Шахматные Новости

The first-ever international match at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis begins 3:30 p.m. CDT Tuesday. Article by Ken West.

The marquis match-up features GM Ruslan Ponomariov of Ukraine against GM Hikaru Nakamura of Saint Louis. The Chess Club's Resident GM Ben Finegold also will take on 16-year-old GM Ray Robson, of Florida. The matches take place May 17-25.

Ponomariov will have white for the first game in his 10-game match against Nakamura. Robson will begin with black against Finegold in the other match. Each match will consist of six games played with a classical time control and four rapid games.

Короче Нака с Поной сыграют 6 партий в классику, а потом 4 в быструшки

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