News about Boris Gelfand

  • Nakamura wins Gibraltar 2017 title
    Hikaru Nakamura and Yu Yangyi won their respective games in the final Round 10 of Tradewise Gibraltar Masters 2017, to get a shot at the title when David Antón Guijarro drew his game against Michael Adams. At the end of Round 10, Guijarro, Nakamura, and Yu were tied, thus necessitated a playoff: Tradewise Gibraltar Masters … Continue reading “Nakamura wins Gibraltar 2017 title”

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  • Guijarro leads Gibraltar 2017 with 1 round to go
    David Anton Guijarro beats Veselin Topalov in the penultimate Round 9 of Tradewise Gibraltar Masters 2017 () to take the solo lead with 1 round to go. He might only be the 24th seed (ELO 2650) coming into this tournament, but he finds himself ahead of household names in the chess world such as Hikaru … Continue reading “Guijarro leads Gibraltar 2017 with 1 round to go”

  • Replay: Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2017
  • Ian Nepomniachtchi wins Tal Memorial 2016
    A big achievement by Ian Nepomniachtchi in 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 tournament in Moscow, Russia. He came out the sole leader after he drew his game against Boris Gelfand in the last and final round, while his closest rival in the tournament, Anish Giri, drew his game as well against Li Chao. The match … Continue reading “Ian Nepomniachtchi wins Tal Memorial 2016”

  • More Draws in Round 8 – Tal Memorial 2016
    All games were drawn once again in Round 8 of Tal Memorial 2016. Ian Nepomniachtchi still leads by half a point over Anish Giri. Ranking after Round 8 follows:

  • All Draws in Round 7 Tal Memorial 2016
    It was a quiet day at Moscow, as all 5 games were drawn in the 7th round of Tal Memorial 2016. Round 7 match-ups and results follow:

  • FIDE Ratings Update – October 2016
    A few big tournaments are still ongoing, namely: Isle of Man and Tal Memorial, thus their results are not yet counted for the October update of the FIDE Ratings List. Nevertheless, a few changes happened since last month. Vladimir Kramnik retakes the 2nd place from Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Wesley So overtakes Hikaru Nakamura at the … Continue reading “FIDE Ratings Update – October 2016”

  • Ian Nepomniachtchi retakes the lead at the end of Round 6, Tal Memorial 2016
    Anish Giri lost to Levon Aronian, while Ian Nepomniachtchi won against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in Round 6 of Tal Memorial 2016. Boris Gelfand suffered his 5th loss in 6 games in Round 6 as well. Ranking after Round 6 follows: Replay all the games: 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS). Read more.

  • 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS)
  • Nepomniachtchi and Giri Lead Tal Memorial 2016 after Round 3
    Ian Nepomniachtchi and Anish Giri win anew in Round 3 of Tal Memorial 2016, this time against Vladimir Kramnik and Evgeny Tomashevsky, respectively. Ranking after Round 3 follows: Replay all games: 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS)

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