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The UvA Universum Sports Centre at Science Park
Monday, July 23, 2012 15:38
Vassily Ivanchuk won the ACP Golden Classic convincingly, finishing on +4 in the 7-round tournament. Anish Giri was in a class of his own at the Dutch Championship, scoring 6/7. The Women's Championship wasn't won, for a change, by Zhaoqin Peng but by Tea Lanchava. The SPA Open ended in a 2-way tie between IM Robert Hungaski and GM Alon Greenfeld...
Amsterdam: four adjournments, Giri on a roll and a fire alarm
Friday, July 20, 2012 9:27
After a bit of a "slow start", no less than four games have suddenly been adjourned at the Golden Classic in Amsterdam. At the Dutch Championship, Anish Giri is in firm lead with 4.5/5 while at the SPA Open there's a three way tie between GM Tejas Bakre, IM Manuel Bosboom and FM Floris van Assendelft. Events Golden Classic | PGN Dutch Ch | PGN...
The front page today of the excellent website
Sunday, July 15, 2012 22:23
In Amsterdam thee tournaments have begun: the ACP Golden Classic, the Dutch Championships and the SPA Open. So far the online spectators and Dutch chess fans present haven't been disappointed as in lots of nice games have been played in the Dutch capital already. The front page today of the excellent website Events Golden Classic | PGN Dutch Ch...
A convincing victory for Fabiano Caruana in Malmö | Photos © Calle Erlandsson
Wednesday, May 16, 2012 22:25
Fabiano Caruana won the 20th Sigeman & Co tournament in Malmö, Sweden on Wednesday. The Italian grandmaster scored a splendid 5.5/7 which was half a point more than Peter Leko and good for a 2853 performance rating. Anish Giri and Nils Grandelius shared third place with 4/7. A convincing victory for Fabiano Caruana in Malmö | Photos © Calle...
Fabiano Caruana leads 20th Sigeman & Co tournament after three rounds
Saturday, May 12, 2012 13:34
Fabiano Caruana started with 2.5/3 at the Sigeman & Co tournament in Malmö, Sweden. The Italian grandmaster is in sole first place after beating Anish Giri and Hans TIkkanen with the white pieces and then drawing against Peter Leko with Black. The tournament will last four more rounds and today is a rest day. Fabiano Caruana, in the lead in...
Coming up: U.S. Championships & Sigeman & Co tournament
Tuesday, May 08, 2012 13:48
Although this month most of us will be closely following the World Championship match, there are in fact two big events about to start which are worthy of attention not only on Moscow rest days. Today in Saint Louis, USA the 2012 U.S. Championships take off, with Hikaru Nakamura returning and Gata Kamsky defending his title. Tomorrow the Sigeman...
Giri: "Too complex to understand"
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 11:36
In issues 50, 51 and 52 of our PDF & PGN magazine ChessVibes Training Anish Giri treats the readers with a deep analysis of a very exciting game played at the European Championship in Plovdiv: Niclas Huschenbeth (2509) vs. Erwin l'Ami (2611). To give you an idea about what this game offers, we'll give the position after move 50 with the...
European Championship starts with many upsets
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 10:38
The European Championship started on Tuesday in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. There was quite a number of upsets in the first round: IM Filiop Pancevski beat GM Andrei Volokitin, FM David Klein won against GM Ivan Saric and IM Evgenija Ovod defeated GM Eltaj Safarli, to name a few. Besides, the new ECU dress code is in effect at the tournament. A scene from...
The Full English Breakfast #18
Tuesday, March 06, 2012 11:24
Russians shake hands and go to the polls, Fabulous Fabiano, Growing Giri, and what's in a name? Or, in other words: The Full English Breakfast #18 is out! About the Full English Breakfast Mission: Bring the serious chess news analysis. VERY serious, and not at all witty. Definitely not tongue in cheek. ;) Origins: The Full English Breakfast...
20-year jubilee Sigeman Tournament bigger and stronger
Friday, March 02, 2012 13:28
The 20-year jubilee Sigeman Tournament will be bigger and stronger than in previous years. The tournament, an 8-player round robin, will take place May 9-16, 2012 in Malmö, Sweden. We just received a press release from the organizers of the annual Sigeman Chess Tournament. This year the tournament celebrates its 20-year jubilee edition, and it...