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  • Women's Grand-Prix Khanty-Mansiysk 2014 daily update

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    7th - 22nd April , 2014
    Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
    12 players
    Round robin
    Average rating: 2479


    Round 8
    Girya, Olga (RUS) - Muzychuk, Anna (SLO) : 1 - 0
    Kosteniuk, Alexandra (RUS) - Lagno, Kateryna (UKR) : 0.5 - 0.5
    Muminova, Nafisa (UZB) - Dzagnidze, Nana (GEO) : 0 - 1
    Stefanova, Antoaneta (BUL) - Tuvshintugs, Batchimeg (MGL) : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ushenina, Anna (UKR) - Kosintseva, Tatiana (RUS) : 1 - 0
    Zhao Xue (CHN) - Hou Yifan (CHN) : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Russian Team Championship

    Russian Team Championship
    7th - 13rd April , 2014

    Loo, Krasnodar-Krai Russia.


    Malachite won the tournament with 12 points.

    Final Round ( 7 )

    Polytechnic - Malachite: 1.5 - 4.5
    SHSM-Our Heritage - St. Petersburg Chess Federation
    Atom - University: 2 - 4
    Rook - Ugra: 2 - 4
    Chigorin Club - Turbopump: 3.5 - 2.5
    Yamal - Moscow region: 2.5 - 3.5






  • Ratings April 2014

    Carlsen at the top with 2881 points. Aronian 2812, Anand 2785
    List of the Top 101 players & top 10 countries





  • Karpos Open Chess Tournament 2014

    29 March - 5 April 2014
    Skopje, Macedonia
    262 players
    Average ELO: 2113

    Top 5 players with the highest rating

    Berkes Ferenc HUN 2687
    Granda Zuniga Julio E PER 2680
    Iturrizaga Bonelli Eduardo VEN 2645
    Smirin Ilia ISR 2644
    Delchev Aleksander BUL 2638

    Georgiev Kiril ( BUL ) won the tournament with 7.5 points.

    Final Round (9) - Top 5 boards

    Georgiev Kiril - Vovk Andrey : 1 - 0
    Salgado Lopez Ivan - Markus Robert : 0.5 - 0.5
    Anton Guijarro David - Iturrizaga Bonelli Eduardo : 0 - 1
    Berkes Ferenc - Kozul Zdenko : 0 - 1
    Smirin Ilia - Djukic Nikola : 0.5 - 0.5

    Final Standings - top 4 -
    Rank PlayersCountryPoints
    1-Georgiev Kiril BUL7.5
    2-Salgado Lopez IvanESP7
    3- Iturrizaga Bonelli EduardoVEN7
    4-Markus RobertSRB7







  • Candidates 2014   

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    11th March - 1st April 2013
    Khanty Mansiysk, Russia.
    Double round robin tournament
    Average rating: 2770

    Players:

    1. Viswanathan Anand , IND , 2770 , former World Champion
    2. Vladimir Kramnik , RUS, 2787 , World Cup 2013 winner
    3. Dmitry Andreikin , RUS, 2709 , World Cup 2013 finalist
    4. Veselin Topalov , BUL, 2785 ,Grand-Prix 2012-13 winner
    5. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov , AZE, 2757 ,Grand-Prix 2012-13 runner-up
    6. Levon Aronian , ARM, 2830 ,rating list 2012-13
    7. Sergey Karjakin , RUS, 2766 , rating list 2012-13
    8. Peter Svidler , RUS, 2758 , host nominee

    Anand qualified for World Chess Championship against Carlsen. Final Round (14):

    Aronian Levon - Karjakin Sergey : 0 - 1
    Anand Viswanathan - Svidler Peter : 0.5 - 0.5
    Mamedyarov Shakhriyar - Kramnik Vladimir : 0.5 - 0.5
    Topalov Veselin - Andreikin Dmitry : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Latvian Railway Rapid Open A

    28th - 30th March , 2014
    Rapid chess
    67 players
    Average ELO: 2412

    Final Standings - top 3
    Rank PlayersCountryPoints
    1-Ivanchuk VassilyUKR13
    2-Malakhov VladimirRUS10
    3-Fridman DanielGER9.5







  • Chinese chess championship 2014

    10th - 22th March , 2014
    Xinghua, China
    12 players
    11 Rounds,
    Average rating: 2589

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Wen Yang - Xiu Deshun : 0,5 - 0, 5
    Hou Yifan - Ma Qun : 0 - 1
    Zhao Jun - Zeng Chongsheng : 1 - 0
    Zhou Jianchao - Yu Yangyi : 0,5 - 0, 5
    Ding Liren - Lin Chen : 1 - 0
    Liu Qingnan - Wei Yi : 0,5 - 0, 5






  • European Individual Chess Championship

    European individual chess

    3rd - 14th March , 2014
    Yerevan, Armenia
    259 players
    11 Rounds, swiss system
    Average rating: 2425

    Motylev (RUS) won with 9 points.

    Final round ( 11 ) - Top 5 boards

    Navara David - Motylev Alexander: 0.5 - 0.5
    Saric Ivan - Fedoseev Vladimir: 0.5 - 0.5
    Solak Dragan - Lysyj Igor : 0.5 - 0.5
    Eljanov Pavel -Najer Evgeniy : 1 - 0
    Wojtaszek Radoslaw - Melkumyan Hrant : 0.5 - 0.5






  • Batavia chess tournament 

    21st February - 2nd March , 2014
    Cafe Batavia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    Average rating : 2445

    Smerdon ( AUS ) won the tournament with 6 points.

