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Aronian scores 1.5/2 in debut for Baden-Baden in Schachbundesliga
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Monday, February 04, 2013 11:47
With Levon Aronian on top board, last weekend Baden-Baden won both their matches in Berlin. They beat the host club 5-3 on Saturday and on Sunday they were too strong for Forchheim: 6.5-1.5. Solingen played at home and started with a 5.5-2.5 win over Hamburg. On Sunday they crushed Norderstedt 7.5-0.5. Taking that into account the fact that Levon...
Schachbundesliga
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Friday, November 09, 2012 18:16
On Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of November, the 3rd and 4th round of the Schachbundesliga will be played. We give the pairings of the coming weekend's matches, at the playing venues Wiesbaden, Norderstedt, Bremen and Eppingen. In Wiesbaden some hard-fought encounters can be expected as three teams are participating that won both matches...
Thursday, October 25, 2012 20:38
Falko Bindrich today denied that he cheated during the first Bundesliga weekend. In a document of five A4 pages, the 22 year old German grandmaster rejected the suspicion of fraud and declared that his smartphone was "always switched off". Falko Bindrich responds to allegations of cheating | Photo © Georgios Souleidis courtesy of the Bundesliga...
Falko Bindrich
Monday, October 22, 2012 12:01
In Sunday's second round of the Bundesliga in Germany the chess games were overshadowed by an incident of suspected cheating. Falko Bindrich's game was declared lost by the arbiter when the German grandmaster admitted that he had his smartphone with him while visiting the toilet, but refused to show it. Falko Bindrich, suspected of cheating |...
Schachbundesliga
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Friday, October 19, 2012 18:53
On the 20th and 21st of October the season 2012/13 of the Schachbundesliga starts with the first two rounds. Here's all information about the matches at the playing venues Hamburg, Mülheim, Griesheim and Forchheim. OSG Baden-Baden starts the season in Hamburg. The German champion is the big favourite to win their eighth title in a row. In the...
Vishy Anand
Friday, June 15, 2012 18:40
After our lengthy interview with challenger Boris Gelfand, obviously we also took the time to speak to Vishy Anand, who was, and still is, the World Champion. We spoke to him on Skype on June 8th and 9th, exactly one week ago, and also one week after he had returned back to India. Photos by Alexey Yushenkov & Anastasia Karlovich On June 3rd,...
Baden-Baden retains German title with a struggling world champ on board 1
Monday, April 16, 2012 9:54
For the seventh year in a row, the Bundesliga team OSG Baden-Baden won the German Team Championship. However, the last Bundesliga weekend was a bit bumpy for the star team from Baden-Baden: after an unexpected 4-4 against the team from Eppingen in the penultimative round with a shock loss of world champion Vishy Anand against Sergey Tiviakov, the...
Saturday, April 14, 2012 10:21
The final rounds of the Schachbundesliga season 2011/12 take place today and tomorrow. OSG Baden-Baden plays at home and welcomes the teams of Eppingen and Hockenheim. They need only one win to secure their 7th title in a row. The crucial match will take place on Saturday against Eppingen. This team is fighting for 3rd place and qualification for...
On the Bundesliga, Vishy Anand, Mickey Adams and... Mario Basler
Sunday, March 18, 2012 18:28
After two more victories this weekend (one with the smallest possible margin against their big rival Werder Bremen) the team from Baden-Baden is very close to winning yet another Bundesliga title. Eric van Reem was in Bremen this weekend and reports about the two matches played by OSG Baden Baden on Saturday and Sunday. Luke McShane, Vishy Anand...
Bundesliga: Werder Bremen vs Baden-Baden on Saturday
Friday, March 16, 2012 22:17
On Saturday is the Bundesliga's big clash between Werder Bremen and Baden-Baden. In the upcoming weekend the 12th and 13th round will take place. We give the pairings at the venues Bremen, Dresden, Eppingen and Hamburg. The eyes of all chess fans of the Schachbundesliga will focus the next weekend on the match between Werder Bremen and OSG Baden-...

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