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World Rapid & Blitz Championships opened in Khanty-Mansiysk
Thursday, June 06, 2013 10:03
Yesterday the FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championships were officially opened by FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. It's not as strong as last year; among the 62 participants we find Alexander Grischuk, Gata Kamsky, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Ruslan Ponomariov, Dmitry Jakovenko and Dmitry Andreikin as the top seeds. The...
Sergey Karjakin
Monday, December 31, 2012 10:30
Sergey Karjakin won the original Piterenka rapid/blitz tournament on Saturday where the prize was a piece of land in the Moscow region, along the river Piterenka. In the all-decisive Armageddon game Karjakin was a full rook down against Alexander Grischuk, who allowed a stalemate. Sergey Karjakin | Photo Galina Popova for the Russian Chess...
Karjakin, Grischuk, Jakovenko, Nepomniachtchi fight for piece of land
Friday, December 28, 2012 9:07
A remarkable one-day tournament will be held tomorrow, December 29th, 2012 in Moscow with four Russian top grandmasters: Sergey Karjakin, Alexander Grischuk, Dmitry Jakovenko and Ian Nepomniachtchi. The winner will receive a piece of land in the Moscow region, along the river Piterenka. The tournament is a round robin, with one round to be played...
Poikovsky: Jakovenko first from start to finish
Monday, October 08, 2012 12:11
From the very first round on he was leading, and he finished clear first after round 9: Dmitry Jakovenko. The Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky was a strong, 10-player round robin where a +3 score was enough for the Russian grandmaster. Ruslan Ponomariov finished second with half a point less; Radek Wojtaszek and Alexander Motylev shared third....
The game Bruzon-Jakovenko from round 7
Saturday, October 06, 2012 8:00
In rounds 6 and 7 he drew both of his games, but Dmitry Jakovenko is still a full point ahead of his rivals at the Karpov Tournamemnt in Poikovsky. With two rounds to go Ruslan Ponomariov, Radek Wojtaszek and Alexander Motylev are sharing second place with 4/7. The game Bruzon-Jakovenko from round 7 | Photo courtesy of the Russian Chess Federation...
Jakovenko in his game against Onischuk
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 18:13
Dmitry Jakovenko is still topping the standings at the Karpov Tournamemnt in Poikovsky. The 29-year-old Russian grandmaster scored 4/5 and is a point ahead of Viktor Bologan and Ruslan Ponomariov. Wednesday is a rest day in Poikovsky and then four more rounds are scheduled. Jakovenko in his game against Onischuk | Photo courtesy of the Russian...
Saturday, September 29, 2012 18:22
Dmitry Jakovenko is the only player to win in the first two rounds of the Karpov Tournament. In a game between first-round winners, the 29-year-old Russian grandmaster beat Nigel Short on Saturday. Ruslan Ponomariov is half a point behind Jakovenko thanks to an endgame victory against Radek Wojtaszek. Sergei Rublevsky beat Lazaro Bruzon and...
13th Karpov Tournament starts tomorrow, Ponomariov top seed
Thursday, September 27, 2012 18:45
For the diehard chess fan there's good news: you don't have two do with just two top tournaments anymore. Besides London and Sao Paulo, there's a third strong event starting tomorrow : the 13th Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. The pairings for the first round are Short-Rubslevsky, Jakovenko-Bologan, Onischuk-Wang Yue, Ponomariov-Bruzon and...
Natalija Pogonina
Saturday, August 11, 2012 7:30
The Russian Championship Superfinal is heading for a nerve-racking finish as no less than six players are tied for first place with two rounds to go. Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin, Dmitry Jakovenko, Dmitry Andreikin, Evgeny Alekseev and Alexander Potkin all scored 4/7 and are half a point ahead of Peter Svidler, who is defending his title....
The Full English Breakfast #20: Zero tolerance
Saturday, April 14, 2012 20:11
April Fools, ECU rules, Jakovenko schools. Or, in other words: The Full English Breakfast #20 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 started life as a late night brainstorm at the 2009 GibTel...