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Ukrainian Championship: Kryvoruchko edges out Ponomariov
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 16:40
Yuriy Kryvoruchko is the new Ukrainian Champion. The 26-year-old grandmaster from Lviv edged out Ruslan Ponomariov on tiebreak (Sonneborn-Berger) after both grandmasters had finished on 7.5/11. For Ponomariov this was a normal score, but for Kryvoruchko, as the 8th seeded player, this was excellent. Yuri Kryvoruchko wins in Kiev | Photo official...
Anton Korobov
Friday, August 10, 2012 12:00
Anton Korobov won the Ukrainian Championship in Kiev convincingly, finishing a point ahead of Alexander Areshchenko and Andrei Volokitin. Korobov's 8/11 was good for a 2831 TPR. Top seed Ruslan Ponomariov finished on 4th place with 6/11. Anton Korobov is the new Ukrainian Champion | Photo © Ukrainian Championship on Facebook Event Ukrainian...
Andrei Volokitin
Thursday, August 02, 2012 15:29
Andrei Volokitin is leading the Ukrainian Championship in Kiev after six rounds of play. The 26-year-old grandmaster from Lviv started the tournament with the excellent score of 5/6 and a 2929 performance. Anton Korobov is in second place, a full point behind the leader while Pavel Eljanov and Ruslan Ponomariov are to be found further down the...
An update on several events around the globe
Monday, June 04, 2012 16:25
In the past few weeks the World Championship in Moscow dominated the news, and also for us it was impossible to cover all of the major chess events that took place at the same time. In this article we give an update of some of the news we had missed, covering events on several continents! Ukraine beats Poland in match  The city of Lublin in Poland...