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Viktor Kortchnoi
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Monday, August 13, 2012 10:19
Viktor Kortchnoi finished as the "winner" at the "CEG contre Légendes" event in Geneva, Switzerland. The former World Championship contender participated in this special event between legends (players who were once a World Championship Candidate) and members of the Geneva Chess Club (CEG), and scored 7/10. Viktor Kortchnoi, still indefatigable at...
Dmitry Jakovenko and Wang Hao shake hands at the start of round 2
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Wednesday, July 04, 2012 9:02
The traditional match between Russia and China is under way in St. Petersburg. After two rounds, Russia is leading with 11-9 thanks to a 3-1 victory by the men's team in the first round. In this Scheveningen match, the teams will face each other in both classical and rapid chess. Dmitry Jakovenko and Wang Hao shake hands at the start of round 1 |...
Kings vs. Queens takes off in St. Louis
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Monday, September 12, 2011 11:05
On Sunday the first Kings vs. Queens tournament started in St. Louis, USA. It's a Scheveningen-paired tournament with a men's team (GM Hikaru Nakamura, IM Marc Arnold, GM Ben Finegold, IM Jacek Stopa and Kevin Cao) against a women's team (GM Kateryna Lahnno, IM Anna Zatonskih, GM Alexandra Kosteniuk, IM Irinia Krush and IM Martha Fierro) playing...