Baadur Jobava, is the winner of Bronstein Memorial, that was organized from in Minsk 11th to 19th February 2014. He had a very close shave against Alexander Shimanova but eventually the match ended in a tiebreak.
Russian Grandmaster Vladimir Dobrov took a clear first place with 7,5/9 points in the 3rd Vladimir Petrov Memorial held on 20th February in the Amber Beach resort (Jaunkemeri).
Magnus Carlsen who is the world # 1 won the Zurich Chess Challenge that took place on Tuesday against world # 2 Levon Aronian.
The month of February has seen Magnus Carlsen, the 16th world chess champion presenting mixed performances.
Top seeds Maxim Matlakov of Russia and Alexander Moiseenko of Ukraine ended up with a tie for first place at the Moscow Open on Sunday.