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News ‘January, 2012’

Interview with GM Dmitry Kokarev

Interview with GM Dmitry Kokarev

In the stage of the Cup of Russia, which is being held as a part of the RSSU Cup “Moscow Open 2012″, Grandmaster from Penza Dmitry Kokarev is currently one of the pleading players. Kokarev had won four stages of the Cup of Russia in 2011. Julia Dogodkina interviewed him after one of the rounds. [...]

Lindenwood Launches World-Class Collegiate Chess Program

Lindenwood Launches World-Class Collegiate Chess Program

University Offering Chess Scholarships, Forming Team for Competition St. Louis, January 31, 2012–Lindenwood University is putting out a call for some of the finest young chess players in America and abroad. And the university is willing to provide scholarship money to build the nation’s top collegiate chess program. Located in the St. Louis metropolitan area [...]

Gibraltar Chess 2012 LIVE!

Gibraltar Chess 2012 LIVE!

The Gibraltar Chess Festival 2012 will be live daily on Chessdom.com with analysis by the Houdini 2.0 engine. Games start at 14:00 CET. All news about Gibraltar Chess Festival here Full participants list at this link Live chess broadcast powered by ChessBomb and Chessdom

Yifan Hou – Le Quang Liem LIVE!

Yifan Hou – Le Quang Liem LIVE!

After the fantastic victory against GM Judit Polgar, the World Champion Yifan Hou has an even more difficult task today. She is up against the constantly progressing young star from Asia and member of the 2700 club GM Le Quang Liem. The game starts at 15:00 CET and will be live on Chessdom.com at this [...]

World Amateur Chess Championship 2012

World Amateur Chess Championship 2012

The “Chess Academy of Thessaloniki”, the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and the Greek Chess Federation have the honour of inviting all national chess federations and eligible players in the FIDE World Amateur Chess Championship 2012 to be held in the 5-star Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki, Northern Greece from 16 April (1st round) to [...]

Belgrade Chess Championships 2012

Belgrade Chess Championships 2012

The 2012 Belgrade Chess Championships were held from 22nd to 30th January at the Belgrade Fair Hall 4. 118 players in Men’s and 19 in Women’s Championship competed. Both events were played over 9 rounds of Swiss pairings. Dejan Pikula collected 7.5 points and took a clear first place ahead of five fellow Grandmasters. Four [...]

14th NordWest-Cup in Bad Zwischenahn

14th NordWest-Cup in Bad Zwischenahn

The 14th NordWest-Cup was held from 26th to 29th January in the “Wandelhalle” Bad Zwischenahns. The 7-round Swiss event was organized by the SK Union Oldenburg and SC Schwarzer Springer Bad Zwischenahn. A total of 325 players competed in the Main and U1800 Groups. Among them were 10 Grandmasters with GM Yuri Solodovnichenko being the [...]

Yifan Hou – Judit Polgar LIVE!

Yifan Hou – Judit Polgar LIVE!

The Gibraltar Chess Festival 2012 continues to bring excitement to the chess calendar, this time attracting not only some of the best Grandmasters, but also the women chess elite. As a result of that just a few days ago we witnessed the battle between Judit Polgar, the top rated women on the planet for many [...]

Levon Aronian Wins Tata Steel 2012 (Updated)

Levon Aronian Wins Tata Steel 2012 (Updated)

The Armenian grandmaster and member of the 2800 club Levon Aronian won the 2012 edition of the Tata Steel Chess tournament. In the last round he made a quick draw with Teimour Radjabov to finish with a total of 9.0 points and at least half a point ahead of the nearest follower. Aronian started with [...]

Turkish Chess Championships 2012

Turkish Chess Championships 2012

The Turkish Chess Championships among women and men have started on 29th January, 2012 in Kemer, Antalya, and will continue over ten rounds of Swiss system until 5th February. The top seeds in the men’s Championship are GM Dragan Solak, GM Baris Esen and GM Emre Can, among 309 participants (52 more compared to previous [...]

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