Archives (all content until June 27, 2014)

Saturday, April 26, 2014 16:44
After two consecutive losses Magnus Carsen is back in the saddle in Shamkir. In round 6 of the Shamkir Chess tournament the World Champion defeated...
Friday, April 25, 2014 17:21
Haven't heard of Phiona Mutesi? You will soon. The most famous player in the history of Ugandan chess is coming to America, and perhaps to the silver...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 20:35
After an excellent day for the local fans Teimour Radjabov is suddenly topping the standings of the Shamkir Chess 2014 tournament's A group. The 27-...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 18:06
The Shamkir Chess 2014 tournament is all open again as Fabiano Caruana defeated tournament leader Magnus Carlsen from the white side of a Berlin...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 18:30
In the third round of the Shamkir Chess 2014 tournament's A group Hikaru Nakamura defeated Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. In a Caro-Kann Advance variation,...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 13:34
The result was never in doubt: Hou Yifan won the Women's Grand Prix in Khanty-Mansiysk. The reigning World Champion finished on 8.5/11 and 1.5 points...
Monday, April 21, 2014 18:36
Magnus Carlsen also won his second game in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. On Monday the Norwegian defeated Hikaru Nakamura and increased his lead in the ...
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Monday, April 21, 2014 15:31
He's not a professional chess player anymore, but he can still win tournaments: Francisco Vallejo Pons. The Spanish grandmaster edged out Pinoy GM...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 18:24
In Sunday's first round, Magnus Carlsen immediately took the lead in the A group of the Shamkir Chess 2014 tournament. The world champion won a...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 0:00
The Shamkir Chess 2014 tournament was officially opened on Saturday at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. A touching opening ceremony...

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