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15th Unive Tournament 2011
The 15th Unive Tournament takes place 14th-22nd October 2011. The Crown Group takes place 16th-22nd Oct with Vladimir Kramnik, Anish Giri, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Judit Polgar. [–table–] Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN]

Houdini 2 Aquarium products family has been released!
Houdini 2 Aquarium is a new powerful analysis, database and chess publishing tool, combined with the world’s strongest chess playing engine, Houdini 2 (current CCRL rating is 3347). Houdini 2 Aquarium includes databases of 5.1 million games in total (before October 1, 2011) that can be updated from each week with 2000 new games for free. Houdini 2 Aquarium supports up to 6 cores and 4 GB of hash — $59.99 / €47.99 Houdini 2 Aquarium Pro supports up to 32 cores and 32 GB of hash — $95 / €76
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4th Chess Masters Final
bilbao_mainThe 4th Final Masters tournament starts in Sao Paulo Monday at September, 26th and continues till October 1st (games start at 19.00 UTC) before transferring to Bilbao October, 6th-11th (games start 16.00 UTC). Players: Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian, Hikaru Nakamura, Vassily Ivanchuk and Francisco Vallejo Pons. Tournament format is double round robin with Sofia rules and 3 points for a win. The time control of 90 minutes for 40 moves then 60 minutes and 10 seconds per move. Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN], Round 7 [download PGN], Round 8 [download PGN], Round 9 [download PGN], Round 10 [download PGN] [–table–]

FIDE World Cup Khanty-Mansiysk 2011
logo_fide_k-mThe FIDE World Cup takes place in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia 28th August – 20th September 2011. Games starts at 10.00 UTC every day. Over 2700 players compete in the single-elimination field of 128. Sergey Karjakin, Vassily Ivanchuk and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov are the top seeds but Candidates such as Grischuk, Radjabov and Kamsky, former finalist Michael Adams, Russian Champion Peter Svidler, or 2nd placed Alexander Morozevich, women’s number one Judit Polgar are participating. Tournament offers three qualification places for the FIDE Candidates. Results Games: Round 1-1 [download PGN], Round 1-2 [download PGN], Round 1-tiebreaks [download PGN], Round 2-1 [download PGN], Round 2-2 [download PGN], Round 2-tiebreaks [download PGN], Round 3-1 [download PGN], Round 3-2 [download PGN], Round 3-tiebreaks [download PGN], Round 4-1 [download PGN], Round 4-2 [download PGN], Round 4-tiebreaks [download PGN], Round 5-1 [download PGN], Round 5-2 [download PGN], Round 5-tiebreaks [download PGN], Round 6-1 [download PGN], Round 6-2 [download PGN], Round 6-tiebreaks [download PGN], Final game 1 [download PGN], Final game 2 [download PGN], Final game 3 [download PGN], Final game 4 [download PGN]

Botvinnik Memorial Rapid
botvinnik_2011_logoThe Botvinnik Memorial in Mocow will take place 1st-5th September. Four top players are participating in this rapid control double rounder: Magnus Carlsen, Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian and Vladimir Kramnik. Women’s tournament is also very strong with Koneru, Kosintseva, Cmilyte and Danielian participating. Games: Day 1 [download PGN], Day 2 [download PGN]


The autumn offer: three powerful programs at the price of a one!
When buying Chess Assistant 11 this autumn you get ChessOK Aquarium 2011 and Chess Opening Encyclopedia 2011 for free! These three magnificent programs fully supplement each other. In any of them you can use the Rybka 4 engine and databases.

39th Dortmund Chess Meeting 2011
dortmund09The 39th Dortmund Chess Meeting takes place 21st-31st July 2011. All Rounds start 13.15 UTC Participants: Vladimir Kramnik, Hikaru Nakamura, Ruslan Pononmariov, Anish Giri, Le Quang Liem, Geog Meier. Games: Round 1 [download PGN], Round 2 [download PGN], Round 3 [download PGN], Round 4 [download PGN], Round 5 [download PGN], Round 6 [download PGN]


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