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News ‘August, 2011’

September FIDE rating list

September FIDE rating list

The World Chess Federation, FIDE, has announced the top players for the month of September in a new rating list. GM Magnus Carlsen takes the top position with 2823. The other two players above 2800 are the World Champion Viswanathan Anand and the World Team Champion Levon Aronian. They are closely followed by GM Vladimir [...]

Women top players – September 2011 FIDE rating list

Women top players – September 2011 FIDE rating list

Women rating list suffers a minor deflation in September.

Junior rating list, September

Junior rating list, September

Three players above 2700, GM Ipatov enters the list.

Aleksandra Goryachkina Superior in the Lyudmila Rudenko Memorial

Aleksandra Goryachkina Superior in the Lyudmila Rudenko Memorial

Following the successfully managed “100 Years of Mikhail Botvinnik” tournament, the organizers from St.Petersburg hosted the Lyudmila Rudenko Memorial from 22nd to 31st August. 43 female players, including 8 Grandmasters, participated in the 9-round Open honouring the second Women’s World Chess Champion. The total prize fund is 7500 EUR, with 1500 EUR dedicated to the [...]

1st Gov. Emmylou Lala J. Talino-Mendoza North Cotabato Mindanao Open Chess Championship

1st Gov. Emmylou Lala J. Talino-Mendoza North Cotabato Mindanao Open Chess Championship

While Wesley So continues his spell at the World Chess Cup in Khanty Mansiysk, his fellow Filipinos competed in the 1st Gov. Emmylou Lala J. Talino-Mendoza North Cotabato Mindanao Open Chess Championship. The tournament, managed by Dr. Ted Calica of Pres. Kidapawan Chess Club, Inc, was held from 27th to 31st August at the Prov’l [...]

Sergey Karjakin – Wesley So LIVE!

Sergey Karjakin – Wesley So LIVE!

The top seeded player GM Karjakin takes on the young talent GM Wesley So in round 2

Boris Grachev – Le Quang Liem LIVE!

Boris Grachev – Le Quang Liem LIVE!

Live commentary by GM Naiditsch and GM Maze, starts at 11:00 CET

Polgar – Movsesian LIVE!

Polgar – Movsesian LIVE!

Live commentary starts at 11:00 CET

World Chess Cup pairings R2

World Chess Cup pairings R2

Pairings of round 2, games with GM and computer analysis.

Open Santisimo Cristo de Candas

Open Santisimo Cristo de Candas

Open Santisimo Cristo de Candas is set to take place from 2nd to 10th Septembar in Candas, Spain. The tournament is organized by the local chess club. Currently 93 players are signed to take participation. Top seeded is GM Salvador Del Rio De Angelis, who recently shared the first place at the very strong Isthmia [...]

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