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Battle of the young stars

Saturday, 26. September 2009 22:06

Round 8 photos (31 pictures): http://picasaweb.google.com/SPICEChess/2009SPICECupRound8 LIVE games: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/spice/SPICE_CUP_2009_LIVE_COVERAGE.php LIVE commentary by chessdom: http://www.chessdom.com/news-2009/wesley-so-hammer-spice-cup IM Finegold offered a draw on move 14 to secure his GM title. FM Rensch refused and played on.

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Short wins! Short wins!

Saturday, 26. September 2009 19:35

Photo by Mikhail Golubev The final score is Short 3.5 – Efimenko 2.5 [Date "2009.09.26"] [Round "6"] [White "Efimenko, Z."] [Black "Short, N."] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [ECO "C44"] [WhiteElo "2654"] [BlackElo "2706"] 1. e4 e5 2

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The battle of roommates

Saturday, 26. September 2009 17:51

One would expect roommates and friends to take it easy with each other.

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Gata Kamsky Interview

Saturday, 26. September 2009 17:34

Gata Kamsky Interview by Teymur Tushiev for Extratime.az Tushiev: You are not a frequent participant in open tournaments, how did you decide to play in Baku Open ?

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World LIVE rating

Saturday, 26. September 2009 17:03

http://chess.liverating.org/ Rank Name Rating Change 01 Topalov 2813,0 0 02 Anand 2788,0 0 03 Aronian 2784,2 +11,2 04 Carlsen 2772,0 0 04 Kramnik 2772,0 0 06 Leko 2762,0 0 07 Radjabov 2757,0 0 08 Ivanchuk 2756,0 0 09 Gelfand 2751,1 -4,9 10 Morozevich 2750,0 0 11 Gashimov 2746,3 +6,3 12 Jakovenko 2742,0 0 13 Ponomariov 2738,5 -2,5 14 Svidler 2738,0 -3 15 Grischuk 2733,8 +0,8 16 Wang Yue 2731,9 -4,1 17 Shirov 2726,0 -4 18 Alekseev 2725,0 0 19 Karjakin 2724,0 +2 20 Mamedyarov 2721,8 +0,8 21 Eljanov 2720,4 +3,4 22 Dominguez 2719,0 0 23 Vachier-Lagrave 2718,0 0 24 Movsesian 2713,0 +2 25 Nakamura 2712,8 -22,2 26 Bacrot 2710,4 +1,4 27 Malakhov 2710,1 -4,9 28 Wang Hao 2706,6 +16,6 29 Tomashevsky 2705,8 +17,8 30 Short 2703,8 -2,2 31 Kasimdzhanov 2702,7 +0,7 Rating as of September 23, 2009 Chess news from Susan Polgar

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Hooping in Seattle

Saturday, 26. September 2009 16:54

My long time Anne just sent me this very cool video of her hooping in Seattle.

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Opposite color

Saturday, 26. September 2009 12:32

White to move.

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Nanjing Pearl Spring Chess Tournament

Saturday, 26. September 2009 12:11

Introduction to Nanjing Pearl Spring Chess Tournament http://www.chess-pearlspring.com/www/chess_pk/2009/en/ After the success of 2008 Pearl Spring Chess Tournament Nanjing, China, the Pearl Spring of Pukou, Nanjing greets the Nanjing Pearl Spring Chess Tournament in 2009.    High Level   Nanjing Pearl Spring Chess Tournament triumphantly joined the Grand Slam “Club”, which contains only four tournaments in the world – tennis, F1, golf and chess

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Man in the News: Garry Kasparov

Saturday, 26. September 2009 11:55

Man in the News: Garry Kasparov By Charles Clover Published: September 25 2009 23:15 Last updated: September 25 2009 23:15 Financial Times Hunched over a chess table, chin wedged into his knuckles, eyes fixed in concentration, a familiar figure returned to Russia’s television screens this week. He had been little seen of late: after 2005, Garry Kasparov, who retired from chess to become the face of political opposition to Vladimir Putin’s Kremlin, all but disappeared from the airwaves. Yet as Mr Kasparov played a mini-championship in Spain marking the 25th anniversary of his five-month “marathon match” against Anatoly Karpov – a man he describes on his blog as his “eternal opponent” – an informal Kremlin ban appeared to lift

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