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News ‘May, 2013’

US Junior Closed Championship 2013

US Junior Closed Championship 2013

The 10-player field has been set for the 2013 U.S. Junior Closed Championship, scheduled to be held at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) June 13-23. The top Juniors in the nation will meet in Saint Louis with more than $10,000 at stake and an invitation to the 2014 U.S. Championship [...]

Mumbai Mayor International Chess Tournament – Round 4

Mumbai Mayor International Chess Tournament – Round 4

In the 6th Mumbai Mayor International Chess Tournament 2013 hosted by The National Sports Club of India and co-sponsored by LIC of India, GM Babujian Levon (ELO 2488) of Armenia and GM Pantsulaia Levan (ELO 2563) of Georgia are leading with 4 points at the end of 4th round in the indoor stadium of National [...]

Interview with Thessaloniki GP tournament director Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou

Interview with Thessaloniki GP tournament director Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou

Today is the second rest day before the final three rounds of Thessaloniki Grand Prix. It was a good moment to speak with the tournament director Theodoros Tsorbatzoglou. Q: Mr. Tsorbatzoglou, the tournament is reaching its final phase, what are your general impressions? A: I think it is going pretty well. If we take in [...]

Thessaloniki Grand Prix R8: Kamsky defeats Nakamura, becomes sole leader

Thessaloniki Grand Prix R8: Kamsky defeats Nakamura, becomes sole leader

Gata Kamsky defeated his compatriot Hikaru Nakamura to score third consecutive victory and move into sole lead after round 8 of the Thessaloniki Grand Prix. Five games started with Ruy Lopez and only Nakamura defended with French. Leinier Dominguez remains in contention for the first place after beating Alexander Morozevich in a fine positional style. [...]

Ding Liren winner of the Danzhou Masters Tournament

Ding Liren winner of the Danzhou Masters Tournament

Bu Xiangzhi finished second and Ni Hua arrived third

International Open Tournament Pula 2013

International Open Tournament Pula 2013

The 27th International Open Tournament Pula is organized by the Chess Club Pula on 8-15th June, 2013, at the Park Plaza Histria in Pula, Croatia. The 9-round Swiss open will offer 11,000 EUR in prizes. Top prizes are EUR 1400, 1000, 700, 600, 500 etc. There are also many special prizes for women, veterans, juniors [...]

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix – Round 8 Photos

Makedonia Palace Grand Prix – Round 8 Photos

The 4th tournament of FIDE Grand Prix Series 2012-2013 is currently ongoing in Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki, Greece. The round 8 pairings are: Grischuk Alexander 2779 – Caruana Fabiano 2774, Dominguez Perez Leinier 2723 – Morozevich Alexander 2760, Topalov Veselin 2793 – Bacrot Etienne 2725, Kamsky Gata 2741 – Nakamura Hikaru 2775, Ponomariov Ruslan [...]

Bosna Chess Tournament 2013 – Participants

Bosna Chess Tournament 2013 – Participants

The 43nd International Chess Tournament Bosna 2013 is set to take place on 1-8th June at the Hotel Saraj in Sarajevo, BIH. A tournament – for players with FIDE rating of 2300 or higher B tournament – for the players with FIDE rating of 2299 or lower Players rated between 2200-2299 may choose to play [...]

Thessaloniki Grand Prix R7: Caruana and Kamsky on top (updated)

Thessaloniki Grand Prix R7: Caruana and Kamsky on top (updated)

Nakamura beats Topalov

Richard Rapport finished first at Sigeman Chess Tournament

Richard Rapport finished first at Sigeman Chess Tournament

Rapport edged Nigel Short and Nils Grandelius on tiebreaks (direct encounters)

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