Chess China Chess Championships – Round Six – 24th May to 4th June 2010 in Xinghua, Jiangsu Province

Huang Qian and top-seed Ju Wenjun are storming through the women's championship, already leaving the opposition at point and a half distance. The only Grandmaster in the field, Zhao Xue, suffered two consecutive losses and remains in the lower half of the crosstabl


Chess 2nd SCS International Grandmaster Chess tournament – Alexei Dreev moves into joint lead, IM Norm for Akshat Khamparia

Indian Senior National Champion and International Master B Adhiban defeated higher rated German GM Thomas Luther and moved into shared lead. The win propels Adhiban to a top board meeting in the final round against Alexey Dreev. A fighting draw against the Russian


Chess Karjakin Wins ACP World Rapid Cup

It took an Armageddon decider to separate Sergey Karjakin (pictured) from Dmitry Jakovenko in an all Russian final of the 4th ACP World Rapid Cup (previous report here). After the four rapid games and two blitz tiebreak games ended in a draw, Kar... Source: Che


Chess Gata Kamsky wins U.S. Chess Championship

Gata Kamsky of New York won the U.S. Chess Championship on Tuesday in St. Louis. In an odd finish to the 24-player event, Kamsky drew to break a tie with Yury Shulman of Chicago. The chess tournament began with seven conventional rounds. Then top scorers Kamsky, Sh


Chess Chinese Championship Update

Standings after 6 rounds: 1. Zhou Jianchao g CHN 2652 4? 2747 2. Bu Xiangzhi g CHN 2681 4? 2694 3. Ni Hua g CHN 2667 4 2602 4. Li Shilong g CHN 2514 4 2706 5. Ding Liren g CHN 2547 3 2581 6. Wang Hao


Chess STG Matches Warsaw Poland 2010

The Szachowy Turniej Gwiazd Matches take place in Warsaw, Poland 24th-30th May 2010. Vladimir Malakhov plays Mateusz Bartel, Iweta Rajlich plays Aleksander Sznapik (both 6 game matches) and Monika Socko plays Bartlomiej Macieja (4 game match). Source: The Week i


Chess Karjakin wins ACP World Cup

Karjakin defeated Jakovenko 4-3 to win the ACP World Cup. Here are the full results:Grischuk, Alexander 2 : 0 Grischuk, Alexander Motylev


Chess Battle of Grandmasters 2010 – GM John Paul Gomez leading after five rounds

After the first five rounds, played on 25-27th May, the tournament was adjourned until the next double-round day on 31st May. GM John Paul Gomez had a crushing start by scoring four points from that many games before being held to a draw in the fifth round by the t


Chess Bareev about Kasparov and Karpov – Long article in Nezavisimaia gazeta

Evgeny Bareev – IGM, gold medalist of four chess Olympiads with the Russian team (1990, 1994, 1996, 1998), two World Championships (1997, 2005) and two European Championships (1992, 2003). Chessdom


Chess 13 year old scores GM norm

13-year-old Vaibhav makes his GM NormSaturday 29th May 2010Nineteen-year-old Ukraine GM Martyn Kravtsiv moved into sole lead with 7.5 points, with an upset over leader Maxim Turov in the 2nd SCS International Open GM Chess Tournament.Turov, along with eight other G


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