44th World Women’s Championship / International Draughts/Rd12

44th World Women’s Championship / International Draughts/Rd12 A  clutch win before the break .. Natalia Sadowska leads after 12 Rounds  Move 54. 29-24 22-27  .. 55. 33×22  27×36  56. 22-18  36-41 57. 18-12  41-46  58. 12-07  32-37  59. 39-33  09-13  60. 34-29  37-42  61. 24-20  25×14  62. 07-02  42-48  0-2  … Continue reading

Altibox Norway Chess 2019 / Round 8

    There were two decisive games in the penultimate (Round 8) of the Altibox Norway Chess 2019.  These were executed by the two top rated players in the tourney; Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana.         [Event “Altibox Norway Chess 2019”] [Site “?”] [Date “2019.06.13”] [Round “8”] [White… Continue reading

Altibox Norway Chess 2019 / Round 7

by National Life Master Loal Davis   Liren Ding   Liren Ding won the only decisive game of round 7 of the Altibox Norway Chess 2019 with a very well played game against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.  The game featured three different Pawn sacrifices; annotated below.   Altibox Norway Chess 2019 Date “2019.06.12” Round… Continue reading

44th World Women’s Championship / International Draughts

44th World Women’s Championship / International Draughts Yakutsk (Sakha, Russia) 06-11-2019/06-23-2019 Classic, Round robin, 1h 20′ + 1′ move Arbiter: Nikolay Germogenov Arbiter Tournament statistics: No. of players: 16 No. of federations: 9 No. of players with FMJD rating: 14 Average tournament’s rating: 1896    Current Champ Natalia Sadowska  plays to… Continue reading

Altibox Norway Chess 2019 / Round 3

    There were four hard fought decisive games in the third round of the Altibox Norway Chess 2019.  The winners were Carlsen, Aronian, So, and Ding; those games below.       [Event “Altibox Norway Chess 2019”] [Site “?”] [Date “2019.06.06”] [Round “3”] [White “Carlsen, Magnus (NOR)”] [Black “Grischuk, Alexander… Continue reading