Tuesday, October 30, 2012 13:23
This year's Corsican chess festival will have an all-French final with Etienne Bacrot and Laurent Fressinet. The two grandmasters defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Nigel Short respectively in the semi-finals on Monday.
The semi-finals in Bastia | Photo courtesy of the tournament organizers
Corsica Masters | PGN via TWIC
Monday, October 31, 2011 16:51
Vishy Anand won the Corsica Masters Knockout on Monday in Ajaccio, Corsica. The World Champion beat 2010 winner Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan 2-0 in the final. In the semifinal Anand had a narrow escape against Krishnan Sasikiran, who had earlier won the 9-round Swiss.
Corsica Masters 2011 | Masters: PGN | Knockout: PGN via TWIC