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Howell 'Victorious Veteran' At Winter Chess Classic - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 22, 2017 - 5:47am

Chess.com

Howell 'Victorious Veteran' At Winter Chess Classic
Chess.com
With the U.S. Championship, the Sinquefield Cup and the new rapid & blitz event of the Grand Chess Tour, the city of St. Louis was already a majestic host of super strong tournaments. Now, it's taking its nickname "the U.S. capital of chess" to the ...

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Vishy Anand inaugurates chess academy at KCT - The Hindu

Grand Chess Tour News - March 21, 2017 - 8:45pm

The Hindu

Vishy Anand inaugurates chess academy at KCT
The Hindu
“It has been a three-month break, quite a long one, and I am quite prepared for the tournaments ahead in Zurich (April), Grand Chess Tour and the non tour events in Lyon and Norway in June. But the World Cup in September is something that is important ...

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ग्रांड चेस टूर में हिस्सा लेंगे पूर्व विश्व चैंपियन विश्वनाथन आनंद - News Track

Grand Chess Tour News - March 18, 2017 - 4:37am

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ग्रांड चेस टूर में हिस्सा लेंगे पूर्व विश्व चैंपियन विश्वनाथन आनंद
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नई दिल्ली: शतरंज के बादशाह विश्वनाथन आनंद इस साल होने वाले ग्रांड चेस टूर में भाग लेंगे जहा पांच विश्व कप खेले जाने है. इन्होंने 2016 में मिश्रित प्रदर्शन किया था, और यह एक बार शतरंज में ...
इस साल ग्रैंड चेस टूर और विश्व कप में हिस्सा लेंगे विश्वनाथन आनंदSanjeevni Today

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Carlsen is No. 1 but the others are closing in, says Viswanathan Anand - The Hindu

Grand Chess Tour News - March 17, 2017 - 7:37pm

The Hindu

Carlsen is No. 1 but the others are closing in, says Viswanathan Anand
The Hindu
I will play the Grand Chess Tour; that is one circuit. The other is the World championship cycle in which I will play the World Cup in September. If I qualify in the World Cup, then I have to get ready for the Candidates tournament, and the Grand tour ...

Carlsen is No. 1 but the others are closing in, says Viswanathan Anand - The Hindu

Grand Chess Tour News - March 17, 2017 - 1:13pm

The Hindu

Carlsen is No. 1 but the others are closing in, says Viswanathan Anand
The Hindu
I will play the Grand Chess Tour; that is one circuit. The other is the World championship cycle in which I will play the World Cup in September. If I qualify in the World Cup, then I have to get ready for the Candidates tournament, and the Grand tour ...

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Caruana, Nakamura, So To Compete In US Champs - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 17, 2017 - 12:56pm

Chess.com

Caruana, Nakamura, So To Compete In US Champs
Chess.com
... Fabiano Caruana (2817), and Hikaru Nakamura (2793). Caruana is the reigning champion. Two years ago Nakamura won, with Caruana being absent and So playing his first championship. After winning both the 2016 Grand Chess Tour and the Tata Steel ...

Viswanathan Anand confident of bouncing back in 2017 after mixed 2016 - Hindustan Times

Grand Chess Tour News - March 17, 2017 - 9:49am

Hindustan Times

Viswanathan Anand confident of bouncing back in 2017 after mixed 2016
Hindustan Times
Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand is confident of bouncing back after a mixed 2016 and says he will compete in the Grand Chess Tour, which includes five tournaments and the World Cup, this year. Speaking at the inauguration of a ...

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Chess champion Viswanathan Anand confident of bouncing back after mixed 2016 - Financial Express

Grand Chess Tour News - March 17, 2017 - 4:01am

Financial Express

Chess champion Viswanathan Anand confident of bouncing back after mixed 2016
Financial Express
Confident of bouncing back after enduring a mixed 2016, former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand says he will compete in the Grand Chess Tour, which includes five tournaments and the World Cup, this year. Speaking at the inauguration of a ...

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Anand confident of bouncing back after mixed 2016 - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - March 17, 2017 - 3:22am

Times of India

Anand confident of bouncing back after mixed 2016
Times of India
CHENNAI: Confident of bouncing back after enduring a mixed 2016, former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand says he will compete in the Grand Chess Tour, which includes five tournaments and the World Cup, this year. Speaking at the ...

