GMs Ray Robson and Sam Sevian tied for first place at the 2016 SPICE Cup in St. Louis. Sevian proved to be the strongest in the armageddon playoff and claimed the trophy.
The 2016 SPICE Cup Open featured GMs Le Quang Liem, Ray Rob... | Read More
Nigel Short won his match with Hou Yifan in Hoogeveen but lost the last game. He cited official regulations that this game should not be calculated for the FIDE ratings.
Ivan Sokolov defeated Jorden van Foreest in the other match. Abh... | Read More
It's anyone's guess who will win the Russian Championship's Superfinal where, near the half-way point, six players are tied for first place. Today, Alexander Grischuk, Dmitry Jakovenko, and Evgeny Tomashevsky all joined the leaders.... | Read More
At half time in Hoogeveen, the experienced grandmasters are on top against their younger opponents. Both Nigel Short and Ivan Sokolov lead their matches 2-1 versus Hou Yifan and Jorden van Foreest respectively.
It's too early to write off t... | Read More
The Russian Championship's Superfinal has started slowly—14 of 18 games have been drawn. However, there's been plenty of bloodshed in the women's section. They've had 13 decisive games!
Three rounds have been played at the Superfinal, the ... | Read More