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Carlsen At The World Cup: "I Want To Exploit This Loophole" - Chess.com

August 21, 2017 - 10:46am

Chess.com

Carlsen At The World Cup: "I Want To Exploit This Loophole"
Chess.com
In an interview with Chess.com right after the Sinquefield Cup, Carlsen said that he was thinking about playing the previous World Cup. "It didn't really work out with scheduling and everything, which was partly real and partly an excuse. This time ...
Chess World Cup: Anand to lead seven-member contingentSportstarlive

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Viswanathan Anand finishes ninth in St. Louis Rapid and Blitz Chess - The Indian Express

August 20, 2017 - 2:30am

The Indian Express

Viswanathan Anand finishes ninth in St. Louis Rapid and Blitz Chess
The Indian Express
While Anand showed top-form in the classical chess just a week before when he tied for the second spot in the Sinquefield cup, he will really have to sort out the problems he faced here in blitz and rapid section. That said, one should not forget that ...
Chess notesThe Boston Globe
Garry Kasparov Returns, Briefly, to ChessThe New Yorker
Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz: Viswanathan Anand lacked incisiveness, but Garry Kasparov impressive throughoutFirstpost
Kawowo Sports -PanARMENIAN.Net
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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

August 19, 2017 - 1:00pm

News18

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
Sinquefield Cup (www.GrandChessTour.com) ended with a convincing victory by France's No. 1 and now the world's No. 2, Maxime Vachier Lagrave, known by his fans as MVL. Energized by his fourth-round victory over the world champ, Magnus Carlsen, ...
Garry Kasparov Returns, Briefly, to ChessThe New Yorker
Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz: Viswanathan Anand lacked incisiveness, but Garry Kasparov impressive throughoutFirstpost
Aronian secures St. Louis Rapid and Blitz winPanARMENIAN.Net

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Garry Kasparov Returns, Briefly, to Chess - The New Yorker

August 18, 2017 - 6:56pm

The New Yorker

Garry Kasparov Returns, Briefly, to Chess
The New Yorker
The atmosphere was a little more relaxed than it had been the week before, in the more prestigious classical Sinquefield Cup. Magnus Carlsen, the reigning world champion—and the man who beat Kasparov's ranking points record—had already left town.
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand's poor show a result of exhaustion, pressure of timeFirstpost

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Magnus Carlsen holds off Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to keep world No1 spot - The Guardian

August 18, 2017 - 1:48pm

The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen holds off Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to keep world No1 spot
The Guardian
Magnus Carlsen fought off two challenges to his world No1 ranking at last week's Sinquefield Cup but gone are the halcyon years when the Norwegian, now 26, outclassed his rivals with rating leads of 50 points or more. At one stage in the elite ...

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On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins his first super tournament and propels to No. 2 spot - KBIA

August 17, 2017 - 6:21am

KBIA

On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins his first super tournament and propels to No. 2 spot
KBIA
The third leg of the annual Grand Chess Tour, the Sinquefield Cup, once again took place at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis from Aug. 1-12. The entire event was a close race, ending in a nail biting finale. The tournament has a ...

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On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins his first super tournament and propels to No. 2 spot - St. Louis Public Radio

August 17, 2017 - 5:23am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins his first super tournament and propels to No. 2 spot
St. Louis Public Radio
The third leg of the annual Grand Chess Tour, the Sinquefield Cup, once again took place at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis from Aug. 1-12. The entire event was a close race, ending in a nail biting finale. The tournament has a ...

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

August 15, 2017 - 7:54pm

Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion
Markets Insider
15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- After nine intense days of competition against the most elite chess players in the world, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned Maxime Vachier-Lagrave as the champion of the Sinquefield Cup and ...
Vintage Anand turns back clock in Sinquefield slugfestThe New Indian Express

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Maxime Maximus: Vachier-Lagrave captures strong Sinquefield Cup - Washington Times

August 15, 2017 - 12:22pm

Washington Times

Maxime Maximus: Vachier-Lagrave captures strong Sinquefield Cup
Washington Times
With the best result of his career, French GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave topped a world-class field to win the 5th Sinquefield Cup, with an undefeated score of 6-3 at the St. Louis Chess Club and Scholastic Center. A half-point back in the 10-grandmaster ...
Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup ChampionPR Newswire (press release)

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Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion - PR Newswire (press release)

