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GM Pontus Carlsson GM Pontus Carlsson returned to Czech Republic from the U.S. after competing in the Millionaire Open. He stated in an interview that he wanted to support Maurice Ashley vision for chess advancement and had very interesting suggestions. It is unclear if he has the same ideas for the Czech tournaments, but he […]

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GM Loek Van Wely of the Netherlands faces GM Viktor Laznicka of the Czech Republic in the last round. Photo by Daaim Shabazz. The World Open moved from City Center to Valley Forge. This change of venue was not greeted with enthusiasm, but there was still lots of exciting chess ready to be played. The […]

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