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News from ‘World Cup 2011’

Svidler, Ponomariov Advance to World Chess Cup Semi-Finals

Svidler, Ponomariov Advance to World Chess Cup Semi-Finals

The second games of the World Cup Quarter-Finals were played on Saturday, September 10th, in Khanty-Mansiysk. Yesterday Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) defeated Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan), and three other games were drawn.

Polgar – Svidler, game 2 LIVE!

Polgar – Svidler, game 2 LIVE!

World Cup game 2 with computer and GM analysis.

Vassily Ivanchuk takes the lead at the World Cup

Vassily Ivanchuk takes the lead at the World Cup

The only decisive result was achieved in the game between Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) and Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan)

Svidler – Polgar LIVE!

Svidler – Polgar LIVE!

Live GM commentary and computer analysis of the World Cup.

World Chess Cup Quarterfinals Set

World Chess Cup Quarterfinals Set

Reigning European champion Vladimir Potkin was eliminated by his compatriot, finalist of the Candidate Matches, Alexander Grischuk.

Svidler, Navara and Radjabov advance to World Cup Quarterfinals

Svidler, Navara and Radjabov advance to World Cup Quarterfinals

The return games of the Round 4 of the World Chess Cup were played on September 7th in Khanty-Mansiysk.

Dominguez – Polgar show!

Dominguez – Polgar show!

Polgar gets to tiebreak, Dominguez misses a 3 fold repetition claim.

Polgar – Dominguez LIVE!

Polgar – Dominguez LIVE!

Polgar – Dominguez live GM and computer analysis.

18-year-old Yaroslav Zherebukh Stuns Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the World Cup R3 Tiebreak

18-year-old Yaroslav Zherebukh Stuns Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the World Cup R3 Tiebreak

The 3rd Round of the World Chess Cup ended on Monday, September 5th in Khanty-Mansiysk. Six participants of the Round 4 were determined yesterday: Judit Polgar (Hungary), Vugar Gashimov (Azerbaijan), Bu Xiangzhi (China), Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan), Dmitry Jakovenko (Russia) and Alexander Grischuk (Russia). The remaining ten spots were filled today on the tie-break. The tie-break [...]

Karjakin sent home, Ivanchuk, Nepomniachtchi and Lysyj bounce back

Karjakin sent home, Ivanchuk, Nepomniachtchi and Lysyj bounce back

The return games of the 3rd Round of the World Chess Cup were played on Sunday in Khanty-Mansiysk. Alexander Morozevich, who needed a win to equalize the match score, surprised everyone by offering a draw to Alexander Grischuk on the 12th move in a well-known theoretical position. Grischuk confessed at the press-conference that he has [...]

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