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EICC pairings round 9

EICC pairings round 9

Pairings from the European Individual Chess Championship

Chess Candidates Tournament in London 2013

Chess Candidates  Tournament in London 2013

FIDE has postponed the Candidates matches for 2013. After the initial announcement of the Chess Calendar 2012-2014, various protests from organizers have been emerging. In an official publication today we read that the Canditates tournament will take place in London 2013. FIDE announces, “Following publication of the draft calendar two weeks ago and after evaluating [...]

GM Sergei Azarov sole leader of the European Individual Chess Championship

GM Sergei Azarov sole leader of the European Individual Chess Championship

GM Sergei Azarov jumped into sole first position at the European Individual Chess Championship after he defeated the 2700 club member GM Naiditsch in round 7, scoring the only win on the top boards. GM Azarov prevailed in a Berlin defense, where after a few inaccurate moves by black in the middlegame, he reached a [...]

European Senior Teams Chess Championship 2012

European Senior Teams Chess Championship 2012

The ECU and Slovenian Chess Federation organize the 11th European Senior Teams Championship, from March 26th to April 5th, 2012, in Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia. The teams may represent a national federation or any regional structure of a national federation. Each team consists of four players; in addition one reserve player may be nominated. Russia is [...]

EICC pairings round 8

EICC pairings round 8

Live games with analysis / Pairings round 7 /Results and standings round 7 / Pairings round 8 EICC pairings round 8 1 GM Malakhov Vladimir 2705  - GM Azarov Sergei 2667 2 GM Korobov Anton 2679  - GM Inarkiev Ernesto 2695 3 GM Istratescu Andrei 2633  - GM Fressinet Laurent 2693 4 GM Matlakov Maxim [...]

Aronian – Kramnik 2012

Aronian – Kramnik 2012

Friendly match in Zurich

China Chess Championships 2012

China Chess Championships 2012

The 2012 China Chess Championships for men and women will be held concurrently from 27th March to 7th April in the city of Xinghua. Both groups will be 12-players round robin tournaments. Women’s World Champion Hou Yifan will compete in the men’s section. Top seeded in the men’s championship is Wang Yue (2702 elo), who [...]

Anand Gelfand official website

Anand Gelfand official website

The official website of Anand Gelfand 2012 World Chess Championship match is now available. It is at address http://moscow2012.fide.com/ and contains full details about the accreditation before the match, the rules of the championship, the schedule, players presentation, and more. There is also interesting statistics data from the Anand Gelfand official website here. You can [...]

Ten players share the lead at the European Chess Championship

Ten players share the lead at the European Chess Championship

Ten players share the lead at the European Chess Championship 2012, all of them with equal 5,0/6. These are GM Arkadij Naiditsch, GM Laurent Fressinet, GM Yuriy Kuzubov, GM Gawain Jones, GM Ernesto Inarkiev, GM Denis Khismatullin, GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, GM Maxim Matlakov, GM Anton Korobov, and GM Sergei Azarov. They are closely followed by [...]

EICC round 7 pairings

EICC round 7 pairings

Pairings R7 of the European Chess Championship

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