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RT @MonteCarlo930: Víctor Bologan y su obra de arte en el SunwayChessOpen https://t.co/7h1rMORtU4 @chesscom @ChessBase @TaniaSachdev @leont
04-01-2018
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Results of our recently finished Open have been evaluated by FIDE and players' ratings updated! Enter FIDE's website to check your own rating update. For instance, India's GM Aravindh crossed 2600 thanks to his amazing performance and win: https://t.co/uxgzcRQhig @ChessbaseIndia
03-01-2018
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Is there a better way to start the chess year than watching online the @chesscom speed chess final? Nakamura vs. Carlsen now!
03-01-2018
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Health, happiness and good chess! https://t.co/i6PcSqo6Qn
01-01-2018
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@SusanPolgar @amanhambleton @hansenchess @chessbrahTV @DanielRensch He said he would do so when he became a GM! Not that we want to... 😄😄😄
30-12-2017
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Ya es OFICIAL: la 5ª edición del Festival Internacional de Ajedrez Sunway Sitges se celebrará del 14 al 23 de diciembre de 2018, por primera vez a 10 rondas (sin día de doble ronda) @leontxogarcia @illescasmiguel @chess24es @guillembaches @chessbase_es @davidllada Te lo perderás? https://t.co/WWVJg4T1Bk
30-12-2017
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Now that dates have been released, we hope @amanhambleton can include our tournament in his agenda again, so that we see him playing in Sitges as a GM now... and without his beard! @hansenchess @chessbrahTV @DanielRensch
30-12-2017
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Some more official news NOW: our 2018 Open Tournament will have 10 rounds for the first time, without any double-round day (Dec. 14th-23rd). We hope players enjoy having one more round of great and strong chess! @davidllada @MarkTWIC @TelegraphChess
30-12-2017
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We appreciate every support, but especially from @SusanPolgar, @MarticaFierro and @WOMChess, to help us grow women chess in our already strong tournament. Stay tuned to find out some exciting novelties with regards to this for our 2018 open! @TaniaSachdev @chessqueen @pogonina
30-12-2017
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It's official NOW! We are glad to announce that the 5th edition of Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival will be held from Dec. 14th, 2018, until Dec. 23rd, 2018, in Sitges (Barcelona, Spain). Save the dates! @FIDE_chess @SusanPolgar @chesscom @chess24com @ChessBase https://t.co/3umhcFCJBK
30-12-2017
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RT @SWE_chess: Unstoppable! First victory in @SunwayChessOpen and now the leader in #riltoncup with 3/3. Aravindh Chithambaram shows peak p…
30-12-2017
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Congratulations ti Ju Wenjun for her convincing win in the World Rapid Chess tournament of Saudi! 2 of the world's most populated countries (India and China) get the titles, it should be good for chess' growth (let's hope that @WOMChess as well!) @SusanPolgar @ChessbaseIndia
29-12-2017
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India's chessplayers rock at the end of the year! Just 5 days after GM Aravinth's win in the strong Sunway Sitges 2017 Open, @vishy64theking takes the World Rapid Chess title in Saudi. Congratulations! 2 different generations, 2 different categories of tournaments, but 2 wins...
