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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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Magnus Carlsens nye utseende får oppmerksomhet i sjakkmiljøet: – Jeg hadde ... - Aftenposten

April 16, 2017 - 1:44pm

Aftenposten

Magnus Carlsens nye utseende får oppmerksomhet i sjakkmiljøet: – Jeg hadde ...
Aftenposten
Senere i år blir imidlertid verdensmesteren langt mer opptatt. I juni skal Carlsen spille Norway Chess. Deretter venter prestisjetunge hurtigsjakkturneringer i Brüssel og Paris. Etter det skal han også spille Sinquefield Cup i St. Louis og London Chess ...

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Faces of the News - Inquirer.net

April 15, 2017 - 3:08pm

Inquirer.net

Faces of the News
Inquirer.net
So hasn't lost a match since ruling the Sinquefield Cup. He has also bagged the board 3 gold medal in the Baku Olympiad, topped the London Classic and tamed a powerful field in the Tata Steel Championship. Clearly, it shouldn't be long before the ...

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Faces of the News - Inquirer.net

April 15, 2017 - 3:08pm

Inquirer.net

Faces of the News
Inquirer.net
So hasn't lost a match since ruling the Sinquefield Cup. He has also bagged the board 3 gold medal in the Baku Olympiad, topped the London Classic and tamed a powerful field in the Tata Steel Championship. Clearly, it shouldn't be long before the ...

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2017 Chess Champions: Men's Global Rising Star, Women's Surprise Player Prove Worth, Win U.S. and U.S. Women's ... - Yahoo Finance

April 11, 2017 - 2:12pm

Yahoo Finance

2017 Chess Champions: Men's Global Rising Star, Women's Surprise Player Prove Worth, Win U.S. and U.S. Women's ...
Yahoo Finance
2-rated player in the world, highest rated player in the U.S. and 2016 Grand Chess Tour Champion - even winning the Saint Louis leg of the tour, the Sinquefield Cup - GM So was presumably the favorite to win the tournament, and yet again make his mark ...

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В швейцарском Цюрихе состоится шахматный супертурнир с участием Владимира Крамника - Газета.Ru

April 11, 2017 - 9:28am

Газета.Ru

В швейцарском Цюрихе состоится шахматный супертурнир с участием Владимира Крамника
Газета.Ru
В конце июля прошлого года россиянин снялся с престижного турнира Sinquefield Cup в американском Сент-Луисе из-за проблем со здоровьем. Это состязание особенно важно, потому что входит в «Мировой шахматный тур» — крупный ...

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Minnetonka grandmaster is new US Chess Champion - Minneapolis Star Tribune

April 10, 2017 - 4:50pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minnetonka grandmaster is new US Chess Champion
Minneapolis Star Tribune
At the 2015 Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis, for example, he finished dead last in a 10-player field. But, battle-hardened by the experience, So honed his game and gained confidence. Since last July, he has dominated international competitions. He is now ...

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So's wonderjaar - NRC

April 7, 2017 - 7:00pm

NRC

So's wonderjaar
NRC
Vorig jaar juli begon voor de Amerikaan Wesley So (23) een geweldig jaar waarin hij alles won wat er te winnen viel. Eerst de Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis, toen op de olympiade in Bakoe de gouden medaille met het Amerikaanse team en het individuele ...

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Akobian Wins To Become So's Newest Co-Leader - Chess.com

April 6, 2017 - 8:22pm

Chess.com

Akobian Wins To Become So's Newest Co-Leader
Chess.com
For those wanting wins, So-Nakamura continues to disappoint in the U.S. championship, unlike the fireworks they show in their annual summer matchup at the Sinquefield Cup. They've now drawn all three games since 2015 in the national championship, ...

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So Grabs The Lead At U.S. Chess Champs - Chess.com

April 3, 2017 - 1:29pm

Chess.com

So Grabs The Lead At U.S. Chess Champs
Chess.com
Is Wesley So the strongest player in the world? Every day he makes his case a little more compelling though he would never say such a thing out loud. To recap: he hasn't lost a classical game since July 07, 2016. He's won the Sinquefield Cup, the ...

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5 Tie In St. Louis But Defending Champ Not Among Them - Chess.com

March 31, 2017 - 9:51pm

Chess.com

5 Tie In St. Louis But Defending Champ Not Among Them
Chess.com
There are no longer easy title defenses in St. Louis. GM Gata Kamsky used to win U.S. Championship titles in bunches earlier this decade, but those days are over. Even the Sinquefield Cup, also held in St. Louis, has produced four different winners in ...

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

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

March 9, 2017 - 5:43am

KBIA

On Chess: Creating a path for future elite players through quarterly tournaments
KBIA
In this column, we usually talk about some of the most prestigious events in the entire world: The U.S. Chess Championship, rhe Sinquefield Cup, the Olympiad, the Candidates, the Women's World Championship. However, very rarely do we talk about the ...

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

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
In this column, we usually talk about some of the most prestigious events in the entire world: The U.S. Chess Championship, rhe Sinquefield Cup, the Olympiad, the Candidates, the Women's World Championship. However, very rarely do we talk about the ...

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

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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World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess - Chess.com

February 17, 2017 - 10:53am

Chess.com

World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess
Chess.com
A more recent event that should be mentioned is the 2014 Sinquefield Cup. With Fabiano Caruana, Magnus Carlsen, Veselin Topalov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian and Hikaru Nakamura it was by rating the strongest in the history of chess, ...

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Chess ntes - The Boston Globe

February 12, 2017 - 4:28pm

The Boston Globe

Chess ntes
The Boston Globe
Former world champion and the world's top-ranked player Veselin Topalov is now 41 and, perhaps, on the down side of a fine career, with his chess very spotty these days. He finished in a tie for 2 nd last summer at the Sinquefield Cup but then finished ...

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So stretches unbeaten streak to 60 games - Manila Standard - The Standard

February 5, 2017 - 7:49am

So stretches unbeaten streak to 60 games - Manila Standard
The Standard
After staying unscathed in 56 games and winning the 13-round 2017 Tata Steel Masters Chess Tournament in The Netherlands last week, So resumed his ...

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On Chess: Undefeated Wesley So, a world champion contender - St. Louis Public Radio

February 2, 2017 - 4:57pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Undefeated Wesley So, a world champion contender
St. Louis Public Radio
So's incredible run started after his tournament in Bilbao, Spain last July. The fastest improving player lost his last game in Bilbao but, surprisingly, So has not lost a single game since. He tied for third in Bilbao, then he won the Sinquefield Cup ...
Grand Chess Tour Levon Aronian to replace Vladimir KramnikBig News Network.com
Levon Aronian to participate in Grand Chess Tour - Panorama.amPanorama.am

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