Tag: Vugar Gashimov

2014 In Memoriam

Perhaps this is a morbid tradition I’m starting. This year we saw the passing of GM Vugar Gashimov, GM Dragoljub Ciric, Kurt Meier and Alisher Anarkulov. The last two were included on this list for the strange circumstances that occurred that lead to their deaths. Again there are no real plans to recreate obituaries for these people, I just want… Read more →

2014 Chesapeake Open

Before I begin my discussion on the Chesapeake Open it is with sadness that we note the passing of Vugar Gashimov who passed this weekend. Vugar was a very strong player who was known for his dynamic play especially in the Benoni (one of the few top players who regularly incorporated it into his repertoire). Here is a Benoni game… Read more →