Tuesday, April 30, 2013 17:35
Chess-news reports that 3-8 June there will be a strong rapid tournament in Kiev, Ukraine: the international festival "Sberbank Open". The main event is a 10-player rapid event with Anatoly Karpov, Sergey Karjakin, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Veselin Topalov, Peter Leko, Arkady Naiditsch, Sergei Zhigalko, Pavel Eljanov, Anton Korobov and Alexander...
Monday, November 05, 2012 19:28
By beating Aleksandr Lenderman (USA) in a tough fight in Sunday's final round, Alexander Areshchenko (Ukraine) emerged as the winner of the Chigorin Memorial, a strong open tournament held in St. Petersburg. Areshchenko edget out Bartosz Socko (Poland) on tie-break after the two grandmasters finished on shared first place with 7.5/9.
Monday, September 17, 2012 10:38
With four rounds to play Ivan Cheparinov is in sole first place at the Black Sea Countries tournament in Burgas, Bulgaria. The Bulgarian grandmaster scored 4.5/6, half a point more than Alexander Areshchenko (Ukraine) and Vladimir Malakhov (Russia).
Ivan Cheparinov | All photos thanks to Chief Arbiter Vladimir Sakotic, more here
Friday, August 10, 2012 12:00
Anton Korobov won the Ukrainian Championship in Kiev convincingly, finishing a point ahead of Alexander Areshchenko and Andrei Volokitin. Korobov's 8/11 was good for a 2831 TPR. Top seed Ruslan Ponomariov finished on 4th place with 6/11.
Anton Korobov is the new Ukrainian Champion | Photo © Ukrainian Championship on Facebook
Thursday, August 02, 2012 15:29
Andrei Volokitin is leading the Ukrainian Championship in Kiev after six rounds of play. The 26-year-old grandmaster from Lviv started the tournament with the excellent score of 5/6 and a 2929 performance. Anton Korobov is in second place, a full point behind the leader while Pavel Eljanov and Ruslan Ponomariov are to be found further down the...