This month's "In Other News" is a financial cornucopia featuring a CM who broke Google's bank, the most expensive chess sets, the largest chess set, and taxation with inadequate representation. Join us for an incredible tour of chess news you may ... | Read More
For the first time in 19 years, a player from the United States has come in first place at the World Junior U20 Championship. Today, GM Jeffery Xiong, age 15, won the tournament with a round to spare.
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Andrei Volokitin won the Vidmar Memorial, a round robin held in Bled, Slovenia. The Ukrainian grandmaster finished on 7/9, half a point more than Arkadij Naiditsch.
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Cuba is for Vassily Ivanchuk what León, Spain is for Viswanathan Anand and Dortmund, Germany is for Vladimir Kramnik. Ivanchuk feels at home in Cuba where he won the Capablanca Memorial for the seventh time.
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He held draws with Black against both Alexander Alekhine and Bobby Fischer. Arturo Pomar, one of the most famous sports figures in post-war Spain, died 26 May 2016 in a hospital Barcelona.
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