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Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Viswanathan Anand goes down to Fabiano Caruana as top-seeds USA beat India in ... - Firstpost

Grand Chess Tour News - September 28, 2018 - 3:40am

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Batumi Chess Olympiad 2018: Viswanathan Anand goes down to Fabiano Caruana as top-seeds USA beat India in ...
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But the game was still in the well-known territory. The game followed the moves of the game played between Fabiano Caruana and Viswanathan Anand from the rapid leg of the Paris Grand Chess Tour in June this year for the first 12 moves. On move 14, Hari ...

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On Chess: St. Louis influence on the Big 3 American players - KBIA

Grand Chess Tour News - September 27, 2018 - 9:21am

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On Chess: St. Louis influence on the Big 3 American players
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2 player and to qualifying for the 2018 Candidates' Tournament. The 2016 Sinquefield Cup was his first super-tournament victory and propelled him to the top of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour. He followed up that breakthrough success by winning the 2017 U.S. ...

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On Chess: St. Louis influence on the Big 3 American players - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - September 27, 2018 - 9:07am

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On Chess: St. Louis influence on the Big 3 American players
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2 player and to qualifying for the 2018 Candidates' Tournament. The 2016 Sinquefield Cup was his first super-tournament victory and propelled him to the top of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour. He followed up that breakthrough success by winning the 2017 U.S. ...

Brand New Indian Super Tournament Announced - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - September 21, 2018 - 4:57am

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Brand New Indian Super Tournament Announced
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The tournament format is similar to what is used in the Grand Chess Tour: three days of rapid chess and two days of blitz. The location is the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in Kolkata, India. The participants are a mix of international top ...

Carlsen: “I hope Caruana is feeling the pressure!” - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - September 19, 2018 - 3:56pm

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Carlsen: “I hope Caruana is feeling the pressure!”
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With less than two months to go before the 2018 World Championship match begins in London, Magnus Carlsen spoke to Norwegian media at his training camp in the Kragerø Resort southwest of Oslo. He was hoping the pressure of playing a match for the ...

What Is The Worst Chess Move? - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - September 17, 2018 - 1:22am

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What Is The Worst Chess Move?
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Chess openings have been analyzed for centuries and yet even today it is still not easy to identify the best and worst first moves. According to Fischer, 1.e4 is "best by test." From the other side, when the famous theoretician GM Ernst Gruenfeld was ...

Viswanathan Anand not worried about own form ahead of Chess Olympiad - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - September 15, 2018 - 9:38am

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Viswanathan Anand not worried about own form ahead of Chess Olympiad
Times of India
He finished the Grand Chess Tour 2018 - a combination of blitz, rapid and classical time-control tournaments comprising four major events - in last place, with only 15 points. His last tournament victory came in March at the Tal Memorial rapid ...
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Anand not worried about own form ahead of Chess Olympiad - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - September 15, 2018 - 9:38am

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Anand not worried about own form ahead of Chess Olympiad
Times of India
He finished the Grand Chess Tour 2018 - a combination of blitz, rapid and classical time-control tournaments comprising four major events - in last place, with only 15 points. His last tournament victory came in March at the Tal Memorial rapid ...

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On Chess: Chess Club hosts Chess 960 event with elite headliners including Gary Kasparov - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - September 6, 2018 - 5:13am

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On Chess: Chess Club hosts Chess 960 event with elite headliners including Gary Kasparov
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Last year, the legendary Garry Kasparov made headlines when he came out of a 12-year retirement to compete in the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz as part of the Grand Chess Tour. This year, he's returning, yet again, to take part in a unique chess competition.

Russian Chess Championship Superfinal In 6-Way Tie - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - September 3, 2018 - 1:00am

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Russian Chess Championship Superfinal In 6-Way Tie
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It is hard to explain the decision of the Russian Chess Federation to schedule the event for the same days as Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis, denying the chance to compete for the Grand Chess Tour participants Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin, and ...

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Russian Chess Championship Superfinal In 6-Way Tie - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - September 1, 2018 - 1:03am

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Russian Chess Championship Superfinal In 6-Way Tie
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It is hard to explain the decision of the Russian Chess Federation to schedule the event for the same days as Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis, denying the chance to compete for the Grand Chess Tour participants Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin, and ...

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On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - August 31, 2018 - 1:37pm

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On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup
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The Grand Chess Tour finals are set to take place in London from December 11-17. The finale will be fought out in a knockout format combining classical, rapid, and blitz time controls. The total prize fund is $300,000 with the winner taking away $120,000.

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Caruana Talks: Sinquefield Ending, GCT Finals, World Championship - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 30, 2018 - 6:08pm

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Caruana Talks: Sinquefield Ending, GCT Finals, World Championship
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Chess.com sat down with Caruana to discuss the heady month which saw him go from last place in the Grand Chess Tour to clawing his way into the final qualification spot. The interview also touches on the controversial finish to the three-way tie in the ...

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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - Idaho State Journal

Grand Chess Tour News - August 30, 2018 - 10:52am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
Idaho State Journal
"It was very nice to win this event," Hikaru Nakamura said about his second Grand Chess Tour win and first international event win at the Saint Louis Chess Club. "I felt that today for the most part I played quite well. More or less, it is nice to win ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - Markets Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - August 30, 2018 - 10:01am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
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"It was very nice to win this event," Hikaru Nakamura said about his second Grand Chess Tour win and first international event win at the Saint Louis Chess Club. "I felt that today for the most part I played quite well. More or less, it is nice to win ...

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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire (press release)

Grand Chess Tour News - August 30, 2018 - 9:52am

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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
PR Newswire (press release)
"It was very nice to win this event," Hikaru Nakamura said about his second Grand Chess Tour win and first international event win at the Saint Louis Chess Club. "I felt that today for the most part I played quite well. More or less, it is nice to win ...
Caruana Talks: Sinquefield Ending, GCT Finals, World ChampionshipChess.com

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Caruana beats So to last Grand Chess Tour spot - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - August 29, 2018 - 6:19am

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Caruana beats So to last Grand Chess Tour spot
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Fabiano Caruana will join Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the $300,000 Grand Chess Tour final in London this December after beating Wesley So 1.5:0.5 in the playoff for fourth place. Fabiano described his year so far as, ...
Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoffFirstpost
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Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff - Firstpost

Grand Chess Tour News - August 29, 2018 - 2:00am

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Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff
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World championship challenger Fabiano Caruana of the US defeated his teammate Wesley So in the playoff for the 4th place thus cementing a place in the finals of the Grand Chess Tour circuit 2018. In the mini-match consisting of two game rapid chess ...
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Caruana Wins Playoff, Earns Grand Chess Tour Finals Spot - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 28, 2018 - 5:06pm

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Caruana Wins Playoff, Earns Grand Chess Tour Finals Spot
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London calling, again. This time, it's a double chess "clash" for Fabiano Caruana. Earlier this year he won the Candidates' Tournament to qualify for November's world championship. Now, he will be back in London in December for the Grand Chess Tour ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand finishes undefeated; Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana ... - Firstpost

Grand Chess Tour News - August 28, 2018 - 6:37am

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Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand finishes undefeated; Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana ...
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Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Vachier-Lagrave have qualified to play the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) final event at London in December. There is a tie-break match, scheduled for Tuesday between Fabiano Caruana and Wesley So, to decide the fourth ...
Sinquefield Cup 9: Magnus, Fabi & Lev share 1stchess24
Carlsen, Caruana, Aronian All Earn Sinquefield Cup Titles As Playoff NixedChess.com
2018 Sinquefield Cup: Armenia's Aronian among 3 winnersInformation-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

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