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Mikhalevski, Giri and Jobava winners in Hoogeveen

Mikhalevski, Giri and Jobava winners in Hoogeveen

The Unive Hoogeveen Chess Festival 2014 took place on 11-18th October 2014 in Hoogeveen, in the Netherlands. The event was split into several groups – two 6-game matches (the highlight of the event), 9-round Open tournament and two Amateur tournaments. The match Anish Giri vs. Alexei Shirov finished 4,5:1,5 in favor of the World #7 [...]

Lu Shanglei and Aleksandra Goryachkina won the World Junior Chess titles! (Video)

Lu Shanglei and Aleksandra Goryachkina won the World Junior Chess titles! (Video)

Lu Shanglei of China won the World Junior Chess title by defeating Aleksander Indjic of Serbia. In the girls section Aleksandra Goryachkina had successfully defended her title with a round to spare yesterday. Intense, exciting tussles on the top boards yielded just one decisive result – Lu Shanglei of China defeating Aleksandar Indjic of Serbia, [...]

Carlsen – Anand 2014 LIVE!

Carlsen – Anand 2014 LIVE!

Live with computer and Grandmaster commentary

Alexandra Goryachkina wins World Junior Girls title with a round to spare (Video)

Alexandra Goryachkina wins World Junior Girls title with a round to spare (Video)

The Russians were not ready to be dismissed by the Chinese and rose to the occasion in the 12th and penultimate round of the LIC World Junior Chess Championship which is in the concluding stages at Hotel Hyatt in Pune. Alexandra Goryachkina scored a thumping Grand Double, successfully defending her title which she won at [...]

WGM Karina Ambartsumova winner of Lady Chess 2014

WGM Karina Ambartsumova winner of Lady Chess 2014

The 2014 edition Lady Chess Tournament was held on 11-18th October 2014 at the Asgård Skole, Norsvey 2 in Køge, a market town and seaport on the coast of Køge Bugt, Denmark. The event was a 10 player round-robin female tournament and Russian WGM Karina Ambartsumova emerged a clear winner with 7/9 points. She grabbed the trophy, leaving [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 11 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 11 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 11 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 10 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 10 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 10 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 9 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 9 Video

The World Junior Chess Championships 2014 (for boys & girls under 20) are being held in Pune, India, from 6th to 19th October 2014. The Championship is organized and conducted by Maharashtra Chess Association under the auspices of AICF and FIDE. Vijay Kumar presents the round 9 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

Guide to the World Chess Championship Match Carlsen – Anand

Guide to the World Chess Championship Match Carlsen – Anand

Russian Federation and the city of Sochi are hosting the FIDE World Chess Championship Match 2014. It will take place from November 7th to November 28th, 2014. The match is between World Champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and winner of the Candidates Tournament 2014 Vishvanathan Anand (India). The WCM 2014 shall be played over a maximum [...]

Kamsky, Barbosa and Erenburg share first in Washington Chess Congress

Kamsky, Barbosa and Erenburg share first in Washington Chess Congress

The Washington Chess Congress was held from October 8-13, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia. The event had 4 sections: Premier, Under 2100, Under 1700 and Under 1300. The tournament format was 7-round Swiss with the time control 40/110, SD/30, d10. The total prize fund was around $23,000, [...]

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