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Monday, November 23, 2009 3:30
Sergei Movsesian is the strongest player who already has to leave the World Cup after two days of play. After losing the first game to Yu Yangyi, the Slovak GM was held to a draw in the second game today. Zahar Efimenko was eliminated 1.5-0.5 by Gilberto Milos; Yannick Pelletier beat Bu Xiangzhi with the same score while Ivan Sokolov lost both his...
Sunday, November 22, 2009 19:09
The day of the FIDE World Cup saw few surprises. The biggest upset was Yu Yangyi beating Sergei Movsesian, while e.g. Ponomariov, Shirov, Grischuk and Dominguez were held to a draw by their lower-rated opponents. The FIDE World Chess Cup takes place November 20th-December 15th inn Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. It's a seven-round knockout with six...
Saturday, November 21, 2009 6:27
Earlier today the 3rd FIDE World Cup was officially opened, with the opening ceremony taking place in the House of Culture “Oktyabr” in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. No less than 128 strong chess players have travelled to the small, Siberian oil town and for most of them their journey took a long, long time. As we can read on the tournament website,...
Thursday, November 19, 2009 21:30
Tomorrow is the opening ceremony, and Saturday already the first game of the first round. The FIDE World Cup 2009, a knockout tournament of 128 players, will be held from November 20th till December 15th, 2009 in Khanty-Maniysk, Russia. What are your predictions? The World Cup wil consist of 6 rounds of matches comprising two 2 games per round,...
Tuesday, November 03, 2009 17:20
The FIDE World Cup 2009 will be a knockout tournament of 128 players, held from November 20th till December 15th, 2009 in Khanty-Maniysk, Russia, just like the previous two World Cups won by Levon Aronian and Gata Kamsky respectively. After the publication of the new rating list, FIDE immediately announced the pairings of the first round. Khanty-...
Friday, September 18, 2009 0:07
After publising a provisional list of qualifiers for the 2009 World Cup last month, FIDE has now put online the (almost complete) list of confirmed players who will travel to Khanty-Mansiysk in December. Only the 4 nominees of the local organizers have yet to be announced; the top seeds in Siberia will be Ivanchuk, Morozevich and Radjabov. The...
Friday, August 28, 2009 18:25
This week FIDE published an almost complete list of qualifiers for the 2009 World Cup, scheduled for November 20-December 15 in Khanty-Maniysk, Russia. The winner cashes USD 120,000 and will qualify for the Candidates stage of the World Championship cycle 2009-2011. The FIDE World Cup 2009 will be a knockout tournament of 128 players, held from...

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