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Karjakin wins again in Norway, Anand and Radjabov score as well
Friday, May 10, 2013 19:59
Sergey Karjakin also won his third game at the Norway Chess tournament in Sandnes. The Russian grandmaster defeated Wang Hao in a Rauzer Sicilian in which his bishop pair became stronger and stronger. World Champion Viswanathan Anand scored an excellent victory in a Sicilian Najdorf against Veselin Topalov while Teimour Radjabov won his first game...
Candidates: Predictions by Caruana, Ponomariov, Jones and l'Ami
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 12:55
Now that the first round of the FIDE Candidates tournament is just two days away, it's high time for some predictions! Will it be a walk in the park for Magnus? Can we expect surprises from outsiders like Svidler or Gelfand? Will Ivanchuk be the decisive factor in the end? GMs Fabiano Caruana, Ruslan Ponomariov, Gawain Jones and Erwin l'Ami look...
FIDE Candidates: all the info (including the pairings!)
Wednesday, March 06, 2013 11:34
The first round of the Candidates tournament in London, on March 15th, 2013 will see the games Aronian-Carlsen, Gelfand-Radjabov, Ivanchuk-Grischuk and Svidler-Kramnik. Nine days before the opening ceremony the full pairings were already published on the official website. FIDE and AGON, the commercial partner of the World Chess Federation, will...
Participants Norway Chess 2013 announced
Tuesday, February 05, 2013 15:20
The full line-up of the first "Norway Chess" tournament was announced today and it's an impressive list: Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian, Teimour Radjabov, Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, Veselin Topalov, Hikaru Nakamura, Wang Hao and Jon Ludvig Hammer. Photos by New in Chess Today the organizers of the "Norway Chess 2013"...
Full point lead for Morozevich in Moscow
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 19:04
After the 5th round Alexander Morozevich has a full point lead over his closest rivalst at the Tal Memorial in Moscow. On Wednesday the Russian grandmaster defeated Levon Aronian with the Black pieces, while co-leader Teimour Radjabov lost with white against Magnus Carlsen. Alexander Morozevich in firm lead in Moscow | Images by Eteri Kublashvil...
The playing hall in Moscow
Saturday, June 09, 2012 23:25
Teimour Radjabov is leading the Tal Memorial in Moscow after two rounds. The Azerbaijani is the only player who started with two wins – today he inflicted the second loss upon Luke McShane. Vladimir Kramnik showed good preparation in a convincing win against Alexander Grischuk. The second round in progress | Images by Eteri Kublashvil &...
7th Tal Memorial starts tomorrow, Carlsen & Aronian top seeds
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 11:00
Tomorrow the Tal Memorial, one of the strongest round roubin tournaments of the year, takes off in the Pashkov House in Moscow, Russia. On Thursday a special opening ceremony is planned, in which the drawing of lots will be based on the results of a blitz tournament. During the main event it is not allowed to offer a draw before move 40. Event...
March FIDE ratings: Caruana enters the top 10
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 17:39
For the first time in his career, Fabiano Caruana (Italy) entered the world's top 10. On the March 1 FIDE rating list, the 19-year-old Italian grandmaster occupies the 7th spot with a 2767 rating. Hikaru Nakamura (USA) re-entered the top 10 and is 6th, with 2771. Magnus Carlsen (Norway) still tops the list with a rating of 2835. Levon Aronian's...
November ratings: Radjabov, Morozevich and Nakamura back in the top 10
Monday, October 31, 2011 13:39
On the FIDE rating list of November 1st, 2011 Teimour Radjabov of Azerbaijan climbed to 5th place. Alexander Morozevich continued his strong comeback and is now officially a top 10 player again as well, just like Hikaru Nakamura. There are two major changes at the top of the November 1st FIDE rating list: Teimour Radjabov and Alexander Morozevich...