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News ‘April, 2013’

Admiral Niels Juel Cup – Three players share top prize

Admiral Niels Juel Cup – Three players share top prize

After several peaceful rounds in the 2013 Admiral Niels Juel Cup, it all suddenly exploded in round nine. GM Alexandre Danin (RUS), who had earlier signed three short draws, was crushed by GM Yuri Solodovnichenko (UKR) in a game that was much appreciated by the audience. At the same time, GM Vladimir Burmakin (RUS) made [...]

Mesgen Amanov and Andrew Mellace leading on Barbados

Mesgen Amanov and Andrew Mellace leading on Barbados

Jamaican National Champion Andrew Mellace emerged as sole leader at the conclusion of the 6th round of action in the Digicel Heroes Day Candidates chess tournament, being played at the Amaryllis Hotel. Mellace entered the 6th round on 4.5 points, half point behind tournament leader Kevin Cupid of Trinidad and Tobago after being held to [...]

Vachier-Lagrave loses against Vitiugov at Alekhine Memorial, Gelfand grabs the lead

Vachier-Lagrave loses against Vitiugov at Alekhine Memorial, Gelfand grabs the lead

No less than four players are half a point behind Gelfand with one round to go

Topalov wins again and claims impressive victory at the Zug Grand Prix

Topalov wins again and claims impressive victory at the Zug Grand Prix

Topalov now has a 2793 live rating thanks to his great performance

Almasi and Quesada tied in the lead in La Havana

Almasi and Quesada tied in the lead in La Havana

Dominguez beat Andreikin in the eigth round

Pune Attackers win Maharashtra Chess League 2013

Pune Attackers win Maharashtra Chess League 2013

Pune Attackers with GM M.R.Lalith Babu, GM-elect Akshayraj Kore, WGM Padmini Rout, WGM Swati Ghate, IM Himanshu Sharma and Amardeep Bartakke 2200 and captained by IM D.V.Prasad, won the inaugural edition of the Maharashtra Chess League 2013. In a well contested Finals, they defeated Jalgaon Battlers 3.5 – 2.5. The crucial wins for Pune came [...]

2013 National Chess Championship of Jamaica

2013 National Chess Championship of Jamaica

The single round robin runs until May 12th

Ahmedabad gets World Class Chess Club (Photo Gallery)

Ahmedabad gets World Class Chess Club (Photo Gallery)

Riding on the success of five times World Champion Vishwanathan Anand, the Indian Chess is on all-time high with its players tasting success regularly at the International Chess events. The popularity for Chess in India showing upward graph and is clearly visible as the game is spreading across this vast country. In a major boost [...]

Jony Hector is the winner of the Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2013

Jony Hector is the winner of the Copenhagen Chess Challenge 2013

GM Henrik Danielsen finished on second place

3rd Miedzyzdroje Chess Tournament in Poland

3rd Miedzyzdroje Chess Tournament in Poland

This Polish event will finish on May 5th

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