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Tbilisi FIDE Grand Prix – Round 7

Tbilisi FIDE Grand Prix – Round 7

Dmitry Jakovenko defeated Anish Giri in the 7th round of Tbilisi FIDE Grand Prix to emerge clear second in the standings, half a point behind the leader Evgeny Tomashevsky. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov scored his third victory with black pieces after Alexander Grischuk blundered a neat queen move. White played an exciting new idea that gave him [...]

GM Nikita Maiorov first in Guingamp

GM Nikita Maiorov first in Guingamp

The 19th International Chess Tournament Guingamp took place from 14th to 21st February, 2015, in Guingamp, a city in northwestern France. The event was a 9-round Swiss open tournament with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″ and prize fund in total of 4,600 €. GM Nikita Maiorov from Belarus lifted the trophy with [...]

Radjabov, Svidler win in Tbilisi FIDE Grand Prix round 6

Radjabov, Svidler win in Tbilisi FIDE Grand Prix round 6

Evgeny Tomashevsky is on top with 4,5 points, followed by five players who are full point behind.

Four players share first in Southwest Master Class

Four players share first in Southwest Master Class

The Southwest Class Championships were held from February 13-16, 2015, at the DFW Airport Marriott South, 4151 Centreport Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas. The event had 7 sections: Master (FIDE rated), Expert, Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D and Class E. The Master section featured 56 players. Grandmasters Gata Kamsky, Yaroslav Zherebukh, Holden Hernandez [...]

GM Bartosz Socko first in Graz

GM Bartosz Socko first in Graz

The International Chess Open Graz 2015 took place on 13-20th February 2015 at the beautiful and modern Hotel Spa Novapark in Graz, the second-largest city in Austria. The event was a 9-round Swiss open with tempo of play 90′/ 40 + 30′ + 30″. 126 players from 21 countries participated in the tournament, including 12 GMs, 2 WGMs, 20 [...]

Zurich Armageddon – Nakamura defeats Anand to take the trophy (Videos, Updated)

Zurich Armageddon – Nakamura defeats Anand to take the trophy (Videos, Updated)

After the classical part of the Zurich Chess Challenge, which was won by Viswanathan Anand, the final day of the event was reserved for the rapid section. The classical games were counted as 2 points for win, 1 point for draw towards the overall score. Rapid games were adding 1 point for a win, 0.5 [...]

Tomashevsky extends lead in FIDE Tbilisi Grand Prix

Tomashevsky extends lead in FIDE Tbilisi Grand Prix

Evgeny Tomashevsky scores another victory in the FIDE Tbilisi Grand Prix to extend the margin on the leaderboard before the first rest day. Tomashevsky defeated Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and took his tally to 3,5 points, leaving Alexander Grischuk, Anish Giri and Dmitry Jakovenko a full point behind. Grischuk bounced back after yesterday’s loss by winning against [...]

GM Alexandre Danin dominant in Pfalz Open 2015

GM Alexandre Danin dominant in Pfalz Open 2015

The 6th Pfalz Open 2015 was held from 13th to 17th February, 2015 in Neustadt, Germany. The first place in the Master Section was shared by Russian GM Alexandre Danin, GM Milos Perunovic from Serbia, IM Adrien Demuth from France, GM Sergei Azarov from Belarus and GM Vitaly Kunin from Germany after the whole group finished the [...]

IM Jacek Stopa wins 13th Khazar International Open

IM Jacek Stopa wins 13th Khazar International Open

The 13th Khazar International Open Chess Tournament was organized by the Chess Association of “Gilan” province on behalf of I.R. Iran Chess Federation from 11th to 18th February, 2015, in Rasht, the largest city on Iran’s Caspian Sea coast. The tournament was held at Yadegar Imam Sport Complex located in Golsar St, Rasht. 88 players from 12 [...]

Goran Krastev dominant in 136th MGU Open 2015

Goran Krastev dominant in 136th MGU Open 2015

The 136th MGU Open 2015 was held on 14-15th February, 2015, at Chess Club MGU, in Sofia, capital and largest city of Bulgaria.The event was organized by FA Dimitar Iliev under the auspices of the University of mining and geology “St Ivan Rilski” Sofia,  Chess Club “An Pasan” and “Zora” Trading Company in a 6-round Swiss FIDE format, open to all players rated below [...]

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