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News ‘May, 2011’

Czech Republic Individual Chess Championship

Czech Republic Individual Chess Championship

The first round was successful for IM David Kanovsky after a blunder of GM Vlastimil Jansa, and for GM Vigen Mirumian, who defeated with black IM Vitezslav Rasik. The rest of the games ended in a draw, but none of them should be called a boring one. The tournament finishes on next Friday.

Russia wins the European Senior Teams Championship

Russia wins the European Senior Teams Championship

A quick peace treaty with Austria in the last round of the European Senior Teams Championship handed the gold medal to the team of Russia. Congratulations! Russia had won six matches, tied three and collected a total of 15 match points.

Vanya Somov’s Memorial 2011

Vanya Somov’s Memorial 2011

The 9th International youth tournament “Young Stars of the World” in memory of Vanya Somov takes place in Kirishi, 8th-19th of May, 2011. Twelve young players from four countries compete in the round robin tournament which is valid for the IM norm. Top seeded is Russian IM Alexei Goganov (2469).

European Seniors Team Chess Championship

European Seniors Team Chess Championship

The European Seniors Team Chess Championship is starting today in Greece. Many legends of chess will participate, among them 35 teams from 20 countries and 52 titled players.

GM Giorgi Bagaturov Wins Alexander the Great Open

GM Giorgi Bagaturov Wins Alexander the Great Open

Thessaloniki International Open “Alexander the Great” (April 25th – May 1st) and Sofia’s “St. George” tournament (May 4th – May 9th) have joined in a local E79 Grand Prix. The consecutive events offer a prize fund of more than 4000 EUR, as well as cups and medals for the winners.

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