World championship match 2009: Schwarzman retains the title
The match for the world championship 2009 between world champion Alexander Schwarzman and challenger Alexander Georgiev was played in the Dutch towns Enschede, Hengelo and Twenterand. After a tight battle it was Schwarzman who had the best nerves during the tie break on the last day. Take a look at the
Two short games
The Russian Championship 2009 was won by GMI Alexander Georgiev, and the tournament in Salou 2009 by GMI Guntis Valneris. Take a look at two short and explosive games of Georgiev against Shaibakov and Valneris against Ivanov.