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News ‘August, 2011’

Sergey Fedorchuk Winner in Bratto

Sergey Fedorchuk Winner in Bratto

“Scacchistica Milanese”, historical chess club founded in 1881 and organizer of the prestigious Crespi International Tournaments, managed the 31st International Chess Festival Conca Della Presolana on 20-28th August in Bratto, Italy. The tournament was held under the patronage of the Italian Chess Federation, with ScacchiRandagi as technical partner. The playing venue was Centro Sportivo Comunale, [...]

3rd Zendehrood International Open Chess Tournament (updated player list)

3rd Zendehrood International Open Chess Tournament (updated player list)

Esfahan Chess Association is honored to invite all players from national Chess federations to participate in the 3rd Zendehrood Open Chess Tournament which will be held in Esfahan, Iran, from 2-8th September 2011. Registration & accommodation is free for Players with rating 2400 or higher and for one player from each country. The 3rd Zendehrood [...]

Special analysis mode for the World Cup tiebreaks today

Special analysis mode for the World Cup tiebreaks today

Special mode for blitz and rapid games with analyis at 11:00 CET

Bu Xiangzhi the only Chinese player with direct qualification to World Cup R2

Bu Xiangzhi the only Chinese player with direct qualification to World Cup R2

Ding Liren and Ni hua at tiebreaks, six players go home

Vietnam and India flawless at the World Cup R1

Vietnam and India flawless at the World Cup R1

Their round 2 opponents are already known.

GM Ahmed Adly hospitalized in Khanty Mansiysk

GM Ahmed Adly hospitalized in Khanty Mansiysk

Ahmed Adly will be soon back in the game again.

Ding Liren – Wesley So game 2 LIVE!

Ding Liren – Wesley So game 2 LIVE!

Live commentary by GM Naiditsch and GM Maze.

Susanto Megaranto – Le Quang Liem game 2 LIVE!

Susanto Megaranto – Le Quang Liem game 2 LIVE!

Live commentary bu GM Naiditsch and GM Maze

Grand Slam Masters Final 2011 in Sao Paulo

Grand Slam Masters Final 2011 in Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo, Brazil is set to co-host the first half of the Grand Slam Masters Final, with Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian, Vassily Ivanchuk, Hikaru Nakamura and Francisco Vallejo Pons playing.

The Asian Chess Champion starts with a victory

The Asian Chess Champion starts with a victory

Indian press did not hide superlatives for the Asian chess champion GM Pentala Harikrishna, who started the World Cup 2011 with a victory against the World Championship finalist‘s second GM Maxim Rodshtein. “Harikrishna is off to a flying start and made short work of Maxim Rodshtein of Israel in the first game with black in [...]

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