Seeded players were unrelenting in the second round of the World Senior Championship in Opatija. Defending Champion Anatoly Vaisser and Nukhim Rashkovsky from Russia crashed their opponents Emili Padros Simon from Spain and Bengt Hammar from Sweden respectively. Slovakian Grandmaster Gennadij Timoscenko defeated Srdja Dragasevic from Montenegro with a brilliant endgame.Last Updated on Thursday, 08 December 2011 18:48 Read more...
The 21st World Senior Chess Championship began in the Milenij hotel in Opatija. It will be remembered by the fact that competitors from all continents participate at the tournament. There are 19 Grandmasters and 31 International Masters among 241 participants from 45 countries. What is important to mention is that legendary chess player from Georgia Nona Gaprindashvili, an absolute World Champion from the period 1962 - 1978 also participates at the tournament.Last Updated on Thursday, 08 December 2011 18:47 Read more...