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Socko wins Riga Technical University Open on tiebreak
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Tuesday, August 13, 2013 15:50
The strong Riga Technical University Open was won by Polish grandmaster Bartosz Socko, who scored 7/9 and edged out Dutch GM Robin van Kampen on tiebreak. 183 players from 28 federations competed in the main event, making it the biggest chess festival in the Baltic States and one of the biggest in Northern Europe. The strong Open tournament “Riga...
Reinderman & Schut are the new Dutch Champions
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Friday, July 12, 2013 11:00
GM Dimitri Reinderman won his first Dutch title on Thursday after beating GM Wouter Spoelman 2-0 in a playoff. Both players had an excellent tournament and finished on 5.5/7. WIM Lisa Schut won the women's section also for the first time, but she did it most convincingly with 6/7 and a 2559 performance. Dimitri Reinderman and Lisa Schut | Photos...
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Tuesday, July 09, 2013 10:36
Both on 3.5/4, GM Wouter Spoelman and WIM Lisa Schut are the leaders after four rounds at the Dutch Championships in Amsterdam. Spoelman is half a point ahead of Roeland Pruijssers, while rating favourites Ivan Sokolov, Erwin l'Ami and especially Jan Smeets are underperforming thus far. The same goes for the women's section, where WIM Arlette van...
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 12:11
During the Pentecost weekend a number of chess tournaments were played and we'll look at a few: the Bussum Open, the Limburg Open, and the GM tournament in Calgary, Canada. GM Dimitri Reinderman was the strongest in the knockout phase that decided matters in Bussum. In Limburg there was a five-way tie for first place among GM Vladimir Dobrov, IM...
CVT column: Giri out, Jones, l'Ami, Van Kampen, Krush in!
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Tuesday, February 05, 2013 11:58
Unfortunately, with ChessVibes Training issue #92 (published last Saturday) we had to say goodbye to our columnist Anish Giri, who has given us a wonderful insight in top level chess for almost a hundred weeks. The reason is that Anish has decided to shift his chess writing from CVT to New in Chess. We wish Anish all the best with his endeavours....
Batavia: Ernst and Hebden share the lead after round 4
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012 12:32
They have survived a number of tricky positions, but GMs Sipke Ernst and Mark Hebden are sharing the lead after four rounds at the Batavia Tournament in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Both grandmasters have scored 3/4. In sole third place we find Dutch talent Hugo ten Hertog, who only needs to double his score in the remaining five rounds to clinch...