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Shamkir, Round 7: There's no stopping Magnus - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - April 7, 2019 - 5:42pm
Shamkir, Round 7: There's no stopping Magnus  Chessbase News

The one decisive game of round seven saw Magnus Carlsen defeat his Twitter arch-enemy Anish Giri to take the sole lead in Shamkir. It was a rather flashy win, ...

Shamkir Chess 2: Carlsen beats Anand - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - April 2, 2019 - 6:06am
Shamkir Chess 2: Carlsen beats Anand  chess24

Magnus Carlsen beat Vishy Anand for a second game in a row as the Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir exploded into life in Round 2. It was April Fools'...

Shamkir Chess 1: Anand lets Navara escape - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - March 31, 2019 - 4:31pm
Shamkir Chess 1: Anand lets Navara escape  chess24

Vishy Anand missed a beautiful cheapo that allowed David Navara to escape alive from a game where he looked doomed both on the board and on the c...

US Chess Champs 8-9: Big guns take over - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - March 30, 2019 - 6:41am
US Chess Champs 8-9: Big guns take over  chess24

Hikaru Nakamura and Leinier Dominguez are joint leaders going into their head-to-head clash in the penultimate round of the 2019 US Chess Champio...

US Champs 5-6: Naka leads as Fabi finally wins - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - March 26, 2019 - 3:40pm
US Champs 5-6: Naka leads as Fabi finally wins  chess24

Fabiano Caruana's drought finally ended as he beat Jeffery Xiong in Round 6 of the 2019 US Chess Championship to score his first classical win in...

In Other News: Chess Growing Across the Globe - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 20, 2019 - 3:51am
In Other News: Chess Growing Across the Globe  Chess.com

While chess fans worldwide may have had their eyes glued to PRO Chess League action, the World Team Championship or Prague, here are some stories you ...

In Other News: Chess Growing Across The Globe - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 20, 2019 - 2:00am
In Other News: Chess Growing Across The Globe  Chess.com

While chess fans worldwide may have had their eyes glued to PRO Chess League action, the World Team Championship or Prague, here are some stories you ...

American Chess Star Fabiano Caruana Is Ready to Return to Action at the U.S. Championship - Sports Illustrated

Grand Chess Tour News - March 19, 2019 - 1:41pm
American Chess Star Fabiano Caruana Is Ready to Return to Action at the U.S. Championship  Sports Illustrated

He needed a break after his tiebreaker loss in the 2018 World Championships, but Fabiano Caruana is back in action as the American chess resurgence ...

The US Championships kick off - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - March 19, 2019 - 12:38pm
The US Championships kick off  Chessbase News

The U.S. Chess Championship and U.S. Women's Chess Championship will take place for an eleventh time at the Saint Louis Chess Club starting on ...

American Chess Star Fabiano Caruana Is Ready to Return to Action at the U.S. Championship - Sports Illustrated

Grand Chess Tour News - March 19, 2019 - 2:00am
American Chess Star Fabiano Caruana Is Ready to Return to Action at the U.S. Championship  Sports Illustrated

He needed a break after his tiebreaker loss in the 2018 World Championships, but Fabiano Caruana is back in action as the American chess resurgence ...

Chess Tournaments Calendar: Archive - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 18, 2019 - 5:06am
Chess Tournaments Calendar: Archive  Chess.com

This is our archive of older, completed chess tournaments and events. Click here for our calendar of current chess events! DECEMBER 2018 Date Event ...

Chess Tournaments Calendar: Archive - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 18, 2019 - 2:00am
Chess Tournaments Calendar: Archive  Chess.com

This is our archive of older, completed chess tournaments and events. Click here for our calendar of current chess events! DECEMBER 2018 Date Event ...

Join The Study To Evaluate Chess.com Lessons - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 15, 2019 - 2:00am
Join The Study To Evaluate Chess.com Lessons  Chess.com

Chess.com is looking to recruit volunteers for a study on the effectiveness of Chess.com lessons and training. Participants will be randomized into three groups: ...

NIC: Sadler on books and Botvinnik - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - March 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
NIC: Sadler on books and Botvinnik  Chessbase News

Courtesy our friends at New in Chess: GM MATTHEW SADLER gives his assessment of ChessBase's tenth volume in the Master Class series on the sixth World ...

PRO Chess League: Measuring CAPS Performance - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - March 7, 2019 - 2:00am
PRO Chess League: Measuring CAPS Performance  Chess.com

What do these things have in common? Cream cheese and bagels Danny Rensch and Robert Hess PRO Chess League (PCL) and Computer Aggregated ...

World Team Championship starts in Astana - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - March 6, 2019 - 2:33am
World Team Championship starts in Astana  chess24

Vladislav Artemiev celebrated his 21st birthday with victory over 15-year-old prodigy Alireza Firouzja to give Russia a narrow win over Iran as the 2019 World ...

Solingen catches Baden-Baden as stars gather in Berlin - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - March 3, 2019 - 7:37pm
Solingen catches Baden-Baden as stars gather in Berlin  Chessbase News

It was an eventful weekend in the Bundesliga, as leaders and clear favourites OSG Baden-Baden lined up their best squad but ended up giving up two crucial ...

McShane bags Bunratty Masters 2019 - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - February 26, 2019 - 2:00am
McShane bags Bunratty Masters 2019  Chessbase News

GM Luke McShane took top honours in the Masters group at the 26th Bunratty Chess Festival — the annual fun-filled tournament in Ireland held this year from ...

Magnus Carlsen to play in Kolkata - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - February 25, 2019 - 10:38pm
Magnus Carlsen to play in Kolkata  Times of India

Chess News: TOI had reported on January 29 about the possibility of another Carlsen versus Viswanathan Anand clash in India, six years after the duo had ...

Kramnik And Kasparov: The End Of An Era - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - February 25, 2019 - 2:00am
Kramnik And Kasparov: The End Of An Era  Chess.com

Vladimir Kramnik's decision to quit professional chess shook the chess world. Many people even sense deja vu. Indeed, there is an uncanny resemblance to 14 ...

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