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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 21:54
GM Alexander Grischuk, well known to be even tougher as the time control shortens, won the Association of Chess Professionals Cup, a rapid event (G/25+10). The tournament took place from September 13-15, 2013 in Riga, the capital of Latvia. Sixteen grandmasters were invited for the knockout event, meaning Grischuk had to win four head-to-head...
Socko wins Riga Technical University Open on tiebreak
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 15:50
The strong Riga Technical University Open was won by Polish grandmaster Bartosz Socko, who scored 7/9 and edged out Dutch GM Robin van Kampen on tiebreak. 183 players from 28 federations competed in the main event, making it the biggest chess festival in the Baltic States and one of the biggest in Northern Europe. The strong Open tournament “Riga...