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Cameras filming the start of round 5
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 21:55
Tournament leader Alexander Morozevich lost his first game in Tashkent on Tuesday against Ruslan Ponomariov. It was the first win for the Ukrainian, who is now back on 50%. Gata Kamsky, who started with just 0.5/4, also won his first game. He beat Boris Gelfand, who now shares last place with the American. Rustam Kasimdzhanov beat Wang Hao to make...
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Monday, November 26, 2012 1:00
In the fourth round of the World Chess Grand Prix in Tashkent three of the six games were decisive: Svidler, Wang Hao and Caruana won their games. Since Morozevich drew his game versus Mamedyarov, the Russian retains the sole lead entering the first rest day (Monday November 26th). Tashkent Grand Prix logo | Photos courtesy of FIDE Event FIDE...
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Saturday, November 24, 2012 23:18
The World Chess Grand Prix saw Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Fabiano Caruana scoring wins in Tashkent on Saturday, over Peter Svidler and Gata Kamsky respectively. The other four games ended in a draw and thus Alexander Morozevich remains in the lead. Tashkent Grand Prix logo | Photos courtesy of FIDE Event FIDE Grand Prix | PGN via TWIC Dates...
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Friday, November 23, 2012 20:41
In the second round of the World Chess Grand Prix in Tashkent, only Alexander Morozevich managed to win his game against top seed Fabiano Caruana. Since the other games ended in a peaceful way, it's the Russian GM who's taking an early sole lead in the capital of Uzbekistan. Tashkent Grand Prix logo | Photos courtesy of FIDE Event FIDE Grand Prix...
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Thursday, November 22, 2012 22:59
On Thursday the second leg of the World Chess Grand Prix series started in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The games take place in the Gallery of Fine Art, each day at 14.00 local time. In the first round, two players managed to score a full point: Alexander Morozevich and Sergey Karjakin. Tashkent Grand Prix logo | Photos courtesy of FIDE Event FIDE Grand...
Videos from the Moscow Blitz
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Thursday, September 06, 2012 18:54
Last Sunday we reported on the Moscow Blitz tournament which was won by Alexander Morozevich. Meanwhile, videos from this event have appeared on YouTube. As we reported on Sunday, Alexander Morozevich won the Moscow Blitz Championship for this 6th time. He finished on 17/21 which was two points more than Vladimir Malakhov. The tournament itself...
Alexander Morozevich
Sunday, September 02, 2012 23:18
Alexander Morozevich won the Moscow Blitz Championship on Sunday. The Russian top grandmaster, who recently had to withdraw from the Biel tournament and also the Olympiad squad, secured victory with a round to spare. It was the 6th time that Morozevich won the Moscow Blitz. Alexander Morozevich | Photo courtesy of the official website The...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 19:12
Helped by excellent preparation, Anish Giri grabbed the lead with a win against Etienne Bacrot on Wednesday. Hikarua Nakamura buit up an advantage in a Polugaevsky Najdorf against Wang Hao but then missed a tactic and even lost. The biggest news from Biel today, however, was the withdrawal of Alexander Morozevich. See the official statement by the...
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Monday, July 23, 2012 21:21
Anish Giri and Wang Hao started with a win in the first round in Biel, Switzerland. The fresh Dutch Champion won against Alexander Morozevich, who took many risks trying to win. Wang Hao defeated Etienne Bacrot in a very nice King's Indian, Bayonet Attack. The game between Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura ended in a draw. Anish Giri beats...
Biel Chess Festival
Sunday, July 22, 2012 14:10
Today the Biel Chess Festival starts with an exhibition blitz tournament, to celebrate the 45 years of the festival. It's a knockout with Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamaura, Alexander Morozevich, Wang Hao, Etienne Bacrot, Pentala Harikrishna, Yannick Pelletier and Alexandra Kosteniuk. The blitz started at 14:00 CET and you can follow it live here....

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