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News ‘April, 2010’

FIDE Women Grand Prix in Nalchik

FIDE Women Grand Prix in Nalchik

The 3rd round of the Nalchik FIDE Grand Prix was calmer as only one game ended with decisive result. Tatiana Kosintseva won versus Elina Danielian after five hours long struggle. Kosintseva also singled out as a leader with 2.5 points, followed by Nana Dzagnidze, the most pleasant surprise WIM Yildiz Betul Cemre and former World Champion Zhu Chen.

FIDE Women Grand Prix in Nalchik

FIDE Women Grand Prix in Nalchik

The 2nd round of the third stage of the FIDE Grand Prix series among women saw further success for the players with White pieces. Among the three decided games, the most surprising was the outcome in WGM Batkhuyag Munguntuul – GM Humpy Koneru, in which Mongolian chess player earned a valuable victory.

FIDE Women Grand Prix in Nalchik

FIDE Women Grand Prix in Nalchik

In Nalchik, the capital of Kabardino-Balkaria, the 1st round of the third stage of the FIDE Grand Prix series among women had started on Monday. In the fighting first round, four games finished with decisive result, and in all of them players with white pieces gained victories.

Asia Continental Chess Championships – Round Two

Asia Continental Chess Championships – Round Two

The 2010 Asia Continental Chess Championships are taking place on April 21-30th in Subic, under the management of the Philippines Chess Federation. 32 Grandmasters, 23 International masters, and a total of 63 titled participants start at the men section of the Asia Continental Chess Championship.

Serbia Chess Championship 2010 – Round One

Serbia Chess Championship 2010 – Round One

Serbian junior champion Petar Krstic stunned the experienced GM Miodrag R Savic and scored a valuable victory with black pieces. Krstic displayed great skill and patience in the sensitive Rook endgame. GM Nikola Sedlak won against IM Branko Tadic who blundered in weaker position, while GM Boban Bogosavljevic earned a full point after the captain of the national team, GM Branko Damljanovic, hung a Rook in the complicated position.

Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Ciudad de La Laguna

Torneo Internacional de Ajedrez Ciudad de La Laguna

Ciudad de La Laguna Open is being played over nine rounds of Swiss pairing system, with the Fischer time control of 90 min + 30 sec increment. The generous prize fund totalls 15.000 EUR, with 3.000 EUR reserved for the winner. 122 people signed to participate, top seeded is Cuban champion GM Lazaro Bruzon Batista.

Philadelphia Open 2010

Philadelphia Open 2010

The Philadelphia Open 2010 with 125 players is taking place from 31st March to 4th April. Seven rounds have been played, Gata Kamsky and Alexander Stripunsky are on the top of the crosstable with 6.0 points each. Last night, Stripunsky defeated the talented IM Samuel Shankland, while Kamsky outplayed the guest from Belarus, Vladimir Romanenko.

Russian Team Chess Championship 2010

Russian Team Chess Championship 2010

participants women RTCC information / Live games Participants men / Participants women Official website 1 SPb Chess Fed RUS 2461 1 IM Cmilyte, Viktorija LTU 2485 2 GM Socko, Monika POL 2465 3 GM Arakhamia-Grant, Ketevan SCO 2447 4 IM Atalik, Ekaterina TUR 2445 5 WGM Bodnaruk, Anastasia RUS 2384 6 WGM Demina, Julia RUS [...]

Russian Team Chess Championship 2010

Russian Team Chess Championship 2010

participants men RTCC information / Live games Participants men / Participants women Official website 1 Ural RUS 2618 1 GM Nepomniachtchi, Ian RUS 2656 2 GM Belov, Vladimir RUS 2619 3 GM Kobalia, Mikhail RUS 2637 4 GM Lysyj, Igor RUS 2615 5 IM Ponkratov, Pavel RUS 2593 6 GM Deviatkin, Andrei RUS 2587 7 [...]

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