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News ‘September, 2008’

Russian Superfinal Championship

Russian Superfinal Championship

Superfinal Championship of Russia will take place on 3-15th October in the Moscow Central Chess Club (Gogolevsky Boulevard 14). The starting lineup features 12 grandmasters, including the current title holder Alexander Morozevich, 4-time Russian champion Peter Svidler and Alexander Grischuk. This competition will be the last inspection before the Dresden Chess Olympiad. Update: Konstantin Sakaev is replacing Alexander Grischuk.

Australia Chess Olympiad 2008 team update

Australia Chess Olympiad 2008 team update

The Australian women’s Olympic team has changed their top board player, the captain Andras Toth informed this weekend. Irina Berezina had to pull out and she will be replaced by Shannon Oliver.

ECC in the internet media

ECC in the internet media

Bosna Sarajevo (BiH) are the team to hold the most titles from the European Club Chess Championships. They have won the trophy on four occasions – 1994, 1999, 2000, and 2002. The last title comes exactly from the site of this year’s ECC – Kallithea, Greece.

Women World Chess Championship – Press Center

Women World Chess Championship – Press Center

The best moments for the Press Center people were those when we have seen the players in the daily, evening press conferences expressing their views of the game, answering questions under pleasant circumstances and in happy mood – many times even after a loss. All in all, we were able to provide timely information of the Women`s World Chess Championship to the chess world and had fun here in Nalchik.

The European Club Cup in Kallithea is going to be a true chess party

The European Club Cup in Kallithea is going to be a true chess party

You want to see 293 titled players with 147 GMs headed by Carlsen, Morozevich, Ivanchuk, Radjabov, Mamedyarov, Shirov, Svidler, Aronian, Adams, Grischuk, Kamsky, Karjakin, etc?

Russia and China to play friendly match

Russia and China to play friendly match

Russia will feature a very strong team. Men’s boards are Peter Svidler, Dmitry Jakovenko, Evgeny Alekseev, Ernesto Inarkiev and Evgeny Tomashevsky. Female players: Tatiana and Nadezda Kosintseva, Ekaterina Korbut, Ekaterina Kovalevskaya and Natalia Pogonina.

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