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Reinderman & Schut are the new Dutch Champions
Friday, July 12, 2013 11:00
GM Dimitri Reinderman won his first Dutch title on Thursday after beating GM Wouter Spoelman 2-0 in a playoff. Both players had an excellent tournament and finished on 5.5/7. WIM Lisa Schut won the women's section also for the first time, but she did it most convincingly with 6/7 and a 2559 performance. Dimitri Reinderman and Lisa Schut | Photos...
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 10:36
Both on 3.5/4, GM Wouter Spoelman and WIM Lisa Schut are the leaders after four rounds at the Dutch Championships in Amsterdam. Spoelman is half a point ahead of Roeland Pruijssers, while rating favourites Ivan Sokolov, Erwin l'Ami and especially Jan Smeets are underperforming thus far. The same goes for the women's section, where WIM Arlette van...
Hoogeveen (Netherlands) wins World Cities Team Championship
Friday, December 28, 2012 18:16
Hoogeveen (Netherlands) won the World Cities Team Championship on Friday in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The team with Anish Giri, Ivan Sokolov, Sergey Tiviakov and Jan Smeets beat Baku (Azerbaijan) 2.5-1.5 in the final thanks to a win by Tiviakov. Novi Sad (Serbia) came third, beating Tashkent (Uzbekistan) on the Berlin System with a 2-2 final...
Veselin Topalov, Tata GM group A: "I don't really know about my state"
Friday, January 13, 2012 12:13
Today we finish our series of three interviews, with players from the Tata Steel A, B and C groups, who all make some sort of comeback. In the third interview we have Veselin Topalov, winner of the San Luis FIDE World Championship in 2005 and challenger of Vishy Anand in the 2010 World Championship. The Bulgarian grandmaster won the 2005 Chess...