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Monday, August 12, 2013 23:05
After two classical games, the strongest players already knocked out of the FIDE World Cup in Tromsø are Ian Nepomniachtchi and Judit Polgar. Nepomniachtchi lost to the youngest grandmaster in the world, Wei Yi of China, and tweeted "Got what deserved". Judit Polgar needed to win and got her chances, but eventually had to settle for a draw against...
Ding Liren wins 4th Hainan Danzhou
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Thursday, May 30, 2013 13:11
Ding Liren won the 4th Hainan Danzhou tournament with a score of 7/9 and a 2821 performance rating. The 20-year-old grandmaster, who had to skip the Chinese Championship last month because he played in the Alekhine Memorial, finished a full point ahead of Bu Xiangzhi and Ni Hua. Ding Liren won the first prize of 80,000 yuan (about 10,000 Euros) |...
Wei Yi youngest GM in the world at 13 years, 8 months, 24 days
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 18:38
Today Wei Yi became the youngest chess grandmaster in the world. The 13-year-old IM from China has secured his third GM norm at the Reykjavik Open, and because his rating is already over 2500 he can apply for the title. The youngest GM on the planet: Wei Yi (China) No less than twelve players from China are competing in the Reykjavik Open,...
Anish Giri during the Golden Circle tour on Friday
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Saturday, February 23, 2013 12:21
No less than seven grandmaster are tied for first after this round: Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine) Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Yu Yangyi (China), Anish Giri (Netherlands), Wesley So (Philippines), Ivan Cheparinov (Bulgaria) and Grzegorz Gajewski (Poland). Here's a report of rounds 4 and 5. Anish Giri during the Golden Circle tour on Friday As Oscar...
The Iceland-China rapid match: a warm-up for the Reykjavik Open
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Monday, February 18, 2013 20:52
On Tuesday, at 16:30 local time (17:30 CET), the 28th Reykjavik Open starts in the capital of Iceland. Last weekend, as a warm-up, a rapid match between China and Iceland was played. The guests won expectedly: the score was 47.5-24.5. The 28th Reykjavik Open runs 19-27 February, again at the magnificent 28.000 m² Harpa concert hall. At the moment...