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Poikovsky
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Sunday, May 18, 2014 17:56
Rising star GM Ivan Saric of Croatia had been matching GM Alexander Morozevich blow for blow at the 15th Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. Stumbles in rounds 6 and 7 for Saric allowed Jakovenko to take his place as co-leader, while Morozevich has been able to retain his lead. The tournament is a 10-player round robin and has two rounds...
Bacrot & Karjakin share first in Poikovsky
Thursday, October 13, 2011 18:23
Etienne Bacrot and Sergei Karjakin finished shared first at the Karpov tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. Both players scored 5.5/9 (UPDATE: it was Etienne Bacrot who was declared the winner on tie-break) and only one player finished on '+1': Fabiano Caruana. Until the very end the tournament stayed peaceful with only 11/45 decisive games. Event...
Karjakin, Caruana, Efimenko lead in quiet Poikovsky
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Friday, October 07, 2011 13:12
Sergei Karjakin, Fabiano Caruana and Zahar Efimenko are sharing the lead after four rounds at the Karpov tournament in Poikovsky. The 12th edition is a quiet one so far, with a drawing percentage of no less than 80%. The event is a 10-player round-robin with Dmitry Jakovenko, Etienne Bacrot, Viktor Laznicka, Alexander Motylev, Lazara Bruzon,...
Monday, October 03, 2011 12:44
Sergei Karjakin, who declined an invitation for this year's Grand Slam Masters Final, is the top seed at the 12th Karpov tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. The event takes place October 4-13, with a rest day on the 9th. In this strong 10-player, single round robin, the participants are: Sergey Karjakin (Russia, 2772) Dmitry Jakovenko (Russia, 2716)...
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Friday, September 09, 2011 23:41
It was briefly mentioned in a press release from Saint Louis, and today the confirmation came: Anatoly Karpov is going politics. WhyChess quotes a number of Russian language sources that brought the news today: The 12th World Chess Champion is running to stand for election to the Russian parliament, where he would represent Vladimir Putin’s...
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Friday, September 09, 2011 23:18
Two players have withdrawn from the Kings vs. Queens tournament, which is scheduled to begin this week in Saint Louis. Former World Champion Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov and Grandmaster Judit Polgar are both unable to attend, and tournament organizers have restructured the two fields to maintain rating equality between the two teams. Karpov was...