Thursday, January 05, 2012 23:26
No less than four players still have a chance to become sole winner in Reggio Emilia with just one round to go. On Thursday Hikaru Nakamura lost again, this time to Anish Giri who thus caught him in first place. Alexander Morozevich joined them as well on 15 points after drawing with Vassily Ivanchuk. Only one point behind, on 4th place is Fabiano...
Thursday, January 05, 2012 0:00
With two rounds to go, nothing has been decided yet in Reggio Emilia as tournament leader Hikaru Nakamura lost to Alexander Morozevich on Wednesday. Anish Giri maintained his third place thanks to a win against Nikita Vitiugov. Vassily Ivanchuk lost his 4th consecutive game, to Fabiano Caruana.
Nakamura loses to Morozevich in round 8 | Photo © ...
Saturday, December 31, 2011 23:42
In a direct encounter between the tournament leaders, Hikaru Nakamura beat Vassily Ivanchuk on Saturday in Reggio Emilia to reach 11 points out of 5 games. Alexander Morozevich is in second place after beating his compatriot Nikita Vitiugov while Anish Giri won his first game, against Fabiano Caruana.
Nakamura beats Ivanchuk, with some luck |...
Friday, December 30, 2011 11:10
Liquidating to a winning pawn ending, Vassily Ivanchuk beat Fabiano Caruana after 83 moves in round 3 of the 54th Torneo di Capodanno in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Both Vitiugov-Giri and Morozevich-Nakamura ended in draws.
Ivanchuk wins in the third round | All photos © Circolo Scacchistico Ippogrifo
54th Torneo di Capodannno | PGN via TWIC...
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 22:19
Alexander Morozevich took an early lead at the 54th Torneo di Capodanno in Reggio Emilia, Italy. On Wednesday the Russian grandmaster beat Anish Giri of The Netherlands with Black, while the other two games ended in draws.
Morozevich leads in Reggio after round 2 | All photos © Circolo Scacchistico Ippogrifo
54th Torneo di Capodannno | PGN...
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 4:11
In the first round of the 54th Torneo di Capodanno Hikaru Nakamura won against Nikita Vitiugov with Black while Alexander Morozevich defeated Fabiano Caruana, also with the black pieces. Anish Giri held Vassily Ivanchuk to a draw in Reggio Emilia.
54th Torneo di Capodannno | PGN via TWIC
December 27th-January 6th, 2011
Monday, October 31, 2011 13:39
On the FIDE rating list of November 1st, 2011 Teimour Radjabov of Azerbaijan climbed to 5th place. Alexander Morozevich continued his strong comeback and is now officially a top 10 player again as well, just like Hikaru Nakamura.
There are two major changes at the top of the November 1st FIDE rating list: Teimour Radjabov and Alexander Morozevich...