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GM Zhu Chen The African Chess Confederation through the support of the World Chess Federation Women’s Commission has the honour of hosting the former World Woman Chess Champion Grand Master Zhu Chen from China. Grandmaster Zhu Chen is the former World Woman Chess Champion, she has reached the highest level of play by attaining a […]

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Top Boards (Open) The Ukraine wins gold! Russia 1 gets silver on strength of Karjakin. Israel 2-2 Ukraine Russia 1 2-2 Spain Poland 1½-2½ Hungary France 2-2 Armenia Russia 2 2½-1½ Greece China 3-1 Italy Medal Standings (Open) GOLD-Ukraine SILVER-Russia 1 BRONZE-Israel Round #11 Analysis: The Ukraine only needed a draw in round #11 to […]

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The Chess Drum’s Dr. Daaim Shabazz will be in Doha, Qatar next week to visit local universities and will certainly seek out the chess venues. The small nation on the Arabian penisula is home to GM Mohamed al-Modiahki and his wife GM Zhu Chen. Zhu now plays under the Qatari flag. Qatar is one of […]

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