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News ‘June, 2012’

GM David Arutinian wins Karen Asrian Memorial 2012

GM David Arutinian wins Karen Asrian Memorial 2012

The Armenian Chess Federation organized the 5th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament on June 16-25, 2012, in the prominent resort town of Jermuk. The 9-round Swiss event was dedicated to the memory of GM Karen Asrian, who passed away in June 2008, at the age of 28. He was member of the Armenian national team [...]

Zhansaya Abdumalik becomes WGM at the age of 12

Zhansaya Abdumalik becomes WGM at the age of 12

The young chess talent from Kazakhstan Zhansaya Abdumalik completed her final norm for Women Grandmaster. With this achievement she has all necessary requirements for the WGM title at age of 12 years 5 months and 15 days, making her the second youngest WGM in history. The youngest WGM record is still in possession of the [...]

World Champion Viswanathan Anand gives lecture on “Return on Analytics”

World Champion Viswanathan Anand gives lecture on “Return on Analytics”

As a part of “Accenture – Return on Analytics“, World Champion Viswanathan Anand give extensive lecture about chess patterns, the role of computers in chess studying, game solving techniques, etc. Anand also shares secrets from his preparation strategy, his work with the team of Grandmasters, the role of his computer in position analysis, and how [...]

12th IPCA World Chess Championship

12th IPCA World Chess Championship

IM Andrei Obodchuk is IPCA World Champion for 2012

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Ali Nihat Yazici resigns as FIDE Vice President

Ali Nihat Yazici resigns as FIDE Vice President

Ali Nihat Yazici with an official statement

IM Evandro Amorim Barbosa and Valentina Jorquera are U20 South America champions

IM Evandro Amorim Barbosa and Valentina Jorquera are U20 South America champions

Photos, standings, and news from the U20 South America

GM Alexandr Fier convincing winner in Open Teplice

GM Alexandr Fier convincing winner in Open Teplice

Open Teplice 2012 was hosted by the SK Teplice on 16-24th June at the House of Culture in Teplice, Czech Republic. GM Alexandr Fier defeated GM Denes Boros in the last round to convincingly win the tournament with 8/9 points, leaving the nearest followers a full point behind. Standings bellow. The 9-round Swiss tournament saw [...]

GM Ivan Salgado lifts the trophy in Forni di Sopra

GM Ivan Salgado lifts the trophy in Forni di Sopra

The 2nd International Chess Tournament of Forni di Sopra took place from June 16th to 23rd, 2012, in Forni di Sopra, part of the Friulian Dolomites Natural Park and one of the jewels of the Italian Alps. The organizers of the event are Accademia Internazionale di Scacchi, Circolo Scacchistico Udinese, ScacchiRandagi, FSI and Comune Forni [...]

IM Vladimir Zavoronkov wins Paleros Open

IM Vladimir Zavoronkov wins Paleros Open

The 1st International Open Chess Tournament “Paleros 2012″ took place on 16-23rd June in the picturesque village of Paleros, Greece on the Ionian Sea. 61 players from Greece, Estonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland participated in the 9-round swiss tournament. IM Vladimir Zavoronkov won the tournament with 7.5 points and collected the first prize [...]

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