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News ‘December, 2009’

Alisa Galliamova and Alexander Grischuk are Russian Champions

Alisa Galliamova and Alexander Grischuk are Russian Champions

Alexander Grischuk completed the year 2009 in style by winning the 62nd Russian Superfinal Championship, with 6.5 points from nine rounds, half a point clear ahead of the defending champion Peter Svidler. Two times World Championship finalist Alisa Galliamova had a dream comeback after being on a two-years hiatus from the tournament chess…

Vietnam wins Tata Steel Asian Women Team Chess Championship 2009

Vietnam wins Tata Steel Asian Women Team Chess Championship 2009

Convincing victory for Vietnam women chess players The team of Vietnam won convincingly the Tata Steel Asian Women Team Chess Championship 2009. WGM Le Thanh Tu, WIM Pham Le Thao Nguyen, WGM Nguyen Thi Thanh An, WFM Nguyen Thi Mai Hung, and WFM Hoang Thi Nhu Y brought the surprise of the event by winning [...]

Zadar Open Tournament

Zadar Open Tournament

The 2009 Zadar Open tournament was held on 12-19th December in Zadar, Croatia. 43 players competed in the main group, while 63 took participation in the U2300 section. GM Robert Zelcic claimed the first place by collecting 6.5 points from nine rounds, half a point ahead of the group of followers.

Vugar Gashimov Invited For Linares 2010

Vugar Gashimov Invited For Linares 2010

Azerbaijani Grandmaster Vugar Gashimov is invited to participate in the 2010 Linares chess tournament, part of the Grand Slam circuit and one of the top chess events in the world. Vugar Gashimov’s manager Sarhan Gashimov and vice-president of Azerbaijan Chess Federation Faik Gasanov confirmed the information for Extratime.az.

GM Jon Ludvig Hammer confirms for SPICE Cup 2010

GM Jon Ludvig Hammer confirms for SPICE Cup 2010

the confirmation of Wesley So is expected soon Fresh off his impressive performance in London, where he won the London Chess Classic FIDE Open, GM Jon Ludvig Hammer has just confirmed his participation for the 2010 SPICE Cup A Group. There will be a few small modifications in the 2010 SPICE Cup A group to [...]

Natalia Pogonina gives birth to a boy

Natalia Pogonina gives birth to a boy

Pogonina to play a match against the world Chessdom.com’s commentator Natalia Pogoniana gave birth to a boy. Natalia and her husband Peter named him Nikolai. Our team wishes all the best to the family! In the next days Pogonina will play a correspondence chess match against the world on Chess.com. “I have received lots of [...]

Boris Gelfand – Ruslan Ponomariov LIVE!

Boris Gelfand – Ruslan Ponomariov LIVE!

The fourth game from the 2009 World Cup Final between GM Ponomariov and GM Gelfand will be featured on Chessdom.com. Also follow the game with computer analysis on Chessdom/Chessbomb platform.

Ruslan Ponomariov – Boris Gelfand LIVE!

Ruslan Ponomariov – Boris Gelfand LIVE!

The third game from the 2009 World Cup Final between GM Ponomariov and GM Gelfand will be featured on Chessdom.com. Also follow the game with computer analysis on Chessdom/Chessbomb platform

Boris Gelfand – Ruslan Ponomariov LIVE!

Boris Gelfand – Ruslan Ponomariov LIVE!

The game from the 2009 World Cup Final between GM Ponomariov and GM Gelfand will be featured on Chessdom.com. Also follow the game with computer analysis on Chessdom/Chessbomb platform

Ruslan Ponomariov – Boris Gelfand LIVE!

Ruslan Ponomariov – Boris Gelfand LIVE!

The game from the 2009 World Cup Final between GM Ponomariov and GM Gelfand will be featured on Chessdom.com. Also follow the game with computer analysis on Chessdom/Chessbomb platform

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