Paris Grand Chess Tour 2019 / Day 3 / Rnds 7/8/9

  Maxime Vachier-Lagrave   Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is leading the Paris Grand Chess Tour 2019 Rapids by a half point ahead of a formidable field.  Tomorrow is a Rest Day.       Images Below Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto     [Event “Grand Chess Tour Paris 2019”] [Site “?”] [Date “2019.07.29”] [Round… Continue reading

World Cup Riga Open 2019/Final

World Cup Riga Open 2019/Final: Russian GMIs take First and Second at the 2019 Riga Open. (Both Undefeated) GMI Alexander Georgiev  Wins  first place .. GMI Alexander Shvartsman second best  ..German International Grandmaster  Vadim Virny  places third.. Georgiev’s  Score Card /Average of opponents rating 2300 / [GAMES] [Round [Round 8]]… Continue reading

Paris Grand Chess Tour 2019 / Day 2 / Rnds 4/5/6

    Images Below Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto   [Event “Grand Chess Tour Paris 2019”] [Site “?”] [Date “2019.07.28”] [Round “4”] [White “Giri, Anish”] [Black “Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime”] [Result “0-1”] [PlyCount “94”] [EventDate “2019.07.27”] [SourceDate “2019.07.28”] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6… Continue reading

Paris Grand Chess Tour 2019 / Day 1 / Rnds 1/2/3

Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto     [Event “Grand Chess Tour Paris 2019”] [Site “?”] [Date “2019.07.27”] [Round “1”] [White “Anand, Viswanathan”] [Black “Nepomniachtchi, Ian”] [Result “1-0”] [PlyCount “78”] [EventDate “2019.07.27”] 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. g3 e5 7.… Continue reading

Riga Grand Prix 2019 / Finals / Tie-Breaks

  Shakhriyar Mamedyarov   Mamedyarov has won the Riga Grand Prix 2019 / Finals.  The tie-breaks were extensive and hard-fought; all of them.  Games 22/23/24/25 were all drawn.  Then in game 26 Mamedyarov scored.  Vachier-Lagrave came right back in the 27th game and equalized the score.  It all came down to game 28… Continue reading

World Cup Riga Open 2019

World Cup Riga Open 2019 The international draughts tournament Riga Open 2019 will kick-off in Riga on the July 22nd where world’s strongest draughts athletes will compete from 17 different countries. Latvian team will be led by draught grandmasters Zoja Golubeva and Guntis Valneris together with other local and global… Continue reading