Evgeny Alekseev

Pavel Smirnov won the RAPID Grand Prix of Russia

The stage of the “RAPID Grand Prix of Russia” Memorial A.-X has ended.Kadyrov was held from October 27 to October 30 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. 118 players, including 10 grandmasters, participated in the tournament with a prize fund of 500,000 rubles. Technical results: 1st place. Pavel Smirnov — 8.5 2nd place. Evgeny Alekseev — 8.5 3rd…

The RAPID Grand Prix-Russia stage has come to an end in Makhachkala

In the capital of the Republic of Dagestan, the “Memorial of N.G. Gapizov” ended. The winner was the international grandmaster E. Alekseev, who has 8.5 points out of 11. B. Saidov and A. Triapishko scored the same number of points, but according to additional indicators they became silver and bronze medalists, respectively. Technical results

Konstantin Landa passed away

The famous grandmaster was 50 years old. Previously, he was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer. Landa was not only a strong player, but also one of the leading coaches in the world, known for his extensive theoretical knowledge. For many years he worked with Arkadij Naiditsch, helped the world champion Alexandra Kosteniuk and vice-world champion…

Blitz Russian Grand Prix

In Sochi, competitions continue as part of the stage of the Russian Cup “Zhemchuzhina”. The blitz tournament was won by Pavel Ponkratov, who scored 10.5 out of 13. Oleg Vastrukhin and Evgeny Alekseev were one point behind. Technical results