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Morozevich watching Leko-Wang Hao
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 22:44
Alexander Morozevich is again the sole leader at the FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The Russian grandmaster was the only winner in the 6th round; he crushed Leinier Dominguez in a Grünfeld. Morozevich watching Leko-Wang Hao | Photos by Anastasiya Karlovich & Giyanov Bakhtiyor, courtesy of FIDE Event FIDE Grand Prix | PGN via TWIC...
Cameras filming the start of round 5
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 21:55
Tournament leader Alexander Morozevich lost his first game in Tashkent on Tuesday against Ruslan Ponomariov. It was the first win for the Ukrainian, who is now back on 50%. Gata Kamsky, who started with just 0.5/4, also won his first game. He beat Boris Gelfand, who now shares last place with the American. Rustam Kasimdzhanov beat Wang Hao to make...
Tashkent logo
Monday, November 26, 2012 1:00
In the fourth round of the World Chess Grand Prix in Tashkent three of the six games were decisive: Svidler, Wang Hao and Caruana won their games. Since Morozevich drew his game versus Mamedyarov, the Russian retains the sole lead entering the first rest day (Monday November 26th). Tashkent Grand Prix logo | Photos courtesy of FIDE Event FIDE...
Tashkent logo
Saturday, November 24, 2012 23:18
The World Chess Grand Prix saw Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Fabiano Caruana scoring wins in Tashkent on Saturday, over Peter Svidler and Gata Kamsky respectively. The other four games ended in a draw and thus Alexander Morozevich remains in the lead. Tashkent Grand Prix logo | Photos courtesy of FIDE Event FIDE Grand Prix | PGN via TWIC Dates...
Tashkent logo
Friday, November 23, 2012 20:41
In the second round of the World Chess Grand Prix in Tashkent, only Alexander Morozevich managed to win his game against top seed Fabiano Caruana. Since the other games ended in a peaceful way, it's the Russian GM who's taking an early sole lead in the capital of Uzbekistan. Tashkent Grand Prix logo | Photos courtesy of FIDE Event FIDE Grand Prix...
Thursday, November 22, 2012 22:59
On Thursday the second leg of the World Chess Grand Prix series started in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The games take place in the Gallery of Fine Art, each day at 14.00 local time. In the first round, two players managed to score a full point: Alexander Morozevich and Sergey Karjakin. Tashkent Grand Prix logo | Photos courtesy of FIDE Event FIDE Grand...
Top GMs at The Art of Chess
Monday, October 01, 2012 18:55
Last Saturday we published GM Jonathan Rowson's review of The Art of Chess in the Saatchi Gallery in London. On Sunday, the second rest day of the FIDE Grand Prix, a number of grandmasters attended the exhibition and a photoshoot was done. With kind permission from the organizers of the tournament we publish the pictures below. Sophie Leko, Peter...
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 As we reported back in February, the chess calendar of 2013...
Wang Hao
Thursday, August 02, 2012 20:11
Wang Hao became the sole winner of the 2012 Biel Chess Festival's Grandmaster group. The Chinese grandmaster, who will turn 23 in two days, defeated Anish Giri in the last round to finish on 19 points. Carlsen, who had to settle for a draw against Etienne Bacrot, finished on 18 points. Hikaru Nakamura finished shared third with Giri (both 16...
Bologan beats Wang Hao in a very nice game
Wednesday, August 01, 2012 19:58
Magnus Carlsen is the sole leader in Biel with one round to go. On Wednesday the Norwegian drew with Anish Giri, but co-leader Wang Hao lost against Victor Bologan. Hikaru Nakamura defeated Etienne Bacrot, who made a terrible blunder. Bologan beats Wang Hao in a very nice game | Photo Biel Chess Festival Event Biel Chess Festival | PGN Dates July...