Blitz winners Men Gold – Grischuk Alexander (RUS) Silver – Vachier-Lagrave Maxime (FRA) Bronze – Radjabov Teimour (AZE) Full men blitz final ranking Women Gold – Hou Yifan (CHN) Silver – Gunina Valentina…

Blitz winners Men Gold – Grischuk Alexander (RUS) Silver – Vachier-Lagrave Maxime (FRA) Bronze – Radjabov Teimour (AZE) Full men blitz final ranking Women Gold – Hou Yifan (CHN) Silver – Gunina Valentina… https://hunonchess.com/world-mind-games-2014-11-dec-2014-beijing-china/ Rank Bib Name C/R Played Won Tie Points 1 2 GRISCHUK Alexander RUS 30 14 11 19.5 2 5 VACHIER-LAGRAVE Maxime FRA 30 13 11 18.5 3 9 RADJABOV Teimour AZE 30 13 10 18 4 1 ARONIAN Levon ARM 30 13 9 17.5 5 6 IVANCHUK Vassily UKR 30 13 8 17 6 4 MAMEDYAROV...

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Zadar Open 2014

Zadar Open 2014 Zadar Open 2014 is taking place on 14-20th December 2014 at the Falkensteiner Hotels & Resorts Borik, in Zadar, a city in Croatia, situated on the Adriatic Sea. The event is a 9-round Swiss FIDE tournament open to all players rated over 2200. 45 players from 9 different countries are competing for the first prize of 2.200 €. Top seed is GM Evgeny Postny (Israel) 2635. 21. ZADAR CHESS OPENZadar, 14.-20.12.2014. Online games: Round 1 – 14.12.2014. 1600 Round 2 – 15.12.2014. 0900 Round 3 – 15.12.2014. 1600 Round 4 – 16.12.2014. 1600 Round 5...

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52nd Groningen Chess Festival 2014 Groningen NED 21.12.2014- 30.12.2014

Chess Festival Groningen 2014 The 52nd edition of the Chess Festival Groningen, taking place from December 21st up to and including December 30th this year, again will bring hundreds of chess players of all levels to Groningen, the Capital of the North of the Netherlands. In 2014 the University of Groningen celibrates its 400th anniversary. One of the highligts of the centennium festivities will be the Chess Festival, in which students from all over the world are invited to take part. Click here for this official invitation. Furthermore we have staged two matches between highly talented...

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Basel Chess Festival 2015-01-01 – 2015-01-06 – Rapport R

Basel Open 2015, 1 – 5 Jan 2015, Basel (Switzerland) This option will not work correctly. Unfortunately, your browser does not support inline...

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Tania Sachdev got married – brilliant photos

Early November IM Tania Sachdev, Elo 2404 and currently number three on the Indian women’s rating list, married in her hometown Delhi. An unforgettable moment for her, her husband, her family, and her friends. Among the many guests at the wedding were Elisabeth Pähtz and Pascal Simon. In the following report they share their impressions and reflections. Tania Sachdev got married by Pascal Simon and Elisabeth Pähtz The most important moment in the life of a man or a woman is without doubt their wedding. However, wedding ceremonies differ from country to country and culture to...

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New York Times on cool young grandmasters

The reigning world champion, Magnus Carlsen, is blond and square-jawed, has modeled for a clothing label abd has 85,000 Twitter followers. And, now, in Fabiano Caruana, he has the kind of foil that chess fans think could make their sport electric again. The Miami-born, Brooklyn-raised Caruana has, according to the NYT, become an overnight sensation online. Caruana is young, like Mr. Carlsen. He is immensely talented. He projects a certain image – bookish rather than fashionable, though his adherents say that doesn’t pose a problem. On the surface, a rivalry between Mr. Caruana and Mr....

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