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Holiday Tournaments Keep Many Chess Players Busy

Loss Nigel Short Win Francisco Vallejo Pons Replay the game » Win Jiri Stocek Loss Joshua Friedel Replay the game » Win Sergey Volkov Loss Ivan Sokolov Replay the game » Loss Thomas Rendle Win David Howell Replay the game » Instead of being a slow time of the year for chess, the holidays are [...]

By |January 3rd, 2011|news|Comments Off on Holiday Tournaments Keep Many Chess Players Busy

Anand draws with Adams, remains in joint lead

LONDON: World Champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Michael Adams of England in the sixth and penultimate round but the Indian ace continued to hold joint lead at the London Chess Classic. Anand remained in the lead after Russian Vladimir Kramnik failed to bring home full points from a winning position against [...]

By |December 15th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Anand draws with Adams, remains in joint lead

Harika, Humpy in last 16

D. Harika sealed her place in the third round of the women's World chess championship at Hatay, Turkey, by completing a 2-0 victory over Russia's Tatiana Shadrina on Wednesday.Having won the first game with black on Tuesday, Harika proved superior with white as well. The 47-move victory gave Harika, seeded nine, a berth in the [...]

By |December 9th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Harika, Humpy in last 16

Chess notes

Coming Events: Sat.-Sun., 7th Annual New England Scholastic Championships, Sheraton Hotel, Bradley Airport, Windsor Locks, Conn. www.chesstour.com; Sat., 119th R.I. Open (open to out-of-staters); New Eng. Inst. of Tech. 2480 Post Road, Warwick, R.I., www.rhodeislandchess.org/registration.html.

By |November 15th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Chess notes