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Third chess train tournament won by Vlastimil Hort
Thursday, October 17, 2013 11:03
The third Chess Train tournament, organized by the Prague Chess Society and Czech Railways, was won by the legendary Czech grandmaster Vlastimil Hort. This year the train had chosen the trail Prague – Regensburg (Germany) – Innsbruck (Austria) - Salzburg (Austria) – Český Krumlov (Czech Republic). All photos © Anežka Kružíková courtesy of the...
Snow Drops vs Old Hands
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Monday, December 17, 2012 17:50
They were 10-6 down at half time, but then they decided it was enough. "Old Hands" Oleg Romanishin, Fridrik Olafsson, Vlastimil Hort and Wolfgang Uhlmann showed what they're still capable of, and won all of the last four matches against "Snow Drops" Valentina Gunina, Tania Sachdev, Alina Kashlinskaya and Kristyna Havlikova to set a final, winning...
Snow Drops vs Old Hands
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012 14:01
In the traditional Czech Coal Chess Match, this year held in Podebrady, "Snow Drops" Valentina Gunina, Tania Sachdev, Alina Kashlinskaya and Kristyna Havlikova are leading their match 10-6 against "Old Hands" Oleg Romanishin, Fridrik Olafsson, Vlastimil Hort and Wolfgang Uhlmann. The first round under way | All photos © Anežka Kružíková courtesy...
Friday, October 19, 2012 11:09
Last weekend a very special chess event was held at Kaiserbahnhof train station in Potsdam, Germany: nine teams consisting of railway employees, three youth players and one chess legend faced eachother. Especially Anatoly Karpov played an excellent tournament and led Russia to victory, ahead of Germany (with Robert Hübner on board one) and the...
Viktor Kortchnoi
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Monday, August 13, 2012 10:19
Viktor Kortchnoi finished as the "winner" at the "CEG contre Légendes" event in Geneva, Switzerland. The former World Championship contender participated in this special event between legends (players who were once a World Championship Candidate) and members of the Geneva Chess Club (CEG), and scored 7/10. Viktor Kortchnoi, still indefatigable at...
Oldhands win by a big margin in Marianske Lazne
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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 17:07
The grandmasters Hübner, Hort, Gulko and Vaganian proved to be too strong for the female team in the Snowdrops vs. Oldhands Czech Coal Chess Match 2011. The match became a one-sided affair in its second half. After the grandmasters won 3.5-1.5 in the sixth round, it became just a matter of score. The final result: Oldhands vs. Snowdrops 21-11....
Oldhands lead in match against Snowdrops after first half
Friday, December 09, 2011 22:07
Four young female players – the Snowdrops, and four experienced grandmasters – the Oldhands meet in Marienbad (Marianske Lazne) in the Czech Republic again. From December 3 to 11, 2011, they compete in a closed two-rounds Scheveningen match. Taking place for the fourth time, it is becoming a tradition. Event Snowdrops vs Oldhands 2011 |  PGN via...