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Zoltan Almasi (r.) playing against Ernesto Inarkiev
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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...
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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,...
Biel Chess Festival
Sunday, July 22, 2012 14:10
Today the Biel Chess Festival starts with an exhibition blitz tournament, to celebrate the 45 years of the festival. It's a knockout with Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamaura, Alexander Morozevich, Wang Hao, Etienne Bacrot, Pentala Harikrishna, Yannick Pelletier and Alexandra Kosteniuk. The blitz started at 14:00 CET and you can follow it live here....
Anand-Gelfand: the aftermath
Sunday, June 03, 2012 19:09
The Anand-Gelfand World Championship match finished four days ago, but the news stream hasn't stopped yet. Vladimir Putin inviting the players at his office, Anand's arrival in India, Gelfand's return to Israel, the reactions on Twitter, Kasparov's criticism, Anand's reaction... In this article we'll mention the most important developments since...
Double victory for China at Asian Nations Chess Cup
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012 16:37
China won the gold medals in both the open and women's sections at the Asian Team Championship in Zaozhuang, Shandong (China). The tournament lasted 9 rounds and included some of the strongest Asian chess players such as Wang Hao, Krishnan Saskiran, Le Quang Liem, Li Chao, Harikrishna Pentala and Wang Yue. Best of the Asian nations: China 1, with...
Pentala Harikrisna wins in Cappelle la Grande
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Sunday, March 11, 2012 21:39
Pentala Harikrishna won the traditionally strong Cappelle la Grande open in northwest France. The Indian grandmaster edged out Parimarjan Negi (India), Tornike Sanikidze, (Georgia), Tigran Gharamian (France) and Marty Kravtsiv (Ukraine) on tie-break after the five grandmasters had finished on 7/9. Pentala Harikrishna receives the first prize |...