Friday, February 08, 2013 12:45
The 26th edition of the traditional tournament in León, Spain will see a battle between Vassily Ivanchuk and Anish Giri. Here's the press release:
XXVI MAGISTRAL CIUDAD DE LEÓN
One tournament, two generations, three time-controls
LEONTXO GARCÍA (Press Officer)
After 25 consecutive years of full success, the 26th Magistral Ciudad de Leon opens up a...
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 13:25
The final phase of the Spanish Team Championship is currently under way in León. Many strong grandmasters can be found at the chess board in north west Spain, e.g. Ruslan Ponomariov, Leinier Dominguez, Anish Giri, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Ivan Cheparinov, Laurent Fressinet, Etienne Bacrot, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Pentala Harikrishna, Loek van Wely,...
Monday, June 11, 2012 12:43
Francisco Vallejo Pons defeated Veselin Topalov 3.5-2.5 in a rapid match that was the main attraction of this year's 25th anniversary chess festival in León, Spain. On Friday the Spaniard took the lead with 1.5-0.5, on Saturday both players won one game each and on Sunday in the first game Vallejo decided the match in his favour. Topalov then won...
Sunday, February 12, 2012 14:10
The 25th edition of the annual chess festival in León, Spain will include a 6-game match between Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria and Francisco Vallejo Pons of Spain.
Press release by Leontxo Garcia
Fans cherish chess players who take risks and seek beauty in every game. Two of them, the Bulgarian Veselin Topalov and Spaniard Paco Vallejo, a former...