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Tournament winner Nikita Vitiugov giving a very concise speech at the closing ceremony
Saturday, February 02, 2013 13:12
We created one last video in Gibraltar (well, in fact it was edited mostly at Málaga airport!) about the play-off between Chanda Sandipan (India), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Nigel Short (England) and the eventual winner Nikita Vitiugov (Russia), who is also interviewed. Tournament winner Nikita Vitiugov giving a very concise speech at the...
Carlsen tops May FIDE ratings, Aronian 10 points behind
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 8:19
Magnus Carlsen tops the May 1st FIDE rating list with the same rating as two months ago: 2835. Howevever, his lead has decreased to 10 points as Levon Aronian of Armenia won 5 points to get to 2825. There were few changes in the world's top 10 in the past two months. At the moment of writing, Aronian's live rating is in fact 2826 so just 9 points...
Socko clings Austrian title for Baden – again
Monday, April 23, 2012 12:36
Jenbach had been winning all their matches since November 2009. This season the team from the small Tyrolean town had to concede a 3:3 in round four to Baden, the only other team capable of lining up a team with an average rating above 2600. Until the very last round Jenbach was still leading by a match point and was heading to its third...