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News ‘April, 2012’

2nd Branko Vukmanovic Memorial

2nd Branko Vukmanovic Memorial

GM Nikola Djukic and IM Blazo Kalezic, members of the national team at the 2011 European Team Championship, shared the first place with 7.0 points each.

750 Years Melaka International Chess Festival Concluded

750 Years Melaka International Chess Festival Concluded

The “750 Years Melaka International Chess Festival” was held from 21th April to 30th April 2012 and it offered three major events – the Florencio Campomanes Memorial International Rapid Chess Championship, the Historical Melaka International Chess Championship and the Historical Melaka Challenger Chess Championship with a total prize fund of more than USD 35,000. The [...]

May FIDE rating list, 45 players over 2700 ELO

May FIDE rating list, 45 players over 2700 ELO

The May FIDE rating list has been published, with Magnus Carlsen and Judit Polgar heading the standing as expected. Carlsen is first in the FIDE Top 100 list with 2835 ELO, no change and no games since the January rating list. He is closely followed by Levon Aronian with 2825 ELO, who raises 5 ELO [...]

Serbian Chess Championship – Round Seven

Serbian Chess Championship – Round Seven

The 2012 Serbian Chess Championship is taking place from 23rd April to 5th May in Vrnjačka Banja. Fourteen players with average elo of 2534 compete in the round robin tournament. After seven rounds of play the defending champion Ivan Ivanisevic emerged on the top position by defeating GM Dejan Pikula. The earlier leader Branko Damljanovic [...]

Vaibhav Suri impressive in Luc Open

Vaibhav Suri impressive in Luc Open

The 3rd Luc Open was held from 23rd to 29th April at the salle Debeyre in Lille, France. 187 players from 17 countries participated in the 9-round Swiss event. The 15-years old IM Vaibhav Suri from India took a clear first place with 7.5 points and a prize of 1500 EUR. Vaibhav defeated high rated [...]

International Chess Tournament Bosna 2012

International Chess Tournament Bosna 2012

The 42nd International Chess Tournament Bosna is scheduled to take place from 5th to 11th May, 2012, at the Hotel Saraj in Sarajevo, BIH. The players will be divided in two groups – Open A (elo 2200 and higher) and Open B (U2300). Both groups will be played over 9 rounds of Swiss system. The [...]

Aronian – Kramnik game 6 LIVE!

Aronian – Kramnik game 6 LIVE!

GM Kamil Miton will comment live round 6 of the “2800 match” Kramnik – Aronian live at 13:00 CET (note, 2 hours earlier than the other games). Replay game 1 / Replay game 2 / Replay game 3 / Replay game 4 / Replay game 5 Live chess broadcast powered by ChessBomb and Chessdom

Italian Team Chess Championship LIVE!

Italian Team Chess Championship LIVE!

The Italian Team Chess Championship with Caruana, Nakamura and many top players will be live daily on Chessdom.com with computer analysis. Live chess broadcast powered by ChessBomb and Chessdom

Cuca International Tournament 2012

Cuca International Tournament 2012

The Angolan Chess Federation hosted the Cuca International Tournament 2012 from 18th to 26th April at the country’s capital Luanda. There were three separate events – Open, Women Open and Blitz. The Open tournament had 30 participants competing over nine rounds of Swiss system. Top seed GM Viktor Bologan from Moldova won seven games and [...]

Kramnik – Aronian game 5 LIVE!

Kramnik – Aronian game 5 LIVE!

GM Kamil Miton will comment live round 5 of the “2800 match” Kramnik – Aronian live at 15:00 CET. Replay game 1 / Replay game 2 / Replay game 3 / Replay game 4 Live chess broadcast powered by ChessBomb and Chessdom

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