Archive for Viktor Laznicka

Topalov beats Laznicka 4-2 in Novi Bor
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Friday, September 27, 2013 10:30
In a short match held in Nový Bor, Czech Republic Veselin Topalov defeated Viktor Laznicka with a 4-2 score. The Bulgarian won games 1, 4 and 6 and lost game 2. A second match took place at the same time in which Czech junior FM Tadeas Kriebel drew with veteran GM Oleg Romanishin. A match between Czech Republic's number two grandmaster Viktor...
Alexei Shirov beats Viktor Laznicka 4-2
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Friday, August 10, 2012 18:27
Alexei Shirov beat Viktor Laznicka in a 6-game friendly match played in Novy Bor, Czech Republic. After three draws the Latvian grandmaster won games 4 and 5, the latter due to a big blunder by Laznicka. The final game was also drawn. Alexei Shirov beats Viktor Laznicka 4-2 | Photos © Vladimir Jagr, more here Event Laznicka-Shirov | PGN via TWIC...
Vassily Ivanchuk against Ian Nepomniachtchi in round 4, with Leinier Dominguez w
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 12:12
Vassily Ivanchuk won the Capablanca Memorial in Havana, Cuba on Monday. The Ukrainian, who finished a point clear of Ian Nepomniachtchi and Leinier Dominguez, won the tournament for the 6th time in his career. Vassily Ivanchuk against Ian Nepomniachtchi in round 4, with Leinier Dominguez watching | Photo © Columna Deportiva Event Capablanca...
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Wednesday, May 09, 2012 22:45
Vassily Ivanchuk has good chances to win yet another title in Havana. After outplaying Viktor Laznicka in round 5 of the Capablanca Memorial, the Ukrainian is the sole leader again with 3.5/5. Leinier Dominguez is in second place with half a point less. Vassily Ivanchuk back in sole first place in Havana Event Capablanca Memorial | PGN via TWIC...
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Monday, May 07, 2012 10:38
Leinier Dominguez (Cuba) and Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine) are sharing the lead after three rounds at the Capablanca Memorial in Havana, Cuba. Both players scored 2 out of 3 in the 6 player double round robin where Yuniesky Quesada Perez (Cuba), Ian Nepomniachtchi, Vladimir Potkin (both Russia) and Viktor Laznicka (Czech Republic) also play. The...
Dominguez beats Laznicka in first round Capablanca Memorial
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Saturday, May 05, 2012 14:41
Leinier Dominguez defeated Viktor Laznicka in the first round of the Capablanca Memorial in Havana, Cuba. Like last year, the tournament has a top group of 6 players who play a double round robin: Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine), Leinier Dominguez Perez (Cuba), Yuniesky Quesada Perez (Cuba), Ian Nepomniachtchi, Vladimir Potkin (both Russia) and Viktor...
European Championship starts with many upsets
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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 10:38
The European Championship started on Tuesday in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. There was quite a number of upsets in the first round: IM Filiop Pancevski beat GM Andrei Volokitin, FM David Klein won against GM Ivan Saric and IM Evgenija Ovod defeated GM Eltaj Safarli, to name a few. Besides, the new ECU dress code is in effect at the tournament. A scene from...
Volokitin wins in San Sebastian
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Friday, January 06, 2012 12:18
Andrei Volokitin beat Viktor Laznicka in the final of the Donostia-San Sebastian Chess Festival on Thursday. The Ukrainian grandmaster, who won both his games against his opponent from the Czech Republic, received a cheque of €20,000 and an electric bike.  Volokitin on his electric bike | All photos © David Llada and Anastasiya Karlovich Event...
Laznicka meets Volokitin in today's San Sebastian final
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Thursday, January 05, 2012 10:49
Viktor Laznicka (Czech Republic) and Andrei Volokitin (Ukraine) qualified for the final of the San Sebastian-Donostia Chess Festival's A group. Laznicka defeated Alexander Moiseenko (Ukraine) while Volokitin was too strong for Leinier Dominguez Perez (Cuba). The semi-finals in action | All photos © David Llada and Anastasiya Karlovich Event...