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News ‘September, 2009’

Jon Ludvig Hammer – Akobian LIVE!

Jon Ludvig Hammer – Akobian LIVE!

The game Jon Ludvig Hammer – Varuzhan Akobian from round 4 of the Spice Cup 2009 starts at 21:00 CET and will be commented live by GM Dimitrov.

Wesley So – Mamedov LIVE!

Wesley So – Mamedov LIVE!

The game Wesley So – Mamedov from round 4 of the Spice Cup 2009 starts at 21:00 CET and will be commented live by Goran Urosevic and IM Perunovic.

Yuriy Kuzubov – Jon Ludvig Hammer LIVE!

Yuriy Kuzubov – Jon Ludvig Hammer LIVE!

The game Yuriy Kuzubov – Jon Ludvig Hammer from round 2 of the Spice Cup 2009 starts at 21:00 CET and will be commented live by GM Dimitrov.

Team Karpov for the 2009 match with Kasparov grows

Team Karpov for the 2009 match with Kasparov grows

Kasparov is being much more silent for his preparation and team for the match. Besides his training with Carlsen, not much is known. No names of seconds have been revealed.

Anish Giri, Perhaps I should have a look at it

Anish Giri, Perhaps I should have a look at it

When Anish Giri sacrificed a piece to beat Nijboer in a crucial game of the Dutch Ch., he wasn’t aware of the fact that this line, currently one of the toughest variations for “KID” players, had been thoroughly analysed only a week before in #36 of ChessVibes Openings. When asked if he had seen the PDF magazine, he replied: “No, but perhaps I should!”

Jon Ludvig Hammer – Wesley So LIVE!

Jon Ludvig Hammer – Wesley So LIVE!

The game Jon Ludvig Hammer – Wesley So from round 2 of the Spice Cup 2009 starts at 21:00 CET and will be commented live by GM Dimitrov.

Short vs Efimenko – Opening Ceremony

Short vs Efimenko – Opening Ceremony

The chess match between grandmasters Nigel Short (England) and Zahar Efimenko (Ukraine) was opened on 19 September 2009 in the Transcarpathian Regional State Theatre of Russian Drama in Mukachevo, Ukraine. The opening ceremony was led by the President of the Universal Event Promotion, Josef Resch and the Mayor of Mukachevo, Zoltan Lengyel.

Wesley So – Yuriy Kuzubov LIVE!

Wesley So – Yuriy Kuzubov LIVE!

The game Wesley So – Kuzubov from round 1 of the Spice Cup 2009 starts at 17:00 CET and will be commented live by GM Dimitrov.

A step forward for the ECU

A step forward for the ECU

ECU has the pleasure to present you the new ECU web site. The ECU web site will start to operate in a testing mode. During this period we will test the new servers, the site operation under traffic, and we will make some necessary improvements with regard to site’s structure and data.

Over 100 registrations for the 80th FIDE Congress

Over 100 registrations for the 80th FIDE Congress

Organizing committee press release The Organizing Committee for the 80th FIDE Congress has received one hundred registrations until now. Among them are PB members, EB members, Delegates, Commissions’ Chairmen & members, and federations’ officers. Because of the multiple obligations of many congress participants O.C. will accept late registrations untill the end of September. The O.C. [...]

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