Edmonton International Chess Festival

 The 11th edition of the Edmonton International Chess Festival took place in the Edmonton Chess Club  June 17-26, 2016. WINNER : U.S. GM Samuel Shankland  [7 wins 2 draws]  finished with 8/9[Event “11th Edmonton International”][Site “Edmonton”][Date “2016.06.25”][Round “8.2”][White “Shankland, Samuel”][Black “Ganguly, Surya”][Result “1-0”][ECO “D35”][WhiteElo “2646”][BlackElo “2654”][PlyCount “87”][EventDate “2016.??.??”]1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 … Continue reading

FIDE World Cup /2

 FIDE World Cup /2The FIDE World Cup takes place in Baku Azerbaijan, September  11th to October 5th 2015.  THE MARATHON : Cuba’s  Lazaro Bruzon in disbelief as he let the Draw slip away, great persistence on Kramnik’s part ..End Game Rook Bishop King  vs  Rook and King .. Vlad 1-0 Rd2 Kramnik -Bruzon … Continue reading

TATA STEEL 2015 Rd 10 (Challengers)

Tata Steel 2015 Rd 10 (Challengers)GO USA…. Battle of the Sams..Now in 4 and 5 th place { Shankland still undefeated}   vs  Rd 10 GM Shankland [2652] – GM Sevian [2511] 1/2 -1/2[Event “77th Tata Steel GpB”] [Site “Wijk aan Zee NED”] [Date “2015.01.21”] [Round “10”] [White “Shankland, S.”] [Black “Sevian, … Continue reading