2011 Unive Tournament

2011 Unive Tournament

SonofPearl
SonofPearl
Oct 13, 2011, 1:58 PM |
19 | Chess Event Coverage

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The 15th edition of the Unive tournament will take place from 14-22 October in Hoogeveen in the Netherlands.

The 'Crown Group' of the Unive festival is a 4-player double round-robin competition.

Last year's winner Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is back to defend his crown, but this year he will have even stronger opposition to contend with. Challenging him will be Anish Giri, who also took part last year, top seeded Vladimir Kramnik and the #1 women's player Judit Polgar.

Clockwise from top left, Vachier-Lagrave, Giri, Kramnik and Polgar

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Judith cropped for unive.jpg Vladimir Kramnik2.jpg

 

 Name  Nat Elo
 Kramnik, Vladimir  RUS 2791
 Giri, Anish  NED 2722
 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime  FRA 2715
 Polgar, Judit  HUN 2701

 

The Crown Group starts on 16 October and finishes on 22 October, with one rest day on 19 October.  Live coverage is available at the official website.

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