More Amber impressions by Fred Lucas

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More Amber impressions by Fred LucasHere's a second selection of photos taken by professional photographer Fred Lucas. The Dutchman, quite famous in the chess world for e.g. his work in Wijk aan Zee every year, posts a number of photos every day on the website of the Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament.

General info

The 20th Amber Blindfold and Rapid Tournament takes place at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort in Monaco, from March 11 to 25, 2011. The tournament is organized by the Association Max Euwe of chess maecenas Joop van Oosterom, which is based in Monaco. This 20th Amber tournament is the final edition of an event unparalleled in the history of chess. The total prize-fund is € 227,000. The rate of play is 25 minutes per game per player. With every move made in the blindfold games 20 seconds is added to the clock, with every move made in the rapid games 10 seconds is added. Full schedule here.

Photos by Fred Lucas

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Boris Gelfand (Israel)



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Blindfold concentration...



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...more blindfold concentration...



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...and more



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Ljubomir Ljubojevic, aka 'Ljubo' (Serbia)



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Anish Giri (Russia/The Netherlands)



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Hikaru Nakamura (USA)



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Post-mortem between Boris Gelfand and Hikaru Nakamura



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Vassily Ivanchuk (Ukraine)



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Veselin Topalov, Anish Giri and Ljubo analysing the Kramnik-Giri ending



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Vladimir Kramnik, who's playing his worst Amber ever



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Winning at table football: a high five between Levon Aronian and Loek van Wely



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