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News ‘July, 2013’

Yuniesky Quesada tops Southern Open in Orlando

Yuniesky Quesada tops Southern Open in Orlando

The 21st Annual Southern Open was held on July 26-28, 2013, at the Wyndham Orlando Resort, 8001 International Drive, Orlando, Florida. The event was held in five sections (Open, U2100, U1800, U1500, U1200) and the playing format was 5-round Swiss. Cuban Grandmaster Yuniesky Quesada Perez took a clear first place in the Open Section with [...]

Ivan Cheparinov in sole lead at Politiken Cup

Ivan Cheparinov in sole lead at Politiken Cup

Bulgarian Grandmaster Ivan Cheparinov leads Politiken Cup 2013 with perfect score after the first 6 rounds. Today he defeated Hrant Melkumyan to maintain half a point margin ahead of Parimarjan Negi and Sergey Erenburg. In the 7th round Cheparinov will play against Negi, who has the white pieces. Erenburg has black against Sabino Brunello. Among [...]

Alexander Ipatov impressive at DSK Chess Open 2013 in South Africa

Alexander Ipatov impressive at DSK Chess Open 2013 in South Africa

Sergei Tiviakov and Marc Arnold finished second and third, respectively

Andrey Vovk clear winner of the 31st Andorra Open

Andrey Vovk clear winner of the 31st Andorra Open

Maxim Rodshtein obatined second place

Hikaru Nakamura makes appearance in 2013 Houston Open

Hikaru Nakamura makes appearance in 2013 Houston Open

Although the world’s 7th ranked player gave up 2 draws and finished with 4 points behind GM Julio Sadorra and GM Bartlomiej Macieja, the 2013 Houston Open will be remembered for Mr. Nakamura’s totally unexpected appearance. Article by FA William Broich The event was held at the Marriott North in Houston, Texas, USA on July [...]

Both Kramnik and Adams win and increase their lead in Dortmund

Both Kramnik and Adams win and increase their lead in Dortmund

The leaders are 1.5 points above their closest followers

Ding Liren gains the lead with two rounds to go in Biel

Ding Liren gains the lead with two rounds to go in Biel

Etienne Bacrot is one point behind the Chinese (the Bilbao scoring system is in use)

India Wins World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2013

India Wins World Youth U-16 Chess Olympiad 2013

India won the Youth Chess Olympiad at Chongqing, China, on Monday. In the final round, second-seeded India thrashed Iran 3.5-0.5 to take its tally to 18 points, one point ahead of top seed Russia, which finished runner-up. Turkey came third with 15 points. In the 10th round of the premier World team championship in the [...]

Multi-live chess broadcast day on Chessdom

Multi-live chess broadcast day on Chessdom

Mulitple broadcasts and challenges live

2013 Maccabiah International Chess Festival – Final Results

2013 Maccabiah International Chess Festival – Final Results

GM Semen Dvoirys and GM Boris Avrukh won the grandamsters events

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