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Isle of Man Open: Viswanathan Anand held to a draw, Harika Dronavalli suffers defeat in 2nd round - Firstpost

Grand Chess Tour News - September 25, 2017 - 4:50am

Firstpost

Isle of Man Open: Viswanathan Anand held to a draw, Harika Dronavalli suffers defeat in 2nd round
Firstpost
Isle of Man: Five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand played out a draw with Germany's Lampert Jonas but Harika Dronavalli suffered a defeat against German FIDE Master Michael Babar in the second round of the Isle of Man International Tournament.

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Magnus Carlsen fikk pinlig velkomst - sjakkdommeren visste ikke hvem han var - Aftenposten

Grand Chess Tour News - September 22, 2017 - 3:45pm

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Magnus Carlsen fikk pinlig velkomst - sjakkdommeren visste ikke hvem han var
Aftenposten
Magnus Carlsen er klar for Isle of Man International. Her er han under lyn- og hurtigsjakkturneringen i Leuven, Belgia i sommer. FOTO: Lennart Ootes, Grand Chess Tour. Engelsk journalist rapporterte om den merkelige ordvekslingen. – Meget spesielt ...

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Wesley So eliminated in World Chess Cup semifinals - Rappler

Sinquefield Cup News - September 22, 2017 - 3:40am

Rappler

Wesley So eliminated in World Chess Cup semifinals
Rappler
Filipino chess fans were saddened as So, who had a bad slump in the Sinquefield Cup, appeared unlikely to reach this far. But through a strategy where So took his chances in the playoffs under faster time controls, he slowly made his to the semifinal ...

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Vachier-Lagrave Knocks Out Svidler At World Cup - Chess.com

Sinquefield Cup News - September 17, 2017 - 12:34pm

Chess.com

Vachier-Lagrave Knocks Out Svidler At World Cup
Chess.com
The Frenchman is in excellent shape lately, and won the super strong Sinquefield Cup only six weeks ago. Svidler himself won the World Cup before, reached the final last time, and is a seven-time Russian champion. It's fair to say that Anna Rudolf ...

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Sjokktap for Magnus Carlsen - ute av World Cup - Dagbladet.no

London Chess Classic News - September 10, 2017 - 9:49am

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Sjokktap for Magnus Carlsen - ute av World Cup
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(Dagbladet): Den regjerende verdensmesteren Magnus Carlsen var blant forhåndsfavorittene i FIDE World Cup i sjakk, men gikk på et svært overraskende tap 1,5 - 0,5 mot kineseren Bu Xiangzhi. Turneringen, som arrangeres i Tblisi i Georgia, spilles som ...

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World Cup Chess: Anton Koyalyov knocks out Vishwanathan Anand in second round - News Nation

Sinquefield Cup News - September 8, 2017 - 1:45am

News Nation

World Cup Chess: Anton Koyalyov knocks out Vishwanathan Anand in second round
News Nation
Heading into the Chess World Cup in Tbilisi, Anand had a strong showing in the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, having finished joint-second behind French Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Although he struggled in the St Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament ...

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Viswanathan Anand out of Chess World Cup 2017, can't challenge Magnus Carlsen - Hindustan Times

Sinquefield Cup News - September 7, 2017 - 9:52am

Hindustan Times

Viswanathan Anand out of Chess World Cup 2017, can't challenge Magnus Carlsen
Hindustan Times
Heading into the Chess World Cup in Tbilisi, Anand had a strong showing in the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, having finished joint-second behind French Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Although he struggled in the St Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament ...

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FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand faces threat of exit after shock defeat to Canada's Anton Kovalyov - Firstpost

Grand Chess Tour News - September 7, 2017 - 3:01am

Firstpost

FIDE World Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand faces threat of exit after shock defeat to Canada's Anton Kovalyov
Firstpost
Tbilisi, Georgia: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a shocking defeat at the hands of Canadian Grandmaster Anton Kovalyov and now faces the threat of an ouster from the World Chess Cup in Tbilisi. Having struggled in the second game ...

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So plunges into 2nd round action - The Manila Times

Sinquefield Cup News - September 6, 2017 - 10:00am

So plunges into 2nd round action
The Manila Times
The 23-year old Cavite City pride is raring to make a good impression this time after his forgettable campaign in the Grand Chess Tour – Sinquefield Cup held recently at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in US. So, who represents the ...

