Friday, 27 August 2010

Spanish Chess League CECLUB Honor Division

From Chessbase:
The Spanish Chess League CECLUB Honor Division is underway in Sestao, Vizcaya, 23rd-28th August 2010. It is a 6-round event with 10 teams. The first 4 rounds are a Swiss, with the final two rounds to decide the final places.

There are nine players rated 2700 or higher (Shirov, Ponomariov, Navara, Nakamura, Vachier-Lagrave, Bacrot, Gashimov, Almasi, and Jobava), as well as 30 more rated at least 2600, such as Kasimdzhanov, Caruana, Vallejo Pons, Short, Rublevsky, and Le Quang to name a few.
Here three games (annotations courtesy of Chessbase):





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