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News ‘June, 2013’

Rapid match Magnus Carlsen vs Borki Predojevic in Lillehammer

Rapid match Magnus Carlsen vs Borki Predojevic in Lillehammer

The world’s top rated player Magnus Carlsen (2864) faces Grandmaster colleague Borki Predojevic (2616) from Bosnia & Herzegovina in a four games rapid match in Lillehammer this Friday and Saturday (28-29th June). Background of this match is that the two know each other from some chess events since childhood, and their first game took place [...]

Yuriy Kryvoruchko and Mariya Muzychuk are Ukrainian Champions

Yuriy Kryvoruchko and Mariya Muzychuk are Ukrainian Champions

The final of the 82nd Ukrainian Chess Championship took place on 15-26th June in Kiev. 12 players competed in the round robin tournament. Grandmasters Yuriy Kryvoruchko and Ruslan Ponomariov shared the first place with 7,5 points each. Kryvoruchko is declared new national champion thanks to the better tie-break score. Last year champion Anton Korobov finished [...]

Nordic Women’s Championship

Nordic Women’s Championship

The 2013 Nordic Women’s Championship is scheduled to take place on 17-23rd September at the Nordic House on Iceland. The Championship is open to all female participants regardless of nationality. Total prizes are 250.000 ISK, while the Nordic Champion will receive 50.000 ISK. The tournament will be played over nine rounds of Swiss system. More [...]

Koneru leads Dilijan Grand Prix after 8 rounds

Koneru leads Dilijan Grand Prix after 8 rounds

Anna Muzychuk is half a point behind the Indian

Big Slick Chess Tournaments

Big Slick Chess Tournaments

The tournament runs until June 30th

Match Julio Granda – David Anton in Madrid

Match Julio Granda – David Anton in Madrid

The match will take place from June 27th until July 2nd

3rd St. Joseph’s International Chess Championship in India

3rd St. Joseph’s International Chess Championship in India

The championship is set to take place from June 28th to July 3rd

9th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2013

9th Asian Schools Chess Championships 2013

The event will take place from 30th August to 6th September

Open Ciudad de Montcada 2013

Open Ciudad de Montcada 2013

The XXI Open Internacional Ciutat de Montcada will take place from June 25th to July 3rd at the Ciutat de Montcada Hotel. c/. Verdi 12. Centro Comercial El Punt. Montcada i Reixac. Estación Renfe Montcada Ripollet. The event is a part of the X Catalan Chess Circuit and is qualified as a “Superior A” tournament. [...]

GM Robert Hovhannisyan wins Karen Asrian Memorial 2013

GM Robert Hovhannisyan wins Karen Asrian Memorial 2013

The Armenian Chess Federation organized the 6th Karen Asrian Memorial Chess Tournament on June 16-24, 2013, 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 [...]

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