Posts Tagged ‘wang hao’

Biel Chess Fest R9: Bologan the Knight Raider Against Wang Hao

The spring wind egged Viktor Bologan’s steed onwards in a cool Sicilian journey across the chess board against Wang Hao. Bologan pulled off a nice victory over Wang Hao in the ninth round at the Biel Chess Festival. This only queered the pitch. Wang Hao and Anish Giri met in the last round just a point behind Magnus Carlsen.

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Biel Chess Fest: Carlsen Steamrolls Wang Hao

The 2012 Biel Chess Festival is taking place from July 23-August 2 in several groups. The most important being the Master Tournament. It includes six very strong grandmasters playing a double round robin: Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Morozevich, Wang Hao, Etienne Bacrot and Anish Giri. However, Morozevich dropped out later due to ill health and was replaced by GM Viktor Bologan. Here is the Round 2-win by Carlsen over Chinese No. 1.

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Biel Chess Fest R4: Wang Hao Beats Anish Giri, Leads

The Biel Chess Festival got a new leader after Round 4 on Thursday. China’s No. 1 Wang Hao beat Dutch Chess Champion Anish Giri to tally 9 points out of 4 games. Hikaru Nakamura won his first game, against Victor Bologan, while Etienne Bacrot and Magnus Carlsen drew their game. Here is the Giri-Hao game with Chess King – your best chess training partner on the planet! The earlier Wang Hao-Hikaru Nakamura wild game won by the former is here.

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Biel Chess Fest Round 3: Wang Hao-Nakamura Wild, Wild Game 1-0

The 2012 Biel Chess Festival is taking place from July 23 to August 2 and the Master Tournament (eleven rounds Swiss) includes six very strong grandmasters playing a double round robin: Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, Alex. Morozevich, Wang Hao, Etienne Bacrot and Anish Giri. But, Alexander Morozevich dropped out after Round 2 due to health reasons (Chess Blog news). He has been replaced by Viktor Bologan. Meanwhile, here is a wild game between Chinese No. 1 Wang Hao and the US Chess Champion Hikaru Nakamura. On the subject of wild games, you have seen the brutal Chess Queen vs Wang Hao knockout checkmate video that’s gone viral?

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