Final results in the 2007 Millennium Hotels NZ Chess Grand Prix
Top prize in the Open section went to Bob Smith (shown
top right). Other prizewinners included Mario Krstev (bottom left), winner of
the under-2000 section, and Filip Petreski (bottom right), winner of the
Full results are available for download (Word document). Summary on the Results page.
Bobby Cheng 3rd-equal in World Under-10
A spectacular result by Bobby Cheng in Antalya, Turkey. He scored 8.5/11 and was
just pipped on tie-break for the bronze medal, behind Wang Ton Sen (China)
10/11, Mikhail Antipov (Russia) 9, and Bajaj Prince (India) 8.5.
Fine performances too by Daniel Shen (6/11 in the Under-12) and Judy Gao (5/11 in the Girls Under-14).
Official site: wycc2007.tsf.org.tr/
2007 North Shore Club Championship
Won by Paul Garbett with the superb score of 10/11. See the full crosstable on the Results page.
Nelson Chess Open
Won by Darryl Johansen (AUS) with Stuart Conquest (ENG) and Murray Chandler (ENG/NZ) equal second. Follow the results round-by-round on the Canterbury Chess website at www.chess.org.nz/.
IM Pu Chen Wang in search of a GM norm
Follow Pu Chen's progress in the Netherlands in the Euwe Stimulus event,
August 17th - 26th 2007. He is taking part in a 10-player round-robin
tournament, which includes Grandmasters Barua, Panno, Olafsson and
More information at www.euwe-stimulans.nl
NEWS: the tournament was won by Simutowe. Pu Chen was 3rd. See the fine pictorial report at www.chessbase.com.
GM Stuart Conquest visits New Zealand
English Grandmaster Stuart Conquest has arrived in New Zealand for a tour
lasting several weeks. This will include participating in the George Trundle NZ
Masters Tournament in Auckland (22nd-30th September 2007) followed by the South
Island Championship in Nelson (3rd-7th October 2007).
Stuart won the Devonport Rapidplay with 5/5.
GM Stuart Conquest to visit New Zealand
English Grandmaster Stuart Conquest is scheduled to arrive in New Zealand on September 3rd, for a tour lasting several weeks. This will include participating in the George Trundle NZ Masters Tournament in Auckland (22nd-30th September 2007) followed by the South Island Championship in Nelson (3rd-7th October 2007). More details soon.