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Wednesday, August 14, 2013 22:00
On Wednesday the World Cup in Tromsø continued with the first game of the second round, and it was marked by a lot of quick draws and, at the end of the day, also quite a few blunders. The upset of the day was Peter Leko, fresh from his first rest day, losing to Julio Granda Zuniga, who qualified yesterday after a gruelling match that ended with...
Saturday, June 08, 2013 11:12
Julio Granda Zuniga (Peru), Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez (Cuba), Diego Flores (Argentina), Jorge & Deysi Cori (Peru), Lazaro Bruzon (Cuba) and Eduardo Iturrizaga (Venezuela) have all qualified for the World Cup, in August in Tromsø, Norway. Granda qualified a year ago by winning the American Continental Championship, a result he repeated last month...
Julio Granda Zuniga
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 21:47
Julio Granda Zuniga won the 7th Continental tournament in Mar del Plata, Argentina on Sunday. Besides winning the tournament, the Peruvian grandmaster qualified for the World Cup in 2013 in Tromsø, Norway together with Alexander Shabalov, Gregory Kaidanov and IM Eric Hansen. Tournament winner Julio Granda Zuniga (r.) of Peru next to Franco Carlos...
An update on several events around the globe
Monday, June 04, 2012 16:25
In the past few weeks the World Championship in Moscow dominated the news, and also for us it was impossible to cover all of the major chess events that took place at the same time. In this article we give an update of some of the news we had missed, covering events on several continents! Ukraine beats Poland in match  The city of Lublin in Poland...
Sarkhan Gashimov surprising winner in San Sebastian blitz tournament
Tuesday, January 10, 2012 17:46
Sarkhan Gashimov, the older brother and manager of top GM Vugar Gashimov, won a strong blitz tournament in San Sebastian last week, ahead of many grandmasters. Rated 2351, the amateur player from Azerbaijan defeated Julio Granda Zuniga of Peru in the final. Sarkhan Gahimov with Basque hat and trophy | All photos © David Llada and Anastasiya...
Gashimov and Ponomariov also knocked out in San Sebastian
Wednesday, January 04, 2012 11:14
Top favourites Vugar Gashimov and Ruslan Ponomariov were eliminated in the 5th round of the San Sebastian-Donostia Chess Festival's A group. They lost to Viktor Laznicka and Andrei Volokitin respectively. Alexander Moiseenkov and Etienne Bacrot in round 5 | All photos © David Llada and Anastasiya Karlovich Event Donostia Chess Festival | PGN via...