Archive for Sergey Karjakin

Karjakin wins Sberbank rapid
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Saturday, June 08, 2013 1:58
Sergey Karjakin won the Sberbank rapid tournament in Kiev, Ukraine on Friday. The Russian grandmaster finished strongly with 2.5/3 and surpassed Veselin Topalov, who lost to Pavel Eljanov in the eighth round. Anatoly Karpov finished in 9th place with 3/9. Photo Yury Kolomytseva, more here The Sberbank International Chess Festival finished on...
Sberbank rapid day 1: Topalov on 3/3
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 20:15
A brand new chess festival, sponsored by Sberbank, took off today in Kiev, Ukraine The main event is a rapid tournament with Alexander Areschenko, Pavel Eljanov, Sergey Karjakin, Anatoly Karpov, Anton Korobov, Peter Leko, Arkady Naiditsch, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Veselin Topalov and Sergei Zhigalko. After three rounds, Topalov is in the lead with a...
Saturday, May 18, 2013 17:36
Sergey Karjakin won the Norway Chess tournament on Saturday. The Russian grandmaster was the only player to finish on 6/9 after a draw with Veselin Topalov in the final round. Magnus Carlsen drew his black game with Levon Aronian quickly to end on shared second place with Hikaru Nakamura, who beat Jon Ludvig Hammer. Just like in Wijk aan Zee this...
Norway Chess: Carlsen beats Karjakin, first win for Hammer
Monday, May 13, 2013 20:29
Anything is possible at the Norway Chess tournament as tournament leader Sergey Karjakin lost his first game on Monday to Magnus Carlsen. In a Ruy Lopez, just before the time control the Russian grandmaster lost his way in the complications. Jon Ludvig Hammer won his first game against Wang Hao in a Sämisch King's Indian. With four rounds to go,...
Norway Chess: Karjakin on a rampage, Nakamura beats Anand
Sunday, May 12, 2013 22:31
After the 4th round on Sunday Sergey Karjakin should be considered the main favorite for tournament victory in Norway, even though there are still five rounds to go. After the rest day the Russian grandmaster simply continued what he was doing before: winning. Karjakin defeated Levon Aronian with Black in 38 moves in a Queen's Indian, and is now 1...
Karjakin wins again in Norway, Anand and Radjabov score as well
Friday, May 10, 2013 19:59
Sergey Karjakin also won his third game at the Norway Chess tournament in Sandnes. The Russian grandmaster defeated Wang Hao in a Rauzer Sicilian in which his bishop pair became stronger and stronger. World Champion Viswanathan Anand scored an excellent victory in a Sicilian Najdorf against Veselin Topalov while Teimour Radjabov won his first game...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 17:35
Chess-news reports that 3-8 June there will be a strong rapid tournament in Kiev, Ukraine: the international festival "Sberbank Open". The main event is a 10-player rapid event with Anatoly Karpov, Sergey Karjakin, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Veselin Topalov, Peter Leko, Arkady Naiditsch, Sergei Zhigalko, Pavel Eljanov, Anton Korobov and Alexander...
Aeroflot's top 4 with the national coach: Sergey Karjakin, Yuri Dokhoian, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Alexander Grischuk and Peter Svidler
Monday, February 18, 2013 12:17
Sergey Karjakin won the 2013 Aeroflot Open, the super strong rapid chess event that was spread out over several days and saw its dramatic conclusion on Sunday. Karjakin beat Alexander Grischuk in the Armageddon game of the final, winning on time in a lost position. Aeroflot's top 4 with the national coach: Sergey Karjakin, Yuri Dokhoian, Ian...
Tata Steel: the simuls
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Wednesday, February 06, 2013 12:23
Once a year, the small village of Wijk aan Zee is in the chess world’s spotlights thanks to the traditional Tata Steel Chess Tournament. The event is famous because for its super strong A-group, won this year by Magnus Carlsen, and a B- and C-group which could form a prestigious main tournament in any other city! By Lennart Ootes However, the Tata...
Participants Norway Chess 2013 announced
Tuesday, February 05, 2013 15:20
The full line-up of the first "Norway Chess" tournament was announced today and it's an impressive list: Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian, Teimour Radjabov, Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, Veselin Topalov, Hikaru Nakamura, Wang Hao and Jon Ludvig Hammer. Photos by New in Chess Today the organizers of the "Norway Chess 2013"...

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