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Carlsens vanvittige statistikk: Har vunnet ni av ni omspill - VG

London Chess Classic News - November 21, 2018 - 2:39am

VG

Carlsens vanvittige statistikk: Har vunnet ni av ni omspill
VG
Han avgjorde VM-kampen mot Sergej Karjakin i 2016 etter playoff, og sist sommer vant han lyn- og hurtigsjakkturneringen i Paris etter omspill mot Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Den samme franskmannen ble slått da den prestisjefylte London Chess Classic ...

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Den omstridte milliardæren pumper penger inn i sjakken. Nå kan Magnus Carlsen ... - Bergens Tidende

Grand Chess Tour News - November 20, 2018 - 1:55pm

Bergens Tidende

Den omstridte milliardæren pumper penger inn i sjakken. Nå kan Magnus Carlsen ...
Bergens Tidende
«Jeg liker ikke å bli kalt et sjakkgeni, for jeg anser meg selv som et geni som tilfeldigvis spiller sjakk.» Det berømte sitatet tilhører Bobby Fischer. Og den amerikanske sjakklegenden hadde det ikke bare i kjeften. I 1972 kronet han en spektakulær ...

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A kihívó gyávasága mentette meg a világbajnok bőrét - Origo

London Chess Classic News - November 20, 2018 - 3:40am

Origo

A kihívó gyávasága mentette meg a világbajnok bőrét
Origo
Világbajnokként harmadszor játszotta meg, 2015-ben a holland Anish Girivel szemben a Sinquefield Cup-on, majd a London Chess Classic viadalon a francia Maxime Vachier-Lagrave ellen vetette be. Mindkét parti döntetlen lett, ellenfelei a 7.Fg5-ös ...

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'They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!' Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster's Move—to the US - Wall Street Journal

Grand Chess Tour News - November 19, 2018 - 3:22pm

Wall Street Journal

'They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!' Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster's Move—to the US
Wall Street Journal
St. Louis was given a tournament on the prestigious Grand Chess Tour, called the Sinquefield Cup. In 2014, Mr. So announced his transfer from the Philippines. Around the same time, Italy was trying to convince Mr. Caruana to stay—but they could only ...

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'They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!' Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster's Move—to the US - Wall Street Journal

Sinquefield Cup News - November 19, 2018 - 3:22pm

Wall Street Journal

'They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!' Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster's Move—to the US
Wall Street Journal
St. Louis was given a tournament on the prestigious Grand Chess Tour, called the Sinquefield Cup. In 2014, Mr. So announced his transfer from the Philippines. Around the same time, Italy was trying to convince Mr. Caruana to stay—but they could only ...

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Carlsen-Caruana 6: Fabi close in 80-move thriller - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - November 17, 2018 - 3:32am

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Carlsen-Caruana 6: Fabi close in 80-move thriller
chess24
Qe2 Qe7, had been seen in So-Caruana in the final round of this year's Sinquefield Cup. Magnus here opted not for Wesley's 6.Nc3 but 6.Nf4, that had given Alexander Motylev victory over Evgeny Miroshnichenko just 11 days earlier in the Winter Chess ...

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Yet another comeback by evergreen Viswanathan Anand - The New Indian Express

London Chess Classic News - November 16, 2018 - 5:33pm

The New Indian Express

Yet another comeback by evergreen Viswanathan Anand
The New Indian Express
Last year he had achieved a similar feat when he won the World Rapid crown ahead of Magnus Carlsen in Riyadh after his disastrous outing at the London Chess Classic. There was no inkling of what was in store when Anand ended the first day of blitz with ...

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Chess contest offers free tickets to women, amid 'long hard struggle' to address gender gap - Telegraph.co.uk

London Chess Classic News - November 15, 2018 - 2:00pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Chess contest offers free tickets to women, amid 'long hard struggle' to address gender gap
Telegraph.co.uk
While men pay £60 to be allowed to compete in the London Chess Classic, women and under-25s are granted free admission. Malcolm Pein, the organiser of the competition and Telegraph chess columnist, said he was "looking forward" to when he no longer ...

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Magnus Carlsen Still Favored in World Chess Championships - SportsBettingDime.com (blog)

Sinquefield Cup News - November 15, 2018 - 11:00am

SportsBettingDime.com (blog)

Magnus Carlsen Still Favored in World Chess Championships
SportsBettingDime.com (blog)
But Caruana isn't without his own accolades. His performance at the 2014 Sinquefield Cup is the stuff of legend, and the highest rated single performance in chess history. He also won an absolutely stacked Candidates Tournament to get here, and no one ...

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Happy with the way my classical game has stabilized: Viswanathan Anand - The Sentinel Assam

Sinquefield Cup News - November 15, 2018 - 1:33am

The Sentinel Assam

Happy with the way my classical game has stabilized: Viswanathan Anand
The Sentinel Assam
In the classical format, Anand has been in good touch, remaining undefeated in the Sinquefield Cup and finishing sixth in the Isle of Man International Chess Tournament. In Kolkata to take part in the Tata Steel Chess India 2018 meet, the 48-year old ...

