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Ruslan Ponomariov
Friday, June 21, 2013 10:27
Ruslan Ponomariov tops the standings of the Ukrainian Championship after six rounds. The top seed scored 4.5/6 and is half a point ahead of Yuriy Kryvoruchko. Alexander Moiseenko, Zahar Efimenko, Anton Korobov and Pavel Eljanov started with 3.5/6. The tournament is a 12-player round robin and takes place in Kiev, Ukraine. Ruslan Ponomariov leads...
Karjakin wins Sberbank rapid
Saturday, June 08, 2013 1:58
Sergey Karjakin won the Sberbank rapid tournament in Kiev, Ukraine on Friday. The Russian grandmaster finished strongly with 2.5/3 and surpassed Veselin Topalov, who lost to Pavel Eljanov in the eighth round. Anatoly Karpov finished in 9th place with 3/9. Photo Yury Kolomytseva, more here The Sberbank International Chess Festival finished on...
Sberbank rapid day 1: Topalov on 3/3
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 20:15
A brand new chess festival, sponsored by Sberbank, took off today in Kiev, Ukraine The main event is a rapid tournament with Alexander Areschenko, Pavel Eljanov, Sergey Karjakin, Anatoly Karpov, Anton Korobov, Peter Leko, Arkady Naiditsch, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Veselin Topalov and Sergei Zhigalko. After three rounds, Topalov is in the lead with a...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 17:35
Chess-news reports that 3-8 June there will be a strong rapid tournament in Kiev, Ukraine: the international festival "Sberbank Open". The main event is a 10-player rapid event with Anatoly Karpov, Sergey Karjakin, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Veselin Topalov, Peter Leko, Arkady Naiditsch, Sergei Zhigalko, Pavel Eljanov, Anton Korobov and Alexander...
Eljanov, So, Amin shared winners at the Reykjavik Open
Thursday, February 28, 2013 13:03
Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine), Wesley So (Philippines) and Bassem Amin (Egypt) tied for first place at the Reykjavik Open. All three GMs scored 8/10 and Eljanov got slightly more prize money (based on the Hort system) thanks to a better tie-break. Here's a report of the last three rounds. Round 8 In round 8 the top four boards all ended in draws. Yu...
Harpa, Reykjavik
Monday, February 25, 2013 13:51
Pavel Eljanov, Grzegorz Gajewski and Wesley So are tied for first place at the Reykjavik Open with three more rounds to go. Here's our report of rounds 6 and 7. Harpa, the playing hall in Reykjavik, as seen from the sea | Photo Arne Moll "There was a man of the North, Ingólfr, who is truly said to be the first leave it for Iceland, in the time...
Anish Giri during the Golden Circle tour on Friday
Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:21
No less than seven grandmaster are tied for first after this round: Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine) Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Yu Yangyi (China), Anish Giri (Netherlands), Wesley So (Philippines), Ivan Cheparinov (Bulgaria) and Grzegorz Gajewski (Poland). Here's a report of rounds 4 and 5. Anish Giri during the Golden Circle tour on Friday As Oscar...
Anton Korobov
Friday, August 10, 2012 12:00
Anton Korobov won the Ukrainian Championship in Kiev convincingly, finishing a point ahead of Alexander Areshchenko and Andrei Volokitin. Korobov's 8/11 was good for a 2831 TPR. Top seed Ruslan Ponomariov finished on 4th place with 6/11. Anton Korobov is the new Ukrainian Champion | Photo © Ukrainian Championship on Facebook Event Ukrainian...
Andrei Volokitin
Thursday, August 02, 2012 15:29
Andrei Volokitin is leading the Ukrainian Championship in Kiev after six rounds of play. The 26-year-old grandmaster from Lviv started the tournament with the excellent score of 5/6 and a 2929 performance. Anton Korobov is in second place, a full point behind the leader while Pavel Eljanov and Ruslan Ponomariov are to be found further down the...
On the Bundesliga, Vishy Anand, Mickey Adams and... Mario Basler
Sunday, March 18, 2012 18:28
After two more victories this weekend (one with the smallest possible margin against their big rival Werder Bremen) the team from Baden-Baden is very close to winning yet another Bundesliga title. Eric van Reem was in Bremen this weekend and reports about the two matches played by OSG Baden Baden on Saturday and Sunday. Luke McShane, Vishy Anand...