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...
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...
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...
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
Donostia Chess Festival | PGN via...