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News ‘October, 2008’

Canada Chess Players at the World Youth Chess Championship

Canada Chess Players at the World Youth Chess Championship

full list of Canada chess players Under 8 Girls Kelly Wang, Cendrina Bilodeau-Savaria, Janet Peng, Christine Gao Under 8 Boys Joseph Bellissimo, Jonah Lee, Jamil Kassam, Daniel Zotkin Under 10 Girls Jackie Peng, Zhanna Sametova, Aleksandra Milicivic Under 10 Boys William Graif, Richard Wang, Hong Rui Zhu Under 12 Girls Regina-Veron Kalaydina, Yan Wang, Rebecca [...]

Anand with 3 points lead

Anand with 3 points lead

Anand is closer to winning the World Chess Championship India’s Viswanathan Anand beat challenger Vladimir Kramnik again on Tuesday to put another nail in the coffin of the Russian challenger’s fast-disappearing hopes of reclaiming the chess world championship. The win — Anand’s third in four games — gave the defending champion a 4.5-1.5 lead in [...]

Anand with big lead against Kramnik

Anand with big lead against Kramnik

World Chess Championship 2008 World champion Viswanathan Anand opened his account with white pieces on Tuesday in the World Championship winning the sixth round game against Vladimir Kramnik and in the process almost closed the door on the Russian winning in 47 moves. He now leads 4.5-1.5. The seventh game with Anand having black will [...]

Anand wins again at the World Chess Championship

Anand wins again at the World Chess Championship

Anand wins again Kramnik and takes wide lead World Champion Viswanathan Anand called the shots again and dumped Russian Vladimir Kramnik in the sixth game with white pieces to extend his lead to 3 points at the half way stage of what is turning out to be incredibly one-sided world championship match. The Indian ace [...]

World Youth Chess Championship 2008

World Youth Chess Championship 2008

Philippine players at the WYCC in Vietnam The Philippines harvested 10 wins at the start of the World Youth Chess Championships late Monday in Vung Tau town in Vietnam. Cristy Lamiel Bernales and Cheradee Chardine Camacho, who are both booked for the World Chess Olympiad next month, bested their foes in the girls’ under-16 and [...]

World Youth Chess Championship 2008

World Youth Chess Championship 2008

India players at the World Youth in Vietnam Reigning World under-8 girls’ champion Ivana Furtado of Goa was defeated by Azerbaijan player Golubeva in the first round of the World youth chess championship which began on Monday. Former World under-12 champion N. Srinath was also defeated in the under-14 section by Nafis Talipov of Russia. [...]

Anand close to the title at the World Chess Championship

Anand close to the title at the World Chess Championship

Anand wins against Kramnik World chess champion Viswanathan Anand took a commanding two-point lead over challenger Vladimir Kramnik on Monday when the Russian handed him a victory by making a horrible blunder under time pressure. The win gave Anand, of India, a 3.5-1.5 lead after five games in their 12-game match. It was Anand’s second [...]

Anand wins at the world chess championship

Anand wins at the world chess championship

Anand scores a second win over Kramnik World champion Viswanathan Anand scored his second victory in the World Chess Championship, again with black pieces, against Vladimir Kramnik of Russia to extend his lead to two points. If one thought Kramnik, playing with white pieces and trailing by a point would go on the offensive for [...]

World Youth Chess Championship 2008

World Youth Chess Championship 2008

Vietnam and India with strong teams The 110-member Indian contingent reached Vung Tau, Vietnam, to take part in the World Youth chess championship which begins here on Monday. The impressive opening ceremony was attended by the Consul General of India in Vietnam, Dr. Jitendra Nath Misra, and the Secretary of the All India Chess Federation, [...]

John Ray Batucan to participate in the World Youth Chess Championship 2008

John Ray Batucan to participate in the World Youth Chess Championship 2008

WYCC 2008 in Vietnam TWELVE-year-old John Ray Batucan is ready to do battle for yet another shot at glory for the Philippines when the 2008 World Youth Chess Championships unfolds on October 20 to 31 in Vietnam. Batucan, a sixth-grader at Don Juan dela Cruz Elementary School in Toril, Davao City, said he had been [...]

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