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Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion - Markets Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 7:54pm

Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion
Markets Insider
"It feels amazing to get this win since this leg of the Grand Chess Tour is one of the strongest events in the history of chess," said the new Sinquefield Cup champion Maxime Vachier-Lagraveas. "It's also special to be the first French grandmaster to ...
Vintage Anand turns back clock in Sinquefield slugfestThe New Indian Express

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Chess: Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback event - New Straits Times Online

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 5:35pm

New Straits Times Online

Chess: Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback event
New Straits Times Online
Grandmaster chess player Garry Kasparov concentrates on his next move during a match against grandmaster Levon Aronian in day two of the Grand Chess Tour at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center in St. Louis on August 15, 2017. Kasparov and other ...
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand has disastrous Day 1; Garry Kasparov impresses on returnFirstpost
Chess legend Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive returnTHE BUSINESS TIMES
Viswanathan Anand starts badly in St. Louis RapidThe Indian Express
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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand has disastrous Day 1; Garry Kasparov impresses on return - Firstpost

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 10:06am

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand has disastrous Day 1; Garry Kasparov impresses on return
Firstpost
Viswanathan Anand flattered to deceive and scored just a solitary draw from three games on the first day of the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament of the Grand Chess Tour. Garry Kasparov showed surprising alacrity for a player who hasn't ...
Viswanathan Anand starts badly in St. Louis RapidIndia TV
St. Louis Rapid and Blitz C'ship: Lacklustre day for AnandSportstarlive
Levon Aronian starts St. Louis Rapid with victoryPanARMENIAN.Net
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Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion - PR Newswire (press release)

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 9:56am

Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion
PR Newswire (press release)
"It feels amazing to get this win since this leg of the Grand Chess Tour is one of the strongest events in the history of chess," said the new Sinquefield Cup champion Maxime Vachier-Lagraveas. "It's also special to be the first French grandmaster to ...

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Viswanathan Anand starts badly in St. Louis Rapid - India TV

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 8:32am

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Viswanathan Anand starts badly in St. Louis Rapid
India TV
... GETTY IMAGES Viswanathan Anand during a qualifier round. Former world champion Viswanathan Anand failed to change gears and suffered two losses on the opening day of St. Louis Rapid and Blitz chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess Tour.
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand has disastrous Day 1; Garry Kasparov impresses on returnFirstpost
St. Louis Rapid and Blitz C'ship: Lacklustre day for AnandSportstarlive
Levon Aronian starts St. Louis Rapid with victoryPanARMENIAN.Net
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Chess legend Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive return - The Times of Israel

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 7:13am

The Times of Israel

Chess legend Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive return
The Times of Israel
Grandmaster chess player Garry Kasparov, left, makes the first move as he plays grandmaster Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the opening round of the Grand Chess Tour at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center in St. Louis, August 14, 2017. (AFP/BILL ...
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: All eyes on Garry Kasparov as former champion returns to chess after 12 yearsFirstpost
Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournamentTASS
The Clash of the Titans: Kasparov vs AnandNewsBytes
Times of India -The Indian Express
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Chess legend Garry Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive return - Hindustan Times

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 4:43am

Hindustan Times

Chess legend Garry Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive return
Hindustan Times
Grandmaster Garry Kasparov contemplates a move against GM Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the opening round of the Grand Chess Tour at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center in St. Louis on Monday.(AFP). Twelve years after trading chess for politics, ...
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: All Eyes on Garry Kasparov ReturnPrensa Latina
Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournamentTASS
The Clash of the Titans: Kasparov vs AnandNewsBytes
Times of India -The Indian Express
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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Aronian wins two games, loses one - Panorama.am

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 4:36am

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Aronian wins two games, loses one
Panorama.am
The ten GMs taking part in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament, the fourth stop on the Grand Chess Tour 2017, have played three rounds in Rapid event. Armenian GM Levon Aronian claimed two wins, and suffered one defeat, collecting a total of 4 points.
Rapid & Blitz chess tournament with USD 150k. prize fund kicks off in St. LouisMediamax.am
Liêm second in US chess eventViet Nam News
Levon Aronian starts St. Louis Rapid with victoryPanARMENIAN.Net

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Aronian wins two games, loses one - Panorama.am

