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News ‘September, 2013’

Matlakov and Bodnaruk win St. Petersburg Rapid Cup

Matlakov and Bodnaruk win St. Petersburg Rapid Cup

Grandmasters Maxim Matlakov and Anastasia Bodnaruk are the winners of the St. Petersburg Rapid Cup final, which was held on 28-29th September at the Overtime Chess Club. After the preliminary qualification earlier this month, 32 men and 16 women gathered this weekend for the final knockout event. GM Maxim Matlakov beat GM Daniil Linchevski 1,5-0,5 [...]

Humpy Koneru convincing in FIDE Women Grand Prix Tashkent

Humpy Koneru convincing in FIDE Women Grand Prix Tashkent

Grandmaster Humpy Koneru drew Olga Girya in the last round of the FIDE Women Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, for the convincing overall victory with 8,0/11 points. Her closest rival Harika Dronavalli, also from India, was defeated by Zhao Xue. Kateryna Lagno and Bela Khotenashvili used the opportunity to move ahead to the shared second [...]

35 Grandmasters in Indonesia Open Chess Championship

35 Grandmasters in Indonesia Open Chess Championship

More than 30 Grandmasters (GM) will take part in the 3rd Indonesia Open Chess Championship, which offers prize money of US$100,000, almost double that of last year’s $55,000. “To date there are 57 foreign participants – including 35 Grandmasters – from 28 countries, who have confirmed their participation in the event, which will be held [...]

Polgar Chess Festival in Budapest

Polgar Chess Festival in Budapest

Garry Kasparov, livestream coverage, thousands of people and huge success at the Aquaprofit-Polgar Chess Festival 2013 in Budapest. This year Garry Kasparov was the guest of honor of the annual Aquaprofit-Polgar Chess Festival held in the Palace of Arts in Budapest. The Russian world champion visited many programs at the event and held a presentation [...]

Hiarcs leads, Stockfish, Komodo, Gull catch up and share second at TCEC

Hiarcs leads, Stockfish, Komodo, Gull catch up and share second at TCEC

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Oslo International 2013 LIVE!

Oslo International 2013 LIVE!

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Maxime Vachier-Lagrave winner in Grand Prix des Pyramides de Port-Marly

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave winner in Grand Prix des Pyramides de Port-Marly

The 2nd Grand Prix des Pyramides de Port-Marly – Trophée Kaissa took place on 21-22nd September at Les Pyramides de Port-Marly, 16 avenue de Saint-Germain, 78560 Le Port-Marly, France. The tournament was organized by the Grand Echiquier – C.E. De Port-Marly and Jean-Claude Moingt. The 9-round Swiss event with the time control 15′+3” offered 5,350 [...]

Hong Kong Open Chess Championship

Hong Kong Open Chess Championship

Hong Kong International Open Chess Championship 2013 is taking place from 26th September to 2nd October in the Convocation Room, University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road, Hong Kong. The Championship is co-organised by Faculty of Science, The University of Hong Kong and HKUSU Chess and Board Games Club. Prize Fund is sponsored by [...]

FIDE Women Grand Prix Tashkent – Top three players defeated

FIDE Women Grand Prix Tashkent – Top three players defeated

In the curious ninth round of the FIDE Women Grand Prix that is currently ongoing in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, top three placed players have all suffered losses, but Humpy Koneru continues to lead the standings full point ahead of the nearest followers. Koneru erred immediately after the time control to quickly go down against the winner [...]

Mikhail Chigorin Memorial 2013

Mikhail Chigorin Memorial 2013

The International Chess Festival “Mikhail Chigorin Memorial 2013” is set to take place from 4th to 13th October at the Park Hotel in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Festival will consist of two events: Blitz tournament which will be held on 4th October, and Classic tournament which is a Russian Cup Stage on 5-13th October. The [...]

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