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China beats USA 101,5-48,5 in Ningbo
Monday, July 29, 2013 11:22
China defeated USA with an even bigger score in the rapid section of their friendly match: 70.5-29.5. This resulted in a final score of 101.5-48.5 in favour of the host country. The two countries played five classical games and ten rapid games.  Photos courtesy of The China-USA match, named "Yin Zhou Cup", took place July...
China-USA 31-19 at half-time
Thursday, July 25, 2013 10:10
China has taken a commanding lead in their friendly match with the USA, which takes place in Ningbo, China. After five classical games, the score is 31-19 for the home team. The Scheveningen match is now half way; the second part will consist of ten rapid games. All photos courtesy of The China-USA match takes place July...
Medal winners So, Andriasian and Li
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 14:06
Wesley So won the gold medal at the 27th Universiade in Kazan. In an Armageddon game, the Philippine grandmaster defeated GM Zaven Andriasian of Armenia, who took silver. The bronze medal went to Li Chao of China. In the women's section, the podium was filled with Chinese players: Zhao Xue (gold), Ju Wenjun (silver) and Tan Zhongyi (bronze). Medal...
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 18:58
Ju Wenjun, the Chinese chess player who got stranded in Gibraltar after finishing the chess tournament last week, is finally on her way back home. The situation was solved on Wednesday afternoon, February 6th. Ju Wenjun interviewed being interviewed by Gibraltar TV as she prepares to board her flight to London | Photo courtesy of Tradewise Chess...
Ju Wenjun
Tuesday, February 05, 2013 12:41
The Gibraltar Chess Festival finished last Thursday, but Ju Wenjun still hasn't been able to travel home. The 22-year-old Chinese chess player is not allowed to travel back to China via London because she is missing a transit visa; something that didn't prevent her from arriving in Gibraltar in the first place. Ju Wenjun | Photo Zeljka Malobabic...
Cap d'Agde Echecs
Friday, November 02, 2012 11:43
Vassily Ivanchuk, Anatoly Karpov, Ju Wenjun and Romain Edouard have qualified for the semi-finals of the "Trophée Anatoly Karpov" in Cap d'Agde. Ivanchuk and Karpov both finished on 11.5/14 in the preliminary round round robin tournament. Ju Wenjun finished third with 8.5 points and Edouard scored 7.5. Christian Bauer, Marie Sebag, Sophie Milliet...