Archive for Krishnan Sasikiran

Anton Korobov is the winner in New Delhi
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Sunday, December 30, 2012 18:49
Anton Korobov was leading for most of the tournament and eventually the Ukrainian champion won the AICF-AAI Cup in New Delhi with 6.5/10, a full point more than Evgeny Alekseev of Russia. Krishnan Sasikiran was the best Indian player with a 50% score, followed by Abhijeet Gupta and Radek Wojtaszek who finished on "-1". Parimarjan Negi scored 4/10...
The venue is the AAI Officer's Institute in New Delhi
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Friday, December 28, 2012 15:10
With just two rounds to come at the AICF-AAI Cup in New Delhi, Anton Korobov and Evgeny Alekseev are ahead of the field with 4.5 points each. They are trailed by Radek Wojtaszek and Krishnan Sasikiran on four points apiece. Parimarjan Negi and Abhijeet Gupta share the fifth spot another half point adrift. Korobov lost to Gupta and was caught by...
The players enjoying a Christmas cake
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012 13:32
Anton Korobov still enjoys the cushion of a half point lead over Evgeny Alekseev at the AICF-AAI Cup at the AAI Officer's Institute in New Delhi, India. The Ukrainian with 4 points has two white games to come in the remaining four matches and has now emerged as a firm favourite for tournament victory. The players enjoying a Christmas cake Round 5...
Anron Korobov
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Monday, December 24, 2012 18:20
The AICF-AAI Cup, a category 18 Grandmaster's tournament, is currently under way in the AAI Officer's Club at the Sufdarjung Airport in New Delhi, India. It's a six-player double round robin with Anton Korobov, Radek Wojtaszek, Evgeny Alekseev, Abhijeet Gupta, Parimarjan Negi and Krishnan Sasikiran. After only four rounds of play, Korobov is...
Amsterdam: four adjournments, Giri on a roll and a fire alarm
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Friday, July 20, 2012 9:27
After a bit of a "slow start", no less than four games have suddenly been adjourned at the Golden Classic in Amsterdam. At the Dutch Championship, Anish Giri is in firm lead with 4.5/5 while at the SPA Open there's a three way tie between GM Tejas Bakre, IM Manuel Bosboom and FM Floris van Assendelft. Events Golden Classic | PGN Dutch Ch | PGN...
Sasikiran and Jobava show the envelope with the sealed move
Monday, July 16, 2012 20:44
In Sunday's report on the Golden Classic tournament we made a mistake (which we duly corrected), thinking that no game had been adjourned yet because all results were known quickly after the end of both rounds. However, as Lennart Ootes reported for the official website, things went a little bit differently... By Lennart Ootes Besides a strong and...
Double victory for China at Asian Nations Chess Cup
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012 16:37
China won the gold medals in both the open and women's sections at the Asian Team Championship in Zaozhuang, Shandong (China). The tournament lasted 9 rounds and included some of the strongest Asian chess players such as Wang Hao, Krishnan Saskiran, Le Quang Liem, Li Chao, Harikrishna Pentala and Wang Yue. Best of the Asian nations: China 1, with...
Carlsen tops May FIDE ratings, Aronian 10 points behind
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 8:19
Magnus Carlsen tops the May 1st FIDE rating list with the same rating as two months ago: 2835. Howevever, his lead has decreased to 10 points as Levon Aronian of Armenia won 5 points to get to 2825. There were few changes in the world's top 10 in the past two months. At the moment of writing, Aronian's live rating is in fact 2826 so just 9 points...
India too strong for Israel in friendly match: 29.5-18.5
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Friday, April 06, 2012 14:08
India beat Israel 29.5-18.5 in a friendly match organized as a curtain raiser to the upcoming Anand-Gelfand World Championship match. GM Krishnan Sasikiran paved the way for India's victory scoring a massive 7.5 out of a possible 8 on the final day. The winners in New Delhi receive their prize from Chairman of Airports Authority of India (the...