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Haraldur R Karlsson
Aug 30, 2013

Chess World Cup Final

Aug 30, 2013 by Haraldur R Karlsson

The final playoff games, between former World Champion, Russian Grandmaster Vladimir Kramnik, and fellow countryman Grandmaster (GM) Dimitry Andreikin, are under way in the Norwegian city Tromso.  These two were left standing in field of 128 of the world's best chess players after 7 rounds.  Each round consisted of two games and winners of each round advanced to the next.   Grandmaster Alexander Onischuck (#77 on world list), coach of the Knight Raiders Chess Teams, qualified for the super-st...