29-12-2017
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India's GM Aravinth defeated Croatia's GM Zdenko Kozul in Sunway Sitges 2017 last round and clinched the title and the 5.000 € first prize. Amazing performance for this young GM, who crossed 2600 rating points with his win @ChessbaseIndia @chesscom_in @TaniaSachdev @MohammadKaif https://t.co/rsHlGnMI2i
27-12-2017
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@SusanPolgar @WOMChess @MarticaFierro This is very kind! Please follow us so that I can send you a private message, or contact the organizer Mr. Oskar Stöber at info@sunwaychessfestival.com. Maybe you could even come to Sitges during the tournament:)
24-12-2017
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Here is @TaniaSachdev from India after her today's last round win! @ChessbaseIndia @chesscom_in @chessdom https://t.co/wjz3jTCgP4
24-12-2017
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What can we say about @amanhambleton that has not been said yet? We are glad he clinched his last GM norm in our tournament, and we hope to see him next year in Sitges (that he brings his long beard with him again is going to be difficult!) @chessbrahTV @hansenchess @chesscom https://t.co/zfwK1NsenY
24-12-2017
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We had the pleasure to see GM Ivan Sokolov playing in Sitges this year @PROChessLeague @Times_Chess A good top-10 finish for him with 6.5 points out of 9. https://t.co/liUYKWlQ1i
24-12-2017
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Thanks to WGM @TaniaSachdev, strong and beautiful player, and a very nice person, for her presence in our tournament. And to Sara Khadem, Dinara Saduakassova, B. Möngöntuul, Mitra Hejazipour, etc., who also allowed to see stronger @WOMChess in Sitges @SusanPolgar @MarticaFierro https://t.co/IAhWyLtpAJ
24-12-2017
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El joven GM Aravinth de la India es el ganador del Open Internacional de Ajedrez Sunway Sitges 2017, con el GM Samuel Shankland segundo y el GM Salem Saleh de Emiratos tercero. Fortísimo torneo con más de 100 jugadores titulados! @leontxogarcia @davidllada @chess24es @chesscom_es https://t.co/aduKT4KtXs
23-12-2017
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GM Aravinth from India won Sunway Sitges 2017 with 6 wins and 3 draws: an impressive performance! Indian players always did well in Sitges, but it's the 1st time that one takes the title @ChessbaseIndia @ChessIndiaNet @chesscom_in @chessfederation @TaniaSachdev @Rameshchess https://t.co/SSWxvfwqBI
23-12-2017
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GM Salem Saleh finished 3rd in the strong Sunway Sitges 2017 tournament close to Barcelona (Spain). Great player and person! @uaechess1976 @Salem_Alhuwar @dubaichess @AD_Chess_Club @SharjahChess @fujchessclub https://t.co/XZ3rZAmjcR
23-12-2017
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GM Aravinth from India is the winner of 2017 Sunway Sitges International Chess Open. USA's GM Samuel Shankland takes second place and UAE's GM Salem Saleh third, followed by over 100 titled players. Congratulations to the winners! @ChessbaseIndia @UAEChess @SharjahChess @USChess https://t.co/RfVd4HLMgT
23-12-2017
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The playoff about to end. @GMShanky and GM @Salem_Alhuwar Saleh https://t.co/82VQj9Afg3
23-12-2017
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While playoffs take place, the hall is getting ready for the prizes' ceremony https://t.co/gl7PEf4iEF
23-12-2017
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GM Awonder Liang watching the playoffs @USChess https://t.co/1DDUIGsoUJ
23-12-2017
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GM Salem Saleh playing the semi-final of the playoff for the second spot of the tournament in Sitges! @UAEChess @AD_Chess_Club @dubaichess https://t.co/OnFDerbHx6
23-12-2017
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Play-off about to start @chess24com @chessable @chesscom @SusanPolgar Live at https://t.co/zr21C3synK and https://t.co/jd57JWFDFI https://t.co/lO4wIBMWnL
23-12-2017
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A punto de empezar el play-off. Síguelo en https://t.co/aFf66smywt y en https://t.co/zr21C3synK @leontxogarcia @davidllada @illescasmiguel @chess24es
23-12-2017
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It seems we have a winner! GM Aravinth wins his game today and cannot be reached by any other player now. Great tournament for him! @ChessbaseIndia @chesscom_in @ChessIndiaNet @chessfederation @TaniaSachdev
23-12-2017
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Time to analyse games! @chesscom @chessable https://t.co/LfN7AndW5T
23-12-2017
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Improvised TV set for @ChessbaseIndia with @amanhambleton https://t.co/qW8BI1hy10
23-12-2017
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Todas las cámaras en directo ahora mismo retransmitiendo video de la última ronda en https://t.co/IzCSPCrp88! @leontxogarcia @illescasmiguel @chess24es @davidllada Y a las 4 de la tarde seguir el más que posible playoff por los primeros puestos!
