Archive for Tallinn

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 1:28
On Monday night in Tallinn (Estonia) Garry Kasparov announced his candidacy for the 2014 FIDE Presidential Elections. The 13th World Champion aims to "revitalize FIDE with a focus on serving the national federations and raising the commercial profile of chess worldwide." Among Kasparov's team members are the current FIDE General Secretary Ignatius...
Paul Keres Memorial Rapid
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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 17:54
Alexei Shirov won the 22nd Paul Keres Memorial on Sunday. The Latvian grandmaster scored 6.5/9 and finished half a point ahead of Jaan Ehlvest, Aleksandr Volodin and Daniel Fridman. The rapid tournament was a 10-player round robin held 11-13 January in Tallinn, Estonia. The time control was 15 minutes and 10 seconds increment per move. Shirov won...