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News ‘February, 2008’

GM Pontus Carlsson wins and joins the leaders

GM Pontus Carlsson wins and joins the leaders

GM Pontus Carlsson wins and joins the leaders after a win over IM Dolezal Cristian in round 5

GM Karlsson takes the sole lead in Malaga

GM Karlsson takes the sole lead in Malaga

GM Karlsson takes the sole lead in Malaga, IM Kovacevic, GM Almeida Quintana, GM Carlsson follow closely

Abierto internacional de Malaga, round 3 results

Abierto internacional de Malaga, round 3 results

GM Almeida Quintana leading with full points is leading the Open internacional de Malaga after 3 rounds.

Abierto internacional de Malaga, round 2 results

Abierto internacional de Malaga, round 2 results

GM Strikovic back on track, FM Berbatov takes down GM Jovanic, round 2 results

Abierto internacional de Malaga, round 1 results

Abierto internacional de Malaga, round 1 results

GM Strikovic, GM Bellon Lopez surprised in round 1

GM Vugar Gashimov wins Cappelle la Grande (many photos from the tournament)

GM Vugar Gashimov wins Cappelle la Grande (many photos from the tournament)

Eight players finished on top of Cappelle la Grande standings with equal score 7,0/9 – GM Arutinian, GM Fedorchuk, GM Kryvoruchko, GM Chernyshov, IM Deviatkin, GM Kotronias, and GM L’Ami, but it was GM Vugar Gashimov who had better tiebreak of them all and clinched the first place.

Morelia Linares 2008 starts in a week

Morelia Linares 2008 starts in a week

One week is left until the start of Morelia Linares 2008, the second competition of the Chess Grand Slam in 2008. All the players are currently in top 15 of the world, with average rating 2756, which makes the tournament category XXI. That makes the tournament stronger than Corus (average ELO 2742, XX category) and stronger than Mtel Masters 2008 (average ELO 2734, XX category).

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