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Monday, July 08, 2013 20:56
Igor Kurnosov won the 20th Abu Dhabi Chess Festival. The grandmaster from Chelyabinsk endged out Zahar Efimenko (Ukraine), Mikhailo Oleksienko (Ukraine) and Avetik Grigoryan (Armenia) on tiebreak after the four players finished on 6.5/9.  The 20th Abu Dhabi International Chess Festival was organized by the Abu Dhabi Chess & Culture Club and...
Coming up: World Cities Championship
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 14:47
A brand new tournament with a bit of an odd title has appeared on the chess calendar, and it's starting in four days: the "World Cities Team Championship". The event consists of 25 teams and runs 22-29 December 2012 in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. With this venue in mind the prize fund is expectedly impressive: $150,000. Early October FIDE...