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Monday, May 13, 2013 20:29
Anything is possible at the Norway Chess tournament as tournament leader Sergey Karjakin lost his first game on Monday to Magnus Carlsen. In a Ruy Lopez, just before the time control the Russian grandmaster lost his way in the complications. Jon Ludvig Hammer won his first game against Wang Hao in a Sämisch King's Indian. With four rounds to go,...
Thursday, April 18, 2013 8:38
Like last year, the 41st edition of the Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund will have ten participants: Vladimir Kramnik, Fabiano Caruana, Peter Leko, Wang Hao, Michael Adams, Dmitry Andreikin, Arkadij Naiditsch, Daniel Fridman, Georg Meier and Igor Khenkin. Before the 40th jubilee edition, the tournament was played with six participants for a...
Tuesday, February 05, 2013 15:20
The full line-up of the first "Norway Chess" tournament was announced today and it's an impressive list: Magnus Carlsen, Vladimir Kramnik, Levon Aronian, Teimour Radjabov, Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, Veselin Topalov, Hikaru Nakamura, Wang Hao and Jon Ludvig Hammer.
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Today the organizers of the "Norway Chess 2013"...
Tuesday, December 04, 2012 16:35
Just like the first Grand Prix in London, the second Grand Prix in Tashkent was won by three players. The first to reach the top of the standings was Wang Hao, who beat Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Alexander Morozevich joined the Chinese with a spectacular draw against Peter Svidler, and finally Sergey Karjakin won against Ruslan Ponomariov to reach the...
Monday, December 03, 2012 15:58
In the (highy unpredictable) Grand Prix in Tashkent the leaderboard has changed considerably again in the penultimate round. In Monday's top encounter, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov beat tournament leader Sergei Karjakin and the Azerbaijani is now leading together with... yes, Alexander Morozevich again, who defeated Peter Leko.
In the top game of the...
Sunday, December 02, 2012 15:50
After nine rounds Sergey Karjakin is the sole leader at the FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. On Sunday the Russian GM drew with Boris Gelfand while co-leader Fabiano Caruana lost to Wang Hao. Six players are now chasing Karjakin with half a point less and there's only two more rounds to go.
Wang Hao beats Caruana in round 9 | Photos by ...
Friday, November 30, 2012 14:53
Peter Leko won his first game at the FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Friday. After drawing his first seven games, the Hungarian grandmaster beat Gata Kamsky with Black in a Nimzo-Indian. As all other games ended in draws, Fabiano Caruana and Sergey Karjakin are still tied for first place.
Leaders Caruana and Karjakin drew their game | ...
Thursday, November 29, 2012 17:05
Fabiano Caruana and Sergey Karjakin are sharing the lead after seven rounds at the FIDE Grand Prix in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. On Thursday two (end)games ended decisively: Karjakin defeated Alexander Morozevich while Caruana won against Leinier Dominguez.
The 7th round in Tashkent in action | Photos by Anastasiya Karlovich & Giyanov Bakhtiyor, ...
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
FIDE Grand Prix | PGN via TWIC...