International Round-up 24/1/12
Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 24 Jan - 2 Feb 2012http://www.gibraltarchesscongress.comhttp://chess-results.com/tnr63931.aspx?art=2&rd=1&lan=1 http://www.gibraltarchesscongress.com/l ... asters.htm http://www.livestream.com/gibchess2012
Round 1 starts at 14:00 this afternoon. Jovanka Houska faces Peter Svidler with black on board 1. Other pairings include Adams-Zhukova, Short-Melia, Sutovsky-Hanley, Sasikiran-Quillan, Iturrizaga-Ansell whilst Alex Lopez of Cork plays Judit Polgar.
Womenâ€™s Bundesliga 20-22 January 2012http://www.schachbund.de/SchachBL/bedh.php?liga=fb1
Jovanka Houska warmed up for Gibraltar on board one for Karlsruher SF 18 and drew with both Anna Zatonskih and Anastasia Savina before beating Monika Seps on the Sunday. Her team lost two matches and won one.
Prague Open 13-20 Jan 2012http://www.czechtour.net/prague-open/results-and-games/ http://chess-results.com/tnr63755.aspx? ... ag=30&m=-1
Peter Constantinou scored 4.5/9.
2012 Queenstown Chess Classic, Queenstown, New Zealand 15th-23rd January 2012http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/queenstownchess/ http://www.chess-results.com/tnr63826.aspx?lan=1 http://www.newzealandchess.co.nz/queens ... games.html
Gawain Jones scored 6/9, whilst Ingrid Lauterbach and Malcolm Armstrong finished on 5.
74th Tata Steel Chess Tournament: 14 - 28 January 2012 http://www.tatasteelchess.com/tournamen ... 12/group/3 http://www.tatasteelchess.com/tournament/livegames http://www.tatasteelchess.com/amateurs/data http://www.tatasteelchess.com/tournament/games
Matthew Sadler is on 4.5/8 in Group C. Sadly Luke McShane was unable to take his place in Group A because of work commitments.
The English scores in the amateur sections are as follows:
Tienkampen 2E: Caspar Bates 1.5/4 (9 rounds)
Dagvierkampen 2B: Ian Reynolds 1.5/3
Dagvierkampen 5A: John Alderson 2/3 (group winner).
Dagvierkampen 7C: Paul Robert Jackson 1.5/3
Weekend 2F: Clive Wismayer 0.5/3
Weekend 6B: Marike Dokter 1/3
Bundesliga 4th-5th February 2012http://bundesliga.liveschach.net/
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Director of International Chess 24/1/12