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Chess: what is the ingenious move Caruana missed against Carlsen? - Financial Times

Grand Chess Tour News - 4 hours 14 min ago
Chess: what is the ingenious move Caruana missed against Carlsen?  Financial Times

World Champion Magnus Carlsen wins his seventh tournament in a row at Altibox Norway.

Croatia Grand Chess Tour: Magnus Carlsen Coming to Zagreb - Total Croatia News

Grand Chess Tour News - 10 hours 52 min ago
Croatia Grand Chess Tour: Magnus Carlsen Coming to Zagreb  Total Croatia News

The Croatia Grand Chess Tour will be held in Zagreb starting as of June 26 and under the high sponsorship of the Croatian government with 12 of the best world ...

Norway Chess: Anand joint seventh after losing to Aronian - Sportstar

Grand Chess Tour News - June 16, 2019 - 1:39am
Norway Chess: Anand joint seventh after losing to Aronian  Sportstar

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand failed to capitalise on his chances and went down to Levon Aronian of Armenia in the ninth and final round ...

Norway Chess 9: Caruana spoils Carlsen's day - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - June 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
Norway Chess 9: Caruana spoils Carlsen's day  chess24

Fabiano Caruana missed a golden chance to mate Magnus Carlsen in their classical game, but he still went on to win the Armageddon and become the ...

Magnus Carlsen wins Norway Chess with a round to spare - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 14, 2019 - 4:27am
Magnus Carlsen wins Norway Chess with a round to spare  Chessbase News

After beating Yu Yangyi in their classical encounter of round eight, Magnus Carlsen secured his second Norway Chess title with a round to spare. Before the ...

Goryachkina powers towards Candidates triumph - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - June 12, 2019 - 5:37am
Goryachkina powers towards Candidates triumph  chess24

20-year-old Aleksandra Goryachkina is destroying the field at the Women's Candidates Tournament in Kazan. Her 7.5/9, a +6, 2804 rating performance, put her ...

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Bassem Amin: "Reaching 2750 is my next goal" - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 4, 2019 - 11:00am
Bassem Amin: "Reaching 2750 is my next goal"  Chessbase News

Bassem Amin has many firsts to his name. The Egyptian Grandmaster is a five-time African chess champion and the only player from Africa to have ever crossed ...

Anand finishes joint-eighth in blitz, to face Carlsen in Norway opener - Sportstar

Grand Chess Tour News - June 4, 2019 - 9:51am
Anand finishes joint-eighth in blitz, to face Carlsen in Norway opener  Sportstar

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand settled for a joint-eighth-place finish in the blitz phase of the Altibox Norway chess tournament that had put him ...

Viswanathan Anand finishes joint eighth in blitz, to face Magnus Carlsen in Norway opener - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - June 4, 2019 - 2:00am
Viswanathan Anand finishes joint eighth in blitz, to face Magnus Carlsen in Norway opener  Times of India

Chess News: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand settled for a joint eighth place finish in the blitz phase of the Altibox Norway chess tournament that ...

Naming a chess tournament in honor of a terrorist - Arutz Sheva

Sinquefield Cup News - June 3, 2019 - 10:54pm
Naming a chess tournament in honor of a terrorist  Arutz Sheva

Abu Jihad didn't play chess, but he did mastermind the murders of 125 innocent people.

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Vachier-Lagrave wins Norway Chess opening Blitz - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 3, 2019 - 6:56pm
Vachier-Lagrave wins Norway Chess opening Blitz  Chessbase News

The 2019 Altibox Norway Chess Tournament officially kicked off Monday in Stavanger. The traditional Blitz Tournament, which takes place in lieu of the drawing ...

Chess calendar: June 2019 - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 3, 2019 - 1:31pm
Chess calendar: June 2019  Chessbase News

6/3/2019 – The Candidates tournament for the Women's World Championship technically began in May, but it's primarily a June affair. Meanwhile, World ...

MVL on being Carlsen's no. 1 rival in blitz - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 30, 2019 - 5:04pm
MVL on being Carlsen's no. 1 rival in blitz  chess24

French no. 1 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave finished joint second in the Côte d'Ivoire Grand Chess Tour, while winning the blitz section, and on his retu...

On Chess: Norm Tournament Brings Players From Around The World To St. Louis To Compete - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - May 30, 2019 - 9:48am
On Chess: Norm Tournament Brings Players From Around The World To St. Louis To Compete  St. Louis Public Radio

The 2019 St. Louis Norm Congress gave an opportunity to rising players to earn international master (IM) and grandmaster (GM) norms in two events. The.

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On Chess: Norm Tournament Brings Players From Around The World To St. Louis To Compete - KBIA

Sinquefield Cup News - May 30, 2019 - 9:48am
On Chess: Norm Tournament Brings Players From Around The World To St. Louis To Compete  KBIA

The 2019 St. Louis Norm Congress gave an opportunity to rising players to earn international master (IM) and grandmaster (GM) norms in two events. The.

Categories: News, Sinquefield Cup

Sicilian assault - BusinessWorld Online

Grand Chess Tour News - May 29, 2019 - 4:13pm
Sicilian assault  BusinessWorld Online

Ivory Coast Rapid Abidjan, Ivory Coast May 8-10, 2019. Final Standings. 1. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2861, 7.5/9. 2. Hikaru Nakamura USA 2761, 6.0/9. 3-4. Wesley ...

Sicilian assault - BusinessWorld Online

Sinquefield Cup News - May 29, 2019 - 4:13pm
Sicilian assault  BusinessWorld Online

Ivory Coast Rapid Abidjan, Ivory Coast May 8-10, 2019. Final Standings. 1. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2861, 7.5/9. 2. Hikaru Nakamura USA 2761, 6.0/9. 3-4. Wesley ...

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Magnus lives dangerously but wins in Lindores - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 27, 2019 - 2:39pm
Magnus lives dangerously but wins in Lindores  chess24

Magnus Carlsen won 250 bottles of whisky as he finished unbeaten and in clear first place in the Lindores Abbey Chess Stars Tournament, but it wa...

Power chess - BusinessWorld Online

Grand Chess Tour News - May 27, 2019 - 10:37am
Power chess  BusinessWorld Online

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019. Karlsruhe/Baden Baden April 18-29, 2019. Final Standings. 1. Grandmaster (GM) Magnus Carlsen NOR 2845, 7.5/9. 2.

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