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Carlsen dropper VM for Norge - ABC Nyheter

Grand Chess Tour News - February 10, 2017 - 2:40pm

ABC Nyheter

Carlsen dropper VM for Norge
ABC Nyheter
Verdensmesteren prioriterer i stedet deltakelse i Grand Chess Tour i Paris i juni. – Det er leit, fordi det er den ene sjansen til Norge, og det kan bli lenge til neste gang. Sånn sett er det dumt, sier manager Espen Agdestein. Carlsen har representert ...

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Carlsen vraker Norge i sjakk-VM for lag - Dagbladet.no

Grand Chess Tour News - February 10, 2017 - 2:38pm

Carlsen vraker Norge i sjakk-VM for lag
Dagbladet.no
Grand Chess Tour er en serie med turneringer som han har valgt å spille, og da blir det umulig å kombinere med VM. Det er leit, men med Grand Chess Tour blir programmet i år ganske hektisk. Det ville kanskje uansett være vanskelig å få til selv på et ...

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Chess Triumphs, Stumbles and Embarrassments - Huffington Post

Grand Chess Tour News - February 9, 2017 - 10:19am

Huffington Post

Chess Triumphs, Stumbles and Embarrassments
Huffington Post
Wesley So triumphed in the traditional Dutch tournament in Wijk aan Zee and Hikaru Nakamura prevailed in Gibraltar. Their victories were almost upstaged by the Women's world champion Hou Yifan. She deliberately lost a last round game in five moves with ...

On Chess: Launch of Universal Rating System™ opens doors for global chess community - KBIA

Grand Chess Tour News - February 8, 2017 - 11:46pm

On Chess: Launch of Universal Rating System™ opens doors for global chess community
KBIA
The URS™ has already had a major impact on many of the world's top players as the January 2017 rating list heavily impacted the selection of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour wild cards. The launch of the URS™ system represents a quantum leap in the way that ...

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On Chess: Launch of Universal Rating System™ opens doors for global chess community - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - February 8, 2017 - 11:19pm

On Chess: Launch of Universal Rating System™ opens doors for global chess community
St. Louis Public Radio
Jan. 2, 2017 may well prove to be a landmark day in chess history as it marked the launch date of the new Universal Rating System (URS™). This exciting new system is expected to make it much easier for chess players across the world to achieve an ...

So stretches unbeaten streak to 60 games - The Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - February 5, 2017 - 7:49am

So stretches unbeaten streak to 60 games
The Standard
The 23-year-old So earned his points from his Tata Steel campaign, the Sinquefield Cup, the London Chess Classic and the Grand Chess Tour last year. So is ahead of Vladimir Kramnik (2811), Maxine Vachier Lagrave (2796) and Viswanathan Anand (2786) ...

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Levon Aronian to participate in Grand Chess Tour - Panorama.am

Grand Chess Tour News - February 2, 2017 - 8:11am

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Levon Aronian to participate in Grand Chess Tour
Panorama.am
In a press release on Tuesday the Grand Chess Tour organizers announced the nine main participants of this season, and the tournaments they will play. Chess Federation of Armenia reports, Levon Aronian, Magnus, Carlsen, Wesley So, Hikaru Nakamura, ...
Grand Chess Tour: Levon Aronian to replace Vladimir KramnikMalaysia Sun (press release)
On Chess: Undefeated Wesley So, a world champion contenderSt. Louis Public Radio

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Undefeated Wesley So: A world champion contender - KBIA

Grand Chess Tour News - February 2, 2017 - 5:20am

Undefeated Wesley So: A world champion contender
KBIA
... last game in Bilbao but, surprisingly, So has not lost a single game since. He tied for third in Bilbao, then he won the Sinquefield Cup and the London Chess Classic and the Grand Chess Tour 2016. During the London Chess Classic, So won convincingly.

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On Chess: Undefeated Wesley So, a world champion contender - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - February 2, 2017 - 5:13am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Undefeated Wesley So, a world champion contender
St. Louis Public Radio
... surprisingly, So has not lost a single game since. He tied for third in Bilbao, then he won the Sinquefield Cup and the London Chess Classic and the Grand Chess Tour 2016. During the London Chess Classic, So won convincingly. He didn't losing a ...

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Grand Chess Tour Levon Aronian to replace Vladimir Kramnik - Big News Network.com

Grand Chess Tour News - February 2, 2017 - 3:39am

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Grand Chess Tour Levon Aronian to replace Vladimir Kramnik
Big News Network.com
PanARMENIANNet - Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian was confirmed to participate in the Grand Chess Tour this year after Russia Vladimir Kramnik was ...
Levon Aronian to participate in Grand Chess Tour - Panorama.amPanorama.am
Undefeated Wesley So: A world champion contender | KBIAKBIA

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Grand Chess Tour: Levon Aronian to replace Vladimir Kramnik - PanARMENIAN.Net

Grand Chess Tour News - February 2, 2017 - 2:58am

Grand Chess Tour: Levon Aronian to replace Vladimir Kramnik
PanARMENIAN.Net
PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian was confirmed to participate in the Grand Chess Tour this year after Russia's Vladimir Kramnik was forced to withdraw from the sports event due to scheduling conflicts. The Grand Chess Tour ...

