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/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


SUNDAY CHECKERS: FRISIAN DRAUGHTS   Febuary 28  – March 5 2017 Fryslân Open 2017 and World championships FRYSK!   Participants of Fryslân Open 2017 (international group)   1. World champion Rapid Chess from Ukraine: Vasyl Ivanchuk   2. World champion checkers from Italy: Michele Borghetti   3. World champion international… Continue reading

FIDE World Chess Rapids/Blitz

FIDE World Chess Rapids/Blitz: 47 year old Ukraine GM Vassily Ivanchuk wins FIDE World Chess Rapid Championship..     World Champion GM Ivanchuk interviewed by Chess journalist Anastazia Karlovich She wants to talk Chess, He wants to talk Checkers……. Rd15 Ivanchuk (2771) – Melkumyan (2736) 1-0 1. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3.… Continue reading