Archive for October 5th, 2010

Stanley Chumfwa on the move against Libya’s Elbaruni Mohamed.Photo by ugra-chess.com. Zambia has had quite a bit to to celebrate in past years, but the men’s performance in the recently-ended 39th Chess Olympiad in Khanty-Mansiysk is the most recent of its accomplishments. Stanley Chumfwa led the charge of the 121st-ranked Zambian team to reach a […]

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Vladimir Tukmakov hoists the championship trophy. Ruslain Ponomariov and Pavel Eljanov flank the Ukrainian captain. Photo by ugra-chess.com. Russia’s team poses with captain with Yury Dokhoian (right) after an 11/11 golden performance. Photo by ugra-chess.com. The 39th Chess Olympiad came a close on yesterday. As grand as the opening was, so was the closing. The […]

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