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World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 4 Pairings

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 4 Pairings

After the World Chess Cup 2013 round 3 tie-break matches, the pairings for the 4th round are officially confirmed. Alexander Morozevich will play white pieces against former European champion Evgeny Tomashevsky in round 4 game 1. Follow the live games with computer analysis Round 4 Match 1 Morozevich Alexander RUS 2739 – Tomashevsky Evgeny RUS [...]

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 3, Game 1

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 3, Game 1

Sixteen matches of the third round of the World Chess Cup 2013 have started today. Evgeny Tomashevsky stunned the top-seeded Levon Aronian and won a nice game with black pieces. Tomashevsky launched a promising attack in the Dutch Stonewall middlegame and later emerged with an extra pawn in the R+B ending. He duly converted the [...]

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 3 Pairings

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 3 Pairings

After the World Chess Cup 2013 round 2 tie-break matches, the pairings for the 3rd round are officially confirmed. Top-seeded Levon Aronian will play white pieces against former European champion Evgeny Tomashevsky in round 3 game 1. Follow the live games with computer analysis World Cup round 2 final results Round 3 Match 1 Aronian [...]

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 2 Final Results

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 2 Final Results

In the classical games of the second round of the World Chess Cup 17 players have qualified for the next stage. 15 matches remained to be settled in rapid and blitz tie-breaks on Friday. Top rated players Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Gata Kamsky, Sergey Karjakin and Peter Svidler completed the work after the [...]

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 2 Results

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 2 Results

The classical games of the second round of the World Chess Cup 2013 have been completed with 17 players securing qualification to the next round. Fifteen matches will continue with the rapid tie-breaks on Friday. Some of the top rated competitors, like Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Sergey Karjakin, could not break the [...]

Telenor World Cup Blitz

Telenor World Cup Blitz

Telenor World Cup Blitz, the first of the many planned side events during the 2013 World Chess Cup, was held on 13th August at the Scandic Hotel in Tromsø. The tournament was played as a 10-round Swiss with the time control 3′+2”. World Cup players, seconds, accompanying persons and local chess fans formed the field [...]

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 2 Pairings

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 2 Pairings

After the today’s World Chess Cup 2013 round 1 tie-break matches, the pairings for the 2nd round are officially confirmed. Top-seeded Levon Aronian will play black pieces in round 2 game 1. Live games with analysis here / Play online chess or free at Chessdom Arena / Get Garry Kasparov’s Choice downloadable pack. Round 2 [...]

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 1 Final Results

World Chess Cup 2013 – Round 1 Final Results

After the exciting first round of the 2013 World Chess Cup in Tromso, 64 players will continue the competition on Wednesday. The tie-breaks also attracted huge interest and two matches were decided with Armageddon games: Julio Granda Zuniga eliminated Hrant Melkumyan, while former European champion Evgeny Tomashevsky defeated Alejandro Ramirez. Replay the games with computer [...]

Exciting round 1 at the Chess World Cup 2013

Exciting round 1 at the Chess World Cup 2013

The Chess World Cup 2013 in Tromso, Norway, presented the chess fans with multiple surprises right from the start. Chessdom warned about the rising star of the Chinese youngster Wei Yi (here, here, and here). Being just 105th seeded out of 128 players, Wei Yi showed spirit in round 1 defeating the 24th seeded and [...]

World Chess Cup 2013, round 1

World Chess Cup 2013, round 1

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