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Tuesday, July 16, 2013 11:38
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won the FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing on Tuesday with a score of 7/11. The Azerbaijani drew quickly with Boris Gelfand, and so did Alexander Grischuk in his game with Peter Leko. In the last round Wang Hao beat Gata Kamsky and Veselin Topalov won an important game against Alexander Morozevich. The Bulgarian finished shared third...
Monday, July 15, 2013 15:22
Tournament leader Shakhriyar Mamedyarov lost in the penultimate round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, but so did runner-up Alexander Grischuk and so the top of the standings didn't change. Mamedyarov was slowly outplayed in an ending by Alexander Morozevich, who is now shared third with Peter Leko, half a point behind Grischuk who was ground...
Sunday, July 14, 2013 20:28
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov is the sole leader at the FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, China with two rounds to go. The Azerbaijani defeated Anish Giri rather quickly in round 9, and saw all the other games ending in draws. Mamedyarov plays Morozevich and Gelfand in the last two rounds. Photos by Anastasiya Karlovich courtesy of FIDE That was a very nice...
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 GP R7: Grischuk & Mamedyarov lead, Karjakin loses again
Thursday, July 11, 2013 21:02
Alexander Grischuk and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov kept their first place in the standings of the Grand Prix tournament in Beijing as both won their games on Thursday. In the longest game of the round, Grischuk ground down Wang Yue in an ending that should have been drawn, while Mamedyarov was the first winner of the day as Veselin Topalov got his...
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 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...

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