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Saturday, March 19, 2011 2:41
Despite a 0.5-1.5 loss to Alexander Grischuk, Levon Aronian maintained his lead in the general standings of the 2011 Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament. Magnus Carlsen is now one point behind the Armenian thanks to a 1.5-0.5 win against Sergey Karjakin, while Vishy Anand lost with the same score against Vassily Ivanchuk. General info The 20th...
Friday, March 18, 2011 2:28
After the first rest day, on Thursday the 2011 Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament resumed in Monaco. It was a very good day for Levon Aronian, who won his mini-match against Vugar Gashimov 2-0. Like last year, Magnus Carlsen went down 0-2 against Vassily Ivanchuk. General info The 20th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament takes place at the...
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 2:49
Levon Aronian and Magnus Carlsen continue to share the lead at the 2011 Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament, after four rounds. Both won their matches 1.5-0.5 today. Wednesday is the first rest day in Monaco. Erwin l'Ami, Jan Smeets and Loek van Wely have also arrived in Monaco - here together with Veselin Topalov who celebrated his 36th...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 2:49
Levon Aronian and Magnus Carlsen are sharing the lead at the 2011 Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament, after three rounds. The world's number 2 and 3, who drew twice with each other today, scored 4.5 points out of 6 games in total. General info The 20th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament takes place at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort in...
Monday, March 14, 2011 2:54
After two rounds Levon Aronian, Magnus Carlsen and Alexander Grischuk are in shared first place at the 2011 Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament. Carlsen beat Gashimov 2-0 today to get to the top in the rapid section while Aronian and Grischuk have 1.5/2 in the blindfold. General info The 20th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament takes place at...
Sunday, March 13, 2011 4:19
Levon Aronian, Vugar Gashimov, Alexander Grischuk and Boris Gelfand all had an excellent start at the Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament, winning their mini-matches 2-0. Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand won 1.5-0.5 against Hikaru Nakamura and Veselin Topalov respectively. General info The 20th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament takes place...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 16:23
"We would have loved to send you a positive email, announcing the dates for another great Chess Classic tournament in 2011, but unfortunately a decade full of passion and dedication for international rapid chess has come to an end in Mainz," writes press chief Eric van Reem. He sent us a statement by the chairman of the Chess Tigers e.V., Hans-...
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Monday, January 10, 2011 21:02
Alexei Shirov yesterday won a rapid tournament that was part of a three-day Paul Keres memorial event in Tallinn, Estonia. GMs Anatoly Karpov, Lajos Portisch and Genna Sosonko also participated in the festivities dedicated to the 95th birthday of Estonia's greatest chess player. Jaan Ehlvest and Alexei Shirov in the last round of the 'Keres 95'...
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Monday, January 10, 2011 19:34
In a small match for the Russian State Social University (RSCU) championship, Sergey Karjakin took a mini revenge for his lost tie-break final of the Russian Championship Superfinal last month. Again his opponent was Ian Nepomniachtchi, again the rapid and blitz games ended in a tie, and again the Armageddon game was drawn, but this time with...
Tuesday, January 04, 2011 22:39
From March 11 to 25, 2011 Viswanathan Anand, Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Veselin Topalov, Alexander Grischuk, Vasily Ivanchuk, Sergey Karjakin, Boris Gelfand, Hikaru Nakamura, Vugar Gashimov and Anish Giri will play in the 20th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament in Monaco. This was announced today in a press release, in...

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