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Wednesday, May 28, 2014 17:04
A last-round draw completed an undefeated nine rounds for GM Alexander Morozevich at the 15th Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. The split point turned out to be enough as pre-round co-leader GM Dmitry Jakovenko lost to GM Ian Nepomniachtchi, dropping him to second. The event took place from May 11-20, 2014. Morozevich had shared the lead...
Sunday, May 18, 2014 17:56
Rising star GM Ivan Saric of Croatia had been matching GM Alexander Morozevich blow for blow at the 15th Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. Stumbles in rounds 6 and 7 for Saric allowed Jakovenko to take his place as co-leader, while Morozevich has been able to retain his lead. The tournament is a 10-player round robin and has two rounds...
Sunday, September 08, 2013 22:25
Thanks to an 8th-round win and final round draw, GM Pavel Eljanov of Ukraine jumped past the field late to take the 14th Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. The winner beat tail-ender GM Ivan Cheparinov in the penultimate round, then drew GM Viktor Laznicka in a rook-and-pawn ending to finish with 6/9 in the 10-player round-robin. The three at...
Inarkiev & Motylev share lead in Poikovsky
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 18:27
Ernesto Inarkiev, Pavel Eljanov and Alexander Motylev are tied for first place after seven rounds at the Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. The three grandmasters scoreed 4.5 points, and are a full point ahead of Emil Sutovsky, Dmitry Jakovenko, Ian Nepomniachtchi and Alexander Onischuk. The 14th edition of the "Karpov tournament" is taking...
Poikovsky: Jakovenko first from start to finish
Monday, October 08, 2012 12:11
From the very first round on he was leading, and he finished clear first after round 9: Dmitry Jakovenko. The Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky was a strong, 10-player round robin where a +3 score was enough for the Russian grandmaster. Ruslan Ponomariov finished second with half a point less; Radek Wojtaszek and Alexander Motylev shared third....
The game Bruzon-Jakovenko from round 7
Saturday, October 06, 2012 8:00
In rounds 6 and 7 he drew both of his games, but Dmitry Jakovenko is still a full point ahead of his rivals at the Karpov Tournamemnt in Poikovsky. With two rounds to go Ruslan Ponomariov, Radek Wojtaszek and Alexander Motylev are sharing second place with 4/7. The game Bruzon-Jakovenko from round 7 | Photo courtesy of the Russian Chess Federation...
Jakovenko in his game against Onischuk
Tuesday, October 02, 2012 18:13
Dmitry Jakovenko is still topping the standings at the Karpov Tournamemnt in Poikovsky. The 29-year-old Russian grandmaster scored 4/5 and is a point ahead of Viktor Bologan and Ruslan Ponomariov. Wednesday is a rest day in Poikovsky and then four more rounds are scheduled. Jakovenko in his game against Onischuk | Photo courtesy of the Russian...
Saturday, September 29, 2012 18:22
Dmitry Jakovenko is the only player to win in the first two rounds of the Karpov Tournament. In a game between first-round winners, the 29-year-old Russian grandmaster beat Nigel Short on Saturday. Ruslan Ponomariov is half a point behind Jakovenko thanks to an endgame victory against Radek Wojtaszek. Sergei Rublevsky beat Lazaro Bruzon and...
Exciting start in Poikovsky
Friday, September 28, 2012 21:11
The Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky got off to a flying start on Friday with four fighting games and only one relatively short draw. Dmitry Jakovenko opened the score with a win against Viktor Bologan in a Queen's Indian while Nigel Short nicely Zugzwanged Sergei Rublevsky in a bishop ending. The last winner was Radoslaw Wojtaszek, who beat...
13th Karpov Tournament starts tomorrow, Ponomariov top seed
Thursday, September 27, 2012 18:45
For the diehard chess fan there's good news: you don't have two do with just two top tournaments anymore. Besides London and Sao Paulo, there's a third strong event starting tomorrow : the 13th Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. The pairings for the first round are Short-Rubslevsky, Jakovenko-Bologan, Onischuk-Wang Yue, Ponomariov-Bruzon and...