Archive for August, 2013

2013 World Chess CupAugust 10th-September 3rd, 2013 (Tromso, Norway)Match Scores (Round #1) Bracket 1 1 Aronian, L ARM 2-0 Markov, M KGZ 2 Lysyj, I RUS 1½-½ Istratescu, A FRA 3 Tomashevsky, E RUS 5-4 Ramirez, A USA 4 So, W PHI 1½-½ Ipatov, A TUR 5 Morozevich, A RUS 2½-1½ Sambuev, B CAN 6 […]

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Gillian Bwalya probably became known to the world after his creditable 7/10 performance at the 2012 Olympiad netting him the FM title. Since then he has pocketed the IM title pending on his conferral. For winning the 4.3 subzonal, the Zambian will compete in the 2013 World Cup tournament. He is the third Zambian to […]

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Tomorrow the official opening of the 2013 World Cup will take place as players are making their way to Tromsø, Norway and settling into their accommodations. Players from around the world are gearing up with this two-week long event culminating in the awarding of top prize of US$120,000 and two spots to the World Candidates […]

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GM Ahmed AdlyPhoto from https://chess.ugrasport.com. BREAKING NEWS! In what is clearly a disappointing development for Egyptian chess, GM Ahmed Adly was unable to receive clearance to participate in the 2013 World Cup which starts on August 10th in Tromso, Norway. Adly was prevented from traveling due to an obligatory service to the Egyptian Army. There […]

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In less one week, 128 players will assemble in Tromsø, Norway for the FIDE World Chess Cup. These players have qualified through a number of methods including rating, zonal tournament and nominations. The World Cup will be held from August 10th to September 3rd in Tromsø and the knockout format will seed the top two […]

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The state of Florida has become notorious for many things lately. The killing of Trayvon Martin had polarized the entire nation for more than a year and several other incidents have brought the state to a boil. However, there are still good things happening in the “Sunshine State” specifically as it relates to chess. GM […]

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