Chess sets, books, DVDs
The Gibraltar Chess Festival 2020 was held in Caleta, 19th-30th January. Masters: 250 players.
1-7. Andrey Esipenko, Wang Hao, Daniil Yuffa, David Paravyan, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, David Navara, Mustafa Yilmaz - 7.5 out of 10 scores.
Tiebreak: Final: Wang Hao - David Paravyan 1.5-2.5.
Semifinals: Daniil Yuffa - Wang Hao 0-2.
Andrey Esipenko - David Paravyan 2-3.
The Wijk aan Zee Tournament 2020 was held in The Netherlands, January 11th-26th.
1. Fabiano Caruana - 10 out of 13 scores, 2. Magnus Carlsen - 8, 3. Wesley So - 7.5.
The Women's World Chess Championship Match 2020 Ju Wenjun versus Aleksandra Goryachkina was held in Shanghai (China) and Vladivostok (Russia), 4th-24th January.
Ju Wenjun - Aleksandra Goryachkina 8.5-7.5. Ju Wenjun is Women's World Chess Champion again, she retains World Championship title.
Women's World Championship Match 2020 Ju Wenjun vs Aleksandra Goryachkina, Shanghai-Vladivostok 2020
The New Zealand Open Championship 2020 took place in Tauranga 14th-22nd January. The 127th New Zealand Chess Congress.
1. Daniel Fernandez - 8 out of 9 scores, 2. Vasily Papin - 6.5, 3-9. Kirill Polishchuk, Darryl Johansen, Brandon Clarke, Ben Hague, Paul Garbett, Herman van Riemsdijk, Russell Dive - 6. Kirill Polishchuk, Ben Hague, Paul Garbett and Russell Dive are the New Zealand Champions 2020.
The Hastings International Chess Congress 2019-2020 took place in England 28th December 2019 - 5th January 2020.
1. Panchanathan Magesh Chandran - 7.5 out of 9 scores, 2. Romain Edouard - 7, 3-6. Gergely Kantor, Simon Williams, Mate Bagi, Stany G.A. - 6.5.
The Rilton Cup 2019-2020 took place in Stockholm (Sweden) 27th December 2019 - 5th January 2020.
1-2. Elshan Moradiabadi, Arseniy Nesterov - 7 out of 9 scores, 3-10. Dmitrij Kollars, Frode Olav Olsen Urkedal, Sergey Volkov, Tiger Hillarp Persson, Gagare Shardul, Drazen Dragicevic, Luis Ernesto Quesada Perez, Martin Lokander - 6.5.
The Erfurt Schachfestival 2019 was held in Germany 26th-30th December.
1-2. Raphael Lagunow, Karsten Schulz - 6.5 out of 8 scores, 3-8. Adrian Gschnitzer, Dennes Abel, Ferenc Langheinrich, Cliff Wichmann, Tobias Kolb, Anton Zhukov - 6.
The Zurich Christmas Chess Open 2019 was held in Switzerland 26th-30th December.
1-2. Vitaly Kunin, Maxime Lagarde - 6 out of 7 scores, 3-5. Haik Martirosyan, Rasmus Svane, Grover Sahaj - 5.5 out of 7 scores.
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