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Шахрияра Мамедъярова в Париже ждет Магнус Карлсен - Azerisport.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 16, 2017 - 3:39pm

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Шахрияра Мамедъярова в Париже ждет Магнус Карлсен
Azerisport.com
Азербайджанский шахматист Шахрияр Мамедъяров приглашен в престижный коммерческий турнир «Grand Chess Tour» по быстрым шахматам и блицу, который пройдет в Париже. Организаторы назвали имя нашего гроссмейстера в числе ...

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Pestaño: Will Wesley really shine this year? | SunStar - Sun.Star

Grand Chess Tour News - March 16, 2017 - 9:39am

Pestaño: Will Wesley really shine this year? | SunStar
Sun.Star
After that, his next elite events are the first leg of the Grand Chess Tour starting June 18-26 in Paris and the second leg in Leuven, Belgium from June 27-July 3. Both of these events are in Rapid and Blitz formats. Both Paris and Leuven will have a ...

Иванчук сыграет на представительном турнире в Левене - Sportarena.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 13, 2017 - 5:03pm

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Иванчук сыграет на представительном турнире в Левене
Sportarena.com
Перед этим, 21-25 июня в Париже пройдет еще один крупный турнир серии Grand Chess Tour – в столице Франции сыграют Магнус Карлсен, Никару Накамура, Уэсли Со, Максим Вашье-Лаграв, Сергей Карякин, Фабиано Каруана, Александр ...

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Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour-ի Բելգիայի մրցաշարին - Armenpress.am

Grand Chess Tour News - March 13, 2017 - 7:37am

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Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour-ի Բելգիայի մրցաշարին
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Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour-ի Բելգիայի մրցաշարին. 16:33, 13 Մարտ, 2017. ԵՐԵՎԱՆ, 13 ՄԱՐՏԻ, ԱՐԵՆՊՐԵՍ: Շախմատի Հայաստանի տղամարդկանց հավաքականի անդամ Լևոն Արոնյանը կմասնակցի Grand Chess Tour-ի ...

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Giri, Kramnik, Ivanchuk Among Grand Chess Tour Wild Cards - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 13, 2017 - 4:29am

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Giri, Kramnik, Ivanchuk Among Grand Chess Tour Wild Cards
Chess.com
The organizers of the Grand Chess Tour stated that wildcards have been selected on two criteria: the players URS™ standings (the GCT's own "universal rating system), "as well as recent exceptional performances." Both Paris and Leuven will have a prize ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - March 11, 2017 - 12:10pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The St. Louis Chess and Educational Center never seems to rest. Along with its numerous educational programs, relentless support of top-flight chess through the Grand Chess Tour and the US Championships, support of chess in the Boy Scouts, and the ...

On Chess: Creating a path for future elite players through quarterly tournaments - KBIA

Grand Chess Tour News - March 9, 2017 - 5:43am

KBIA

On Chess: Creating a path for future elite players through quarterly tournaments
KBIA
The tournaments will certainly attract international attention, but are not expected to be at the level of the flagship events, such as the Grand Chess Tour or the U.S. Championship. Both tournaments will be a single, ten player round robin event, and ...

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On Chess: Creating a path for future elite players through quarterly tournaments - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - March 9, 2017 - 5:27am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Creating a path for future elite players through quarterly tournaments
St. Louis Public Radio
The tournaments will certainly attract international attention, but are not expected to be at the level of the flagship events, such as the Grand Chess Tour or the U.S. Championship. Both tournaments will be a single, ten player round robin event, and ...

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Wesley now no. 2 in world chess ranking - The Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - March 3, 2017 - 8:04am

Wesley now no. 2 in world chess ranking
The Standard
So, who is 16 points behind Carlsen, is deep in preparation for his next series of tournaments--the 2017 Grand Chess Tour. In this series, Kramnik won't be around, with Levon Aronian taking his place in the tournament, which will offer a total purse of ...

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Wesley now no. 2 in world chess ranking - The Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - March 3, 2017 - 7:14am

Wesley now no. 2 in world chess ranking
The Standard
So, who is 16 points behind Carlsen, is deep in preparation for his next series of tournaments--the 2017 Grand Chess Tour. In this series, Kramnik won't be around, with Levon Aronian taking his place in the tournament, which will offer a total purse of ...

Editorial: Short takes on human athletes, car-racing doldrums and anti-privacy conspirators - STLtoday.com

Grand Chess Tour News - February 24, 2017 - 4:06pm

STLtoday.com

Editorial: Short takes on human athletes, car-racing doldrums and anti-privacy conspirators
STLtoday.com
... Stix elementary schools. The goal is to help kids learn strategy, focus and patience, the Post-Dispatch's Christine Byers reports. Who knows? In the not-too-distant future, one of them might be competing for the Grand Chess Tour's coveted ...

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