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News ‘April, 2007’

Magnus wins a troll

Magnus wins a troll

Last round draw with White pieces was enough for Magnus Carlsen to take the trophy, but he bravely attacked Michal Krasenkov’s Dutch Stonewall.

Gausdal round 8

Gausdal round 8

Magnus Carlsen keeps the half point lead heading into the last round
of the 2007 Gausdal Classics. Carlsen and Krasenkov will decide the tournament winner in a direct last
round duel.

Magnus Carlsen wins again

Magnus Carlsen wins again

IM Irina Krush lost almost without fight against GM Kaido Kulaots and all hopes for the GM norm are gone.

Magnus Carlsen leading in Gausdal

Magnus Carlsen leading in Gausdal

IM irina Krush need 2.5 points from the last 3 games to secure GM norm.

Gausdal and Sigeman in progress

Gausdal and Sigeman in progress

The highlight of the week is the fantastic start of US top female player IM Irina Krush at the Gausdal Classics, where she is seeking for her 2nd GM norm. Irina first beat English IM Gawain Jones, who is also playing for the norm, and in next round she knocked the famous Russian GM Alexei Dreev. Draws against GM Rozentalis and legendary GM Portisch bring her points to 3.0 and she is 2nd place behind Magnus Carlsen.

Fide Women Grand Prix Nalchik

Fide Women Grand Prix Nalchik

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Serbia Chess Championship 2010

Serbia Chess Championship 2010

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Linares 2010

Linares 2010

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Corus 2010

Corus 2010

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Wycc 2009

Wycc 2009

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