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World Chess Championship: Carlsen-Caruana draw fourth match amid video controversy - NewsBytes

Sinquefield Cup News - November 14, 2018 - 6:57am

NewsBytes

World Chess Championship: Carlsen-Caruana draw fourth match amid video controversy
NewsBytes
... 2018 and became the first American since Bobby Fischer to do so and qualify for the World Chess Championship. His current FIDE rating is an unbelievable 2,832. Further, he was the joint winner of the 6th Sinquefield Cup along with Carlsen and Aronian.
World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana remain deadlocked after three full-blooded roundsFirstpost

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Carlsen-Caruana 4: Prep, lies and videotape - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - November 14, 2018 - 3:55am

Chess.com

Carlsen-Caruana 4: Prep, lies and videotape
chess24
Magnus Carlsen switched to 1.c4 for Game 4 of the 2018 World Chess Championship in London, but when he rejected a pawn break on move 15 the game fizzled out into a 34-move draw. The main interest was off the board, since a hastily removed video by ...
World Chess Championship Game 4: Draw Again Despite Release Of Caruana's Training NotesChess.com
Football news - CNN - CNN InternationalCNN International
I-Reporters remember passionate, controversial Bobby FischerCNN

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Happy with the way my classical game has stabilised: Viswanathan Anand - Economic Times

Sinquefield Cup News - November 14, 2018 - 1:31am

Economic Times

Happy with the way my classical game has stabilised: Viswanathan Anand
Economic Times
Content with the way his classical game has shaped up in recent times, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is not sweating over his poor run in the rapid format and feels he has time to work on his frailties which, according to him, are out in ...
Viswanathan Anand Unhappy With Constant Zigzagging Of Chess FormatsDailyaddaa (press release)

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Viswanathan Anand Unhappy With Constant Zigzagging Of Chess Formats - Dailyaddaa (press release)

Sinquefield Cup News - November 13, 2018 - 11:23pm

Dailyaddaa (press release)

Viswanathan Anand Unhappy With Constant Zigzagging Of Chess Formats
Dailyaddaa (press release)
New Delhi : Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is not happy with the constant zigzagging of formats, saying that he finds it 'unhelpful'. Here for the Rapid and Blitz competitions in the Tata Steel Chess India 2018, Anand suggested separate ...

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World Chess Championship Game 4: Draw Again Despite Release Of Caruana's Training Notes - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - November 13, 2018 - 2:25pm

Chess.com

World Chess Championship Game 4: Draw Again Despite Release Of Caruana's Training Notes
Chess.com
All the handshakes have been "peaceful" thus far in London. | Photo: Mike Klein/Chess.com. The Norwegian repeated a line that Wesley So used against Caruana at the Grand Chess Tour Paris Blitz event. Caruana said that game wasn't "significant" and he'd ...

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Anand unhappy with constant zigzagging of chess formats - Daijiworld.com

Sinquefield Cup News - November 13, 2018 - 9:50am

Daijiworld.com

Anand unhappy with constant zigzagging of chess formats
Daijiworld.com
In the classical format, Anand has been in good touch remaining undefeated in the Sinquefield Cup and finishing sixth in the Isle of Man International Chess Tournament. The Blitz tournament has a time control of 5 minutes + 3 seconds increment per move.

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For fire år siden sjokkerte Fabiano Caruana sjakkverdenen: – Det var ubegripelig - Aftenposten

Sinquefield Cup News - November 11, 2018 - 2:28am

Aftenposten

For fire år siden sjokkerte Fabiano Caruana sjakkverdenen: – Det var ubegripelig
Aftenposten
Så ristet han på hodet for å understreke poenget sitt. Han snakket om Fabiano Caruana, som nettopp hadde sikret sin syvende strake seier i Sinquefield Cup – markedsført som «tidenes sterkeste turnering». Seirawan var ikke alene. Den sterke prestasjonen ...

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I dag er det 11 måneder siden Magnus Carlsen tapte med hvitt. Det skjedde i ... - VG

London Chess Classic News - November 10, 2018 - 7:42am

VG

I dag er det 11 måneder siden Magnus Carlsen tapte med hvitt. Det skjedde i ...
VG
I begge tilfeller snakker vi om den britiske hovedstaden London. Den 10. desember 2017 tapte nordmannen med hvite brikker mot sin gode russiske venn Jan Nepomnjasjtsji i London Chess Classic. Siden den gang har han spilt 31 partier med hvitt, alle i ...

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Tata Steel India Chess Takes Off In Jam-packed Venue - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - November 10, 2018 - 12:37am

Chess.com

Tata Steel India Chess Takes Off In Jam-packed Venue
Chess.com
Just like in Grand Chess tour events, the second round was scheduled to start 1.5 hours after the first, and the third 1.5 hours after the second—but everything changed when Anand and his first-round opponent Wesley So played a game that lasted for ...

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Searching for Bobby Fischer… - The Apopka Voice

Sinquefield Cup News - November 9, 2018 - 11:21pm

The Apopka Voice

Searching for Bobby Fischer…
The Apopka Voice
Caruana stated at the 2018 Sinquefield Cup that his “chances are about 50-50.” As one who has closely followed Caruana's rise to the top of the chess world, I believe Carlsen is in for a fierce battle. What makes it interesting is that both players are ...

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