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Hovhannes Gabuzyan and Adela Velikic win European Universities Chess Games 2016

Hovhannes Gabuzyan and Adela Velikic win European Universities Chess Games 2016

GM Hovhannes Gabuzyan (Armenian State Institute of Physical Culture) and Adela Velikic (University of Belgrade) are the winners of the European Universities Chess Games, which were held in Zagreb/Croatia, 12-15 July in Pauk Hall. In the Open section GM Gabuzyan scored 8 points out of 9 games and convincingly triumphed ahead of his compatriot GM [...]

Israel and Ukraine with gold medals in European Youth Team Chess Championship

Israel and Ukraine with gold medals in European Youth Team Chess Championship

Teams of Israel in Open section and Ukraine in Girl’s section are the winners of the European Youth Team U18 Chess Championship 2016, which was held in Celje, Slovenia. Both teams dominated the competition and well deserved triumphed. In the Open event Israel defeated Austria in the final decisive round and won with 13 match [...]

Ding Liren vs Grischuk LIVE!

Ding Liren vs Grischuk LIVE!

Ding Liren and Alexander Grischuk are going to play a friendly match in Wenzhou, China, from 19-22 July 2016. The games are with classical time control and the prize fund is 30 000 USD, with 20 000 USD going for the winner of the match. This is a second preparation match for Ding Liren. He [...]

Carlsen – Karjakin 2016 (video analysis and GM commentary)

Carlsen – Karjakin 2016 (video analysis and GM commentary)

GM commentary by GM Valentin Iotov

Eastman Gent Open 2016

Eastman Gent Open 2016

Live games with analysis

Bilbao – first Europe vs Rest of the World team match

Bilbao – first Europe vs Rest of the World team match

Carlsen keeps on winning in Bilbao

Ikaros Chess Festival 2016 LIVE!

Ikaros Chess Festival 2016 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

Nakamura stuns Carlsen at the start of the Final Masters in Bilbao

Nakamura stuns Carlsen at the start of the Final Masters in Bilbao

Report and video

160 players at the Open Aegean Championship!

160 players at the Open Aegean Championship!

Report rounds 1-4

Philadelphia International 2016

Philadelphia International 2016

The 10th Philadelphia International tournament was held from July 5-10, 2016, at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, 1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. GM Axel Bachmann from Paraguay and GM Aleksandr Shimanov from Russia finished tied first with 7,0/9 points to earn $2250 each. IM Priyadharshan Kannappan from India achieved a GM norm. The tournament format was [...]

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