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News ‘October, 2010’

World Youth Chess Championships – Round Ten

World Youth Chess Championships – Round Ten

Li Yunshan (CHN) is the first player to secure the gold medal at the World Youth Chess Championships. The Chinese young talent has 9,5/10 and is the winner of the Girls U8 section, as the closest competitors are 1,5 points behind.

Bansko Grand Chess Open 2010 (updated participants)

Bansko Grand Chess Open 2010 (updated participants)

The Bansko Grand Chess Open will be held in the city of Bansko, Bulgaria from the 12th until the 19th of December 2010, with open participation and nine (9) rounds Swiss system. It will feature two sections – open and junior – with a total prize fund of over 15 000 EUR. There are special rating prizes for the winners of U2400, U2200, U2000, and U1800.

Cercle d’Echecs de Monte Carlo and Economist-SGSEU-1 take the European Club Cup

Cercle d’Echecs de Monte Carlo and Economist-SGSEU-1 take the European Club Cup

Economist-SGSEU-1 is convincingly first with 13 match points, full two points ahead of the rest of the field. But further bellow was a cluster of four teams who shared the second place by collecting 11 points each. Yugra and A DAN DZO & PGMB Chernigiv had the best sum of individual scores and entered into medal distribution.

9th Cap d’Agde Chess Meeting

9th Cap d’Agde Chess Meeting

The 9th chess meeting in Cap d’Agde opened Saturday and continues until the 31st October. Two groups of eight players first compete in the respective round robin tournaments. Saturday 23rd October to Tuesday 26th October is reserved for the first stage, with Wednesday 27th devoted to possible tiebreaks.

World Youth Chess Championships – Round Three

World Youth Chess Championships – Round Three

The World Youth Chess Championships 2010 continued with round 3 here in Porto Carras, Halkidiki. After multiple surprises and exciting games, leading groups are forming in each section.

European Club Cup Round 6

European Club Cup Round 6

The reigning World Junior Champion Dmitry Andreikin shone again and won a key point, and as other five games were drawn, the final score is 3.5-2.5 for Saratov team. They are now full two points ahead of the nearest followers and need only a draw in the final round to retain the trophy.

World Youth Chess Championships – Round Two

World Youth Chess Championships – Round Two

The World Youth Chess Championships 2010 resumed on Thursday with the games of round two. All of the twelve age categories still have multiple leaders with perfect scores. The competitions are continuing in great atmosphere here in Porto Carras, Halkidiki.

European Club Cup Round 5

European Club Cup Round 5

The defending champion Economist-SGSEU-1 continued the winning row at the 26th European Club Cup by defeating the top-seeded SOCAR Azerbaijan in round five. Pavel Eljanov, the reigning World Junior Champion Dmitry Andreikin and Alexander Moiseenko netted full points for Economists, while Alexander Grischuk won for SOCAR.

World Youth Chess Championships Started

World Youth Chess Championships Started

The World Youth Chess Championships 2010 opened on Wednesday, October 20th, with brief introductory speeches and round one games in twelve age categories. The Chief Organizer George Mastrokoukos welcomed the players, parents and trainers and wished them a pleasant two-weeks stay in the beautiful resort Porto Carras, Halkidiki.

Memorial Oliver Gonzalez

Memorial Oliver Gonzalez

162 players are taking participation in the 9-round open tournament. The first two rounds saw only one major upset, as Fernando Semprun Martinez defeated GM Salvador Del Rio De Angelis.

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