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Dutch champion Anish Giri in Brussels

04/05/2016
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Dutch champion Anish Giri in Brussels

World class performance of the unbeaten candidate On 6 April 2016, the Dutch top player and current champion Anish Giri paid a visit to Brussels in the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the European Union, which holds the Presidency of the Council in the 1st half of 2016. The Head of Cabinet of the Commission’s First Vice-President Timmermans, Ben Smulders, welcomed the current No. 4 of the world as the ‘pop-star’ of chess,...

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Fire on the board! GM Alexei Shirov triumphs over Europchess

22/06/2015
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Fire on the board! GM Alexei Shirov triumphs over Europchess

Latvian super GM Alexei Shirov triumphs over Europchess in sparkling exhibition During the Latvian Presidency of the Council in the 1st half of 2015 Europchess was pleased to invite the country’s top player Alexei Shirov. Born in 1972 he became a grandmaster at the age of 17, which made him the 5th youngest GM of the world at the time. He sky-rocketed in his early 20ies and became the challenger of world champion Kasparov...

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Outstanding performance of GM Viktorija Cmilyte

17/10/2013
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Outstanding performance of GM Viktorija Cmilyte

European Woman Champion lectures and outplays Europchess with style On 8th October 2013, the European Woman Champion of 2011, GM Viktorija Cmilyte paid a visit to Brussels upon invitation of our club. The Lithuanian star was born in 1983 and became world champion of girls under 12 at that tender age. She progressed steadily and became a strong youthful appearance also in male competitions. In 2005, she won the national championship of her country,...

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Veni, vidi, vici – GM Pintér in Brussels

25/02/2011
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Veni, vidi, vici – GM Pintér in Brussels

Results and photos. Full report later...

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