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Indian junior Rahul Srivatshav leads 14th Dubai Juniors Tournament with perfect 6/6 score

Indian junior Rahul Srivatshav leads 14th Dubai Juniors Tournament with perfect 6/6 score

Second-seed Rahul Srivatshav P of India pounced on a defensive misstep to take down Ukrainian top-seed Fide Master (FM) Viktor Matviishen in Friday’s sixth round and wrest the solo leadership in the 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament – Sheikh Maktoum Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup at the Dubai Chess and Culture Club. Official website The Indian [...]

Tikhookeanskiy Meridian 2016

Tikhookeanskiy Meridian 2016

Vladivostok in Russian Far East is currently holding a series of summer chess events. The festival opened with Tikhookeanskiy Meridian, 11-round Swiss rapid tournament with the time control 15 min + 10 sec. Among 76 participants, Grandmasters Grigoriy Oparin, Dmitry Kokarev and Ivan Rozum shared the first place with 9,0/11 points each, leaving the nearest [...]

Bilbao Chess 2016 LIVE!

Bilbao Chess 2016 LIVE!

With Carlsen and Karjakin (video presentation)

Six players lead 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

Six players lead 14th Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

UAE’s Candidate Masters Sultan Al Zaabi and Omran Al Hosani drop to joint second place in Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament  Top 10 standings after round 4 1 Rahul Srivatshav P IND 2273 4 2 FM Mohammad Fahad Rahman BAN 2157 4 3 FM Matviishen Viktor UKR 2390 4 4 CM Ahmadzada Ahmad AZE 2099 4 [...]

Magnus Carlsen wins Bilbao Masters Final with round to spare

Magnus Carlsen wins Bilbao Masters Final with round to spare

World champion Magnus Carlsen has secured the winner’s trophy in 9th Bilbao Grand Slam Masters Final with one round to go. Carlsen has 16 points from 9 games (football scoring), five points ahead of the nearest follower Hikaru Nakamura. This will be Carlsen’s third “Txapela” from Bilbao. In the ninth round Carlsen scored a victory [...]

Komodo and Stockfish finish equal in an exciting Stage 2 of TCEC

Komodo and Stockfish finish equal in an exciting Stage 2 of TCEC

Komodo and Stockfish have played a brilliant Stage 2 of the Top Chess Engine Championship, that finished today with an exciting final round. Both engines scored 22,5/30, leaving opposition four points behind. Komodo, with a slightly better SB tiebreak, has clinched the gold medal. However, the real race remains in the upcoming Stage 3, that [...]

13 players in the lead of Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

13 players in the lead of Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament 2016

Four Emiratis, 9 others lead in Maktoum Bin Hamdan Cup International Junior Chess Tournament Candidate Masters Sultan Al Zaabi and Omran Al Hosani continue to show fine form in 110-player Dubai Juniors Chess Tournament Top 14 standings after round 3 1 Rahul Srivatshav P IND 2273 3 2 FM Mohammad Fahad Rahman BAN 2157 3 [...]

Biel Chess 2016 LIVE!

Biel Chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games and information

Poikovsky chess 2016 LIVE!

Poikovsky chess 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Vasilios Kotronias is the winner of Ikaros Open 2016

Vasilios Kotronias is the winner of Ikaros Open 2016

Greek Grandmaster and champion Vasilios Kotronias is the winner of the Aegean Open Championship “Ikaros 2016”. Kotronias collected 7,5 points in 9 games. Despite the presense of many strong foreign participants the 2nd place went also to a Greek player, FM Stathes Gazis who gathered 7 points and continued his traditions of very good performances [...]

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