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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov wins Superbet Chess Classic Romania

Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won both the trophy and the USD 90,000 first prize at the Superbet Chess Classic Romania - the first stage of the Grand Chess Tour 2021. Hot got six points in the ninth round and secured victory with a draw against French Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.

The Superbet Chess Classic took place in Bucharest between June 5 and June 14.

“I went to the Old Town every day, where I met wonderful people. I thank all those who made this event possible. Thank you, Bucharest! We will be back!” Shakhriyar Mamedyarov said at the award ceremony.

The tournament in Bucharest had a USD 325,000 prize fund. The players who finished the competition on the podium received prizes of USD 90,000 (first place), USD 60,000 (second place), and USD 45,000 (third place). The rest of the prizes were split between the players on the places 4-10.

The Superbet Chess Classic Romania trophy is a statuette created by the artist Aurelian Aldescu. It symbolises a mix between the famous Endless Column sculpture by Constantin Brancusi (representing the Romanian element) and the king (the main piece in chess).

The next edition of Superbet Chess Classic Romania is scheduled for May 2022.

irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: the organizers)

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Irina Marica
Senior Editor

Irina holds a BA in Journalism and has been part of the Romania-Insider.com team since its early days in 2011. She likes to keep the Romania-insider.com readers informed every day. Irina reports on various topics, on a wide range of areas such as politics, social or entertainment. She also writes travel or leisure articles, as well as interviews. She splits her time between Sinaia, her hometown, and Bucharest. Being born and raised in a mountain town, Irina loves spending time in nature, but she also likes to read, write, listen to music, travel, teach her dog new tricks and listen to other people’s stories (so don’t hesitate to contact her for an interview if you have an interesting story that you want to share with the Romania-insider.com readers). She dreams to visit Iceland one day and maybe get to see the Arctic Monkeys play live.  You can send her press releases or feedback on her stories by emailing irina.marica@romania-insider.com.

 

Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov wins Superbet Chess Classic Romania

Azerbaijani chess grandmaster Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won both the trophy and the USD 90,000 first prize at the Superbet Chess Classic Romania - the first stage of the Grand Chess Tour 2021. Hot got six points in the ninth round and secured victory with a draw against French Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.

The Superbet Chess Classic took place in Bucharest between June 5 and June 14.

“I went to the Old Town every day, where I met wonderful people. I thank all those who made this event possible. Thank you, Bucharest! We will be back!” Shakhriyar Mamedyarov said at the award ceremony.

The tournament in Bucharest had a USD 325,000 prize fund. The players who finished the competition on the podium received prizes of USD 90,000 (first place), USD 60,000 (second place), and USD 45,000 (third place). The rest of the prizes were split between the players on the places 4-10.

The Superbet Chess Classic Romania trophy is a statuette created by the artist Aurelian Aldescu. It symbolises a mix between the famous Endless Column sculpture by Constantin Brancusi (representing the Romanian element) and the king (the main piece in chess).

The next edition of Superbet Chess Classic Romania is scheduled for May 2022.

irina.marica@romania-insider.com

(Photo source: the organizers)

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