Aronian Wins Tata Steel Chess 2014; Wesley So @ 6th place overall.
by: joeyj : January 28, 2014
R6 pic: Levon Aronian Vs Wesley So
The 76th edition of Tata Steel Chess Tournament also well-known as Wijk aan Zee that took place for the first time in 3-locations for the Master’s Group (Grp-A): Wijk aan Zee (R1-R3,R5-R8,R10-R11), Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam (R4 ) and High Tech Campus Eindhoven (R9 ) from 11-26 January 2014, was won by elite-GM Levon Aronian (2812) of Armenia. It was the 4th time that Aronian won in Wijk aan Zee. The other three were in 2007, 2008 and 2012.
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Webster Chess Dominates at 2013 PanAm Championship, Earns Return to Final Four.
January 2, 2014
Webster University dominated the 2013 Pan-American Intercollegiate Team Chess Championship, held Dec. 27-30 at Texas Tech University.
The Webster University chess team and coach Susan Polgar achieved the most dominant performance in the 60-year history of the prestigious PanAm InterCollegiate Chess Championship, also known as the World Series of Chess. The 2013 PanAm, held Dec. 27-30 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, was the strongest field ever, with 42 college chess teams from across the country and 25 grandmasters competing.
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