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Chess (#1146) - Business Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - May 1, 2015 - 1:35pm

Chess (#1146)
Business Standard
There was also the announcement of a new "Grand Chess Tour" circuit with three super tournaments in Norway, St. Louis and London. Nine top GMs - Carlsen, Anand, Caruana, Alexander Grischuk, Veselin Topalov, Levon Aronian, Giri, Hikaru Nakamura, ...

On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious ... - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - April 29, 2015 - 10:40pm

Malay Mail Online

On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious ...
St. Louis Public Radio
The answer came last week at an internationally viewed press conference in the Central West End, announcing the newly formed Grand Chess Tour -- and a new gold standard for elite chess competition. In 2015, the Sinquefield Cup will join forces with two ...
Sometimes, it is not even about the gameMalay Mail Online

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Magnus Carlsen echoes Kasparov in his pomp - Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - April 29, 2015 - 6:43am

Telegraph.co.uk

Magnus Carlsen echoes Kasparov in his pomp
Telegraph.co.uk
England number one Michael Adams scored a nice win in the eighth round. Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand clash at Gashimov Memorial · Magnus Carlsen tops bill for new $1m Grand Chess Tour. With 6..e6 Giri heads for a Scheveningen rather than 6...e5 ...

Schakers willen net als golfers een eigen Masters Tour, maar prijzengeld is ... - z24

Grand Chess Tour News - April 28, 2015 - 10:11am

z24

Schakers willen net als golfers een eigen Masters Tour, maar prijzengeld is ...
z24
De allerbeste schakers moeten het vaker tegen elkaar opnemen op het allerhoogste niveau. Dat is het doel van de nieuwe 'Grand Chess Tour'. Net als bij golf en tennis gaat het om een reeks toptournooien. Alleen steekt het prijzengeld voorlopig bleek af, ...

The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour - Washington Times-Reporter

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 8:27pm

Washington Times-Reporter

The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour
Washington Times-Reporter
Eight of the top grandmasters on the planet have committed to a three-tournament circuit, christened the "Grand Chess Tour." Total prize money? $1,050,000 – a fairly huge sum for top-level chess. Former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov was on hand ...

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The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour - Business Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 5:31pm

Business Insider

The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour
Business Insider
Eight of the top grandmasters on the planet have committed to a three-tournament circuit, christened the "Grand Chess Tour." Total prize money? $1,050,000 – a fairly huge sum for top-level chess. Former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov was on hand ...
Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess TourInquirer.net
Grand Chess Tour announcedTelegraph.co.uk
Aronian to play in Grand Chess TourPanorama.am
Purple Pawn
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Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess Tour - Inquirer.net

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 12:59pm

Inquirer.net

Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess Tour
Inquirer.net
Called the Grand Chess Tour, the circuit will feature the Norway Chess set in Stanger June 15-26, the Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis, August 21 to September 3 and the London Chess Classic, December 3-14. The world's top chess players, including world ...
Grand Chess Tour announcedTelegraph.co.uk
Aronian to play in Grand Chess TourPanorama.am
The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tourMcDonough Voice

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Grand Chess Tour announced - Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 11:25am

Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour announced
Telegraph.co.uk
A new collaboration between the London Chess Classic, Norway Chess and the Sinquefield Cup was announced at at St Louis, Missouri, on Friday, with the advent of the 2015 Grand Chess Tour. The three tournaments have already signed up eight of the ...
Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess TourInquirer.net
Aronian to play in Grand Chess TourPanorama.am
Million Dollar Chess SeriesPurple Pawn

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Bridge being recognised as a sport is on the cards - Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 6:39am

Telegraph.co.uk

Bridge being recognised as a sport is on the cards
Telegraph.co.uk
Magnus Carlsen tops bill for new $1m Grand Chess Tour. "However, in 1999, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognised that bridge and chess should be recognised as mind sports. "The fact that the IOC recognised that bridge and Chess were ...

New world-wide chess tour announced in St. Louis - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - April 24, 2015 - 10:42pm

St. Louis Public Radio

New world-wide chess tour announced in St. Louis
St. Louis Public Radio
The Grand Chess Tour will unify the Sinquefield Cup, Norway Chess and the London Chess Classic in one circuit. The three tournaments will include players at the highest level of play. Kasparov inspired the tour and hopes it will increase chess's ...

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Inaugural Grand Chess Tour Unveiled In Saint Louis - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Grand Chess Tour News - April 24, 2015 - 6:22pm

Inaugural Grand Chess Tour Unveiled In Saint Louis
Virtual Press Office (press release)
The Grand Chess Tour is an affiliation between the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (Sinquefield Cup), Tower AS (Norway Chess) and Chess Promotions Ltd. (London Chess Classic), combining the organizational efforts of three elite events ...

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Шахматисты Карлсен, Ананд и Грищук войдут в число участников Grand ... - Р-Спорт

Grand Chess Tour News - April 24, 2015 - 5:40pm

Шахматисты Карлсен, Ананд и Грищук войдут в число участников Grand ...
Р-Спорт
... Магнус Карлсен, вице-чемпион индиец Вишванатан Ананд и двукратный чемпион мира по блицу, пятый номер рейтинга FIDE россиянин Александр Грищук станут участниками новой серии турниров Grand Chess Tour, сообщает chess24.com.

Norway Chess blir tidenes sterkeste sjakkturnering - Aftenposten

Grand Chess Tour News - April 24, 2015 - 3:11pm

Norway Chess blir tidenes sterkeste sjakkturnering
Aftenposten
Norway Chess-styret kunne også fornøyd fortelle at turneringen er en del av nystartede Grand Chess Tour. - I tillegg til Norway Chess er Sinquefield Cup i Saint Louis USA og London Chess Classic med på i touren. Vår mal skal brukes også i de to andre ...

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Lager sjakkens «Champions League» - og den sendes på TV 2 - TV 2

Grand Chess Tour News - April 24, 2015 - 12:23pm

Lager sjakkens «Champions League» - og den sendes på TV 2
TV 2
NY SUPERTURNERING: Magnus Carlsen og Anish Giri er bare to av de ni forhåndskvaliserte spillerne i Grand Chess Tour, der verdens ni høyest rangerte sjakkspillere gjør opp om sammenlagtseieren. I tillegg vil én spiller få et wildcard til hver av de tre ...

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Magnus Carlsen tops bill for new $1m Grand Chess Tour - Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - April 24, 2015 - 10:09am

Telegraph.co.uk

Magnus Carlsen tops bill for new $1m Grand Chess Tour
Telegraph.co.uk
A new $1 million "gold standard" Grand Chess Tour featuring 10 of the world's top professional players has been announced. World champion Magnus Carlsen tops the bill alongside Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri and the US pair Wesley So and Hikaru ...
Inaugural Grand Chess Tour Unveiled In Saint LouisVirtual Press Office (press release)

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