Andrey Esipenko

Andrey Esipenko: “Carlsen is like Messi”

Russian grandmaster Andrey Esipenko commented on the level of play of the current world champion in classical chess, rapid and blitz – Magnus Carlsen. “Now and for many years Magnus is the best chess player on the planet with a reserve. The recent Rapid and Blitz World Championships confirmed this. I think Carlsen is like…

The Austrian Bundesliga started yesterday

On November 3, the Austrian Bundesliga started, which will last until April 15, 2023. Such grandmasters as Richard Rapport, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Parham Maghsoodloo, Vladimir Fedoseev, Andrey Esipenko, Kirill Alekseenko, Rustam Kasimdzhanov, Etienne Bacrot and many others will take part in the team competition. Results of the 1st round Official page

Challengers Chess Tour Final

On Saturday and Sunday there will be semifinals, finals and a match for 3 – 4 places in the Challengers Chess Tour Final, organized by Play Magnus Group. They will meet A. Esipenko – V. Pranav and R. Sadhwani – I. Samunenkov. Dates: from October 29 to October 30System: blitz (5+3), knockout formatPrize fund: $10,000…

4th round of the World Junior Championship

The World Junior Championships in Cala Gonone are continuing. In the open tournament, scored 3.5 points A. Esipenko, A. Kozak, N. Kacharava, F. Svane, A. Gadimbayli, V. Murzin, I. Samusenkov, F. Sonis. The tournament among girls is led by M-J. Ouellet, N. Salimova, M. Kamalidenova, Y. Hrebenshchykova, G. Beydullayeva and E. Goltseva scored 3.5 points…

World Junior Chess Championship 2022 Open

In Cala Gonone on the island of Sardinia in Italy, from October 12, the World Championships among juniors and girls under 20 will be held in 11 rounds according to the Swiss system. Rating-the favorite of the men’s tournament is Andrey Esipenko, and the women’s one is Nurgyul Salimova. Start list

The round of the 1/16 finals of the Global Championship continues

The next round of 1/16 round matches have been played in the Global Championship. Participants play a match of four games with a control of 15+2, in case of a draw, the opponents play Armageddon. The prize fund is 1.000.000$. Match results: Anish Giri – Raunak Sadhwani 3-0 Pavel Ponkratov – Nodirbek Abdusattarov 3-2…

Russian Championship Superfinals has finished

In the final round of the Superfinals in the men’s tournament, Dubov defeated Iljushenok, Murzin defeated Najer. Syugirov – Esipenko, Nesterov – Tomashevsky, Matlakov – Artemiev and Chigaev – Rakhmanov met in a draw. Dubov was stronger in the tie-break for the first place. Final standings: 1. Daniil Dubov, 2. Sanan Sjugirov – 7 points…

The tenth round was played at the Superfinals of the Russian Championship

The men’s tournament was won by Volodar Murzin, who beat Maksim Chigaev with white. Tomashevsky – Matlakov, Iljiushenok – Sjugirov, Rakhmanov – Dubov, Esipenko – Nesterov and Artemiev – Najer – drew. Standings after the 10th round: 1. Sanan Sjugirov- 6.5, 2. Daniil Dubov- 6, 3-5. Ilia Iljiushenok, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Vladislav Artemiev – 5.5, 6-7….