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News ‘July, 2013’

Pays de Charleroi International Tournament 2013

Pays de Charleroi International Tournament 2013

The event finishes on August 3rd

Vlad-Cristian Jianu wins Open d’Avoine on tiebreaks

Vlad-Cristian Jianu wins Open d’Avoine on tiebreaks

French GM Vladimir Lazarev was declared second

Peter Schreiner and Veronika Exler are 2013 Austrian champions

Peter Schreiner and Veronika Exler are 2013 Austrian champions

Both winners got 7.5 points in 9 rounds

Kramnik and Adams lead at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting

Kramnik and Adams lead at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting

Wang Hao is in sole third place half a point behind the leaders

Bacrot keeps the lead in Biel; Moiseenko and Vachier-Lagrave win

Bacrot keeps the lead in Biel; Moiseenko and Vachier-Lagrave win

Moiseenko, Vachier-Lagrave and Ding Liren are one point behind Bacrot with three rounds to go

China beats USA in Ningbo

China beats USA in Ningbo

First seed Wang Yue got the best scores in both section

12th Manhattan Open

12th Manhattan Open

The 12th Annual Manhattan Open will be held from August 2-4, 2013, at the New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Ave at 34th St. across from Penn Station, New York, NY. The event has 5 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2000, Under 1700 and Under 1400. All sections are 5-round Swiss tournaments and have either 3-day [...]

Vladimir Fedoseev Wins Vladivostok Tournament

Vladimir Fedoseev Wins Vladivostok Tournament

The 18-years old Grandmaster Vladimir Fedoseev convincingly won the “Seaside Opening” (Primorskiy Debyut) open chess tournament in Vladivostok. Fedoseev defeated the higher-rated GM Denis Khismatullin in the last round to conclude the event with 7,5/9 points, full point ahead of the nearest followers. Seaside Opening took place on 21-29th July as a 9-round swiss open. [...]

Lazaro Bruzon tops Quebec Open 2013

Lazaro Bruzon tops Quebec Open 2013

Cuban Grandmaster Lazaro Bruzon continued the string of successes in Canada as he clinched first place in the 2013 Quebec Open that finished tonight in Montréal. The last round win against IM Leonid Gerzhoy pushed him ahead of Grandmasters Elshan Moradiabadi and Eduardas Rozentalis who drew their game on the top board. Bruzon concluded the [...]

Open de Ajedrez Vitoria-Gasteiz 2013

Open de Ajedrez Vitoria-Gasteiz 2013

The 5th Open de Ajedrez Vitoria-Gasteiz 2013 took place on 21-28th July at the Gran Hotel Lakua in Vitoria-Gasteiz, capital city of Basque Country, Spain. The tournament was organized by the Club de Ajedrez Buztinzuri and Asociación Deportiva Ruta de Europa. The 9-round swiss open had 69 participants from seven federations. GM Deepan Chakkravarthy (India), [...]

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