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Saturday, September 24, 2011 18:36
Less than a week after the end of the World Cup two new top events are about to start. On Sunday the first round of the European Club Cup will be played while on Monday the first round of the Grand Slam Masters Final is scheduled. European Club Cup The 27th European Club Cup for Men and 16th European Club Cup for Women will be held September 24th...
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Friday, September 16, 2011 0:36
There will be a performance with living chess at the opening ceremony of the Grand Slam Masters Final on September 19th, 2011. Mercedes de Miguel, a famous basque designer, will be the host of the ceremony that will take place in the Alhóndiga de Bilbao. At the same place the second half of the tournament will be held (October 5-11), and like...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 21:32
The fourth Grand Slam Masters Final will be held from September 25th till October 11th, 2011 and like its first edition, there will be six participants. The tournament, a double round-robin, will again be held in both Bilbao, Spain and a partner city, to be announced. Vishy Anand, Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura have already qualified for the...
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Tuesday, January 11, 2011 23:13
In a short press release the 4th edition of the Bilbao Grand Slam Masters Final was announced yesterday. A 'preliminary dates forecast' says the tournament will be held from September 20th to October 12th, 2011. Magnus Carlsen is the first qualifier thanks to his win in Nanjing, in October 2010. The Pearl Spring tournament, held October 2010 in...
Monday, August 02, 2010 17:59
Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian, Alexei Shirov and Wang Hao are the participants of the first part of this year's Grand Slam Masters Final, which will be held 3-8 September in Shanghai, China. The top two qualified in Shanghai will play along with Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand in Bilbao, October 9-15. As we reported earlier this year, the...
Sunday, February 07, 2010 21:45
This year's Grand Slam Masters Final will be split into two parts. One will be held in Shanghai, China (just before the Olympiad) and one in Bilbao, Spain (just after). This was announced last week in Wijk aan Zee, were the board of the Grand Slam had a meeting to discuss matters. All dates for the coming year were announced. Linares: Feb 12-25...
Sunday, October 04, 2009 20:50
A terrible blunder by Dmitry Jakovenko allowed Veselin Topalov to score his first win in round 6 of the Pearl Spring tournament. Magnus Carlsen was under pressure throughout the game with Black against Peter Leko, but held a worse ending to a draw, while Teimour Radjabov and Wang Yue drew quickly. The 2nd Pearl Spring tournament takes place...
Friday, October 02, 2009 19:49
The story doesn't change, but gets all the more amazing by the day: Magnus Carlsen beat Teimour Radjabov in just 25 moves in round 5 of the Pearl Spring tournament and now leads by a 2-point margin at half time as Topalov-Wang Yue and Leko-Jakovenko ended in a draw. The 2nd Pearl Spring tournament takes place September 27 - October 9 in Nanjing,...
Thursday, October 01, 2009 22:12
Using Kasparov's favourite defence against Jakovenko's 1.e4, Carlsen won his third game today, with the black pieces. The Norwegian increased his lead at the Pearl Spring Grand Slam tournament in Nanjing to 1.5 points as both Radjabov-Topalov and Wang Yue-Leko ended in a draw. The 2nd Pearl Spring tournament takes place September 27 - October 9...
Wednesday, September 30, 2009 21:20
Three combative games ended in a draw in today's third round of the Pearl Spring Grand Slam tournament in Nanjing. Carlsen keeps his one-point lead ahead of Jakovenko, Radjabov and Wang Yue. The 2nd Pearl Spring tournament takes place September 27th - October 9th in Pukou, Nanjing, China. Again it's a six-player, double round-robin with this year...

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