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Bacrot and Fressinet in tomorrow's Corsica Masters final
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 13:23
This year's Corsican chess festival will have an all-French final with Etienne Bacrot and Laurent Fressinet. The two grandmasters defeated Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Nigel Short respectively in the semi-finals on Monday. The semi-finals in Bastia | Photo courtesy of the tournament organizers Event Corsica Masters | PGN via TWIC Dates October 27th...
Anand wins Corsica Masters Knockout
Monday, October 31, 2011 16:51
Vishy Anand won the Corsica Masters Knockout on Monday in Ajaccio, Corsica. The World Champion beat 2010 winner Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan 2-0 in the final. In the semifinal Anand had a narrow escape against Krishnan Sasikiran, who had earlier won the 9-round Swiss. Event Corsica Masters 2011 | Masters: PGN | Knockout: PGN via TWIC Dates...