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Unwavering Viswanathan Anand to focus on Chess World Cup - The New Indian Express

Grand Chess Tour News - July 21, 2017 - 9:21am

The New Indian Express

Unwavering Viswanathan Anand to focus on Chess World Cup
The New Indian Express
He finished eighth among 10 players in the Leuven leg of Grand Chess Tour early in July and later missed an opportunity to win his 10th title in Leon, Spain. He is rather excited about Kasparov's decision to make a comeback and also face him. "I am ...

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Unwavering Anand to focus on Chess World Cup - The Hindu

Grand Chess Tour News - July 21, 2017 - 5:14am

The Hindu

Unwavering Anand to focus on Chess World Cup
The Hindu
He finished eighth among 10 players in the Leuven leg of Grand Chess Tour early in July and later missed an opportunity to win his 10th title in Leon, Spain. He is rather excited about Kasparov's decision to make a comeback and also face him. “I am ...

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Unwavering Anand to focus on Chess World Cup - Press Trust of India

Grand Chess Tour News - July 21, 2017 - 4:55am

Unwavering Anand to focus on Chess World Cup
Press Trust of India
He finished eighth among 10 players in the Leuven leg of Grand Chess Tour early in July and later missed an opportunity to win his 10th title in Leon, Spain. He is rather excited about Kasparov's decision to make a comeback and also face him. "I am ...

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Junior championships waged in stressful silence at Chess Club in ... - STLtoday.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 17, 2017 - 8:27pm

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Junior championships waged in stressful silence at Chess Club in ...
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The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis has become the epicenter of chess in the United States. The tournaments held there are silent, grueling ...

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Junior chess championships waged in stressful silence - STLtoday.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 17, 2017 - 8:22pm

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Junior chess championships waged in stressful silence
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International Master Awonder Liang considers his next move against fellow International Master Michael Brown (not pictured), of Trabuco Canyon, Calif. on Monday, July 17, 2017, in the final round of the 2017 Junior Chess Championships at the St. Louis ...

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Chess legend Kasparov picks St. Louis competition for return - The ... - The Mainichi

Grand Chess Tour News - July 16, 2017 - 8:08pm

The Mainichi

Chess legend Kasparov picks St. Louis competition for return - The ...
The Mainichi
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Chess legend Garry Kasparov didn't need any arm-twisting to be persuaded to return to competition next month in St. Louis. In fact, it was ...

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Former Chess Champion Garry Kasparov Announces Return to Competition - NBC Chicago

Grand Chess Tour News - July 15, 2017 - 8:21pm

NBC Chicago

Former Chess Champion Garry Kasparov Announces Return to Competition
NBC Chicago
Several top tournaments are held at the club, including the U.S. Chess Championships, two of the five tournaments on the Grand Chess Tour, and several top-level junior tournaments. "It's a thrill to officially be returning to the game, and certainly ...

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Chess legend Garry Kasparov says he will return to competitive chess in August - Business Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - July 15, 2017 - 1:38pm

Business Insider

Chess legend Garry Kasparov says he will return to competitive chess in August
Business Insider
Several top tournaments are held at the club, including the U.S. Chess Championships, two of the five tournaments on the Grand Chess Tour, and several top-level junior tournaments. "It's a thrill to officially be returning to the game, and certainly ...

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Chess legend Kasparov picks St. Louis competition for return - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Grand Chess Tour News - July 15, 2017 - 10:25am

Chess legend Kasparov picks St. Louis competition for return
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The St. Louis Rapid and Blitz event offers $150,000 in prizes. It will feature six Grand Chess Tour competitors and four "wild cards" invited to participate. Sinquefield said Kasparov was among several people discussing how to organize the new ...

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Viswanathan Anand reveals how he draws inspiration from Roger Federer - Sportskeeda

Grand Chess Tour News - July 14, 2017 - 7:59pm

Sportskeeda

Viswanathan Anand reveals how he draws inspiration from Roger Federer
Sportskeeda
In his latest conversation with the media, Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand opened up about his performance at the Leuven leg of the Grand Chess Tour held recently, coming face-to-face with Garry Kasparov again and most strikingly, about how he is ...