    Final Round ( 9 )

    Williams, Simon K - L'Ami, Alina : 0.5 - 0.5
    Geirnaert, Steven - Smerdon, David: 1 - 0
    Van Foreest, Jorden - Van Eijk, Sander : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ernst, Sipke - Burg, Twan : 1 - 0
    Peng, Zhaoqin - Van Delft, Merijn : 0.5 - 0.5






  • David Bronstein Memorial 2014

    11th - 19th February , 2014
    Minsk , Belarus
    139 players
    9 Rounds, swiss system
    Average rating: 2417

    Bronstein Memorial : Jobava (GEO) won the tournament with 7 points after tie-break.

    Final Round ( 9 ) - top 5 boards

    Jobava Baadur - Shimanov Aleksandr : 0.5 - 0.5
    Fedorchuk Sergey - Dubov Daniil : 1 - 0
    Oleksienko Mikhailo - Tiviakov Sergei : 1 - 0
    Fier Alexandr - Akopian Vladimir : 0.5 - 0.5
    Sargissian Gabriel - Zherebukh Yaroslav : 1 - 0






  • Croatian Championship

    3th - 13th February , 2014
    12 players
    Average ELO: 2569

    Players

    Saric Ivan CRO 2661
    Stevic Hrvoje CRO 2620
    Kozul Zdenko CRO 2588
    Kuljasevic Davorin CRO 2578
    Jankovic Alojzije CRO 2563
    Brkic Ante CRO 2562
    Palac Mladen CRO 2554
    Bosiocic Marin CRO 2548
    Saric Ante CRO 2545
    Zelcic Robert CRO 2540
    Martinovic Sasa CRO 2537
    Cvitan Ognjen CRO 2535

    Final round 11

    Zdenko Kozul - Bosiocic Marin : 0.5 - 0.5
    Cvitan Ognjen - Martinovic Sasa : 0.5 - 0.5
    Hrvoje Stevic - Kuljasevic Davorin : 0.5 - 0.5
    Robert Zelcic - Ante Saric : 1 - 0
    Jankovic Aloysius - Ivan Saric : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ante Brkic - Mladen Palac : 0.5 - 0.5

    Final Standings - top 3
    Rank PlayersCountryPoints
    1-Ivan SaricCRO7
    2-Bosiocic MarinCRO6
    3-Robert ZelcicCRO6.5







  • Gibraltar chess festival 2014

    Gibraltar

    Masters (Open to all): 28 January - 6 February (10 rounds Swiss)
    Challengers A (Under 2250): 27 January - 31 January (5 rounds)
    Challengers B (Under 2250): 1 February - 5 February (5 rounds)
    Amateurs A (Under 1900): 27 January - 31 January (5 rounds)
    Amateurs B (Under 1900): 1 February - 5 February (5 rounds)

    40 moves in 100 minutes plus 20 moves in 50 minutes plus 15 minutes for
    all remaining moves with 30 seconds per move added from the start.

    244 players

    Players whose rating is over 2700

    Adams, Michael ENG 2754
    Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime FRA 2745
    Ivanchuk, Vassily UKR 2739
    Vitiugov, Nikita RUS 2737
    Eljanov, Pavel UKR 2733
    Tomashevsky, Evgeny RUS 2715
    Kamsky, Gata USA 2709
    Harikrishna, Pentala IND 2706
    Navara, David CZE 2702

    Cheparinov ( BUL ) won the title after winning the play-off against Vitiugov : 1.5 - 0.5

    Vitiugov - Cheparinov : 0.5 - 0.5
    Cheparinov - Vitiugov : 1 - 0

    Play-off - first leg

    Vitiugov - Ivanchuk: 3 - 1

    Ivanchuk - Vitiugov : 0 - 1
    Vitiugov - Ivanchuk : 1 - 0
    Vitiugov - Ivanchuk : 0.5 - 0.5
    Ivanchuk - Vitiugov : 0.5 - 0.5







  • Zurich Chess Challenge 2014

    29th January - 4th February , 2014
    Zurich , Switzerland
    6 players
    Round robin

    Average rating: 2801


    Players:

    Carlsen Magnus NOR 2872
    Aronian Levon ARM 2812
    Nakamura Hikaru USA 2789
    Caruana Fabiano ITA 2782
    Gelfand Boris ISR 2777
    Anand Viswanathan IND 2773


    Carlsen won the title with 10 points.






  • Tata steel chess 2014

    11th - 26th January, 2014 in Wijk aan Zee, Amsterdam and Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Tata Steel Masters: Average rating : 2743 , Category : 20
    Tata Steel Challengers : Average rating : 2579 , Category : 14

    Round robin system
    The time control is: 100 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 50 minutes for 20 moves, then 15 minutes for the remaining moves with
    30 seconds cumulative increment for each move starting from the first move.

    Final Round ( 11 )

    Naiditsch - Rapport: 1 - 0
    Gelfand - Harikrishna: 1 - 0
    Nakamura - Giri : 0.5 - 0.5
    Aronian - Van Wely : 0 - 1
    Karjakin - Dominguez : 0.5 - 0.5
    So - Caruana : 0.5 - 0.5










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List of the chess tournaments with detailed information.
World chess champ. -- Olympiads
World Team Chess Champ.
FIDE Grand prix series
Russian super final
European Team Chess Champ.
Tal Memorial -- Bilbao masters

Russian team ch. -- World cup
M-tel masters -- Corus Linares Morelia
Reggio Emilia -- Capablanca Mem.
Candidates matches -- London chess classic

Nanjing Pearl Spring -- World Chess Challenge
Aerosvit -- Cap d'Agde
Inventi chess -- NH chess
Amber -- Corus

Moscow open - Tata steel
Dortmund -- Poikovsky
Rilton cup -- Edmonton festival
Univé -- Yinzhou Cup

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