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Alexander Ipatov scores 8/9 in Cape Town
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Wednesday, July 31, 2013 16:55
Alexander Ipatov won the DSK Chess Championship 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa with a splendid score: 8/9. The Ukrainian/Turkish grandmaster finished a full point ahead of Sergey Tiviakov and collected 17.4 rating points along the way to break the 2600 barrier. German Grandmaster Raj Tischbierek, co-editor of the German chess magazine Schach,...
Gupta wins Commonwealth Championship in Port Elizabeth
Thursday, July 18, 2013 16:40
Abhijeet Gupta won the 2013 Commonwealth Open Chess Championship in Port Elizabeth, South-Africa on Sunday. The 23-year-old grandmaster from India edged out Sergey Fedorchuk of Ukraine and Sergey Tiviakov of the Netherlands on tiebreak (Buchholz) after all three finished their tournament on 9/11.  Abhijeet Gupta | Photo © John Saunders The 2013 ...
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Monday, June 24, 2013 15:48
Sergei Tiviakov won the DYTM Raja Dr Nazrin Shah Invitational Masters for the second time. The Dutch grandmaster was top seed but still finished on an impressive 9/10 score. GM Thomas Luther of Germany finished second. The tournament was organized by the Malaysian Chess Federation and KLCA and took place June 13th-22nd at the Swiss Inn &...
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...
Hoogeveen (Netherlands) wins World Cities Team Championship
Friday, December 28, 2012 18:16
Hoogeveen (Netherlands) won the World Cities Team Championship on Friday in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The team with Anish Giri, Ivan Sokolov, Sergey Tiviakov and Jan Smeets beat Baku (Azerbaijan) 2.5-1.5 in the final thanks to a win by Tiviakov. Novi Sad (Serbia) came third, beating Tashkent (Uzbekistan) on the Berlin System with a 2-2 final...
Both games drawn in Hoogeveen on a day of surprises
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Saturday, October 27, 2012 0:51
The penultimate round of the Univé tournament in Hoogeveen saw two draws. Sergey Tiviakov built up a nice endgame advantage against Anish Giri, but then missed a good chance to catch Hikaru Nakamura in first place. The American kept his half point lead by drawing a slightly worse ending against Hou Yifan, where the presence of opposite-coloured...
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Friday, October 26, 2012 3:31
In the 4th round of the Univé tournament in Hoogeveen, The Netherlands Sergey Tivakov inflicted the second consecutive loss upon Hou Yifan. The Dutch grandmaster is now half a point behind Hikaru Nakamura, who drew his game with Anish Giri. In the open section GM Friso Nijboer grabbed the lead. He hayos 6/7, half a point more than IMs Riemersma...
Nakamura leads Univé Tournament after two rounds
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Tuesday, October 23, 2012 11:48
Having won the only decisive game so far, Hikaru Nakamura is leading the Univé Tournament with 1.5/2. He defeated Anish Giri on Sunday in the first round, in a Berlin Ruy Lopez. Tiviakov held Hou Yifan to a draw in a French Opening. A day later both games in the Crown Croup, Tivakov-Nakamura and Hou Yifan-Giri, ended in draws. In the open...