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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Indian GMs Lead Dubai Open

Grandmaster Surya Sekhar Ganguly of India and eleven other Indian Grandmasters and International Masters maintained the lead with two points after two rounds of the 20th Dubai Open Chess Championship at the Dubai Chess Club in Dubai. Tied for the lead are Indian GMs S.P. Sethuraman, S.I. Narayanan, Debashis Das, …

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Top seed GM Yuriy Kryvoruchko of Ukraine beat FM Othman Mousa of the UAE as favorites hurdled their opening round assignments in the 20th Dubai Open Chess Championship at the Dubai Chess Club in Dubai.

A record 164 players from 33 countries are seeing action in the strong tournament including 36 Grandmasters, 24 International Masters, 5 Woman Grandmasters, 7 Woman International Masters, 16 FIDE Masters and 4 Woman FIDE Masters. Kryvoruchko, 32, a former Ukrainian champion, is rated 2703. Also winning as expected in the …

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