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Karjakin wins 67th Moscow Blitz Championship
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 14:26
On Sunday September 1st the tradition of Moscow Blitz Chess Championship was upheld for the 67th time at Krasnaya Presnya Park. The main triumph of the championship was Sergey Karjakin. A notable guest of the tournament was World Chess Federation (FIDE) president Kirsan Ilyumzhinov Report by Eldar Mukhametov On Sunday September 1st the tradition...
Beijing: another loss for Karjakin; Grischuk & Mamedyarov still lead
Friday, July 12, 2013 18:47
He was leading for a number of rounds, but now he's collapsing: Sergey Karjakin. The Russian grandmaster lost his third game in a row in Beijing on Friday, to Veselin Topalov, and dropped back to shared fifth place. Alexander Grischuk, who drew with Anish Giri, and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who drew with Wang Yue, maintained their shared lead at the...
Beijing Grand Prix: Mamedyarov beats Karjakin, three players lead
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 22:55
The Grand Prix tournament in Beijing is wide open again as Shakhriyar Mamedyarov defeated tournament leader Sergey Karjakin in round 6. They are sharing the lead with Alexander Grischuk, who drew his game with Veselin Topalov. Alexander Morozevich won against Gata Kamsky and Wang Yue beat his compatriot Wang Hao. Photos by Anastasiya Karlovich...
Karjakin maintains lead in Beijing, Grischuk moves to second place
Tuesday, July 09, 2013 21:48
On Tuesday Alexander Grischuk defeated Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and in doing so he took over second place in the leader board. Sergey Karjakin drew with Boris Gelfand and maintained his half point lead. Anish Giri won his second game in the tournament, and this time it was a convincing win against Gata Kamsy. Vassily Ivanchuk won his first, with...
Beijing GP R4: Mamedyarov narows gap with Karjakin
Sunday, July 07, 2013 23:13
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov came half a point closer to tournament leader Sergey Karjakin in round 4 of the FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, China. The Azerbaijani defeated Wang Hao in a Slav, while Karjakin drew his game with Alexander Grischuk quickly. In the same round Boris Gelfand suffered another loss, in a Grünfeld against Alexander Morozevich, while...
Beijing Grand Prix: Karjakin also wins third
Saturday, July 06, 2013 23:50
Sergey Karjakin als won his third game at the FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, China and increased his lead to a full point. On Saturday he outplayed Alexander Morozevich with Black in a Queen's Indian. Alexander Grischuk, Veselin Topalov and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who beat Vassily Ivanchuk, are trailing by a point. Anish Giri won against Boris Gelfand...
Friday, July 05, 2013 13:36
Sergey Karjakin is the sole leader after two round at the FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, China. The 23 year old Russian grandmaster also won his second game on Friday with white in a Pirc (Austrian Attack) against Wang Hao. The other five games ended in draws. Photos by Anastasiya Karlovic courtesy of FIDE The second round in Beijing was a much more...
Beijing GP: Grischuk, Karjakin, Topalov win in first round
Thursday, July 04, 2013 17:19
Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin and Veselin Topalov all won their games with black in the first round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, China. Grischuk beat Kamsky in a Rossolimo Sicilian that ended in a time scrable. Giri had prepared a deep line in the Berlin Ending, but Karjakin played well and refuted his opponent's material sacrifices....
Beijing Grand Prix starts tomorrow, Wang Yue replaces Radjabov
Wednesday, July 03, 2013 10:57
Today is the opening ceremony and tomorrow it starts: the fifth Grand Prix in the 2012-2013 series, in Beijing, China. The participants are Boris Gelfand, Anish Giri, Alexander Grischuk, Vassily Ivanchuk, Gata Kamsky, Sergey Karjakin, Peter Leko, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Morozevich, Veselin Topalov, Wang Hao and Wang Yue. The latter...
Tal Memorial starts tomorrow with Carlsen, Kramnik & Anand as top seeds
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 19:42
One of the strongest chess tournaments of 2013 is starting tomorrow: the Tal Memorial. The top seeds are Magnus Carlsen (2864, Norway), Vladimir Kramnik (2803, Russia) and Viswanathan Anand (2786, India) so it will surely be a memorable event. The tournament is held in the memory of the 8th World Champion, Mikhail Tal. Here's a preview with all...

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