Sunday, May 05, 2013 21:51
Zoltan Almasi won the Capablanca Memorial Elite group on Wednesday with a score of 6.5/10. The 37 year old Hungarian grandmaster finished half a point ahead of Cubans Leinier Dominguez and Yuniesky Quesada, who had a very successful tournament.
Photos by Maria del Carmen Ramon for Columna Deportiva
Was it fate or just a coincidence? Alexander...
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,...
Tuesday, October 09, 2012 13:30
Leinier Dominguez won a strong 12-player rapid event in St. Petersburg on Sunday. The Cuban grandmaster edged out local hero Peter Svidler on tie-break as both finished on 7.5/11. Another St Petersburg citizen finished third: Nikita Vitiugov.
Leinier Dominguez | Photos © Ray Morris-Hill
St Petersburg Rapid Cup | PGN via TWIC
Tuesday, May 15, 2012 12:12
Vassily Ivanchuk won the Capablanca Memorial in Havana, Cuba on Monday. The Ukrainian, who finished a point clear of Ian Nepomniachtchi and Leinier Dominguez, won the tournament for the 6th time in his career.
Vassily Ivanchuk against Ian Nepomniachtchi in round 4, with Leinier Dominguez watching | Photo © Columna Deportiva
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 22:45
Vassily Ivanchuk has good chances to win yet another title in Havana. After outplaying Viktor Laznicka in round 5 of the Capablanca Memorial, the Ukrainian is the sole leader again with 3.5/5. Leinier Dominguez is in second place with half a point less.
Vassily Ivanchuk back in sole first place in Havana
Capablanca Memorial | PGN via TWIC...
Monday, May 07, 2012 10:38
Leinier Dominguez (Cuba) and Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) are sharing the lead after three rounds at the Capablanca Memorial in Havana, Cuba. Both players scored 2 out of 3 in the 6 player double round robin where Yuniesky Quesada Perez (Cuba), Ian Nepomniachtchi, Vladimir Potkin (both Russia) and Viktor Laznicka (Czech Republic) also play.
Saturday, May 05, 2012 14:41
Leinier Dominguez defeated Viktor Laznicka in the first round of the Capablanca Memorial in Havana, Cuba. Like last year, the tournament has a top group of 6 players who play a double round robin: Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine), Leinier Dominguez Perez (Cuba), Yuniesky Quesada Perez (Cuba), Ian Nepomniachtchi, Vladimir Potkin (both Russia) and Viktor...
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...