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News ‘May, 2010’

Andorra Chess Open 2010

Andorra Chess Open 2010

The 28th edition of the international chess tournament Andorra Chess Open will take plce July 17-25, 2010, at the Sant Gothard Hotel in Erts (La Massana).

The tournament already features a strong list of players, headed by the Cuban GM Lazaro Bruzon, followed by GM Alexander Delchev, GM Csaba Balogh, and GM Edouard Romain. Among the participants we find many young talents such as the commentator of the Anand – Topalov match IM Alexander Ipatov.

European Youth Chess Championship 2010

European Youth Chess Championship 2010

Government of Georgia and Georgian Chess Federation hold the European Youth Chess Championship 2010 (age groups from U8 to U18 girls and boys), which will take place in Batumi, Georgia (Black Seaside), from 19th to 29th September.

Fourth ACP World Rapid Cup

Fourth ACP World Rapid Cup

The 4th ACP World Rapid Cup will be a knockout tournament. The time control will be 20 minutes per game with an increment of 5 seconds per move. 16 players will fight for the Cup – 13 grandmasters who performed best in the ACP Tour 2008/2009 and 3 Wild Cards given by the organizers.

Hungarian Women Chess Championship 2010

Hungarian Women Chess Championship 2010

The Hungarian women chess championship 2010 is starting tomorrow in the city of Nagykanizsa. The local team of Nagykanizsa is the Hungarian team champion of this year, and even the World Champion Vishy Anand played one game in the league.

Sigeman Co Chess Tournament 2010

Sigeman Co Chess Tournament 2010

The Swedish players face young Norwegian Jon Ludvig Hammer (2610), who has made a name for himself, despite having to compete with his fellow countryman Magnus Carlsen, with a number of impressive results during the last two years. Last, but not least, we have Holland’s latest chess star and the world’s youngest grandmaster, 15-year-old Anish Giri (2642), who, in addition to being the youngest, is the tournament’s highest rated player.

Parsvnath Commonwealth Chess Championship 2010

Parsvnath Commonwealth Chess Championship 2010

Delhi’s own Grandmaster duo of Parimarjan Negi and Abhijeet Gupta will spearhead the Indian challenge in the Parsvnath Commonwealth chess championship that gets underway in the National capital from coming Sunday. The event, being sponsored by the Parsvnath Developers and co-sponsored by the ONGC, will see over 20 Grandmasters in action in a field of around 300 players from more than 20 countries.

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