4th Chess European Festival Lublin 2012

25 May

4th Chess European Festival Lublin 2012 is taking place from 24 to 29.05.2012 in Lublin (Poland)

POLAND and UKRAINE are Hosting Futball Euro 2012 , so they playing friendly match in chess 🙂

Each Player from Ukraine Team plays Each Player from Poland

Live Games:

http://www.festiwal2012.szachy.lublin.pl/index.php/en/live-games.html

POLAND   vs UKRAINE
  Title  Name & Surname  Rating  Title  Name & Surname  Rating
 GM  Mateusz Bartel  2677  GM  Zahar Efimenko  2689
 GM  Bartosz Socko  2635  GM  Anton Korobov  2678
 GM  Kamil Miton  2622  GM  Yuriy Kryvoruchko  2676
 GM  Bartlomiej Macieja  2614  GM  Sergei Fedorchuk  2634
 GM  Dariusz Swiercz  2585  GM  Yaroslav Zherebukh  2632

Source: http://www.festiwal2012.szachy.lublin.pl/index.php/en/informacje-turniejowe/uczestnicy.html

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Match for the Title of Absolute World Robot Chess Champion

24 May

Robot from Germany Company KUKA beat Russian GM Alexander Grischuk ELO 2761

4,5 – 1,5 ( first 3 games draw than Robot won 3 games)

In Secon part of video battle between Russian Robot (who won) and German KUKA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9fXuREZu_BQ#!

 

23 May

Kings Chess Tournament 2012

22 May

The Bazna 2012 will take place in Medias, Romania  from 23.06-04.07.2012

Kings tournament 2012 following Players:

Magnus Carlsen 2835
Viswanathan Anand 2799
Teimour Radjabov 2784
Sergey Karjakin 2766
Vassily Ivanchuk 2764
Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu 2648

Live games http://livechess.chessdom.com/site/

Source: http://www.chessdom.com/kings-chess-tournament-2012/

 

Chess 2700 Live Rating

16 May

Here is Link to live chess change Chess Elo Rating for Players above 2700:

http://www.2700chess.com/

Currently there are 45 Players… with Pole Position:

GM Magnus Carlsen 2835 (16.05.2012)

Sigeman Chess Tournament 9-16.05.2012

9 May

TOP Players:

GM Fabiano Caruana 2770

GM Anish Giri 2693

GM Peter Leko 2723 and others ..

 

http://www.sigeman-chess.com/

Live games with Video:

http://www.sigeman-chess.com/live/

Results of first game:

Rond 1
GM Fabiano Caruana 1-0 GM Anish Giri
GM Hans Tikkanen 0-1 GM Jonny Hector
GM Peter Leko ½-½ GM Nils Grandelius
GM Emanuel Berg ½-½ GM Chao Li

2012 U.S. Championship

9 May

The 2012 U.S. Championship will feature an elite field of just 12 players and a guaranteed prize fund of at least $160,000. In addition, the CCSCSL will sponsor the “$64K Fischer Prize,” to be awarded to anyone that scores a perfect 11-0 ! in the U.S. Championship, in honor of Bobby Fischer’s result at the 1963-64 U.S. Championship.

Live games and analysis: http://www.uschesschamps.com/

Standings: http://www.uschesschamps.com/standings-and-games

The field for the 2012 U.S. Championship is as follows:

  • GM Hikaru Nakamura (2848)
  • GM Gata Kamsky (2804)
  • GM Alexander Onischuk (2736)
  • GM Yasser Seirawan (2723)
  • GM Robert Hess (2717)
  • GM Varuzhan Akobian (2709)
  • GM Alexander Stripunsky (2700)
  • GM Ray Robson (2674)
  • GM Alejandro Ramirez (2668)
  • GM Yury Shulman (2666)
  • GM Aleksandr Lenderman (2665)
  • GM Gregory Kaidanov (2658)

Tournament Format: Round Robin
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The 2012 U.S. Women’s Championship will feature a guaranteed prize fund of $64,000 and 10 players, including:

  • IM Anna Zatonskih (2563)
  • IM Irina Krush (2500)
  • WGM Camilla Baginskaite (2419)
  • WGM Sabina Foisor (2413)
  • WGM Tatev Abrahamyan (2350)
  • WIM Viktorija Ni (2349)
  • IM Rusudan Goletiani (2337)
  • FM Alisa Melekhina (2321)
  • WIM Iryna Zenyuk (2329)
  • WFM Alena Kats (2233)

Sorce: http://saintlouischessclub.org/2012-us-championships