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News ‘January, 2013’

Asian Zone 3.3 Championships – Nguyen Thi Thanh An qualifies from the Women Tournament

Asian Zone 3.3 Championships – Nguyen Thi Thanh An qualifies from the Women Tournament

Wesley So and Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son are clear leaders in the Open Section going into the final round The top board match up between Filipinos Rogelio Antonio (5) and Wesley So (6) ended with an early draw, a result that kept So, who essayed a solid variation of the reliable French Defence, in the [...]

GM Andre Diamant winner of the 36th Cardinal Open Chess Tournament

GM Andre Diamant winner of the 36th Cardinal Open Chess Tournament

The 36th Cardinal Open Chess Tournament took place on 25-27th January at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 2886 Airport Dr, Columbus, Ohio. The event was held in five sections: Open (FIDE rated), U2100, U1800, U1500, U1300. All sections were played over five rounds of Swiss system. A total of 190 players competed. GM Andre Diamant took [...]

Presentation of Armenian “Chess in Schools” Program

Presentation of Armenian “Chess in Schools” Program

During the 2013 1st quarter Presidential Board in Armenia (19-20 of January) Armenian chess federation presented their Chess in Schools program (presentation made by GM Smbat Lputian). With the support of President of Armenia and Armenian chess federation President Serzh Sargsyan the program has reached a huge success in the country. Chess is included in [...]

Drama in Gibraltar: Ivanchuk and Le Quang Liem short draw creates discussion (Update 3)

Drama in Gibraltar: Ivanchuk and Le Quang Liem short draw creates discussion (Update 3)

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Gibraltar Chess 2013 LIVE!

Gibraltar Chess 2013 LIVE!

Gibraltar Chess Festival with commentary by IM Aman Hambleton

Gibraltar’s Governor visits the Tradewise Chess Festival

Gibraltar’s Governor visits the Tradewise Chess Festival

Gibraltar’s Governor Sir Adrian Johns has always been a great supporter of the Tradewise Chess Festival so it was not surprising to see him back in the eleventh edition of the tournament. He made the first move in the first round of the Challengers and Amateurs tournaments. Shown round the hall by director Stuart Conquest [...]

Youth and experience finish equal at Moscow blitz tournament

Youth and experience finish equal at Moscow blitz tournament

Strutyunskaia and kashlinskaya share first, Strutyunskaia declared winner on tiebreak

TCEC round 1 concluded, Rybka and Equinox held to draw

TCEC round 1 concluded, Rybka and Equinox held to draw

Scorpio and Gaviota with solid play in round 1

Asian Zone 3.3 Championships – Round 7

Asian Zone 3.3 Championships – Round 7

It is now round seven, two thirds through the nine round Asian Zone 3.3 Championships being played in Tagaytay, Philippines and tension is mounting. While Wesley So and Nguyen Ngoc Truong Son lead with 5/6 and remain firm favourites, they have not been able to run away with the Open Championship and there is now [...]

Stavanger Open NGP 2013 in parallel with Norway Chess 2013

Stavanger Open NGP 2013 in parallel with Norway Chess 2013

Stavanger Chess Club invites all Norwegian and international chess players to participate in Stavanger Open NGP 2013. The tournament will be held in comfortable and suitable playing facilities at Scandic Stavanger Forus Hotel from Wednesday 8th of May to Sunday 12th of May. Stavanger Open NGP 2013 will be played with one round on each [...]

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