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 4:28am

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Aronian wins two games, loses one
Panorama.am
The ten GMs taking part in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament, the fourth stop on the Grand Chess Tour 2017, have played three rounds in Rapid event. Armenian GM Levon Aronian claimed two wins, and suffered one defeat, collecting a total of 4 points.
Rapid & Blitz chess tournament with USD 150k. prize fund kicks off ...Mediamax.am

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Liêm tops US chess event - Viet Nam News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 4:13am

Viet Nam News

Liêm tops US chess event
Viet Nam News
Liêm will compete against Lenier Dominguez of Cuba (2803), Ivan Nepomniachtchi of Russia (2819) and Levon Aronian of Armenia (2799) in the next three matches. The tournament, which is part of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) system, has a prize money of ...

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament - Markets Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 7:55pm

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament
Markets Insider
The Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament is the third of five stops on the Grand Chess Tour. Other stops on the tour include Paris (GCT), Belgium (Your Next Move), London (Chess Classic), and St. Louis (Rapid & Blitz). The total prize money available in ...

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The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament - Broadway World

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 5:50pm

Broadway World

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament
Broadway World
The Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament is the third of five stops on the Grand Chess Tour. Other stops on the tour include Paris (GCT), Belgium (Your Next Move), London (Chess Classic), and St. Louis (Rapid & Blitz). The total prize money available in ...

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The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 3:50pm

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament is the third of five stops on the Grand Chess Tour. Other stops on the tour include Paris (GCT), Belgium (Your Next Move), London (Chess Classic), and St. Louis (Rapid & Blitz). The total prize money available in ...

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: All eyes on Garry Kasparov as former champion returns to chess after 12 years - Firstpost

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 6:25am

Firstpost

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: All eyes on Garry Kasparov as former champion returns to chess after 12 years
Firstpost
The Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz event started off at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis on Sunday evening as a relaxed and jovial affair, despite being next leg of the Grand Chess Tour with equal weightage of Grand Prix points. It will ...
The Clash of the Titans: Kasparov vs AnandNewsBytes
Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournamentTASS
World awaits return of Anand-Kasparov clashTimes of India

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Rapid & Blitz chess tournament with USD 150k. prize fund kicks off in St. Louis - Mediamax.am

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 3:57am

Rapid & Blitz chess tournament with USD 150k. prize fund kicks off in St. Louis
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Participants of Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz of Grand Chess Tour took part in a draw after signing autographs. 10 grandmasters including Levon Aronian will compete for championship on August 14-19. They will hold 1 round of rapid and 2 rounds of blitz ...

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Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournament - TASS

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 12:12am

Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournament
TASS
In early July, Kasparov announced the resumption of his career and plans to take part in the Saint Louis Grand Chess Tour. President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov later informed TASS that the issue of Kasparov's return ...

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - August 13, 2017 - 4:15pm

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Chess notes
The Boston Globe
He kept playing, but fans are always looking for signs of trouble and trouble they found this summer when Anand finished 8 th and then last in the Grand Chess Tour events in Paris and Leuven, Belgium. In an interview with Maurice Ashley at one of the ...
Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017Hetq Online

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World awaits return of Anand-Kasparov clash - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - August 13, 2017 - 12:32pm

Times of India

World awaits return of Anand-Kasparov clash
Times of India
The six regular Grand Chess Tour participants in this five-day meet from August 14-18 are Viswanathan Anand, Hikaru Nakamura, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin and Fabiano Caruana. Kasparov, who became world champion at the ...

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Wesley drops to no. 8 in world rankings - The Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - August 13, 2017 - 8:51am

Wesley drops to no. 8 in world rankings
The Standard
FILIPINO grandmaster Wesley So admitted that he did not play his best games in the 5th Sinquefield Cup 2017 Grand Chess Tour in Saint Louis, Missouri. So said this after he finished with one win, four draws and four losses to settle for last place with ...

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Wesley drops to no. 8 in world rankings - The Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - August 13, 2017 - 8:51am

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Wesley drops to no. 8 in world rankings
The Standard
FILIPINO grandmaster Wesley So admitted that he did not play his best games in the 5th Sinquefield Cup 2017 Grand Chess Tour in Saint Louis, Missouri. So said this after he finished with one win, four draws and four losses to settle for last place with ...
Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017Hetq Online

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