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So plunges into 2nd round action - The Manila Times

Grand Chess Tour News - September 6, 2017 - 10:00am

So plunges into 2nd round action
The Manila Times
The 23-year old Cavite City pride is raring to make a good impression this time after his forgettable campaign in the Grand Chess Tour – Sinquefield Cup held recently at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in US. So, who represents the ...

AICF adopts Khadi for uniforms for international meets - Sportstarlive

Grand Chess Tour News - September 5, 2017 - 8:05am

Sportstarlive

AICF adopts Khadi for uniforms for international meets
Sportstarlive
Grand Chess Tour. The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has decided that all its players and support staff would use Khadi for their uniforms in all international tournaments to promote the faric. Incidentally, Khadi and Village Industries Commission ...

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Chess World Cup: Anand, Gujrathi, Sethuraman advance - Sportstarlive

Grand Chess Tour News - September 4, 2017 - 11:46am

Sportstarlive

Chess World Cup: Anand, Gujrathi, Sethuraman advance
Sportstarlive
Viswanathan Anand survived some extremely anxious moments against his lowly rated opponent before getting the half-a-point he required to move into the second round of the chess World Cup at Tbilisi (Georgia) on Monday.

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Grand Chess Tour News - September 2, 2017 - 3:58pm

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
To capture the tournament victory, Aronian dazzled the chess board with an incredible performance against nine of the world's best chess players to take home the $37,500prize and 13 Grand Chess Tour points. Aronian's win in Saint Louis moves the ...

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

London Chess Classic News - September 2, 2017 - 3:58pm

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
“I'm excited to carry this momentum into what I hope is a successful conclusion to the GCT at the London Chess Classic this upcoming December.” To capture the tournament victory, Aronian dazzled the chess board with an incredible performance against ...

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Sinquefield Cup News - September 2, 2017 - 3:58pm

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
Ultimate Moves, a fun event traditionally played following the Sinquefield Cup, consists of a lively series of blitz games among GCT players and special guests. This year's Ultimate Moves competition pitted two teams managed by Rex and Randy ...

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Chess World Cup: Viswanathan Anand to take on Li Tian Yeoh - The Hindu

Sinquefield Cup News - September 2, 2017 - 8:21am

The Hindu

Chess World Cup: Viswanathan Anand to take on Li Tian Yeoh
The Hindu
Former champion Viswanathan Anand will return to the World Cup by taking on 18-year-old Malaysian International Master Li Tian Yeoh in the opening round at Tbilisi, Georgia, on Sunday. Bulgaria's Veselin Topalov, another former World champion, is the ...
Viswanathan Anand returns to World Cup after 15 years, eyes Candidate spotTimes of India

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FIDE WC: Anand leads India's charge in World Cup - Sportstarlive

Sinquefield Cup News - September 2, 2017 - 6:55am

Sportstarlive

FIDE WC: Anand leads India's charge in World Cup
Sportstarlive
Viswanathan Anand, who climbed four places to reach seventh in the latest rankings after the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis competition, will face18-year-old Malaysian International Master Li Tian Yeoh in the opening round on Sunday.

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FIDE WC: Anand leads India's charge - Sportstarlive

Sinquefield Cup News - September 2, 2017 - 5:34am

The New Indian Express

FIDE WC: Anand leads India's charge
Sportstarlive
Viswanathan Anand, who climbed four places to reach seventh in the latest rankings after the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis competition, will face18-year-old Malaysian International Master Li Tian Yeoh in the opening round on Sunday.
Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand returns to World Cup after 15 yearsThe New Indian Express

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Levon Aronian advances to the 4th position in FEDE ranking - Mediamax.am

Grand Chess Tour News - September 1, 2017 - 1:54am

Mediamax.am

Levon Aronian advances to the 4th position in FEDE ranking
Mediamax.am
Levon Aronian won Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz of Grand Chess Tour, gaining 2802 points and taking the 4th position in FIDE ranking. Aronian is only 1 point behind Vladimir Kramnik, who took the 3rd position. World champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) is the ...

Fresh off Sinquefield display, Viswanathan Anand leads Indian challenge at chess World Cup - The New Indian Express

Sinquefield Cup News - August 31, 2017 - 11:56pm

The New Indian Express

Fresh off Sinquefield display, Viswanathan Anand leads Indian challenge at chess World Cup
The New Indian Express
Anand heads into the World Cup after conjuring up one of his best performances in the Sinquefield Cup, which is a positive sign. On the flip side, his form in the rapid and blitz has been cause of concern, which might play a crucial part in some of his ...

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