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UNAM chess festival
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012 11:38
The 2nd UNAM Chess Festival, the largest festival of its kind in Mexico, took place from 16-25 November, in Mexico City at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. The university played host to myriad event events for all skill levels from beginners to supergrandmasters, during this extraordinary week of chess, including simuls, opens, vote...
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Monday, March 19, 2012 15:28
Just after the regular tournament, won by Valentina Gunina of Russia, the European Women's Rapid and Blitz Championships were held in Gaziantep, Turkey. Gunina also took the blitz title, while Tatiana Kosintseva was the strongest in the rapid section. By Anastasia Karlovich Event Europen Women's Rapid and Blitz Championship Dates March 15th-18th...
Dzagnidze beats Cramling in playoff, wins ACP Women Cup
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Thursday, February 23, 2012 10:17
Nana Dzagnidze of Georgia won the ACP Women Cup in Tbilisi, Georgia on Tuesday after beating Pia Cramling of Sweden in a blitz playoff. Both ladies had finished on 8/11 in the rapid event, half a point ahead of Kateryna Lahno.  Nana Dzagnidze receives the first prize - here together with (L-R) President of ACP, Emil Sutovky, Director General of...
Anna Muzychuk leads ACP Women Cup after five rounds
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Monday, February 20, 2012 8:06
Top seed Anna Muzychuk had a good start in Tbilisi, Georgia where she is leading the ACP Women Cup after five rounds. The Ukrainian born IM, who has been playing for Slovenia since 2004, scored 4.5/5 while Kateryna Lahno and Pia Cramling are trailing by half a point. The ACP Women Cup is one of the strongest rapid events for women ever held, with...