August 15, 2017 - 9:56am

Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion
PR Newswire (press release)
15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- After nine intense days of competition against the most elite chess players in the world, the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL) crowned Maxime Vachier-Lagrave as the champion of the Sinquefield Cup and ...
Maxime Maximus — Vachier-Lagrave bests elite field at SinquefieldWashington Times

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Maxime Maximus — Vachier-Lagrave bests elite field at Sinquefield - Washington Times

August 15, 2017 - 6:54am

Maxime Maximus — Vachier-Lagrave bests elite field at Sinquefield
Washington Times
With the best result of his career, French GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave topped a world-class field to win the 5th Sinquefield Cup, with an undefeated score of 6-3 at the St. Louis Chess Club and Scholastic Center. A half-point back in the 10-grandmaster ...

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

August 14, 2017 - 7:55pm

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament
Markets Insider
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The House of Staunton is proud to announce their newest masterpiece, a commemorative chess set for the 2017 Sinquefield Cup Chess tournament. Ten of the top chess Grandmasters from around ...

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

August 14, 2017 - 5:50pm

Broadway World

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament
Broadway World
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ The House of Staunton is proud to announce their newest masterpiece, a commemorative chess set for the 2017 Sinquefield Cup Chess tournament. Ten of the top chess Grandmasters from around the ...

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

August 14, 2017 - 3:50pm

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament
SYS-CON Media (press release)
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The House of Staunton is proud to announce their newest masterpiece, a commemorative chess set for the 2017 Sinquefield Cup Chess tournament. Ten of the top chess Grandmasters from around ...

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Viswanathan Anand vs Garry Kasparov: A classic rivalry set to revive at Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz event - Firstpost

August 13, 2017 - 10:39pm

Firstpost

Viswanathan Anand vs Garry Kasparov: A classic rivalry set to revive at Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz event
Firstpost
In the just concluded Sinquefield Cup, after his win against Ian Nepomniachtchi, when Viswanathan Anand visited the commentary box, he encountered another significant presence – Garry Kimovich Kasparov, the 13th world champion who had decided to ...
Former Chess Champion Kasparov Set For Onetime Return From RetirementRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Checkmate: 'chess god' Kasparov returns to compete 12 years after retirementSouth China Morning Post
World awaits return of Anand-Kasparov clashTimes of India

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

August 13, 2017 - 4:15pm

Times of India

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
And now, as they are entering the 8 th (of 9) round of the 2017 Sinquefield Cup, we find Anand tied for the lead! Today's game is Anand's fifth-round win over American Fabiano Caruana. In it, Caruana had to pay severely for badly miscalculated a ...
Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017Hetq Online

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Sinquefield Cup: Lagrave takes title; Anand ties for second - Sportstarlive

August 12, 2017 - 9:48am

Sportstarlive

Sinquefield Cup: Lagrave takes title; Anand ties for second
Sportstarlive
Viswanathan Anand settled for a draw with an otherwise struggling defending champion Wesley So and shared the second spot behind eventual champion Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the Sinquefield Cup chess tournament here on Friday. Lagrave ...
Anand draws with Wesley So; finishes joint second at Sinquefield CupTimes of India
Wesley So ends Sinquefield Cup tied for last placeRappler
Sinquefield Cup: Aronian loses to Carlsen, shares 4th-5th spotsPanARMENIAN.Net
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Sinquefield Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand pays the price for inaccurate play as Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins title - Firstpost

August 12, 2017 - 4:59am

Firstpost

Sinquefield Cup 2017: Viswanathan Anand pays the price for inaccurate play as Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins title
Firstpost
As Viswanathan Anand sat down to have a chat with commentator Maurice Ashley after drawing his game in the last round against Wesley So, he could easily justify the way his opponent had conducted the game. Preferring a solid variation against the Nimzo ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Aronian loses to Carlsen, shares 4th-5th spots - PanARMENIAN.Net

August 12, 2017 - 4:55am

PanARMENIAN.Net

Sinquefield Cup: Aronian loses to Carlsen, shares 4th-5th spots
PanARMENIAN.Net
PanARMENIAN.Net - Levon Aronian yielded the leader's position at the final round of the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis as he lost to Norway's Magnus Carlsen. The Armenian thus shares the fourth and fifth spots with Sergey Karjakin of Russia, with France ...
Levon Aronian leads in Sinquefield Cup - ExpressNewslineExpressNewsline
One more round of Sinquefield cup left | Public Radio of ArmeniaPublic Radio of Armenia

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