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Grand Chess Tour Resumes On Wednesday In Leuven - Chess.com

June 27, 2017 - 5:07pm

Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour Resumes On Wednesday In Leuven
Chess.com
The Grand Chess Tour resumes on Wednesday with an identical tournament to the one in Paris. GMs Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wesley So, Viswanathan Anand, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Anish Giri, Vassily ...

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Magnus Carlsen puts recent poor form behind him at Grand Tour elite rapids - The Guardian

June 23, 2017 - 1:17pm

The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen puts recent poor form behind him at Grand Tour elite rapids
The Guardian
The Grand Tour continues with more rapid and blitz in Brussels in early July, but then comes the moment of truth for Carlsen and his No1 classical rating: the Sinquefield Cup starting in St Louis on 31 July where Carlsen's pursuers, notably Kramnik and ...

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Wesley braces for Paris Grand Chess Tour - The Manila Times

June 21, 2017 - 9:05am

Wesley braces for Paris Grand Chess Tour
The Manila Times
The second leg dubbed as the Leuven Grand Chess Tour is slated on June 26 to July 2 in Belgium to be followed by the Sinquefield Cup Grand Chess Tour on July 31 to August 12 in Missouri, US; Saint Louis Rapid Grand Chess Tour on August 13 to 20 in ...

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Grand Chess Tour Takes Off In Paris - Chess.com

June 20, 2017 - 5:10pm

Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour Takes Off In Paris
Chess.com
These nine players will all compete in the 2017 Sinquefield Cup (July 31-August 12) and the 2017 London Classic (November 29-December 12) where they will be joined by one wildcard in each tournament. The three wild cards are GMs Ian Nepomniachtchi, ...

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Beautiful chess in Norway - BusinessWorld Online Edition

June 19, 2017 - 10:03am

Beautiful chess in Norway
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Two years ago, when Aronian won the 5th Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis, we all thought that he had finally overcome his long slump which caused his rating to tumble down from 2825 (May 2012) to 2765 in 2015. From being the no. 2 player in the world he ...

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Carlsen avsluttet Norway Chess med remis mot Anand - Dagbladet.no

June 16, 2017 - 11:51am

Dagbladet.no

Carlsen avsluttet Norway Chess med remis mot Anand
Dagbladet.no
Carlsen ønsker seg ikke sjakkfri de neste dagene før de neste turneringene. - Sjakk er jo det morsomste jeg vet, sa Carlsen som skal spille lyn- og hurtigsjakk i Paris om ikke lenge. Neste turnering i langsjakk for Carlsen blir prestisjetunge ...
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Chess in school keeps learners engaged - STLtoday.com

June 16, 2017 - 12:01am

STLtoday.com

Chess in school keeps learners engaged
STLtoday.com
The chess elite frequent the city to compete in the many national and international tournaments hosted at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis, including the much-ballyhooed Sinquefield Cup, a super-tournament that hails as one of four ...

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On Chess: 2017 Grand Chess Tour begins next week with larger prize fund and the world's top players - St. Louis Public Radio

June 15, 2017 - 5:46am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: 2017 Grand Chess Tour begins next week with larger prize fund and the world's top players
St. Louis Public Radio
The three blitz and rapid events (Paris, Leuven and St. Louis) will each have a $150,000 prize fund, whereas the classical events (Sinquefield Cup and London Classic), will offer $300,000 each. Once again, the winner of the tour will be awarded with a ...

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On Chess: 2017 Grand Chess Tour begins next week with larger prize fund and the world's top players - KBIA

June 15, 2017 - 5:42am

KBIA

On Chess: 2017 Grand Chess Tour begins next week with larger prize fund and the world's top players
KBIA
The three blitz and rapid events (Paris, Leuven and St. Louis) will each have a $150,000 prize fund, whereas the classical events (Sinquefield Cup and London Classic), will offer $300,000 each. Once again, the winner of the tour will be awarded with a ...

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Maxim Matlakov Wins European Championship - Chess.com

June 11, 2017 - 3:54pm

Chess.com

Maxim Matlakov Wins European Championship
Chess.com
Three players topped the devilishly strong European Individual Championships which took place May 31 through June 10 in Minsk, Belarus. GMs Maxim Matlakov, Baadur Jobava, and Vladimir Fedoseev each scored 8.5/11 though they did it in quite different ...

