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Fabiano Caruana scores the first full point
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 23:42
Fabiano Caruana is the sole leader after four rounds at the Zurich Chess Challenge. On Wednesday the Italian beat World Champion Viswanathan Anand with Black from an Archangelsk Ruy Lopez. Boris Gelfand and Vladimir Kramnik drew a Catalan in 46 moves. Fabiano Caruana scores the first full point | Photos by Georg Kardolfer The spell is broken! Both...
Monday, February 25, 2013 20:58
Yet again both games of the Zurich Chess Challenge ended in draws in Monday's third round, but don't let the results deceive you: the fights between the players are getting tougher and tougher! Boris Gelfand played the Najdorf against Vishy Anand and sacrificed a central pawn in the opening. With 19.Qxh5 the Indian could have gained an advantage;...
A packed playing hall in the Savoy Hotel in Zurich
Sunday, February 24, 2013 19:48
Again both games of the Zurich Chess Challenge ended in draws, in Sunday's second round. In the encounter between World Champions, Vishy Anand equalized easily with Black against Vladimir Kramnik and at move 41 a draw was agreed in a rook ending. Boris Gelfand versus Fabiano Caruana was more interesting; a 3.f3 Grünfeld got quite sharp although it...
The four participants at the opening ceremony
Sunday, February 24, 2013 0:47
Both games in the first round of the Zurich Chess Challenge ended in draws. Caruana-Anand was a positional Najdorf in which the Italian had a slight edge until close to the time control. After some inaccurate play Anand took over the initiative and won a pawn, but it was still a drawn position. Kramnik-Gelfand was about equal from start to finish...
Zurich Chess Challenge
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Saturday, February 23, 2013 15:16
Fabiano Caruana won a blitz event on Friday in Zurich of which the results were used for the drawing of lots for the Zurich Chess Challenge which begins today. The pairings for the first round are Caruana-Anand and Kramnik-Gelfand. The Zurich Chess Challenge has begun | Photo Vladimir Barsky courtesy of the Russian Chess Federation After last year...
Anand beats Naiditsch, clinches victory at Grenke Chess Classic
Sunday, February 17, 2013 20:07
On Sunday Vishy Anand finished sole first at the Grenke Chess Classic in Baden-Baden. The World Champion won a good game with Black against Arkadij Naiditsch (although he did criticize his move 24....a5) while Fabiano Caruana probably missed a win against Daniel Fridman (65...f4!?) and had to settle for a draw after seven hours of play. Adams-...
Saturday, February 16, 2013 22:52
In a wild penultimate round with three decisive games, Vishy Anand caught Fabiano Caruana in first place at the Grenke Chess Classic. The World Champion beat Daniel Fridman with White in a Petroff, while Caruana lost with White against Mickey Adams in a Closed Catalan. Georg Meier won against Arkadij Naiditsch in a Bogo-Indian and moved to shared...
Grenke Classic R8: Caruana survives and beats Naiditsch, increases lead to a point
Friday, February 15, 2013 20:25
Fabiano Caruana is leading by a full point at the Grenke Chess Classic after eight rounds of play in Baden-Baden. The Italian ("half-American, a quarter Italian and a quarter Houdini" – commentator Lawrence Trent) survived a lethal attack on his king and even beat Arkadij Naiditsch, who continues to be part of the only decisive game of the round....
Thursday, February 14, 2013 22:02
Georg Meier won his first game at the Grenke Chess Classic on Thursday. The German grandmaster beat Daniel Fridman in 60 moves from a slightly better ending. Fabiano Caruana kept his half point lead over Vishy Anand and Arkadij Naiditsch in Baden-Baden as the other two games in round 7 ended in draws. The top encounter Caruana-Anand was a 7.Nf3...
Arkadij Naiditsch
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 20:05
Arkadij Naiditsch is on fire in Baden-Baden. The German number one has been showing fascinating chess so far, and in round 6 it was no different: he beat Daniel Fridman with Black with a wonderful attack on the king. Anand-Adams finished in a draw and so did Meier-Caruana, but there the German missed a win (the tricky 30.Qf4). Caruana kept his...

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