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Medal winners So, Andriasian and Li
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 14:06
Wesley So won the gold medal at the 27th Universiade in Kazan. In an Armageddon game, the Philippine grandmaster defeated GM Zaven Andriasian of Armenia, who took silver. The bronze medal went to Li Chao of China. In the women's section, the podium was filled with Chinese players: Zhao Xue (gold), Ju Wenjun (silver) and Tan Zhongyi (bronze). Medal...
Nigel Short resigns his first play-off game against Nikita Vitiugov
Friday, February 01, 2013 3:50
In a thrilling play-off, together with Chanda Sandipan, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Nigel Short, it was Nikita Vitiugov who proved to be the strongest chess player at the 11th Tradewise Gibraltar Festival. The Russian grandmaster beat Chanda Sandipan in the "semifinals" and then Nigel Short in the final, both times by winning the first game and...
The perfect tournament
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Wednesday, January 25, 2012 15:18
I wanted to make the best tournament, at the best possible place. This is how Murray Chandler explained his decision to choose Queenstown as the place of the Classic tournament, an extremely rare event in the chess calendar which takes place every three years. Event Queenstown Chess Classic | Games in PGN via TWIC Dates January 15th-23rd, 2012...
Zhao Xue wins 3rd Women GP with super score
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Saturday, October 22, 2011 13:35
Zhao Xue won the 3rd Women's Grand Prix tournament in Nalchik, Russia with the super score of 9.5/11. The Chinese grandmaster had even started with 9.5/10 but lost in the last round. Nonetheless she finished 2.5 points ahead of the rest of the field. Event 3rd Women's Grand Prix | PGN via TWIC Dates October 8th-22nd, 2011 Location Nalchik, Russia...