Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Howell Leads In 5th Leiden Chess

12 July 2011, Kuala Lumpur – GM Howell of England (pix below) leads after four rounds with four full points. There are a total 97 players participating in this year’s 5th Leiden Chess Tournament 2011 being held in the city of Leiden, Netherlands.

GM David Howell of England (picture courtesy of Chessbase)


Chess base reports that the 5th Leiden Chess Tournament 2011 is a nine-round open taking place from July 7th to 17th, 2011. The top seeds – GMs over 2600 – are Predrag Nikolic (2629, BIH), David Howell (2625, ENG) and Sergey Tiviakov (2623). At the start of the event there was a two-game rapid chess match between Jan Timman and Anish Giri.

WIM Iona Padurariu of Romania, top female player

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