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GM Nigel Short convincing winner of PokerStars Isle of Man 2014

GM Nigel Short convincing winner of PokerStars Isle of Man 2014

The PokerStars Isle of Man International Chess Tournament took place on 4-12th October 2014 at the Villa Marina, Isle of Man. The Master Section was a 9-round Swiss FIDE tournament with a time control 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the remaining moves, with 30 seconds added per [...]

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Caruana and Gelfand lead again, one round to go

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Caruana and Gelfand lead again, one round to go

Fabiano Caruana and Boris Gelfand moved into joint lead after defeating Leinier Dominguez and Teimour Radjabov, respectively, in the penultimate round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku. After nine consecutive drawn Evgeny Tomashevsky played a first decisive game, winning against his compatriot Dmitry Andreikin. Alexander Grischuk reiterated his return into good shape by crushing [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 7 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 7 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 7 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

GM Ziaur Rahman is 2014 Bangladesh chess champion

GM Ziaur Rahman is 2014 Bangladesh chess champion

The 40th Berger Paints National ‘A’ Chess Championship-2014 was organised by Bangladesh Chess Federation and sponsored by Berger Paints Bangladesh Limited from 20th September 2014 to 4th October 2014 at the Media Center of Bangladesh Olympic Association in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. GM Ziaur Rahman emerged a clear winner with 11 points, leaving the [...]

FM Kiril Kozionov claims Kolomenskaya versta 2014

FM Kiril Kozionov claims Kolomenskaya versta 2014

The International Chess Tournament “Kolomenskaya versta” 2014 was held on 4-10th October 2014 in the ancient city of Kolomna, situated in the confluence of the Moscow and Oka Rivers in Russia. The event was a 9-round Swiss FIDE Tournament, valid for IM norms. Russian FM Kiril Kozionov won the event with 6,5/9, leaving the nearest followers [...]

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Svidler defeats Dominguez in round 8

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Svidler defeats Dominguez in round 8

Peter Svidler defeated Leinier Dominguez while the other five games were drawn in the 8th round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku. Fabiano Caruana and Boris Gelfand remain tied on the top with 5 points each and Svidler moved ahead to the shared third place. Saturday 11th October is the second rest day. Replay [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 4 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 4 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 4 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Dmitry Andreikin defeats Fabiano Caruana

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Dmitry Andreikin defeats Fabiano Caruana

Fabiano Caruana’s impressive run has been put to a halt in round 7 of the FIDE Grand Prix in Baku when he was defeated by the tail-ender Dmitry Andreikin. This was Caruana’s first loss since the Chess Olympiad in Tromso. Boris Gelfand joined the Italian on the shared first place with 4,5 points each after [...]

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 3 Video

World Junior Chess Championships 2014 – Round 3 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 3 video. Live games with analysis (Boys) / Live [...]

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Fabiano Caruana on top

FIDE Grand Prix in Baku – Fabiano Caruana on top

Fabiano Caruana defeated Peter Svidler in the 6th round of FIDE Grand Prix in Baku to move into sole lead with 4,5 points. Yesterday’s co-leader Boris Gelfand was held to a draw by Sergey Karjakin. With 2851 elo on the live rating list Caruana is now only 12 points behind the World Champion Magnus Carlsen. [...]

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