Viswanathan Anand: Federer teaching me to hang in there - ESPN

Grand Chess Tour News - July 14, 2017 - 12:30am

ESPN

Viswanathan Anand: Federer teaching me to hang in there
ESPN
Viswanathan Anand had just finished eighth among 10 players in the Leuven leg of the Grand Chess Tour, sometime in the first week of July. Even before he could scramble into the comfort of his hotel bed, many time zones away, in India, reports of a ...

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Did Anand Promote Illegally Vs Kramnik? - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 12, 2017 - 8:07am

Chess.com

Did Anand Promote Illegally Vs Kramnik?
Chess.com
Interestingly, a relevant example at the highest level was seen recently, during the Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour in Leuven Belgium. In our report the game between Anand and Kramnik was included. It was played on 1 July and saw a funny final phase, ...

So rules Leon Chess Masters - The Manila Times

Grand Chess Tour News - July 11, 2017 - 6:31am

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So rules Leon Chess Masters
The Manila Times
Filipino Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So added another feather to his cap by topping the 30th Magistral De Ajedrez – Leon Chess Masters held in Leon, Spain. So, who represents the United States Chess Federation in international tournaments, outplayed GM ...
Chess: Wesley So punctuates Euro trip by clinching tournament title in SpainABS-CBN News

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Chess: Wesley So punctuates Euro trip by clinching tournament title in Spain - ABS-CBN News

Grand Chess Tour News - July 11, 2017 - 5:36am

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Chess: Wesley So punctuates Euro trip by clinching tournament title in Spain
ABS-CBN News
So then proceeded to Paris for the French leg of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) from June 21 to 25, where he finished 7th out of 10 participants. He got back on track, however, in the city of Leuven for the Belgian stop of GCT on June 28 to July 2 ...
So rules Leon Chess MastersThe Manila Times

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Grischuk Joins Radjabov, Comments On Kasparov - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 11, 2017 - 2:56am

Chess.com

Grischuk Joins Radjabov, Comments On Kasparov
Chess.com
Alexander Grischuk is always good in interviews, and yesterday he did not disappoint when asked about Garry Kasparov's participation in the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour. "For me it's by far the most interesting event this year, apart from ...

FIDE Ethics Commission to study comeback by Kasparov - Insidethegames.biz

Grand Chess Tour News - July 10, 2017 - 3:48am

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FIDE Ethics Commission to study comeback by Kasparov
Insidethegames.biz
Russian grandmaster Garry Kasparov has been warned by the World Chess Federation (FIDE) that he may be referred to its Ethics Commission after he anno...

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FIDE Ethics Commission to study comeback by Kasparov - Insidethegames.biz

Grand Chess Tour News - July 10, 2017 - 3:45am

FIDE Ethics Commission to study comeback by Kasparov
Insidethegames.biz
Last week, Kasparov revealed he planned to resume his career by taking part in the Grand Chess Tour at St. Louis, scheduled to take place between August 13 and 20. But Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, President of FIDE, has claimed that Kasparov must first be ...

Le Quang Liem to compete in US Rapid Blitz tournament - VietNamNet Bridge

Grand Chess Tour News - July 8, 2017 - 2:19pm

VietNamNet Bridge

Le Quang Liem to compete in US Rapid Blitz tournament
VietNamNet Bridge
Vietnamese Grandmaster (GM) Le Quang Liem has been invited by Grand Chess Tour (GCT) to participate in the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz tournament in the US on August 14 - 18. Le Quang Liem to compete in US Rapid Blitz tournament, Sports news, football,.

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - July 8, 2017 - 1:09pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes - The Boston Globe
The Boston Globe
The YourNextMove Grand Chess Tour event has ended with a convincing win by world champion Magnus Carlsen. Though he came out of the rapid tournament ...
Kasparov back on board for grand slam | GulfNews.comgulfnews.com
Former world champion Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement ...Yahoo India News

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