23-12-2017
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All the cameras live right now at https://t.co/IzCSPCrp88! @SusanPolgar @ChesscomNews @chesscom @hansenchess
23-12-2017
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Live broadcasting now! @GMShanky vs. @amanhambleton @chessable @USChess https://t.co/MROOgufSjw
23-12-2017
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Nice views from the main playing hall this sunny Saturday morning. It doesn't feel like December in Sitges! https://t.co/WiKhodDvtC
23-12-2017
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Canada has a new GM! This is @amanhambleton while playing his 9th round game. Doesn't his face show some relax for getting the job done even if he's fighting for the tournament now? @hansenchess @SusanPolgar @chessable @ChessCanada @ACP_Chess https://t.co/ABBd7UNZOf
23-12-2017
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GM Aravinth and GM Kozul in today's first board @ChessbaseIndia https://t.co/5cIlLJRUm4
23-12-2017
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9th and last round about to start. After that, a playoff among 4 players may be necessary to decide the title and prizes. If that's the case, it'll take place at 4 pm CET and will be broadcasted. Don't miss anything today! @chesscom @chess24com @chessdom @SusanPolgar
23-12-2017
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Will India's GM Aravinth get the title tomorrow? Or will GM Zdenko Kozul be able to win it? If they draw, they will open the door for all players with 6 points after tonight's round...
23-12-2017
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UAE's GM Salem Saleh explained his game with full details in an interview after the round. If you missed his game and the interview, you will be able to check it in our website or YouTube channel after the tournament @Salem_Alhuwar @AD_Chess_Club @UAEChess @dubaichess https://t.co/XnD19HbJuw
23-12-2017
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Follow last round's action live from Sitges this Saturday from 9:30 am CET at https://t.co/zr21C3synK : 34 boards broadcasted, video streaming and real time commentaries and interviews from the venue of the tournament @chesscom @SusanPolgar @davidllada
23-12-2017
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WGM and @redbullin athlete @TaniaSachdev interviewed by @Rahal_Michael after her game earlier tonight. We'll also have live broadcasting, streaming, commentaries, interviews, etc., in tomorrow's 9th and last round (from 9:30 h. CET) @chess24com @chessdom @ChessICC https://t.co/XFFm2vff8e
23-12-2017
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GM Aravinth got an important draw against @GMShanky that allows him to stay at the top of the tournament, and will play with white against Zdenko Kozul in order to try to win the tournament in the 9th round @chesscom_in @ChessbaseIndia @ChessIndiaNet https://t.co/3geIzUcAMm
23-12-2017
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WGM Dinara Saduakassova and GM Alexandr Predke during their game earlier today https://t.co/p6RqWcjNTe
23-12-2017
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And here is a picture of @amanhambleton and Fernando Peralta @lichess @hansenchess @chessable https://t.co/2HmZtbJiqg
23-12-2017
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Hrant Melkumyan and Salem Saleh trying to score a point in this afternoon's round @AD_Chess_Club @UAEChess @Salem_Alhuwar Next to them, Zdenko Kozul was able to beat young @USChess GM Awonder Liang https://t.co/pwSP9DcjXy
23-12-2017
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Este sábado a las 9:30 h. se celebrará en Sitges la última ronda del torneo, con los comentarios, análisis y entrevistas en directo del MI @Rahal_Michael. De haber empates a puntos en los primeros 4 puestos, se jugaría un playoff a partir de las 16 h. @leontxogarcia @chesscom_es
23-12-2017
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El canadiense Aman Hambleton firma tablas con el GM argentino Fernando Peralta en la octava ronda en Sitges, y consigue así su tercera y última norma para convertirse en GM. Felicidades! @leontxogarcia @chess24es
23-12-2017
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This is @amanhambleton 8th round's score sheet. A historic score sheet for him, since he got his third and final GM norm in this game! @hansenchess @chessdom @chessable https://t.co/qplETWw4TA
23-12-2017