The visit of «El Clásico»


Two days ago I managed to visit the «El Clásico» between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.The atmosphere on Camp Nou was unbeliavable!I made a lot of video on the stadium but at the moment could upload just one.This video (the celebration of goal of Iniesta on 14th minute) and photo gallery from «El Clásico» you can find below :)

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Summer 2011. Catalonia


After I finished the tournaments on Crete,I managed to play two competitions in Catalonia — 1 rapid (Open de Cervelló) and 1 classical event (Open de La Pobla de Lillet).In the first one I took the 8th place (130 players participated) and in the second one — 7th place from 102 players.After 4 classical tournaments which I played in June-August my ELO rating for the 1st of September 2011 seems to be 2591.My next competition will take place in Barcelona on the 13th-14th of August (Open de Poblenou,rapid,10 rounds)

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Crete 2011. Paleochora


Hello everybody! I’m writing the article from Catalonia.A few days ago the Paleochora Chess Open finished. I finished it on 13th place ( among 243 participants). Also I had very nice vacations in Crete! Hope to come back there the next year as well! The winner of the tournament became a GM from Ukraine Yury Kryvoruchko (2652),congrats to him!Below you can find a large photo gallery from Paleochora. Enjoy it!

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Crete 2011. Rethymno


Yesterday the Open Chess Tournament of Rethymno finished.I managed to share the 1st-10th places but according to tie-break  I end up on the 7th place.In the tournament participated 186 players,from which 21 were GMs,11 — IMs and 14 — FMs.A detailed information you can find using the next links :

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