Tuesday, June 11, 2013 18:40
Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu (Romania) and Sergey Volkov (Russia) tied for first place at the Ortisei Open in Val Gardena, Italy. Both grandmasters scored 7/9 and finished half a point ahead of GMs Igor Khenkin, Eric Hansen, Felix Levin, Gil Popilski and IM Aman Hambleton. The tournament took palce June 1st-9th. Tournament website
Thursday, November 08, 2012 21:27
Vassily Ivanchuk kept his narrow lead at the Kings Tournament in Bucharest, Romania as both games in the second round were drawn. Fabiano Caruana drew his second game, this time with White in a Caro-Kann against Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu. The Italian was winning but then he blundered and allowed a perpetual. Veselin Topalov did something wrong with...
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 23:07
Vassily Ivanchuk leads the Kings Tournament in Bucharest, Romania after the first round. The 43-year-old Ukrainian grandmaster defeated Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu with White in a Nimzo-Indian. Veselin Topalov came very close to beating Fabiano Caruana in an Anti-Grünfeld, but the Bulgarian had to settle for a draw. This year the Kings Tournament is a...
Monday, September 17, 2012 10:38
With four rounds to play Ivan Cheparinov is in sole first place at the Black Sea Countries tournament in Burgas, Bulgaria. The Bulgarian grandmaster scored 4.5/6, half a point more than Alexander Areshchenko (Ukraine) and Vladimir Malakhov (Russia).
Ivan Cheparinov | All photos thanks to Chief Arbiter Vladimir Sakotic, more here
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 7:58
Ni Hua of China finished first on tiebreak at the Dubai Open. The 28-year-old grandmaster from Shanghai finished shared first, together with Georgians Baadur Jobava & Mikheil Mchedlishvili as well as Normunds Miezis of Latvia and Chanda Sandipan of India.
Ni Hua wins the 14th Dubai Open | All photos courtesy of the official website
Friday, April 20, 2012 17:58
Vladimir Akopian of Armenia and Ni Hua of China are in shared first place after five rounds at the Dubai Open. Both GMs scored 4.5/5 and will meet each other in round 6 on Saturday.
Chief Arbiter Mahdi Abdulrahim watching the top board of round 5: Jobava vs Ni Hua | All photos courtesy of the official website
14th Dubai Open | Chess-Results...