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News ‘March, 2011’

Asian Zone 3.5 Chess Championships

Asian Zone 3.5 Chess Championships

Asian Zone 3.5 Chess Championships are taking place from 20th to 28th March in Tianjin, China. The Men’s tournament is a qualifier for the 2011 World Chess Cup and top two finishers will book tickets for Khanty-Mansiysk. 55 players compete in the 9-round Swiss tournament.

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Round Eight

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Round Eight

The 5th International Chess Tournament, dedicated to the memory of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, is currently ongoing at the Central House of Officers of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent.

12th European Individual Chess Championship

12th European Individual Chess Championship

The Championship is taking place in Aix‐les‐Bains, France, from March 21st (day of arrival) to April 3rd (day of departure). 393 players from 41 countries, also including five under ECU flag, are taking participation. Among them is an impressive number of Grandmasters, 167, and 63 International Masters.

Asian Zone 3.5 Chess Championships

Asian Zone 3.5 Chess Championships

Asian Zone 3.5 Chess Championships are taking place from 20th to 28th March in Tianjin, China. The Men’s tournament is a qualifier for the 2011 World Chess Cup and top two finishers will book tickets for Khanty-Mansiysk. 55 players compete in the 9-round Swiss tournament.

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Round Seven

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Round Seven

The 5th International Chess Tournament, dedicated to the memory of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, is currently ongoing at the Central House of Officers of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent.

12th European Individual Chess Championship

12th European Individual Chess Championship

Already on the first day there were many surprises in the matches featuring European top players. IM Artem Smirnov stunned GM Dmitry Jakovenko with black pieces, while a number of his colleagues within the rating range maintained draws against seasoned Grandmasters.

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Round Four

Georgy Agzamov Memorial – Round Four

The 5th International Chess Tournament, dedicated to the memory of Georgy Agzamov, the first grandmaster of Uzbekistan, is currently ongoing at the Central House of Officers of the Republic of Uzbekistan in Tashkent.

Asian Zone 3.5 Chess Championships

Asian Zone 3.5 Chess Championships

The Men’s tournament is a qualifer for the 2011 World Chess Cup and top two finishers will book tickets for Khanty Mansiysk. 55 players compete in the 9-round Swiss tournament. Women’s tournament takes place concurrently and is a qualification for the 2012 Women World Championship. 32 participants compete.

SPICE Spring Invitational 2011

SPICE Spring Invitational 2011

The 2011 SPICE Spring Invitational was held on March 12 – 16, 2011 on the beautiful campus of Texas Tech University, in Lubbock, USA. Ten players competed in the round robin tournament.

MP Reykjavík Open

MP Reykjavík Open

As top five boards of the last round yielded draws, the forefront of the crosstable didn’t change and six players shared the first place with 7.0 points each. Ukrainian Grandmaster Yuriy Kuzubov was declared winner on the best additional criteria.

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