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News ‘November, 2012’

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2012 – Ram S Krishnan stuns Akshayraj Kore

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2012 – Ram S Krishnan stuns Akshayraj Kore

Indian Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu drew his top board game against GM Oleksienko Mikhailo of Ukraine and moved in shared lead with 5.5 points after the sixth round of the Apollo Engineering College Commonwealth Chess Championships 2012 at SDAT – Multipurpose Indoor Stadium, Chennai here today. Joining the duo on top of the points [...]

Women’s World Chess Championship: First game of the Final is drawn

Women’s World Chess Championship: First game of the Final is drawn

Anna Ushenina (Ukraine) and Antoaneta Stefanova (Bulgaria) played the first game of the Women’s World Chess Championship final match. The Ukrainian had White. In a well-known opening variation White had certain initiative, but Black’s position was very solid. After the game Anna Ushenina said that she expected this opening, although her opponent does not use [...]

43rd Annual National Chess Congress in Philadelphia

43rd Annual National Chess Congress in Philadelphia

The 43rd Annual National Chess Congress was held from November 23-25, 2012 at the Sheraton Hotel Philadelphia City Center, 17th and Race Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Congress had ten playing sections: Premier, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600, Under 1400, Under 1200, Under 1000, Under 800, Under 600. In addition, there were Black [...]

London Chess Classic: Stars vs Twittersphere, Press Conference, Opening Ceremony

London Chess Classic: Stars vs Twittersphere, Press Conference, Opening Ceremony

The 4th London Chess Classic runs from 1-10 December 2012 at the Olympia Conference Centre, Kensington London W14 8UX. The official website is www.londonchessclassic.com. This year’s line-up is stronger than ever, with an average rating higher than any previous chess tournament held in the UK. Heading the list are world champion Vishy Anand, former world [...]

World Women Chess 2012 LIVE!

World Women Chess 2012 LIVE!

Stefanova – Ushenina live with Houdini analysis

Final of the 2012 Cup of Russia

Final of the 2012 Cup of Russia

The Final of the 2012 Cup of Russia for men and women will take place from 2nd to 12th December in Khanty-Mansiysk, immediately after the Women’s World Chess Championship is concluded. Russian Cup for men: 1. Ernesto Inarkiev 2693 2. Evgeny Romanov 2616 3. Igor Kovalenko 2595 (Ukraine) 4. Dmitry Kokarev 2623 5. Dmitry Bocharov 2620 6. Artyom Timofeev 2600 7. [...]

Tashkent Grand Prix LIVE!

Tashkent Grand Prix LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Grandmasters Meier, Jimenez and Boros share first in Thanksgiving Open in Saint Louis

Grandmasters Meier, Jimenez and Boros share first in Thanksgiving Open in Saint Louis

The 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Open took place on 23-25th November at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. The 6-round Swiss event was held in three sections – Open, U1800 and U1400, and is rated with FIDE. The Open section had 58 participants. Grandmasters Georg Meier, Fidel Corrales Jimenez, and Denes Boros, all [...]

GM Melikset Khachiyan winner of the 48th Annual American Open in Anaheim

GM Melikset Khachiyan winner of the 48th Annual American Open in Anaheim

The 48th Annual American Open was held on 22-25th November at the Doubletree Hotel Anaheim, Orange County, California. The playing format was 8 Round Swiss System USCF Rated Tournament with a 4-day and a 3-day options. There were six playing sections: Open, Under 2200, Under 2000, Under 1800, Under 1600 and Under 1400. Grandmaster Melikset [...]

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2012 – Sethuraman shares lead, Arun Karthik upsets Shyam Nikil

Commonwealth Chess Championships 2012 – Sethuraman shares lead, Arun Karthik upsets Shyam Nikil

Chennai based Grandmaster SP Sethuraman defeated M Kunal and moved in shared lead with 5.0 points after the fifth round of the Apollo Engineering College Commonwealth Chess Championships 2012 at Multipurpose Indoor Stadium, Chennai here today. Sharing the lead at 5.0 points with Sethuraman were Grandmaster duo Oleksienko Mikhailo (Ukraine) and M R Lalith Babu [...]

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