SUNDAY CHECKERS: FRISIAN DRAUGHTS

SUNDAY CHECKERS: FRISIAN DRAUGHTS Febuary 28  - March 5 2017Fryslân Open 2017 andWorld championships FRYSK! Participants of Fryslân Open 2017 (international group) 1. World champion Rapid Chess from Ukraine:Vasyl Ivanchuk 2. World champion checkers from Italy:Michele Borghetti 3. World champion international draughts from Russia:Alexander Shvartsman 4. African champion international draughts from Cameroon:Jean Marc Ndjofang 5. Lithuanian champion … Continue reading

FIDE World Chess Rapids/Blitz

FIDE World Chess Rapids/Blitz:47 year old Ukraine GM Vassily Ivanchuk wins FIDE World Chess Rapid Championship..   World Champion GM Ivanchuk interviewed by Chess journalist Anastazia KarlovichShe wants to talk Chess, He wants to talk Checkers……. http://fb.me/ReXhLeehRd15 Ivanchuk (2771) – Melkumyan (2736) 1-01. d4 Nf6 2. Nf3 g6 3. Bf4 Bg7 4. e3 d6 5. … Continue reading

FIDE World Chess Rapids/ Day 2

 FIDE World Chess Rapids /Day 2 in Doha,Qatar  GM Vassily Ivanchuk stealing the show with a score of 8/10..Below is the list of his opponents, Round 11 pairing- playing Black against Russian GM Nepomniachtchi..Rd.Bo.SNo NameRtgIFEDPts.Res.wew-weKrtg+/-11063GMPerez2596ARG5,0s 10,730,27205,402543GMMatlakov2662RUS5,5w 10,650,35207,003223GMTomashevsky2710RUS6,5s ½0,58-0,0820-1,604451GMVidit2643IND7,0w 10,670,33206,605311GMAronian2770ARM7,0s 00,50-0,5020-10,0061125GMDreev2705RUS5,5w 10,590,41208,20711GMCarslen2906NOR7,0w 10,320,682013,608321GMKorobov2714UKR7,0s ½0,58-0,0820-1,609556GMPantsulaia2622GEO6,0s 10,700,30206,001025GMMamedyarov2805AZE7,5w 10,450,552011,001123GMNepomniachtchi2812RUS7,5s Rd7 Ivanchuk (2771) – Carlsen (2906) 1-01. d4 … Continue reading

IMSA ELITE MIND GAMES/DRAUGHTS

 IMSA ELITE MIND GAMES/DRAUGHTSWorld Champion Alexander Georgiev takes the GOLD in the Rapid Open Rd2 White Move 19. 42×1101. 32-28 17-2202. 28×17 12×2103. 35-30 20-2504. 33-29 21-2605. 39-33 18-2206. 31-27 22×3107. 36×27 15-2008. 44-39 10-1509. 40-35 05-1010. 45-40 07-1211. 50-45 01-0712. 41-36 19-2413. 30×19 13×2414. 38-32 12-1815. 32-28 07-1216. 43-38 11-1717. … Continue reading

TATA Steel 2015 / Round 1

    Three very fine wins to kick off the first round of the TATA Steel 2015 Masters Tournament.        Caruana (on the left – playing Black) played a very simple looking opening and already/quickly is pressing down the long diagonal.  White has problems to solve – and didn’t.Ivanchuk (in the middle … Continue reading