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Planetwin365 – All Stars 2015 Blitz Tournament

Planetwin365 – All Stars 2015 Blitz Tournament

The Planetwin365 – All Stars 2015 Blitz Tournament was held on 28th December at the Planetwin365 Club in Bezanijska Kosa, Belgrade. 24 players competed in the round robin tournament, dubbed as “unofficial” blitz championship of Serbia, with the time control 3′+2”. There were 9 Grandmasters in the field. Grandmasters Milos Perunovic took a clear first [...]

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 9 Video

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 9 Video

World Champion Magnus Carlsen won the Qatar Masters Chess Open 2015 after defeating the last year winner Yu Yangyi in tie-breaks. Carlsen continued the hot streak after his win in the London Chess Classics. Replay games with analysis Vijay Kumar presents the round 9 video including interviews with Magnus Carlsen, Sergey Karjakin, Surya Sekhar Ganguly [...]

Wang Hao wins 2015 Al Ain Classic with round to spare

Wang Hao wins 2015 Al Ain Classic with round to spare

GM Wang Hao of China hurdled the challenge from GM Abhijeet Gupta of India in the penultimate round to win the championship with one round to spare in the 4th Al Ain Chess Classic at the Hili Reyhaan Rotana Hotel in Al Ain, UAE. Wang scored an impressive 7.5 points in 8 rounds, out of [...]

FM Nguyen Anh Khoi and WGM Nguyen Thi Mai Hung win JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships 2015

FM Nguyen Anh Khoi and WGM Nguyen Thi Mai Hung win JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships 2015

It proved to be a most dramatic last round in the Open category of the JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships 2015. Leader IM Jan Emmanuel Garcia had a half point lead and was paired with fellow countryman IM Paola Bersamina and despite their team leader and coach GM Jayson’s Gonzales assurance they would play the game [...]

Magnus Carlsen wins Qatar Masters Chess Open 2015

Magnus Carlsen wins Qatar Masters Chess Open 2015

World Champion Magnus Carlsen wins the Qatar Masters Chess Open 2015 after nine exciting rounds of chess.

JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships – Round 10

JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships – Round 10

There were some fierce battles in the 10th round of the JAPFA 3rd ASEAN Championships being held at the Utut Adianto Chess School in Bekasi, Jakarta from 21-31 December 2015. In the last game to finish in the Open Championship, IM Jan Emmanuel Garcia battled to a draw against IM Lufti Muhammad Ali to retain [...]

Wang Hao extends lead in Al Ain Chess Classic

Wang Hao extends lead in Al Ain Chess Classic

Chinese GM Wang Hao beat GM Mikheil Mchedlishvili of Georgia in the 7th round to widen his lead to a full point in the homestretch of 4th Al Ain Chess Classic at the Hili Reyhaan Rotana Hotel in Al Ain, UAE. Live games with analysis Wang essayed the English opening and sacrificed a Knight on [...]

GM Christian Cruz wins 25th ITT Millonario de Navidad Bogotá Humana

GM Christian Cruz wins 25th ITT Millonario de Navidad Bogotá Humana

The 25th ITT Millonario de Navidad Bogotá Humana was an international chess tournament which took place from December 18th to December 22nd, 2015, at Centro Comercial Outlet Factory, in Bogota, Colombia. The event was a 9-round Swiss FIDE open with tempo of play 90′ + 30″ and a total of 76 players from 10 different countries [...]

North American Open 2015

North American Open 2015

The 25th Annual North American Open will be held from 26-30th December, 2015, at Bally’s Casino Resort, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada. The event has 7 sections: Open, Under 2300, Under 2100, Under 1900, Under 1700, Under 1500 and Under 1250. The Open Section is a 5-day schedule (December 26-30) while all [...]

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 5 Video

Qatar Masters Open 2015 – Round 5 Video

World Champion Magnus Carlsen singled out on the top of the standings after five rounds of play in the 2015 Qatar Masters Open. Carlsen defeated Li Chao B of China and is now on 4,5/5 points, half a point ahead of the chasing pack of eight players. Live games with analysis Vijay Kumar presents the [...]

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