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Adhiban wins Barcelona Sants Open
Monday, September 02, 2013 8:22
With a crushing 23-move victory in the final round over Vladimir Burmakin, young Indian Grandmaster Baskaran Adhiban (21) Sunday won the massive 2013 Barcelona Sants Open tournament. The event took place 23 August-1 September at the Auditori del Centre Cívic de les Cotxeres de Sants in Barcelona. Report by Onno van Keulen | Photo Onno van Keulen...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 10:35
We should start by saying that it's a coincidence that, a day after we published our review of Viktor Moskalenko's latest book, the Ukrainian grandmaster appears on this site again. This time Moskalenko seems to be involved in a good old controversy. Onno van Keulen reports from Barcelona about a remarkable affair that has heated up the Catalan...
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Thursday, November 01, 2012 11:40
Sanan Sjugirov won the Casino Barcelona tournament on Wednesday. The 19-year-old Russian grandmaster finished on 7/9 which was a full point more than Yuniesky Quesada Perez of Cuba. Sanan Sjugirov | Photo courtesy of the tournament organizers Event 17th Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona | PGN via TWIC Dates October 23rd-31st, 2012 Location Barcelona...
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Monday, October 29, 2012 15:05
Sanan Sjugirov is leading the Casino Barcelona tournament after six rounds. The 19-year-old Russian grandmaster scored a superb 5/6 and is now half a point ahead of Danish grandmaster Peter Heine Nielsen. Sanan Sjugirov | Photo courtesy of the tournament organizers Event 17th Magistral Ciutat de Barcelona | PGN via TWIC Dates October 23rd-31st,...
Lengthy interview with Yasser Seirawan
Friday, October 28, 2011 18:37
After he finished shared first with Ivan Salgado Lopez in Barcelona, Yasser Seirawan was interviewed by Ana Matnadze for El Butlletí d'Escacs, the official magazine of the Catalan Chess Federation. Matnadze generously shared the interview with other chess media, and we're happy to publish it here as well. By Ana Matnadze 1.  Hello Mr. Seirawan,...
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Tuesday, October 25, 2011 14:13
Ivan Salgado Lopez edged out Yasser Seirawan on tie-break at the Casino de Barcelona tournament after both players finished on 5.5/9. Event Torneig Magistral d'Escacs Ciutat de Barcelona | PGN via TWIC Dates October 12th-20th, 2011 Location Barcelona, Spain System 10-player round robin Players Alsina Leal, De La Riva Aguado, Oms Pallisse, Narciso...