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Ivanchuk beats Nakamura in 7th round Tal Memorial
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 16:16
Vassily Ivanchuk beat Hikaru Nakamura on Wednesday in the 7th round of the Tal Memorial in Moscow. As the other four games ended in draws, the Ukrainian joined Levon Aronian, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin in the lead. There are two more rounds to go in the Russian capital. Event Tal Memorial 2011 |  PGN via TWIC Dates...
Tal Memorial R1: Kramnik loses to Nepomniachtchi, Ivanchuk beats Svidler
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 18:47
The first round of the Tal Memorial in Moscow, Russia immediately saw a big upset: last seed Ian Nepomniachtchi defeated Vladimir Kramnik with the black pieces. In the only other decisive game, Vassily Ivachuk beat Peter Svidler. The playing hall during the first round | Photo © Macauley Peterson Event Tal Memorial 2011 |  PGN via TWIC Dates...
Tal Memorial, strongest tournament of 2011, starts today - full pairings
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 10:33
Today the strongest tournament of 2011 and highest rated 10-player round robin tournament in chess history starts: the Tal Memoral, in Moscow, Russia. The players' field with Magnus Carlsen (2823, Norway), Vishy Anand (2817, India), Levon Aronian (2802, Armenia), Vladimir Kramnik (2800, Russia), Vassily Ivanchuk (2775, Ukraine), Sergey Karjakin (...
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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 13:15
This year's tournament in Reggio Emilia will be very strong. The full list of participants of the 54th edition was sent to us: Vassily Ivanchuk (UKR, 2775) Hikaru Nakamura (USA, 2758) Vugar Gashimov (AZE, 2757) Nikita Vitiugov (RUS, (2729) Fabiano Caruana (ITA, 2727) Anish Giri (NED, 2714)   These 6 players will play a double round robin from...
Thursday, October 06, 2011 11:03
In an interview for Chess-News Vassily Ivanchuk said that his laptop was not stolen, last Monday during the robbery in Sao Paulo. Fortunately my laptop bag was between my feet and they simply didn’t notice it, clearly. Ivanchuk added that nothing of high material value was stolen. The most valuable thing for me was my chess set, not in terms of...
Ivanchuk and wife robbed in Sao Paulo
Tuesday, October 04, 2011 15:06
Just outside their hotel in Sao Paulo, Vassily Ivanchuk and his wife were robbed yesterday. "The robbers were armed with a gun", Leontxo Garcia told us on the phone, "and took two suitcases." The Spanish journalist had contact via email with Ivanchuk, who is leading the Grand Slam Masters Final at halft-time. In the Brazilian part of the Masters...