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News ‘October, 2007’

GM Adly and WIM Nebolsina win the U20 World Championship

GM Adly and WIM Nebolsina win the U20 World Championship

GM Adly is the new champion of the U20 World Juior Chess Championship that finished today in Yerevan, Armenia. WIM Vera Nebolsina won the girls section.

Ponomariov – Mamedyarov Live!

Ponomariov – Mamedyarov Live!

Top rated players at the Essent Crown Group are set to play against each other in third round. Curious fact is that these +2700 heavyweights have met only once so far – Mamedyarov won as black at the 2006 Aerosvit Foros

Van Wely – Ponomariov live!

Van Wely – Ponomariov live!

Welcome to the live commentary of Essent Crown group 2007. Today we will follow the game between the local six times champion GM Loek Van Wely and the Ukranian GM Ruslan Ponomariov.

Essent 2007 round 1

Essent 2007 round 1

Essent Crown group started today with two decisive games. In the top match encounter GM Mamedyarov won against the local hero GM Loek Van Wely. In the other game GM Ponomariov finished without problems with GM Andriasian.

Mamedyarov – Van Wely live!

Mamedyarov – Van Wely  live!

Both players will for sure strive for victory as they have good memories from tournaments here. Loek Van Wely is six times Dutch champion, while Mamedyarov won last year’s Essent.

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