27 relations: Aeroflot Open, Aleksej Aleksandrov, Alex Yermolinsky, Alexander Grischuk, Alexander Onischuk, Alexei Shirov, Boris Gulko, Chess, Grandmaster (chess), Gregory Kaidanov, Hikaru Nakamura, Joel Benjamin, Larry Christiansen, Latvia, Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, Mikhail Tal, Moscow, Pan American Chess Championship, Patrick Wolff, Pittsburgh, Riga, U.S. Chess Championship, U.S. Open Chess Championship, United States, Vadim Milov, Yasser Seirawan, Yury Shulman.
The Aeroflot Open is an annual open chess tournament played in Moscow and sponsored by the airline Aeroflot.
Aleksej Aleksandrov (born 11 May 1973 in Belarus) is a chess grandmaster (1997).
Alex Yermolinsky (Алексей Ермолинский, Aleksey Yermolinskiy; born April 11, 1958 in Leningrad) is an American chess grandmaster.
Alexander Igorevich Grischuk (Алекса́ндр И́горевич Грищу́к; born October 31, 1983) is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Alexander Onischuk (born September 3, 1975) is a Ukrainian-American chess grandmaster.
Alexei Shirov (Aleksejs Širovs;; born 4 July 1972) is a Latvian and Spanish chess grandmaster.
Boris Franzevich Gulko (p; born February 9, 1947) is a Soviet-American International Grandmaster in chess.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.
Gregory Kaidanov (Григорий Зиновьевич Кайда́нов, Grigoriy Zinovyevich Kaydanov; born 11 October 1959) is a Soviet-born American chess grandmaster.
is a Japanese-American chess grandmaster.
Joel Benjamin (born March 11, 1964) is an American chess grandmaster.
Larry M. Christiansen (born June 27, 1956) is a chess Grandmaster who grew up in Riverside, California, United States, and was the U.S. champion in 1980, 1983, and 2002.
Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.
The Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic (Latvian SSR; Latvijas Padomju Sociālistiskā Republika; Латвийская Советская Социалистическая Республика, Latviyskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), also known as Soviet Latvia or Latvia, was a republic of the Soviet Union.
Mikhail Nekhemyevich Tal (Mihails Tāls; Михаил Нехемьевич Таль, Mikhail Nekhem'evich Tal,; sometimes transliterated Mihails Tals or Mihail Tal; 9 November 1936 – 28 June 1992) was a Soviet Latvian chess Grandmaster and the eighth World Chess Champion (from 1960 to 1961).
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
The Pan American Chess Championship, also American continental Championship is an individual chess tournament organized since 1945.
Patrick Gideon Wolff (born February 15, 1968) is an American chess Grandmaster.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.
Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
The U.S. Chess Championship is an invitational tournament held to determine the national chess champion of the United States.
The U.S. Open Championship is an open national chess championship that has been held in the United States annually since 1900.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Vadim Milov (born 1 August 1972) is a Swiss grandmaster of chess.
Yasser Seirawan (ياسر سيروان; born March 24, 1960) is an American chess grandmaster and four-time United States champion.
Yuri Shulman (Юрый Маркавіч Шульман; born April 29, 1975 in Minsk, Belarus, former USSR) is a Belarusian American chess grandmaster.