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Tournament winner Nikita Vitiugov giving a very concise speech at the closing ceremony
Saturday, February 02, 2013 13:12
We created one last video in Gibraltar (well, in fact it was edited mostly at Málaga airport!) about the play-off between Chanda Sandipan (India),...
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...
Loris Cereda
Thursday, January 31, 2013 12:21
The Italian Chess Federation has accused Loris Cereda, a former mayor of the small town of Buccinasco, Italy of cheating at chess. Cereda is the...
The Caleta Hotel in Gibraltar, where the tournament takes place, as seen from the top of the Rock
Thursday, January 31, 2013 1:41
The Gibraltar Masters will see a very interesting final round on Thursday with Nigel Short, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Nikita Vitiugov tied for first...
Coming up: the Reykjavik Open
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 19:41
The Reykjavik Open is now only in a few weeks time and is scheduled to take place 19th-27th February in Harpa, the glamorous glass hall along the...
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 11:41
Nobody has won the Gibraltar Masters more than he, and yet again he is playing for first place: Nigel Short. The Englishman managed to defeated...
Shortlist: Yearbook Novelty of the Year 2012
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 18:18
Like every year, New In Chess is asking its readers what they think was the best opening novelty of 2012. The inventor of the novelty will receive a...
Juga di Prima
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 1:02
Nikita Vitiugov, Russia's 12th grandmaster, is the sole leader in Gibraltar after 7 rounds with 6.5 points. Three players follow close behind, with 6...
Magnus Carlsen holding the trophy, with Vishy Anand in the background
Sunday, January 27, 2013 19:09
Having already won the tournament, Magnus Carlsen was under pressure against Anish Giri in the final round but escaped with a draw, finishing on 10/...
Weekly Endgame Study (306)
Sunday, January 27, 2013 16:00
Every week we present you an endgame study selected by IM Yochanan Afek: player, trainer, endgame study composer and writer. A week later the...