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Grandmaster Wesley So targets No.1 spot in world chess ranking - Digital Journal

June 7, 2017 - 3:28am

Digital Journal

Grandmaster Wesley So targets No.1 spot in world chess ranking
Digital Journal
After defeating Alexander Onischuk last April to bag the 2017 US Chess Championship in St. Louis, Missouri, Filipino grand master Wesley So now aims for the top slot in the world chess ranking.

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Strongest Tournament Of 2017 Starts Tomorrow - Chess.com

June 4, 2017 - 3:34pm

Chess.com

Strongest Tournament Of 2017 Starts Tomorrow
Chess.com
2014 saw two tournaments with an average Elo above 2800: the Zurich Chess Challenge (2801) and the Sinquefield Cup (2802). The feat of AVRO 1938, which had the world's eight best players, still hasn't been bested. But what a great field it is, this year.

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

May 27, 2017 - 12:41pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
Next up is the “Your Next Move” on June 28 to July 2, a 10-player round robin rapids event and 18-round blitz event in Leuven, Belgium. The field includes Carlsen, along with former world champs Vishy Anand and Vladimir Kramnik. The Sinquefield Cup ...

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Det som USA og Spania aldri har klart, skulle skje i Norge. Men nå ... - Bergens Tidende

May 20, 2017 - 5:53am

Bergens Tidende

Det som USA og Spania aldri har klart, skulle skje i Norge. Men nå ...
Bergens Tidende
Om drøyt to uker starter den femte utgaven av sjakkturneringen Norway Chess i Stavanger. 14. februar kunne arrangøren stolt annonsere hvilke ti spillere som ...

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Det som USA og Spania aldri har klart, skulle skje i Norge. Men nå ødelegger ... - Aftenposten

May 20, 2017 - 5:53am

Aftenposten

Det som USA og Spania aldri har klart, skulle skje i Norge. Men nå ødelegger ...
Aftenposten
Selv ikke de berømte Linares-turneringene i Spania fra 1978 til 2010 eller nåtidens storturneringer som Sinquefield Cup i USA har klart å samle verdens ti beste spillere tidligere. Dermed var det liten tvil om at Norway Chess-listen som ble publisert i ...

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How St. Louis Helped Kickstart An American Chess Renaissance - Forbes

May 9, 2017 - 9:05am

Forbes

How St. Louis Helped Kickstart An American Chess Renaissance
Forbes
Part of what has brought prestige to the club is that it's the host of several large chess tournaments, including the United States Chess Championship, the Sinquefield Cup (part of the Grand Chess Tour) and more. The events are large and broadcast over ...

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How St. Louis Helped Kickstart An American Chess Renaissance - Forbes

May 9, 2017 - 9:05am

Forbes

How St. Louis Helped Kickstart An American Chess Renaissance
Forbes
Part of what has brought prestige to the club is that it's the host of several large chess tournaments, including the United States Chess Championship, the Sinquefield Cup (part of the Grand Chess Tour) and more. The events are large and broadcast over ...

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Meet Kasparov, Reimeet A Legend, Run U.S. Chess - Chess.com

April 26, 2017 - 1:45pm

Chess.com

Meet Kasparov, Reimeet A Legend, Run U.S. Chess
Chess.com
GM Garry Kasparov having some fun amongst his fellow grandmasters after the 2015 Sinquefield Cup. While he's long argued that IBM had many advantages in the match, the book will also discuss how computers have advanced human understanding of ...

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US Champion Wesley So - BusinessWorld Online Edition

April 19, 2017 - 10:28am

US Champion Wesley So
BusinessWorld Online Edition
August 2016 -- 4th Sinquefield Cup (ELO average of 2778, category 22), solo first with two wins (over Topalov and Nakamura) and seven draws. Tied for second half a point behind him were Anand, Aronian, Caruana and Topalov. Performance rating of 2857.

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Midwest is king of world chess as lavish St. Louis club lures top players - Minneapolis Star Tribune

April 18, 2017 - 10:07am

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Midwest is king of world chess as lavish St. Louis club lures top players
Minneapolis Star Tribune
He created the Sinquefield Cup tournament and other special invitational events that offered hundreds of thousands of dollars each in prize funds to the world's elite players. “We really take care of them,” Sinquefield said. “Everybody goes away making ...

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