Day: June 26, 2011

  • South Africa hosts the Commonwealth

    Graham Jurgensen has written a report on ChessBase about the ongoing Commonwealth Championship taking place in Ekurhuleni, South Africa. The tournament began June 25th and has drawn over 700 participants including top-seed GM Nigel Short and a strong Indian contingent. There are fifteen countries represented at the event with 309…

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  • Korley gets 1st IM Norm!

    FM Kassa Korley scored his first IM norm with a strong showing at the New York International. The Duke-bound FM ended on 5.5/9 earning his first International Master norm and pushing his USCF rating to 2365. Korley scored 50% against six IMs and drew with GM Kidambi Sundararajan of India.…

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