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Vishy Anand scores in round 5
Monday, February 11, 2013 19:16
Vishy Anand won his first game at the GRENKE Chess Classic in Baden-Baden: in round 5 the World Champion refuted an over-optimistic piece sacrifice by Arkadij Naiditsch. At half-time the World Champion is now half a point behind Fabiano Caruana, who drew with Daniel Fridman. Georg Meier and Michael Adams also split the point. Tuesday is a rest day...
Sunday, February 10, 2013 20:22
For the 4th consecutive day only 1 out of 3 games ended decisively in Baden-Baden. On Sunday Arkadij Naiditsch beat his compatriot Georg Meier in a sideline of the Slav Defence. Fridman-Anand and Adams-Caruana were two highly interesting draws. The playing hall in Baden-Baden: one of the halls of the House of Culture Naiditsch bounces straight...
Caruana beats Naiditsch to regain sole lead in Baden-Baden
Saturday, February 09, 2013 20:16
Fabiano Caruana is in sole lead again at the GRENKE Chess Classic  in Baden-Baden. In the third round, the Italian played an original set-up in the English Attack against Arkadij Naiditsch and the game became quite sharp. In timetrouble Naiditsch made a tactical error. The games Meier-Anand and Adams-Fridman ended in draws. Fabiano Caruana leads...
Friday, February 08, 2013 22:01
Arkadij Naiditsch joined Fabiano Caruana in the lead in round 2 of the Grenke Chess Classic  in Baden-Baden. On Friday the German grandmaster beat Michael Adams in 79 moves and almost 7 hours of play. Both Anand-Caruana and Fridman-Meier ended in draws. Naiditscih was the winner of the day in round 2 Arkadij Naiditsch emerged victorious after a...
Caruana beats Meier in round 1
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Thursday, February 07, 2013 20:41
Fabiano Caruana took an early lead at the Grenke Chess Classic in Baden-Baden on Thursday, beating Georg Meier with the white pieces in a French Defence, Rubinstein Variation. Superb opening preparation gave the Italian a slightly better position but a big time advantage, and at some point Meier started to make inevitable mistakes. Both Adams-...
Grenke Classic starts tomorrow in Baden-Baden - full pairings
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 16:32
Tomorrow the first edition of the Grenke Chess Classic starts in Baden-Baden, Germany. It's a six-player double round robin with Vishy Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Michael Adams, Arkadij Naiditsch, Daniel Fridman and Georg Meier. The full pairings are already known. Early January we announced the tournament, and now it's there: the Grenke Chess Classic...
World Champion Vishy Anand is on the participants list in Baden-Baden
Friday, January 04, 2013 19:19
Baden-Baden will host a strong, 6-player double round robin with Vishy Anand, Fabiano Caruana, Michael Adams, Arkadij Naiditsch, Daniel Fridman and Georg Meier. It's the first edition of a new supertournament sponsored by GrenkeLeasing, who also support the many times champion of the Bundesliga, OSG Baden-Baden. World Champion Vishy Anand is on...
Svidler vs Morozevich
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 16:35
Just like the first Grand Prix in London, the second Grand Prix in Tashkent was won by three players. The first to reach the top of the standings was Wang Hao, who beat Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Alexander Morozevich joined the Chinese with a spectacular draw against Peter Svidler, and finally Sergey Karjakin won against Ruslan Ponomariov to reach the...
Mamedyarov won against Karjakin
Monday, December 03, 2012 15:58
In the (highy unpredictable) Grand Prix in Tashkent the leaderboard has changed considerably again in the penultimate round. In Monday's top encounter, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov beat tournament leader Sergei Karjakin and the Azerbaijani is now leading together with... yes, Alexander Morozevich again, who defeated Peter Leko. In the top game of the...
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Sunday, December 02, 2012 15:50
After nine rounds Sergey Karjakin is the sole leader at the FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. On Sunday the Russian GM drew with Boris Gelfand while co-leader Fabiano Caruana lost to Wang Hao. Six players are now chasing Karjakin with half a point less and there's only two more rounds to go. Wang Hao beats Caruana in round 9 | Photos by ...

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