Аронян сыграет в серии Grand Chess Tour вместо Крамника - PanARMENIAN.Net

Grand Chess Tour News - February 2, 2017 - 1:58am

Аронян сыграет в серии Grand Chess Tour вместо Крамника
PanARMENIAN.Net
PanARMENIAN.Net - Армянский шахматист Левон Аронян сыграет в серии Grand Chess Tour вместо россиянина Владимира Крамника, отказавшегося от участия в супертурнире. Первый турнир серии Grand Chess Tour состоится 19-26 июня в ...

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Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour մրցաշարին - Armenpress.am

Grand Chess Tour News - February 2, 2017 - 1:51am

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Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour մրցաշարին
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Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour մրցաշարին. 11:44, 2 Փետրվար, 2017. ԵՐԵՎԱՆ, 2 ՓԵՏՐՎԱՐԻ, ԱՐՄԵՆՊՐԵՍ: Հայաստանի շախմատի հավաքականի անդամ Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour մրցաշարին:.

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Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour մրցաշարին - Armenpress.am

Grand Chess Tour News - February 2, 2017 - 1:51am

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Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour մրցաշարին
Armenpress.am
Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour մրցաշարին. 11:44, 2 Փետրվար, 2017. ԵՐԵՎԱՆ, 2 ՓԵՏՐՎԱՐԻ, ԱՐՄԵՆՊՐԵՍ: Հայաստանի շախմատի հավաքականի անդամ Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour մրցաշարին:.

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Армянский гроссмейстер Левон Аронян сыграет в серии Grand Chess Tour - Panorama.am

Grand Chess Tour News - February 2, 2017 - 12:52am

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Армянский гроссмейстер Левон Аронян сыграет в серии Grand Chess Tour
Panorama.am
Владимир Крамник вынужден отказаться от участия в Grand Chess Tour этого года из-за загруженности календаря. Как передает chess-news.ru, место россиянина займет армянский гроссмейстер Левон Аронян. Таким образом, окончательно ...

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Wesley So, the Filipinos' loss is the Americans' gain - ABS-CBN News

Grand Chess Tour News - February 1, 2017 - 10:39am

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Wesley So, the Filipinos' loss is the Americans' gain
ABS-CBN News
So hasn't lost in 56 matches, a stretch that includes winning the Grand Chess Tour and the Taal Steel tournament, two competitions that helped him shoot up the International Chess Federation (FIDE) rankings. In December, So was part of the US team that ...

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Carlsen, So In Grand Chess Tour; Kramnik Declines - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - February 1, 2017 - 4:01am

Chess.com

Carlsen, So In Grand Chess Tour; Kramnik Declines
Chess.com
Magnus Carlsen and Wesley So, the world number one and two in the live ratings, will be playing the 2017 Grand Chess Tour. Vladimir Kramnik could not play in all events and therefore had to decline. In a press release on Tuesday the Grand Chess Tour ...

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WESLEY SO WINS WORLD'S STRONGEST CHESS TOURNAMENT - PhilBoxing.com

Grand Chess Tour News - January 30, 2017 - 5:30pm

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WESLEY SO WINS WORLD'S STRONGEST CHESS TOURNAMENT
PhilBoxing.com
He won the Sinquefield Cup in August 2016, then Olympic Team Gold for USA and Individual Board-3 Gold in Baku, then the London Chess Classic (LCC) + 1st Place overall in the Grand Chess Tour 2016 to make him the best player of the year 2016 and ...
So wins Tata Steel chess crown, climbs to no. 2 in world rankingsThe Standard
So hangs on; Wei closes inInquirer.net

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Wesley So wins in Wijk - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Grand Chess Tour News - January 30, 2017 - 9:20am

Wesley So wins in Wijk
BusinessWorld Online Edition
With the victory he was also awarded a crystal cup (and an additional $100,000) for winning the overall Grand Chess Tour. And now this Filipino playing for the USA (yes, he considers himself an OFW) has won the first big event of 2017, the Tata Steel ...

So wins Tata Steel chess crown, climbs to no. 2 in world rankings - The Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - January 30, 2017 - 5:57am

Indian Sports news

So wins Tata Steel chess crown, climbs to no. 2 in world rankings
The Standard
So extended his unbeaten streak to 56, winning the Sinquefield Cup, the London Chess Classic and taking the overall crown in the Grand Chess Tour last year. Wei, who was in contention for a playoff for the crown had So lost, went down in a 70-move ...
So hangs on; Wei closes inInquirer.net

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