The Superfinal of the Russian Championship is just around the corner with the first round scheduled for this Sunday. GMs Dmitry Jakovenko, Sergey Karjakin, Evgeny Tomashevsky and Peter Svidler are the top seeds.
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Besides Magnus Carlsen, three players are rated above 2800 in the FIDE July 1 rating list: Hikaru Nakamura (in fourth place at 2814), Veselin Topalov (third with 2816) and Vishy Anand (second, also with 2816).
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For the first time in his career, GM Hikaru Nakamura has crossed the 2800 mark. On the FIDE June 1 rating list the #1 U.S. grandmaster is fourth in the world with 2802, behind GMs Magnus Carlsen (2876), Fabiano Caruana (2805) and Viswanathan ... | Read More
Last Saturday GM Natalia Zhukova won the European Women's Championship in Chakvi, Georgia. After all the cheating controversy turmoil, WGM Mihaela Sandu finished with four losses.
The European Women's Championship took place May 19-30 at th... | Read More
A surprisingly good result by one of the players at the European Women's Championship has caused a cheating controversy after the organizers granted a request from players to delay the transmission of the live games.
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