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Wesley So wins Hoogeveen Crown Group with a round to spare
Friday, October 25, 2013 21:54
With one round to go it is clear who will win the 17th edition of the Univé Chess Tournament: Wesley So. The Pinoy grandmaster beat Loek van Wely in round 4 and then drew with Robin van Kampen in round 5 to reach a score of 4.0/5, 1.5 points more than Van Kampen and Michael Adams, who beat Van Wely on Friday. Maxim Roshtein leads the Open group...
Nakamura beats Tiviakov, wins Univé tournament convincingly
Saturday, October 27, 2012 18:01
Hikaru Nakamura won the 16th Univé Chess Tournament in Hoogeveen convincingly on Saturday by beating Sergey Tiviakov. The American grandmaster only needed a draw to win outright, but decided to "just play chess", and then won his last white game to finish 1.5 points ahead of Tiviakov. Anish Giri and Hou Yifan drew their final game. The open...
Nakamura leads Univé Tournament after two rounds
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012 11:48
Having won the only decisive game so far, Hikaru Nakamura is leading the Univé Tournament with 1.5/2. He defeated Anish Giri on Sunday in the first round, in a Berlin Ruy Lopez. Tiviakov held Hou Yifan to a draw in a French Opening. A day later both games in the Crown Croup, Tivakov-Nakamura and Hou Yifan-Giri, ended in draws. In the open...
How is that, beating Ivan Sokolov, and two weeks later Jan Timman
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Sunday, October 21, 2012 18:53
21 year old Danny de Ruiter has quickly risen to fame in the Dutch chess scene. Not even an FM yet, rated 2182, the chess player from Alkmaar, the Netherlands managed to beat two famous Dutch grandmasters in a period of two weeks: Ivan Sokolov and Jan Timman! Danny de Ruiter during the 3rd round in Hoogeveen | Photo © Lennart Ootes It happens...
Three-way tie at Hoogeveen Open
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Sunday, October 30, 2011 17:31
Last week we promised to return to Hoogeveen once more, for a report on the Open tournament that took place alongside the Crown Group that was won by Kramnik. The 9-round Swiss finished in a three-way tie between Dutchmen Sergey Tiviakov, Sipke Ernst and Robin van Kampen, and it was Tiviakov who had the best tie-break. Event 15th Univé Chess...
Kramnik wins Univé Tournament, back in the 2800 club
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Sunday, October 23, 2011 17:53
PHOTO AND VIDEO REPORT - Vladimir Kramnik won the Crown Group of the Univé Tournament in Hoogeveen convincingly. Already one round before the end the Russian was sure of a clear first place. Drawing his last-round game against Judit Polgar, Kramnik seems to be arriving at 2800 exactly in the November rating list. Event 15th Univé Chess Tournament...
Full point lead for Kramnik in Hoogeveen
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 22:49
Vladimir Kramnik is leading the Crown Group of the Univé Tournament in Hoogeveen after three of a total of six rounds. The Russian grandmaster scored 2.5/3 and is already a full point ahead of number two, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Event 15th Univé Chess Tournament | Crown Croup | PGN via TWIC Dates October 16th-22nd, 2011 Location Hoogeveen, The...