Archive for October, 2010

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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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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Ryan Blackwood with 2010 winner, Zachary Ramsay. Photo by Jamaica Chess Federation. University of the West Indies (UWI) medical science student Zachary Ramsay, was crowned the top junior chess player in the island, when the 2010 National Junior Chess Championship came to an end on Sunday at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Canteen on […]

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Top Boards (Open) Ukraine 3½-½ France China 1½-2½ Russia 1 USA 1-3 Israel Spain 3-1 Georgia Serbia 1-3 Poland Czech Republic 1½-2½ Armenia Round #10 Analysis: While the women’s gold has been decided, the open section is anything but decided. The Ukraine (18 match points, 27 board points) still holds onto a one-point lead, but […]

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