Tuesday, June 11, 2013 18:56
Tigran Petrosian won the Grand Europe tournament in Albena, Bulgaria in most convincing style. The Armenian grandmaster finished on 8/9 and left behind Mircea-Emilian Parligras (Romania), Hrant Melkumyan (Armenia), Tamir Nabaty (Israel) and Vitaly Bernadskiy (Ukraine) who finished on 7/9. The tournament was held June 1st-9th, 2013. Tournament...
Monday, March 11, 2013 13:57
Next Friday the first round of the FIDE Candidates tournament will be played, and the winner has the right to challenge World Champion Vishy Anand. After decades of knockout matches, the way to reach that glorious world title match will now be decided in a round robin tournament. The last time this happened was more than half a century ago!
Saturday, January 26, 2013 11:56
Tigran L. Petrosian, the Armenian grandmaster who holds the same name as the 9th World Champion, retained his Armenian Championship title in Yerevan on Monday. Despite missing the leading players (Levon Aronian, Sergey Movsesian, Vladimir Akopian, Gabriel Sargissian) the tournament was still quite strong. Petrosian finished on 7/9, half a point...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 7:58
Ni Hua of China finished first on tiebreak at the Dubai Open. The 28-year-old grandmaster from Shanghai finished shared first, together with Georgians Baadur Jobava & Mikheil Mchedlishvili as well as Normunds Miezis of Latvia and Chanda Sandipan of India.
Ni Hua wins the 14th Dubai Open | All photos courtesy of the official website
Friday, April 20, 2012 17:58
Vladimir Akopian of Armenia and Ni Hua of China are in shared first place after five rounds at the Dubai Open. Both GMs scored 4.5/5 and will meet each other in round 6 on Saturday.
Chief Arbiter Mahdi Abdulrahim watching the top board of round 5: Jobava vs Ni Hua | All photos courtesy of the official website
14th Dubai Open | Chess-Results...