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l'Ami completes hat-trick, wins BDO Tournament
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 12:50
Erwin l'Ami won his third summer tournament on Sunday, finishing clear first in the BDO Tournament's Premier group with a 6.5/9 score. In the final round the 28-year-old Dutch grandmaster was under some pressure against GM S.P. Sethuraman of India but won the game anyway. IM David Klein finished on second place with 6/9 and that score was enough...
l'Ami's revenge
Monday, August 12, 2013 15:50
His summer started disappointingly: a sixth place at the Dutch Championship in Amsterdam, where only eight players participated. But Erwin l'Ami has fully regained his confidence after finishing shared first at two strong open tournaments: the Open Dutch Championship (l'Ami won on tiebreak) and the even stronger Hogeschool Zeeland Tournament in...
Reinderman & Schut are the new Dutch Champions
Friday, July 12, 2013 11:00
GM Dimitri Reinderman won his first Dutch title on Thursday after beating GM Wouter Spoelman 2-0 in a playoff. Both players had an excellent tournament and finished on 5.5/7. WIM Lisa Schut won the women's section also for the first time, but she did it most convincingly with 6/7 and a 2559 performance. Dimitri Reinderman and Lisa Schut | Photos...
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 10:36
Both on 3.5/4, GM Wouter Spoelman and WIM Lisa Schut are the leaders after four rounds at the Dutch Championships in Amsterdam. Spoelman is half a point ahead of Roeland Pruijssers, while rating favourites Ivan Sokolov, Erwin l'Ami and especially Jan Smeets are underperforming thus far. The same goes for the women's section, where WIM Arlette van...
Candidates: Predictions by Caruana, Ponomariov, Jones and l'Ami
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 12:55
Now that the first round of the FIDE Candidates tournament is just two days away, it's high time for some predictions! Will it be a walk in the park for Magnus? Can we expect surprises from outsiders like Svidler or Gelfand? Will Ivanchuk be the decisive factor in the end? GMs Fabiano Caruana, Ruslan Ponomariov, Gawain Jones and Erwin l'Ami look...
Anish Giri during the Golden Circle tour on Friday
Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:21
No less than seven grandmaster are tied for first after this round: Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine) Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Yu Yangyi (China), Anish Giri (Netherlands), Wesley So (Philippines), Ivan Cheparinov (Bulgaria) and Grzegorz Gajewski (Poland). Here's a report of rounds 4 and 5. Anish Giri during the Golden Circle tour on Friday As Oscar...
CVT column: Giri out, Jones, l'Ami, Van Kampen, Krush in!
Tuesday, February 05, 2013 11:58
Unfortunately, with ChessVibes Training issue #92 (published last Saturday) we had to say goodbye to our columnist Anish Giri, who has given us a wonderful insight in top level chess for almost a hundred weeks. The reason is that Anish has decided to shift his chess writing from CVT to New in Chess. We wish Anish all the best with his endeavours....
What would you play?
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 11:14
In our final report on the Univé tournament we included the game Friso Nijboer vs Erwin l'Ami, which turned out to be decisive for the open tournament's final standings. In what was his first win against Nijboer in a decade, l'Ami won a knight ending at move 78. But could he have won quicker? Here's the game again as we posted it last Saturday,...