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2012 Chess Olympiad Istanbul: Final round clashes – Chessbase

2012 Chess Olympiad Istanbul: Final round clashes 08.09.2012 ? Sunday is the big showdown, with the chess equivalent of blood and gore to be expected.


Despite finishing 21st, Pinoy woodpushers still winners in Chess Olympiad

Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines ? If there’s anything the Philippines achieved in the just-concluded World Chess Olympiad in Istanbul, Turkey ? despite ending up 21st place overall ? their players, headed by GM Wesley So, all performed beyond expectations.


ISTANBUL CHESS OLYMPIAD: PHILIPPINES TO PLAY AGAINST ROMANIA …

PhilBoxing.com

Manila—Resurgent Philippines resumes its campaign in the 40th FIDE World Chess Olympiad when they battle dangerous Romania in the 11th and final round Sunday at the WOW Convention Center inIstanbul, Turkey. The Filipinos drew their last matches


Canadian chess prodigy on track to become Woman Grandmaster

Globe and Mail

Thanks to her showing in Istanbul, Ms. Peng has just earned the Woman FIDE Master title. (FIDE is the French acronym for the World Chess Federation.) The next step up the ladder is Woman International Master and the pinnacle of the sport is Woman


Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka qualify for WTA Championships

SI.com

2 when the new rankings are released on Monday, have qualified for the WTA Tour Championships inIstanbul. Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci are the first doubles team to qualify for the event. The WTA Championships, a round-robin tournament held at the


Russia increases lead at Istanbul Olympiad | ChessVibes

MORE LATER Anything’s possible at the Olympiad in Istanbul after Russia lost a dramatic match to the USA on Thursday. These two teams are now in

Last battle for top slot in Chess Olympiad on Sunday
Business Recorder (blog)
ISTANBUL: The Open Section in the 40th World Chess Olympiad is heading towards an exciting finish on Sunday as three teams are entering the 11th and final round with equal points – China, Armenia and Russia. The top trio got eight wins from ten games

 

 

40th Chess Olympiad Istanbul Round 9 2012 | The Week in Chess

The 40th Chess Olympiad Istanbul Round 9 took place on Thursday 6th September 2012. Russia may still win the Olympiad but they could have almost made


It’s not over till . . .

New York Post

This is the lesson of the current Olympiad team championship in Istanbul, where players battle for medals and national honor. The general rule is: Play on, even if your position is dead drawn or dead lost. More than a dozen games that would have ended


Photos from 2012 Istanbul Chess Olympiad – Susan Polgar Chess …

By Polgar Chess

My Life Through Pictures and Music Some of the interesting people I met during my chess career: Mikhail Gorbachev, George HW Bush, Bobby Fischer, Boris Spassky, Anatoly Karpov, Mikhail Tal, Vishy Anand, Mikhail Botvinnik, Vasily


40th Chess Olympiad Istanbul Round 5 2012 | The Week in Chess

The 40th Chess Olympiad Istanbul Round 5 took place on Saturday 1st September. Live Video – Pairings – Live Games Official. Olympiad Round 5, The battle of


Norway hammer Pakistan in Istanbul World Chess Olympiad

Pakistan Observer

Istanbul?Despite absence of reigning World No. 1 Grand Master Magnus Carlson, Norway hammered Pakistan by 3.5 -0.5 in the sixth round of 40th edition of World Chess Olympiad here on Monday evening. Norway having three highly rated International

Istanbul: Press conference with Andrew Paulson
Chessbase News
The 40th Chess Olympiad is taking place in the Turkish metropole of Istanbul, from August 27 to September 10th, 2012. A record of 158 national chess federations have brought teams to Istanbul to participate in this prestigious event, which is being

 

 

Teams Resume Chase for Honours in Istanbul

AllAfrica.com

THE 40th edition of the World Chess Olympiads in Istanbul, Turkey resumed yesterday after Sunday’s break with the Zambian men team being pitted against Indonesia in their round six of the championship that ends this weekend. In the men’s weekend


PH chess stars stun Bulgarians

Inquirer.net

… Slovakia, India, Estonia, Uzbekistan, Montenegro, Peru; 8.0?United States, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Mongolia, Armenia, Turkey, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Romania, Netherlands, Philippines.ISTANBUL?Blunders do happen even in the elite level.


Zambian teams resume chase for honours in Istanbul | Times of …

By mitia

By Muwali Musampula -. THE 40th edition of the World Chess Olympiads in Istanbul, Turkey resumed yesterday after Sunday’s break with the Zambian men team being pitted against Indonesia in their round six of the championship that ends


FIDE IO seminar in Istanbul

The FIDE IO seminar took place from 29th to 31st August in Istanbul, Turkey, during the Chess Olympiad. A total of 44 participants from 30 countries. 38 of the

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