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China beats USA 101,5-48,5 in Ningbo
Monday, July 29, 2013 11:22
China defeated USA with an even bigger score in the rapid section of their friendly match: 70.5-29.5. This resulted in a final score of 101.5-48.5 in favour of the host country. The two countries played five classical games and ten rapid games.  Photos courtesy of http://games.sports.cn/ The China-USA match, named "Yin Zhou Cup", took place July...
China-USA 31-19 at half-time
Thursday, July 25, 2013 10:10
China has taken a commanding lead in their friendly match with the USA, which takes place in Ningbo, China. After five classical games, the score is 31-19 for the home team. The Scheveningen match is now half way; the second part will consist of ten rapid games. All photos courtesy of http://games.sports.cn/ The China-USA match takes place July...
Robson wins Chicago Open on tiebreak
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 16:38
Ray Robson won the strong Chicago Open on Monday with a score of 7/9. The 18-year-old American grandmaster edged out GMs Joshua Friedel and Nikola Mitkov on tiebreak (modified median). The tournament drew over 20 grandmasters, including Aleksandr Lenderman and Victor Mikhalevski. The 22nd annual Chicago Open was held May 23-27 and organized by the...
Hikaru Nakamura clinches third U.S. Championship title
Sunday, May 20, 2012 12:05
Hikaru Nakamura won the U.S. Championship on Saturday after beating Yasser Seirawan with white in the last round. The top rated American grandmaster finished a full point ahead of Gata Kamsky and with a point less, third came Alexander Onischuk. A report on the final two rounds. Hikaru Nakamura wins his third U.S. Championship | Photos courtesy of...
Gata Kamsky, the leader after nine rounds at the U.S. Championship
Friday, May 18, 2012 11:47
Thanks to three consecutive wins in rounds 7, 8 and 9 Gata Kamsky is in sole lead at the U.S. Championships in Saint Louis, USA. The American grandmaster caught Hikaru Nakamura in round 7 and surpassed him in round 9, by beating Yasser Seirawan, while Nakamura had to concede a draw against Aleksandr Lenderman. There are two more rounds to go and...
Hikarua Nakamura, the leader after six rounds at the U.S. Championship
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Monday, May 14, 2012 9:33
Hikaru Nakamura is in sole lead at the U.S. Championships in Saint Louis, USA after six rounds. The highest rated American grandmaster, currently #7 in the world, won three games and drew three. Reigning champion Gata Kamsky is half a point behind, followed by Alexander Onischuk, Aleksandr Lenderman and Yuri Shulman who are on "+1". Hikarua...
Ray Robson vs Gata Kamsky
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Friday, May 11, 2012 14:03
Pre-tournament favorites and former winners Hikaru Nakamura and Gata Kamsky are sharing the lead after three rounds at the U.S. Championships in Saint Louis, USA. In this first report we focus on the men's event and give you the daily reports by FM Mike Klein.  Round 2: Ray Robson vs Gata Kamsky, who is defending his title in Saint Louis Event U....