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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....
Six GMs lead in unpredictable Reykjavik
Friday, March 09, 2012 20:39
After four rounds at the Reykjavik Open, GMs Fabiano Caruana, David Navara, Ivan Sokolov, Ivan Cheparinov, Gawain Jones and Robert Hess are still on 100%. Outside it's cold, with very unpredictable and changeable weather, while inside the playing hall things are heating up, with GMs facing GMs already in round 4. The sun shines through the playing...
Groningen, Hastings, Stockholm
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Monday, January 09, 2012 20:58
Three open tournaments with a long tradition have recently finished: events in Groningen, Hastings and Stockholm. Alexander Kovchan en Robert Hess finished shared first in the north-east of The Netherlands, already before the end of 2011. In Hastings, the longest running tournament in the world, Wang Yue ended clear first while Aleksandr Shimanov...