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Thursday, May 13, 2010 3:35
After three rounds a group of five players leads the FIDE Grand Prix in Astrakhan with 2/3: Gashimov, Leko, Ponomariov, Gelfand and Eljanov. In today's third round all games ended in a draw. The sixth and final FIDE Grand Prix takes place May 10-24 in Astrakhan, Russia. Akopian (2694), Alekseev (2700), Gashimov (2734), Gelfand (2741), Eljanov (...
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 6:02
In the first round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Astrakhan, Vugar Gashimov beat Vassily Ivanchuk in the only decisive game. The sixth and final FIDE Grand Prix tournament started today in Astrakhan, Russia. Akopian (2694), Alekseev (2700), Gashimov (2734), Gelfand (2741), Eljanov (2751), Inarkiev (2669), Ivanchuk (2741), Jakovenko (2725), Leko (2735...
Monday, May 10, 2010 22:23
Tatiana Kosintseva kept her 1.5 point lead in the last three rounds of the Women Grand Prix tournament in Nalchik. The Russian grandmaster won the tournament with a superb 9 out of 11 (2735 perfomance). Second came 16-year-old Hou Yifan from China. The third FIDE Women Grand Prix tournament took place April 25 - May 8 in Nalchik, the capital of...
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Wednesday, May 05, 2010 20:34
After 8 of 11 rounds, Tatiana Kosintseva from Russia leads the Women Grand Prix tournament in Nalchik with 6.5 points. Her closest rivals Nana Dzagnidze, Hou Yifan, Pia Cramling and Zhu Chen are 1.5 points behind. The third FIDE Women Grand Prix tournament takes place April 25 - May 8 in Nalchik, the capital of Kabardino-Balkaria where exactly...
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Sunday, October 11, 2009 4:02
Nana Dzagnidze was leading the standings for most of the tournament, but in the final phase she was caught by Xu Yuhua. The former World Champion from China won the 2nd FIDE Women Grand Prix with a score of 8/11 and a 2619 performance rating. Dzagnide came second, half a point behind the winner and half a point ahead of Zhao Xue. The 2nd...
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Saturday, October 03, 2009 23:03
Like their male Grand Slam colleagues, the Grand Prix women are enjoying their first rest day today and so we take the opportunity to do a first report on this second FIDE GP event. After a 4/4 start, GM Nana Dzagnidze lost her first game in round 5 yesterday, to French GM Marie Sebag, but the Georgian lady is still in clear first place, with six...
Monday, September 28, 2009 21:44
In the first round of the Pearl Spring tournament in Nanjing, Magnus Carlsen defeated Peter Leko to grab an early lead. With the white pieces Veselin Topalov couldn't break through Dmitry Jakovenko's stubborn defence while Wang Yue and Teimour Radjabov also split the point, in a quiet King's Indian. Photo: Gujuan Tzu Now officially part of the...
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Sunday, August 23, 2009 8:06
Ivanchuk and Leko lead the Grand Prix in Jermuk with 7.5 points after they both drew in round 12, while Kasimdzhanov lost to Gelfand. The last round starts Sunday 10.30 CET. The 5th tournament in the FIDE Grand Prix Series takes place in Jermuk, Armenia. It's a 14-player round-robin with Aronian, Jakovenko, Leko, Gelfand, Bacrot, Kamsky, Karjakin...
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Saturday, August 22, 2009 4:55
After beating Dmitry Jakovenko in a spectacular game, Ernesto Inarkiev said goodbye to his last place in the standings today. That spot is now taken by Ivan Cheparinov, who lost again, this time to Eljanov. The 5th tournament in the FIDE Grand Prix Series takes place in Jermuk, Armenia. It's a 14-player round-robin with Aronian, Jakovenko, Leko,...
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Friday, August 21, 2009 2:48
In the 10th round in Jermuk Alekseev and Aronian reduced their gap with the leaders Ivanchuk, Leko and Kasimdzhanov to half a point. Inarkiev finally won a game, against Bacrot. The 5th tournament in the FIDE Grand Prix Series takes place in Jermuk, Armenia. It's a 14-player round-robin with Aronian, Jakovenko, Leko, Gelfand, Bacrot, Kamsky,...

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