Archive for Kazachstan

China & Russian lead Women's World Teams after round 2
Monday, March 04, 2013 16:24
China and Russia started the Women's World Team Championship in Astana with two victories, and are tied for first place after two rounds. China beat France and Georgia while Russia won against Romania and Kazakhstan. Round 1 under way in the Duma Hotel in Astana | Photos © Anastasiya Karlovich courtesy of FIDE The Women's World Team Championship...
The game Kurnosov-Andreikin in Astana
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Wednesday, July 04, 2012 8:59
Alexey Dreev (Russia), Igor Kurnosov (Russia) and Vladislav Tkachiev (France) qualified for the Rapid World Championship final which starts next Friday. Kurnosov won the semi-finals on Tuesday with a score of 6.5/9 while Dreev and Tkachiev edged out Andreikin and Moiseenko on tie-break after these four grandmasters all finished on 6/9. There were...
World Blitz and Rapid Championships logo
Saturday, June 30, 2012 14:47
In the coming days, the World Blitz and Rapid Championships will be played in Astana, Kazakhstan. It starts with qualifier tournaments from Monday till Wednesday, and after that the real championships take off on Friday. World number one Magnus Carlsen will be there, and so will we! Event World Blitz and Rapid Championships Dates July 2-10, 2012...