Шахматные Новости

The 46th Capablanca Chess Memorial will take place on May 9-21 at the Riviera Hotel in Havana, Cuba. A number of different tournaments will take place here - Elite Group, Premier Group, Open Group I, Open Group II, and Open Group Children.
The main competition is the Elite Group, traditionally a six-player double round robin. Four-time winner Vasyl Ivanchuk of Ukraine is back in attempt to add another Cuban trophy to his collection. Top local players, Leinier Dominguez (three times winner of Capablanca Memorial) and Lazaro Bruzon (with one Capablanca trophy), will also compete. Participating in the tournament will be also Czech champion David Navara, world youth champion Dmitry Andreikin of Russia, and Vietnamese Quan Liem Le, the highest-ranked player of this Asian nation.


В Ольгинке состоялся первый тур командного чемпионата России 2011

Иванчук, Пономарев, Гельфанд, Свидлер, Непомнящий, Ван Хао, Эльянов, Витюгов, Яковенко, Каруана, Мовсесян, Малахов...

Слабоват Дортмунд в этом году

2011 Dortmund will take place from Jul 21, 2011 to Jul 31, 2011.

Here is the 2011 Dortmund field:

1 Kramnik, Vladimir GM RUS 2785
2 Nakamura, Hikaru GM USA 2774
3 Ponomariov, Ruslan GM UKR 2743
4 Giri, Anish GM NED 2690
5 Le, Quang Liem GM VIE 2689
6 Meier, Georg GM GER 2669

The FIDE Women Grand Prix series has its sixth and final tournament set to take place from 20th February to 6th March in Doha, Qatar. 12 players will compete in the round robin event. The winner of each tournament will win 6,500 euros out of a prize fund of 40,000 euros and the overall winner of the series will win a further 15,000 euros at the end of the series.

The winner of the Grand Prix series will qualify for the 2011 World Championship match against the reigning queen Hou Yifan.

GM Humpy Koneru IND 2607
GM Antoaneta Stefanova BUL 2546
GM Pia Cramling SWE 2516
GM Nana Dzagnidze GEO 2550
GM Marie Sebag FRA 2489
GM Maia Chiburdanidze GEO 2502
GM Zhu Chen QTR 2495
GM Elina Danielan ARM 2454
GM Xu Yuhua CHN 2484
IM Batkhuyag Munguntuul 2410
IM Martha Fierro ECU 2353
IM Lilit Mrktchian ARM 2475