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AICF-AAI Chess Cup Round 3: Alekseev downs Negi, Korobov beats Sasikiran (Video added)

AICF-AAI Chess Cup Round 3: Alekseev downs Negi, Korobov beats Sasikiran (Video added)

Former Russian Champion Grandmaster Evgeny Alekseev defeated Asian champion Parmarjan Negi while Ukrainian Anton Korobov scored over Krishnan Sasikiran on a bad third round for the hosts in the AICF-AAI Chess Cup here at AAI Institute. Round 3 Video by Vijay Kumar Negi was caught off-guard in the opening itself never quite recovered while Sasikiran [...]

AICF-AAI Chess Cup Round 2: Negi and Wojtaszek win (Video added)

AICF-AAI Chess Cup Round 2: Negi and Wojtaszek win (Video added)

Grandmaster and Asian Champion Parimarjan Negi crashed through the defenses of fellow Indian Krishnan Sasikiran and emerged as joint leader after the end of the second round of AICF-AAI Chess Cup now underway here at AAI institute. Round 2 video by Vijay Kumar After a hard-earned draw from a difficult situation in the opener against [...]

MAKITA Women Chess Match concluded – Indonesia defeats France

MAKITA Women Chess Match concluded – Indonesia defeats France

Indonesia wrapped up the MAKITA Women Chess Match against France at the Sekolah Catur Utut Adianto with a fighting 2-2 draw to complete a comprehensive victory. France won the Blitz 3-1 on the opening day but then it was all Indonesia with 10-6 in the Rapid matches and now 9.5-6.5 in Classical chess. Indonesia also [...]

GM Lazaro Bruzon defends the trophy in ITT Jahv McGregor Open

GM Lazaro Bruzon defends the trophy in ITT Jahv McGregor Open

The 3rd ITT Jahv McGregor open chess tournament was held from 11th to 16th December at the Centro Comercial Bulevar Niza in Bogota, Colombia. The tournament was played over nine rounds of Swiss pairings. 386 players from 14 countries competed, including 9 Grandmasters and 13 International Masters. Top seed GM Lazaro Bruzon Batista from Cuba [...]

AICF-AAI Chess Cup Round 1: Negi holds Wojtaszek

AICF-AAI Chess Cup Round 1: Negi holds Wojtaszek

Grandmaster and Asian champion Parimarjan Negi got off to a good start in the AICF-AAI Chess Cup holding top seed Radoslav Wojtaszek of Poland to a draw here at the AAI institute. Round 1 video by Vijay Kumar The first round provided exciting games in the highest category tournament of the country with Abhijeet Gupta [...]

Indonesia girls draw France in third round of classical games, are overall winners

Indonesia girls draw France in third round of classical games, are overall winners

The third round of Classical games at the MAKITA Women Chess Match between Indonesia and France held at the Sekolah Catur Utut Adianto in Jakarta from 16-22 December ended in a 2-2 draw. Indonesia therefore takes a comfortable 7.5 to 4.5 lead into the fourth and final round after having won rounds one and two [...]

AICF-AAI Chess Cup: Negi to meet Wojtaszek in the opener

AICF-AAI Chess Cup: Negi to meet Wojtaszek in the opener

Grandmaster and Asian champion Parimarjan Negi will start his campaign against Radoslav Wojtaszek of Poland in the first round of the AICF-AAI Chess Cup that got underway here in a glittering opening ceremony. For the first time in the annuls of Indian Chess history the tournament will cross the category 18 barrier according to ELO [...]

MAKITA Women Chess Match: Indonesia extends lead in classical games

MAKITA Women Chess Match: Indonesia extends lead in classical games

After two rounds of the Classical games of the MAKITA Women Chess Match being played between Indonesia and France at the Sekolah Catur Utut Adianto in Jakarta, the younger Indonesian girls have taken a 5.5 to 2.5 lead. Following their first round 3-1 win, it was another win for the Indonesians in second round, this [...]

24th Carlos Torre Repetto Memorial in Merida

24th Carlos Torre Repetto Memorial in Merida

The 24th International Chess Tournament “Carlos Torre Repetto in Memoriam” took place on 14-19th December at Centro Cultural Olimpo in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. The tournament consisted of seven playing groups: Open Master, Yucatan (players rated 1700-1899), Merida (players rated 1500-1699), Kukulcan (players rated under 1500), Children’s U12, U10 and U8. The main Master group had [...]

MAKITA Women Chess Match: Indonesia takes lead in classical games

MAKITA Women Chess Match: Indonesia takes lead in classical games

In the first round of Classical games at the MAKITA Women Match from 16-22 December 2012, the Indonesian girls continued from where they left off after winning the Rapid games series. With the sponsors in attendance, Indonesia recorded a big 3-1 win against France, the in form Medina Warda Aulia starting the rout by winning [...]

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