Category Archives: Tournaments/Events

01 Sep
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Chess Olympiad Round 4

FIDE.com In the 4th round of the World Chess Olympiad the teams of USA and India were paired to play on the first table. Just before the time control India’s leader Krishnan Sasikiran became entangled in the net of Hikaru ...

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31 Aug
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Chess Olympiad round 3 report

FIDE.com Round 3 of the World Chess Olympiad began the clash of intellectual titans when the higher rated teams were pitted against each other. Many matches could have swayed in either direction and the close contests made it a delightful ...

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29 Aug
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Chess Olympiad R2

FIDE.com Ukraine, the defending champion defeated Qatar with a 3-1 score despite the loss by first board GM Vassily Ivanchuk to GM Mohamad Al-Modiahki. Ivanchuk was slightly better with black but he carelessly allowed the enemy queen to sneak into ...

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28 Aug
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Chess Olympiad to start with R1

FIDE.com Record breaking 158 nations start competing today at the Wolrd Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey. The games begin at 15:00 local time and can be followed live at the official website. The drawing of colors was performed during the ...

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26 Aug
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FIDE Chess Olympiad 2012 starting in Istanbul

FIDE.com The 40th FIDE World Chess Olympiad will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, 27 August – 10 September. A record breaking 162 nations have registered for the competition with more than 1700 players and captains. The arrival of delegations is ...

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2012 Pan-American Youth, Photo Credit Joanne Lim
31 Jul
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2012 Pan-American Youth Championship: Talented US Juniors take home 10 Medals!

by Aviv Friedman The 2012 Pan-American Youth Championship has concluded and the United States has ended second on the country prize list. U.S. players took home a total of 6 Gold medals — including a perfect score in girls under ...

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Claudia Munoz at 2011 North American Youth, Photo Credit Dora Leticia ©
29 Jul
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2012 Pan American Youth: Top U.S. Juniors battle it out in Lima, Peru!

by Aviv Friedman 30 of the US’s most talented and promising juniors, along with 4 coaches, and many parents and family members, are taking part in the 23rd Pan American Youth chess competition. The event, held in Lima, Peru, between the ...

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29 Jul
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Strong Field Shaping Up for Both the 2012 Denker and Barber

By Dewain Barber The 2012 Denker Tournament of High School Champions will field the highest average top five since it was first played in 1985. The average rating of this group of players is 2406. The Barber Tournament of K-8 ...

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2011 North American Youth: Michael Bodek by Dora Leticia ©
26 Jul
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2012 US Cadet Championship Ends with Four Co-Champions!

The Maryland Chess Association hosted the 2012 US Cadet Championship from July 21-23 at the Rockville Hilton. The Cadet is an invitational round robin tournament for the top USA players under 16. The tournament ended with four players tied for ...

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23 Jul
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2012 U.S. Senior Open and U.S. Junior Open Results

This year the U.S. Senior Open and the U.S. Junior Open were part of the Summer Chess Festival which was held in Houston, Texas. The Summer Chess Festival also included the Not-A-Senior-Not-A-Junior Open as well as a simul by GM ...

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