Three of the players who earned five white games in yesterday's blitz tournament started Altibox Norway Chess with a win: Magnus Carlsen, Anish Giri and Vladimir Kramnik. Giri ended a streak of 20 draws in classical games.
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Just two months after winning the Reykjavik Open GM Erwin l'Ami scored another big success. He won the Rabat Blitz marathon ahead of GMs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Daniel Fridman, Loek van Wely and Alexei Shirov.
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The 41st Chess Olympiad took off on Saturday with few surprises and no real upsets in the team results. Many top players didn't play on the first day, including Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Boris Ge... | Read More
GM Timur Gareev Defeats 29 Players in Blindfold Simul
PRESS RELEASE: SAINT LOUIS (May 1, 2013) -- It took 10 hours and 39 minutes for Grandmaster Timur Gareev to topple the final king and leave the chess community in Saint Louis dazed and amaze... | Read More
The 11th Aeroflot Open will take place from 6-17 February 2012 in the Hotel Cosmos, Moscow.
The Aeroflot Open has grown into one of the biggest and strongest Open tournaments in the world, and once again in 2012 the winner will earn an invitation... | Read More