Isle of Man International – Masters / Round 8

    Among The Winners This Round Were: Anand / Carlsen / Hou / Leko / Nakamura / Shirov / Xiong   [Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.30”] [Round “8”] [White “Caruana, Fabiano (USA)”] [Black “Carlsen, Magnus (NOR)”] [Result “0-1”] [PlyCount “70”] [EventDate “2017.09.28”] [SourceDate… Continue reading

Isle of Man International – Masters / Round 7

    Some Of The Winners This Round Were: Hou / Xiong / Caruana / Kosteniuk / Kramnik / Shirov    [Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.29”] [Round “7”] [White “Caruana, Fabiano (USA)”] [Black “Jones, Gawain C B (ENG)”] [Result “1-0”] [PlyCount “63”] [EventDate “2017.09.28”]… Continue reading

Isle of Man International – Masters / Round 6

    Among The Winners This Round Were: Akobian / Anand / Carlsen / Hou / Kramnik     [Event “Isle of Man International – Masters”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.28”] [Round “6”] [White “Anand, Viswanathan (IND)”] [Black “Sethuraman, S.P. (IND)”] [Result “1-0”] [PlyCount “101”] [EventDate “2017.09.28”] 1. e4 e5 2.… Continue reading

Isle of Man International – Masters / Round 5

    Among the winners today were: Adams / Carlsen / Caruana / Timman / Sokolov   [Event “Isle of Man International”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.27”] [Round “5”] [White “Carlsen, Magnus (NOR)”] [Black “Granda Zuniga, Julio E (PER)”] [Result “1-0”] [PlyCount “56”] [EventDate “2017.09.23”] [SourceDate “2017.09.27”] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nf6 3. Nxe5… Continue reading

World Cup 2017 / Finals / Playoffs

    Levon Aronian   Aronian won two rapids games off the cuff from Ling and nets the World Cup 2017 Championship.   [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017 / Finals / Playoff”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.27”] [Round “1”] [White “Aronian, Levon”] [Black “Ding, Liren”] [Result “1-0”] [PlyCount “59”] [EventDate “2017.09.03”]… Continue reading

2017 Florida Backgammon Championship

2017 Florida Backgammon Championship : Westin Fort Lauderdale Oct 5-8 2017 The Westin Fort Lauderdale 400 Corporate Drive Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33334 Local Phone: 954-772-1331 Reservations: 800-228-9290 Mention: Florida BG Championship Room Block http://www.westinfortlauderdalehotel.co www.FloridaStateBackgammon.com TOURNAMENT STAFF: Rick Wolf, Kathy Weiner, Nora Wolf It will be a  USBGF Prime tournament program,… Continue reading

Isle of Man International – Masters / Round 4

  by National Life Master Loal Davis   Ivan Sokolov   Three other winners in the fourth round were Gelfand, Leko, and Xiong.   [Event “Isle of Man International”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.26”] [Round “4”] [White “Sokolov, Ivan (NED)”] [Black “Trent, Lawrence (ENG)”] [Result “1-0”] [PlyCount “65”] [EventDate “2017.09.23”] [SourceDate “2017.09.26”] 1. d4… Continue reading

World Cup 2017 / Finals / Round 4

    All Games Drawn. It is now into tiebreaks.   [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017 / Finals”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.26”] [Round “4”] [White “Ding, Liren “] [Black “Aronian, Levon”] [Result “1/2-1/2”] [PlyCount “103”] [EventDate “2017.09.03”] [SourceDate “2017.09.26”] 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. Nc3… Continue reading