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Kiril Georgiev
Tal Shaked

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Benoni, Fianchetto Variation
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Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia
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Saint-Quentin, France
Aug 9-20
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Chita, Russia
Aug 8-21
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Russian Superfinals (Women)
Chita, Russia
Aug 8-21
16 year old Aleksandra Goryachkina beat out Valentina Gunina, Alisa Galliamova, Ekaterina Lagno, Alexandra Kosteniuk, Natalia Pogonina, Olga Girya, Marina Guseva, Alina Kashlinskaya, Anastasia Savina, Anastasia Bodnaruk, and Evgenija Ovod.
102nd British Chess Championships
Coventry, England
Jul 27-Aug 8
Jonathan Hawkins beat out David Howell, Simon Williams, Aaron Summerscale, Glenn Flear, Richard Pert, et al. with 8.5/11.

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