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Euwe tournament: Peng wins group 1, van Kampen group 2
Monday, November 21, 2011 21:20
In a successful first edition of the Euwe Tournament, Zhaoqin Peng became the winner of group 1, and Robin van Kampen of group 2. A statue of Max Euwe, by José Fijnhout, stayed in the playing hall during the game | All photos © Euwe Tournament by Nadja Voorham & Bas Beekhuizen Event Euwe Tournament | Games in PGN: Group 1 | Group 2 via TWIC...
Euwe Tournament takes off with 3 draws and a plane not taking off
Monday, November 14, 2011 21:23
The first round of the Euwe Tournament saw three draws today in the games Fridrik Olafsson - Paul van der Sterren, Peng Zhaoqin - Pia Cramling and Monika Socko - Robin van Kampen. The game between Ketevan Arakhamia-Grant and Stuart Conquest had to be postponed as Conquest's airplane didn't take off from London City Airport due to fog. Event Euwe...
Monday, November 07, 2011 15:46
On 26 November, it will be thirty years since former Dutch World Champion Dr. Max Euwe passed away. To honour his memory, the first Max Euwe Tournament will be held November 13-20 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Two groups of four will play a double round robin tournament in the "Openbare Bibliotheek" (public library), very close to Amsterdam's...
Three-way tie at Hoogeveen Open
Sunday, October 30, 2011 17:31
Last week we promised to return to Hoogeveen once more, for a report on the Open tournament that took place alongside the Crown Group that was won by Kramnik. The 9-round Swiss finished in a three-way tie between Dutchmen Sergey Tiviakov, Sipke Ernst and Robin van Kampen, and it was Tiviakov who had the best tie-break. Event 15th Univé Chess...
Thursday, September 08, 2011 16:46
GM Maxim Turov is the first player who qualified for the Tata Steel C group in January 2012 after winning the BDO Tournament in Haarlem, The Netherlands. The Russian grandmaster shared first place after nine rounds with Dutch GM-elect Robin van Kampen, and won a nerve-wracking Armageddon game to win the tournament. The 7th BDO Tournament took...