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Gashimov Memorial 2017: Kramnik sacs his rook With a description such as “sacrificed the rook for some pawns and initiative”, a few players come to mind in the field at such as the current leader Mamedyarov, or Topalov, but Kramnik, in spite of his enormous ability, is not your usual choice. 2017-04-25 More...
Giorgi Giorgadze: " The tournament held in Shamkir is worthy of Vugar’s name " The president of the Georgia Chess Federation Giorgi Giorgadze , has come to Shamkir to watch the ShamkirChess 2017 tournament dedicated to memory of Vugar Gashimov .. Giving an interview to the official website of the tournament he spoke about competition, organized by Synergy Group. 2017-04-25 More...
Vladimir Kramnik:” Pentala could win” IV round ended in ShamkirChess 2017 dedicated to the memory of Vugar HAshimov. In the last game,the former world champion Vladimir Kramnik defeated the Indian player Pentala Harikrisnaya. 2017-04-24 More...
Veselin Topalov:”So played extremely well” Fourth round games are continuing in ShamkirChess2017 tournament dedicated to the memory of Vugar Hashimov . In the reporting round, former World champion Veselin Topalov drew with Wesley So with white figures. 2017-04-24 More...
Kramnik Wins With Amazing Rook Sac In Shamkir Two days ago, Veselin Topalov played a wonderful rook sacrifice in Shamkir that some commented might be a move-of-the-year candidate. Today, Topalov's long-time adversary Vladimir Kramnik one-upped him with a possibly even more astonishing rook sacrifice. 2017-04-24 More...
Sergey Karjakin:” Losing to Adam had a bad effect on me” Another meeting of IV round has ended in ShamkirChess 2017 tournament dedicated to the memory of Vugar HAshimov , organized by Synergy Group. Russian representative Sergey Karjakin drew with Polish chess player Radoslav Wojtaszek. 2017-04-24 More...
Mamedyarov Bamboozles Eljanov, Steals Lead In Shamkir Shakhriyar Mamedyarov has long been renowned for his skill in sharp, complex positions. He drew on his talents today to defeat Pavel Eljanov, but he also needed a bit of luck as Eljanov missed a clear win. 2017-04-24 More...
Gashimov Memorial 2017: Mamedyarov beats Eljanov and leads Round three saw intriguing matchups, and two decisive results. The first matchup was the classic between Kramnik and Topalov, who always promise a game worth watching for the spectators, but no blood was spilled this time. 2017-04-24 More...
Shamkir 1-2: So’s streak ends, Eljanov leads Wesley So’s 67-game unbeaten streak was ended by Shakhriyar Mamedyarov as the 2017 Gashimov Memorial got off to a spectacular start in Shamkir on Friday. Time was a big factor, as Wesley failed to adjust to the lack of increments before move 61 and blundered with seconds on his clock. 2017-04-24 More...
Shahriyar Mamedyarov:” I haven't prepared against Teymur” The IV round’s first meeting has finished in ShamkirChess 2017 tournament dedicated to the memory of Vugar Hashimov ,organized by Synergy Group. Azerbaijani chess players Shahriyar Mamedyarov and Teimour Radjabov drew. 2017-04-24 More...
Wesley So spoke about draw with Michael Adams In secont round of Vugar Hashimov memorial,Wesley So (US) drew with Michael Adams( England) with black figures. So called draw a fair result:” Adams has great experience.He didn’t allow to gain the advantage in this regard. 2017-04-22 More...
Veselin Topalov: “I do not think about reconciliation” The second round of Vugar Hashimov memorial organized in Shamkir is coming to it’s end. The world champion Veselin Topalov defeated Polish chess player Radoslav Voytasek in today’s meeting. 2017-04-22 More...
Sergey Karjakin:“If Karlsen cheers for “Real” I will support “Barsa”” In second round of Vugar Hashimov memorial organized in Shamkir, our representative Shahriyar Mammadyarov drew with Russian representative Sergey Karjajkin. 2017-04-22 More...
Shahriyar Mammadyarov: "We know each other well" The second round’s games have started in ShamkirChess 2017 tournament dedicated to the memory of Vugar Hashimov. In second day of international tournament organized by "Synergy Group", Azerbaijani chess player Shariyar Mammadyarov drew with Russian representative Sergey Karjajkin. 2017-04-22 More...
Veselin Topalov drew with Michael Adams First round games are continuing in Vugar Hashimov Memorial:” In the first round of tournament Organized by “Synergy Group”, world champion Veselin Topalov, playing with white pieces, drew with English player Michael Adams. 2017-04-21 More...