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China beats USA 101,5-48,5 in Ningbo
Monday, July 29, 2013 11:22
China defeated USA with an even bigger score in the rapid section of their friendly match: 70.5-29.5. This resulted in a final score of 101.5-48.5 in favour of the host country. The two countries played five classical games and ten rapid games.  Photos courtesy of The China-USA match, named "Yin Zhou Cup", took place July...
China-USA 31-19 at half-time
Thursday, July 25, 2013 10:10
China has taken a commanding lead in their friendly match with the USA, which takes place in Ningbo, China. After five classical games, the score is 31-19 for the home team. The Scheveningen match is now half way; the second part will consist of ten rapid games. All photos courtesy of The China-USA match takes place July...
Beijing GP: Grischuk, Karjakin, Topalov win in first round
Thursday, July 04, 2013 17:19
Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin and Veselin Topalov all won their games with black in the first round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Beijing, China. Grischuk beat Kamsky in a Rossolimo Sicilian that ended in a time scrable. Giri had prepared a deep line in the Berlin Ending, but Karjakin played well and refuted his opponent's material sacrifices....
Beijing Grand Prix starts tomorrow, Wang Yue replaces Radjabov
Wednesday, July 03, 2013 10:57
Today is the opening ceremony and tomorrow it starts: the fifth Grand Prix in the 2012-2013 series, in Beijing, China. The participants are Boris Gelfand, Anish Giri, Alexander Grischuk, Vassily Ivanchuk, Gata Kamsky, Sergey Karjakin, Peter Leko, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Morozevich, Veselin Topalov, Wang Hao and Wang Yue. The latter...
Wang Yue back in the spotlight, wins Chinese Championship
Saturday, May 04, 2013 20:22
Wang Yue won the Chinese Championship last week with a score of 7.5/11. The 26-year-old grandmaster from Taiyuan, who was the first Chinese grandmaster to reach 2700 in February 2007, finished 1.5 points ahead of the rest of the field. In the women's section the title went to Ding Yixin. He has been somewhat forgotten, being surpassed by a number...
13th Karpov Tournament starts tomorrow, Ponomariov top seed
Thursday, September 27, 2012 18:45
For the diehard chess fan there's good news: you don't have two do with just two top tournaments anymore. Besides London and Sao Paulo, there's a third strong event starting tomorrow : the 13th Karpov Tournament in Poikovsky, Russia. The pairings for the first round are Short-Rubslevsky, Jakovenko-Bologan, Onischuk-Wang Yue, Ponomariov-Bruzon and...
Double victory for China at Asian Nations Chess Cup
Tuesday, May 29, 2012 16:37
China won the gold medals in both the open and women's sections at the Asian Team Championship in Zaozhuang, Shandong (China). The tournament lasted 9 rounds and included some of the strongest Asian chess players such as Wang Hao, Krishnan Saskiran, Le Quang Liem, Li Chao, Harikrishna Pentala and Wang Yue. Best of the Asian nations: China 1, with...
Groningen, Hastings, Stockholm
Monday, January 09, 2012 20:58
Three open tournaments with a long tradition have recently finished: events in Groningen, Hastings and Stockholm. Alexander Kovchan en Robert Hess finished shared first in the north-east of The Netherlands, already before the end of 2011. In Hastings, the longest running tournament in the world, Wang Yue ended clear first while Aleksandr Shimanov...
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 0:05
He was the clear favourite, and he met the expectations. Wang Yue on Sunday won the 11th World University Championship in Zurich with a score of 8.5/9. The super GM finished 2 points clear of the rest of the field. The 11th World University Championships took place 5-11 September at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. The 9-round...