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News ‘March, 2010’

European Individual Chess Championship – Round 9

European Individual Chess Championship – Round 9

Ian Nepomniachtchi used an original opening system in the ninth round game against the leader Baadur Jobava and claimed a win after 30 moves of sharp struggle, thus taking over the pole position in the race for title, with two rounds to go. In the women’s championship, IM Viktorija Cmilyte pulls another crucial victory, with black pieces against the then co-leader Monika Socko.

23rd City of Leon Chess Masters

23rd City of Leon Chess Masters

Very few top tournaments have been played for 23 years in a row, like the City of Leon (Spain), where chess has strong social roots that not even the financial crisis has broken.

European Individual Chess Championship 2010

European Individual Chess Championship 2010

round 1 pairings and live games The European Individual Chess Championship 2010 opening ceremony took place on Friday in Croatia. The championship begins with 425 participants in men’s competition and 165 by women, as well as with 246 grandmasters, all the records are beaten. The live games of the event will be with computer analysis [...]

U.S. Women’s and Junior Closed Championships 2010

U.S. Women’s and Junior Closed Championships 2010

The USCF has awarded the 2010 U.S. Women’s Championship and the 2010 U.S. Junior Closed Championship to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. The U.S. Women’s Championship will feature a prize fund at least as large as last year’s record-breaking, $64,000 purse. The tournaments will take place simultaneously, and each will feature a 10-player field.

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