Monday, January 14, 2013 13:52
While he is playing in Wijk aan Zee as we speak, at the start of the new year Anish Giri visited Vienna, where he played a clock simul against talented Austrian players. Here's a small report with games and photos.
Report by Stefan Löffler, photos by Regine Hendrich for Spielend Schlauer
When Sopiko Guramishvili returned from a recent trip to...
Saturday, October 27, 2012 18:01
Hikaru Nakamura won the 16th Univé Chess Tournament in Hoogeveen convincingly on Saturday by beating Sergey Tiviakov. The American grandmaster only needed a draw to win outright, but decided to "just play chess", and then won his last white game to finish 1.5 points ahead of Tiviakov. Anish Giri and Hou Yifan drew their final game. The open...
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...
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 10:21
On Tuesday Hikaru Nakamura extended his lead to a full point in the Univé Tournament's Crown Group. The American grandmaster beat Hou Yifan of China, while Dutch GMs Anish Giri and Sergey Tiviakov drew their game. Drawing his first three games, the latter is in second place with1.5 points.
Nakamura beats Hou Yifan in round 3 | Photo courtesy of...
Thursday, March 08, 2012 13:00
Hoang Thanh Trang is leading the European Women's Champoinship after six rounds. Four participants are half a point behind: Marie Sebag, Valentina Gunina, Cristina-Adela Foisor and Viktorija Cmilyte.
Hoang Thanh Trang (Hungary) | All photos by Anastasiya Karlovich © Turkish Chess Federation
Europen Women's Championship | PGN
Friday, January 06, 2012 18:10
Anish Giri emerged as the sole winner in Reggio Emilia on Friday. At the 54th Torneo di Capodanno he drew with Fabiano Caruana and saw his two main rivals Alexander Morozevich and Hikaru Nakamura lose against Nikita Vitiugov and Vassily Ivanchuk respectively.
54th Torneo di Capodannno | PGN via TWIC
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Tuesday, September 14, 2010 0:05
He was the clear favourite, and he met the expectations. Wang Yue on Sunday won the 11th World University Championship in Zurich with a score of 8.5/9. The super GM finished 2 points clear of the rest of the field.
The 11th World University Championships took place 5-11 September at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. The 9-round...