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Yifan Hou – Le Quang Liem LIVE!

Yifan Hou – Le Quang Liem LIVE!

After the fantastic victory against GM Judit Polgar, the World Champion Yifan Hou has an even more difficult task today. She is up against the constantly progressing young star from Asia and member of the 2700 club GM Le Quang Liem. The game starts at 15:00 CET and will be live on Chessdom.com at this [...]

Yifan Hou – Judit Polgar LIVE!

Yifan Hou – Judit Polgar LIVE!

The Gibraltar Chess Festival 2012 continues to bring excitement to the chess calendar, this time attracting not only some of the best Grandmasters, but also the women chess elite. As a result of that just a few days ago we witnessed the battle between Judit Polgar, the top rated women on the planet for many [...]

Gibraltar Masters Round 4

Gibraltar Masters Round 4

After the 4th round of the 2012 Gibraltar Chess Masters there are no more players with the perfect scores as the top two boards were drawn and Le Quang Liem beat Ruben Felgaer. The derby match between Judit Polgar and Humpy Koneru ended in a a draw. Swedish IM Patrik Lyrberg returned into the arena [...]

Gibraltar Masters Round 3

Gibraltar Masters Round 3

The 3rd round of the 2012 Gibraltar Chess Masters was very successful for the players commanding the white pieces. On the top three boards white, namely Women World Champion Hou Yifan and England’s Nigel Short and Michael Adams, snatched victories to continue with perfect records. Sabino Brunelo and Ruben Felgaer defeated the higher rated opposition [...]

Gibraltar Masters Round 2

Gibraltar Masters Round 2

The second round of the 2012 Gibraltar Chess Masters was played on Tuesday. Similar to the first day, there were no major upsets, except that IM Patrik Lyrberg defeated South-American star GM Eduardo Iturrizaga. Earlier Lyrberg drew GM Alexei Shirov, but now for some reason is not paired in the 3rd round. The legendary GM [...]

Gibraltar Masters Round 1

Gibraltar Masters Round 1

At the opening reception of the 2012 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival on Monday night Gibraltar Culture and Sports Minister Steven Linares welcomed all the players and thanked them for coming to the Rock to play in the tournament. Mr Linares wished all well in their game and hoped all would enjoy the festival. Tournament director, [...]

Gibraltar Chess Festival – Players take time out before the first move

Gibraltar Chess Festival – Players take time out before the first move

Chess players from all over the world continue to arrive at the Caleta Hotel for what will be the best and greatest chess open tournament ever held in Gibraltar and the world – the 2012 Tradewise International Chess Festival. There is no denying that the tournament celebrating its tenth anniversary has attracted some of the [...]

Women in chess in a mixed event – Gathering in Gibraltar

Women in chess in a mixed event – Gathering in Gibraltar

Stuart Conquest Director of the 2012 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival, scheduled to begin next week, believes the tournament in its 10th edition will see the largest concentrate of women chess players ever in a mixed event. He writes: The greatest ever gathering of female chess players in a mixed event takes place on the Rock [...]

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival starting in one week

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival starting in one week

In less than a one week the biggest ever global event in Gibraltar celebrating 10 years of chess on the Rock will make its opening move. The 2012 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival has grown beyond all recognition since it first started 10 years ago. The open tournament, the Gibraltar Masters, with the largest concentration of [...]

Gibraltar Chess 2012 participants

Gibraltar Chess 2012 participants

The 2012 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festivalis set to take place from 23rd January to 2nd February 2012 at the Caleta Hotel in Gibraltar. The main event of the Festival will be the 10-round Masters tournament from 24th January. Already 25 strong Grandmasters are signed to participate (list bellow). In addition, there will be the 1st [...]

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