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News ‘May, 2010’

Artyom Timofeev and Jan Gustafsson leading at Bosna Open

Artyom Timofeev and Jan Gustafsson leading at Bosna Open

The sixth round of the International Chess Tournament Bosna 2010 has just concluded and the players with White pieces scored victories on the top three boards. GM Artyom Timofeev and GM Jan Gustafsson defeated lower rated opposition and singled out on the top of the crosstable with 16 points each (scoring system 3-1-0 is in power).

Commonwealth Chess Championship begins, Narayanan holds Negi

Commonwealth Chess Championship begins, Narayanan holds Negi

Parsvnath Commonwealth Chess Championship got of to a surprising start as second seed and leader of Indian challenge in this championship, Grandmaster Parimarjan Negi was held by lower seeded twelve year old Kerala lad Narayanan S L (elo 1964) in the first round match here at Clarks Inn, Pacific Mall, Anand Vihar, NCR.

International Chess Tournament Bosna 2010

International Chess Tournament Bosna 2010

The biggest upset of the third round of the International Chess Tournament Bosna 2010 was the defeat of the top-seeded player Hao Wang of China, who lost with Black pieces to a crushing attack of the talented Moldavian GM Dmitry Svetushkin.

International Chess Tournament Bosna 2010

International Chess Tournament Bosna 2010

The surprise of the round is the victory of one of Armenian GMs with the same family name of their national hero, Tigran Vartanovich Petrosian, the former World Champion. Playing White he defeated Romanian GM Nisipeanu, the fourth seated player in this tournament.

FIDE Women Grand Prix in Nalchik

FIDE Women Grand Prix in Nalchik

GM Tatiana Kosintseva held the top-seeded GM Humpy Koneru to a draw and preserved the lead after the 7th round of the Nalchik FIDE Grand Prix. Kosintseva is curently counting 6 points, a full point ahead of the second Yifan Hou, but the Chinese star is pushing ahead with great force, having won four consecutive games.

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