Ushenina, and IM Kovalevskaya leading after round 6

IM Cmilyte, IM Ushenina, and IM Kovalevskaya leading after round 6

IM Cmilyte, IM Ushenina, and IM Kovalevskaya are on top after round 6 with 1/2 point advantage to the chasing pack. Many photos and all the results inside the article.

IM Cmilyte and IM Kovalevskaya lead EICC Plovdiv 2008

IM Cmilyte and IM Kovalevskaya lead EICC Plovdiv 2008

round 5 of the European Individual Chess Championship Reports Participants / Round 1 / Round 2 / Round 3 / Round 4 Photo gallery Day 1 / Day 2 / Day 3 / Day 4 / Day 5 Results women, round 5 1 GM Stefanova Antoaneta 3½ ½ – ½ 4 IM Kovalevskaya Ekaterina 2 [...]

GM Emil Sutovsky takes the sole lead at Plovdiv 2008

GM Emil Sutovsky takes the sole lead at Plovdiv 2008

GM Emil Sutovsky takes the sole lead at Plovdiv 2008 after round 5.

Karpov’s gift for Fidel Castro

Karpov’s gift for Fidel Castro

Ex-world chess champion Anatoly Karpov, who is currently on Cuba in a ten-day visit, bestowed two sets of chess pieces from the series of exclusive “Karpov Chess” to Fidel Castro and his brother, the current head of the country Raul, reported France-Press.

Baku Grand Prix Round 5

Baku Grand Prix Round 5

Wang Yue won against Sergey Karjakin with black in an otherwise peaceful round. Chinese player has now caught up with Alexander Grischuk on the top of the crosstable.

Carlsen – Kamsky LIVE!

Carlsen – Kamsky LIVE!

Good day everyone, welcome to the Chessdom live coverage of the Baku Grand Prix. Magnus Carlsen and Gata Kamsky are old friends from the World Cups, American Grandmaster being more successful on both occasions. Carlsen is currently on his peak rating, having tied first place in the last two Grand Slam tournaments. Kamsky is World Cup winner and semifinalist in the World Championship cycle. Everything is set for a great game, enjoy!

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