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Finegold, Robson Draw; Nakamura Draws Even

Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura evened the score at 1.5 in his international match against GM Ruslan Ponomariov Thursday at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. Ben Finegold and Ray Robson drew their second straight game. Nakamura won but was the first to say it was not because of his opening play with the […]

Ponomariov, Robson Still Lead in Saint Louis

In both games, white played e4; in both games white refused to trade queens to remove black’s castling privilege; and both games ended in a draw. “I had a pleasant position—two bishops,” said Grandmaster Ruslan Ponomariov about his game against GM Hikaru Nakamura Wednesday at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis. “This […]

Ponomariov, Robson Score Round One Victories in Saint Louis. Video analysis included

Grandmaster Ruslan Ponomariov uncorked Nf3 on the fifth move against Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura’s King’s Indian Defense and went on to win the first game of their international match Tuesday at the Saint Louis Chess Club and Scholastic Center. “This is what happens when you take three and a half months off classical chess,” Nakamura said […]

Nakamura vs. Ponomariov, Finegold vs. Robson Matches in Saint Louis

For the first time ever, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis will host an international chess match featuring the top players in the world. Be there to witness a living legend and one in the making. The CCSCSL will host a 10-game match (six classical, four rapid) between St. Louis Grandmaster (GM) […]

Irina Krush – New Women’s Chess Champion of the U.S.

I mentioned the U.S. Women’s Chess Championship in a few posts here on the blog. I have covered some first rounds, but I have not let you know the final results. This post is here to fix it. After great battles and nine rounds IM Irina Krush became the Women’s Chess Champion of the U.S. […]

2st Round of the US Women’s Chess Championship – No Draws Again!

Incredible! Yesterday we could watch the second round of the US Women’s Chess Championship which is played in Saint Louis. None of the games finished by draw again. So far there were 10 games played and all of them finished with win of one of opponents. What a combative tournament! The standing after 2 rounds: […]

1st Round of the US Women’s Chess Championship – No Draws

The US Women’s Chess Championship started yesterday. The first round was very interesting and we experienced really bloody battles. No one of five games finished by draw! The game I like the most from the first day is the win of Irina Krush. Irina Krush has the highest rating of the tournament and she is […]

Pairings set for 2010 U.S. Women’s and Junior Closed Champs

The Opening Ceremony for the 2010 U.S. Women’s and Junior Closed Championships is complete, and the pairings have been determined: 2010 U.S. Women’s Championship (Rd. 1) WIM Iryna Zenyuk vs. WGM Sabina Foisor WFM Abby Marshall vs. WIM Alisa Melekhina WIM Beatriz Marinello vs. IM Irina Krush WFM Tatev Abrahamyan vs. WGM Camilla Baginskaite IM […]

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