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Jones-Carlsen and McShane-Aronian in round 4
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 23:15
Magnus Carlsen is the sole leader after four rounds at the London Chess Classic. In round 4 the Norwegian beat Gawain Jones with white using the rare 4.Qxd4 in the Sicilian. The game of the round (tournament? Year?), however, was the epic fight between Luke McShane and Levon Aronian. At the end there were two queens for Black and White promoted to...
Malcolm Pein, Joshua Altman, Vladimir Kramnik
Monday, December 03, 2012 23:24
It was the game between the winners of 2011 and 2010, and the one between the leaders of the 2012 tournament. Vladimir Kramnik was a pawn up against Magnus Carlsen for a long time, but in the end the world's #1 held the draw. Mickey Adams won against Judit Polgar, Aronian escaped with a draw against Anand and Jones-Nakamura was drawn as well....
Round 2 of the London Chess Classic in action
Sunday, December 02, 2012 23:17
Both Magnus Carlsen and Vladimir Kramnik also won their second game at the London Chess Classic on Sunday. The world #1 beat world #2 Levon Aronian, while the former World Champion won against Hikaru Nakamura. Round 2 of the London Chess Classic in action | Photos © Ray Morris-Hill Event London Chess Classic |  PGN via TWIC Dates December 1st-...
Olympia was jam-packed during the first Saturday
Saturday, December 01, 2012 23:53
The London Chess Classic had a fantastic start on Saturday with all games in the first round ending decisively. The first winner was Vladimir Kramnik, who defeated Judit Polgar with White. Soon after Hikaru Nakamura followed, who beat Levon Aronian with Black. Magnus Carlsen then won with Black against Luke McShane and finally Michael Adams...
The Hotel Savoy Baur en Ville in Zurich
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 9:56
The World Champion Viswanathan Anand, his most recent challenger Boris Gelfand, former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik and rising star Fabiano Caruana will be competing in the second Zurich Chess Challenge. From 23 February to 1 March 2013 they will face each other in a double round-robin tournament at the Savoy Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland. In...
Pupils from the Liverpool’s Sacred Heart Primary School
Thursday, November 08, 2012 14:16
Like last year, the drawing of lots for the London Chess Classic has been performed in advance and the full pairings are now available. This year, instead of involving the players themselves in the draw at the opening ceremony, the honour of conducting the draw was bestowed upon Liverpool’s Sacred Heart Primary School as a reward for the boom in...
Norway Chess
Sunday, September 30, 2012 21:11
Besides Magnus Carlsen, four more players have confirmed their participation in the new super tournament in Norway next year: Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Vishy Anand and Wang Hao. This was reported by Norwegian media on Friday. The website of the new tournament is NorwayChess.com As we reported back in February, the chess calendar of 2013...
Participants of the Youth U-16 event that's held alongside the Olympiad
Tuesday, September 04, 2012 5:40
On Monday the Olympiad's top clash between Armenia and Russia ended in 2-2. The two countries were caught in the lead by Azerbaijan, who defeated Croatia 3-1. In the women's section Russia, who played 2-2 against China, is now sharing the lead with Poland. Participants of the Youth U-16 event that's held alongside the Olympiad | All photos by ...
The stage of the Schauspielhaus Hiltropwall in Dortmund
Saturday, July 21, 2012 10:36
Things are heating up in Dortmund, where still three players are sharing the lead with just two rounds to go. Sergey Karjakin and Vladimir Kramnik maintained their top position in the last two rounds, scoring 4.5/7, and one German player has the same score: Arkadij Naiditsch. The stage of the Schauspielhaus Hiltropwall in Dortmund | All photos ©...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 20:06
Sergey Karjakin, Vladimir Kramnik and Ruslan Ponomariov share the lead at the Sparkassen Chess Meeting. The three GMs are on 3.5/5. Wednesday is a rest day; four more rounds will be played in Dortmund. The stage of the Schauspielhaus Hiltropwall in Dortmund | All photos © Georgios Souleidis, more here Event Sparkassen Chess Meeting | PGN Dates...

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