Archive for August, 2013

2013 World Chess CupAugust 10th-September 3rd, 2013 (Tromso, Norway)Match Scores (Finals) GM Vladimir Kramnik vs. GM Dmitri Andreikin   Flag G1 G2 G3 G4 -TIEBREAKS- Pts. Kramnik 1 ½ ½ ½ 2½ Andrekin 0 ½ ½ ½ 1½ Drum Coverage| Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4 | Round 5 || […]

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In almost three weeks of play, the 2013 World Cup has been whittled down to two players. A total of 127 players traveled to Tromsø, Norway for a chance to earn one of the two spots in the Candidates Final tournament. Those two players have been determined and like in 2011, they are two Russians. […]

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2013 World Chess CupAugust 10th-September 3rd, 2013 (Tromso, Norway)Match Scores (Semifinals) 1 Andreikin, D RUS 2½-1½ Tomashevsky, E RUS 2 Kramnik, V RUS 2½-1½ Vachier-Lagrave, M FRA Drum Coverage| Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4 | Round 5 || Semifinals | Finals | Official Website: https://www.chessworldcup2013.com/ Drum Coverage: https://www.thechessdrum.net/ All […]

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GM Hicham HamdouchiPhoto by Daaim Shabazz. Long-time Moroccan ace Hicham Hamdouchi has won the French Championship after winning a tiebreak match over fellow GM Jean-Marc Degraeve. Hamdouchi has lived in France for many years after studying at University of Montpellier, but changed his federation some years back and has taken a wife in France. This […]

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2013 World Chess CupAugust 10th-September 3rd, 2013 (Tromso, Norway)Match Scores (Round #5) 1 Kamsky, G USA ½-1½ Tomashevsky, E RUS 2 Svidler, P RUS 1½-2½ Andreikin, D RUS 3 Caruana, F ITA 1½-2½ Vachier-Lagrave, M FRA 4 Kramnik, V RUS 1½-½ Korobov, A UKR Drum Coverage| Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | […]

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2013 World Chess CupAugust 10th-September 3rd, 2013 (Tromso, Norway)Match Scores (Round #4) 1 Morozevich, A RUS 3½-4½ Tomashevsky, E RUS 2 Kamsky, G USA 1½-½ Mamedyarov, S AZE 3 Svidler, P RUS 2½-1½ Le Quang Liem VIE 4 Karjakin, S RUS 1-3 Andreikin, D RUS 5 Caruana, F ITA 2-0 Granda Zuniga, J PER 6 […]

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Justus Williams (right) faced Josh Colas in round six. That game would go four hours and Williams would prevail. Photo by John Upper. Justus Williams may be the most disappointed person ever to earn an IM norm and FM title. The 15-year old scholastic star competed in the North American Youth Chess Championship and scored […]

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Jamaica has experienced a wave of activity amongst the youth segment of the population. This has due to the success of local chess administration and players, led by QC Ian Wilkinson, President of Jamaican Chess Federation. Recently several Jamaicans were awarded titles from retroactive results. However the newest title recipient is also the youngest in […]

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2013 World Chess CupAugust 10th-September 3rd, 2013 (Tromso, Norway)Match Scores (Round #3) Bracket 1 1 Aronian, L ARM ½-1½ Tomashevsky, E RUS 2 Morozevich, A RUS 4½-3½ Vitiugov, N RUS Bracket 2 3 Kamsky, G USA 1½-½ Hammer, J NOR 4 Mamedyarov, S AZE 2½-1½ Wei Yi CHN Bracket 3 5 Grischuk, A RUS 1½-2½ […]

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2013 World Chess CupAugust 10th-September 3rd, 2013 (Tromso, Norway)Match Scores (Round #2) Bracket 1 1 Aronian, L ARM 3-1 Lysyj, I RUS 2 Tomashevsky, E RUS 1½-½ So, W PHI 3 Morozevich, A RUS 1½-½ Leitao, R BRA 4 Vitiugov, N RUS 1½-½ Ragger, M AUT Bracket 2 5 Kamsky, G USA 3-1 Shimanov, A […]

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