The Swiss town of Biel, home of the long-standing chess festival and grandmaster tournament of the same name, is on the German-French language divide. At least it was before today.
GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, the top French player, won his final ... | Read More
GM David Navara caught GM Radek Wojtaszek in first place by beating GM Richard Rapport as Black in round eight of the Biel Chess Festival's Grandmaster Tournament.
The 48th Biel Chess Festival remains exciting until the very end.... | Read More
GM Radek Wojtaszek beat GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave convincingly to become the sole leader at the Biel Chess Festival's Grandmaster Tournament. GM Michael Adams defeated GM Richard Rapport after 118 moves.
It's hardly possible ... | Read More
On Sunday, GM Julio Granda Zuniga won the Andorra Open with 8.0/9, while 1100 km up north GM David Howell did even better, scoring 8.5/9 in Leiden, The Netherlands.
The 33rd Andorra Open took place July 18-26 in the St Gothar... | Read More
David Navara only lost to Michael Adams in the first half in Biel, and it happened again in round six. The Czech GM still leads but was caught by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Radek Wojtaszek; the latter beat Richard Rapport.
It's ve... | Read More