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Zurich Chess Challenge
Saturday, February 23, 2013 15:16
Fabiano Caruana won a blitz event on Friday in Zurich of which the results were used for the drawing of lots for the Zurich Chess Challenge which begins today. The pairings for the first round are Caruana-Anand and Kramnik-Gelfand. The Zurich Chess Challenge has begun | Photo Vladimir Barsky courtesy of the Russian Chess Federation After last year...
The Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:56
The World Champion Viswanathan Anand, his most recent challenger Boris Gelfand, former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik and rising star Fabiano Caruana will be competing in the second Zurich Chess Challenge. From 23 February to 1 March 2013 they will face each other in a double round-robin tournament at the Savoy Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland. In...
Andreikin (l.) and Nepomniachtchi after their last game
Tuesday, November 06, 2012 10:22
Dmitry Andreikin won the friendly match with Ian Nepomniachtchi with a score of 3.5-2.5. The last three games ended in a draw. On the final day, one rapid game was played because the main game ended in a draw in less than three hours. Nepomniachtchi won this game. Andreikin (l.) and Nepomniachtchi after their last game | Photos courtesy of the...
Andreikin-Nepomniachtchi: 2-1 at half-time
Saturday, November 03, 2012 13:00
Dmitry Andreikin leads a friendly, 6-game match against Ian Nepomniachtchi with a score of 2-1. The match has the same sponsor as the Aronian-Kramnik earlier this year, and a similar rule is in effect: in case of short draws the players will turn to rapid chess. Andreikin (l.) and Nepomniachtchi | Photos courtesy of the Russian Chess Federation...
Aronian-Kramnik: the video
Sunday, April 29, 2012 21:17
You won't have missed it: in the last week of April, 2012, the world's #2 and #3 chess players Levon Aronian (Armenia) and Vladimir Kramnik (Russia) faced each other in a 6-game, friendly match. The event was organized by the Zurich Chess Club, the oldest chess club in the world. Here's our video with impressions and interviews. In order of...
Kramnik-Aronian match announced, to be held in Zurich
Thursday, February 09, 2012 18:55
The friendly match between Vladimir Kramnik and Levon Aronian will be held from 21 to 28 April in Zurich, Switzerland and will consist of six games played at classical time control. A first press release was distributed today by the Zurich Chess Club, which organizes the event. Map by Google During the 11th round of the Tata Steel tournament, on...