Gibraltar International Chess/Rd1

Gibraltar International Chess/Rd1 January 21-30  Caleta Hotel Gibraltar  Master : Challenger: Amateur             10 round Swiss /5 Round Swiss/5 Round Swiss Masters: The first prize may not be shared. All other prizes shall be shared where players have the same score (except the Women’s First Prize).… Continue reading

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/FINAL

 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/FINAL 4 player Playoff determined this Year’s Winner…Levon Aronian Hikaru Nakamura , who won three TradeWise  Gibraltar titles in a row this year was stopped by the French GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the Semi finals play off..   The first two games between the two was drawn in… Continue reading

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/Rd6

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/Rd6: David Howell draws against Hikaru Nakamura playing the Scotch Opening.. Rd6 Nakamura(2781) – Howell(2682) 1/2 – 1/2 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Qf6 5. Nb3 Qg6 6. Qe2 Nf6 7. f3 a5 8. Be3 d5 9. Nc3 dxe4 10. O-O-O Be7… Continue reading

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/Rd4

  Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/Rd4:    American GM Hikaru Nakamura remains unbeaten with his 4th win in row.. His performance rating is 3321 ( Rd4 Nakamura (2781) – Grandelius (2647) 1-0 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. f3… Continue reading

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/Rd2

The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 16th Edition: Jan 21-1 Feb 2018   Rd2 Marathon Game after 135 Moves  Hikaru Nakamura secures the win over Valentina Gunina . He’s now 2/2  and on top of the leaderboard.. Rd2 Nakamura (2781) – Gunina (2592) 1-0 1. e4 c6 2. d4 d5 3.… Continue reading