Tata Steel R12

TATA STEEL 2019 – R12 Carlsen félpontos előnnyel várja az utolsó fordulót In 12th round of the Tata Steel Masters, which was started by FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich, Magnus Carlsen outplayed Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Ian Nepomniachtchi lost to Samuel Shankland, while Vladimir Kramnik defeated Vladimir Fedoseev in the Russian derby. The games Ding Liren – Anand, Vidit – Rapport, Van Foreest – Mamedyarov, and Radjabov – Giri were drawn. Standings after Round 12: 1. Magnus Carlsen – 8.5 2. Anish Giri – 8 3-5. Ian Nepomniachtchi, Viswanathan...

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Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2019 R1-R4

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2019 R1-R4 Gibraltar Chess Masters 2019 2019-01-22 – 2019-02-01 Gibraltar Masters 2019 Caleta Gibraltar Challengers A 2019 Caleta Gibraltar Amateurs A 2019 Caleta INFO Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2019 MASTERS R1 The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival takes place 21st to 31st January 2019. MVL, Aronian, Wesley So, Yu Yangyi, Nakamura and Navara are the top seeds in a field that has strength in...

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FIDE Announces Dates and Qualifiers for 2019 Grand Prix Series

FIDE Announces Dates and Qualifiers for 2019 Grand Prix Series FIDE and World Chess announce the 2019 Grand Prix Series dates. There will be four exciting knock-out events: 1st leg: May 16th – 30th; 2nd leg: July 11th – 25th; 3rd leg: November 4th – 18th; 4th leg: December 10th – 24th. Each of the top 20 players qualified by rating will take part in 3 out of 4 knock-out tournaments. Each Grand Prix leg will feature 16 participants, including one wild card nominee by the organizers for each event (there will be 4 wild cards, one for each Grand Prix). Two winners will qualify for the...

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TATA STEEL 2019 – R11

TATA STEEL 2019 – R11 The 11th round of the Tata Steel Tournament was played in Wijk aan Zee. In the main event, Samuel Shankland’s resignation in a drawn position allowed Anish Giri to catch up with Magnus Carlsen, who drew his game with Teimous Radjabov. Vladimir Kramnik scored his first victory in the tournament having outplayed Jorden Van Foreest. Ian Nepomniachtchi defeated Vladimir Fedoseev, while Santosh Vidit bested Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. The games Rapport – Ding Liren and Anand – Duda were drawn. Standings after Round 11: 1-2. Magnus Carlsen, Anish...

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11th Chennai Open FINAL

11th Chennai Open FINAL PANTSULAIA LEVAN EMERGES CHENNAI OPEN 2019 CHAMPION GM Pantsulaia Levan (Georgia) with 8.5 points emerged the Champion after the tenth and final round in the 11th Chennai Open International Grandmaster Chess tournament 2019 for Sakthi Group Dr N Mahalingam Trophy at Novotel IBIS OMR Hotel, Sholinganallur, Chennai here today. In the crucial final round, Pantsulaia drew with top seed GM Predke Alexandr of Russia, moving to 8.5 points. The draw propelled the Georgian to clear first. This follows Pantsulaia’s title triumph at Delhi Open last fortnight, giving him...

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