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

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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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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.

Chess stars to play in historic Scottish distillery - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 24, 2019 - 7:36am
Chess stars to play in historic Scottish distillery  chess24

Magnus Carlsen, Vishy Anand, Ding Liren and Sergey Karjakin will this weekend play each other twice in rapid chess in the Lindores Abbey Chess St...

ChessBase Apps: Live Chess - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 23, 2019 - 11:01am
ChessBase Apps: Live Chess  Chessbase News

ChessBase invites you to follow the top players and the top tournaments live — with the WebApp "Live Chess". This section of the ChessBase ecosystem offers ...

Magnus Carlsen's hot chess play ranks with the game's great streaks - Washington Times

Grand Chess Tour News - May 21, 2019 - 9:27pm
Magnus Carlsen's hot chess play ranks with the game's great streaks  Washington Times

Magnus Carlsen is on a roll. The world's best player is also the world's hottest player, as the Norwegian world champ has run up a spectacular string of top-flight ...

Moscow GP, QF 1: Magnus on match strategy - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 21, 2019 - 6:23am
Moscow GP, QF 1: Magnus on match strategy  chess24

Daniil Dubov reeling off 26 moves of home preparation against Hikaru Nakamura was perhaps the highlight of Day 1 of the Moscow FIDE Grand Prix qu...

Moscow GP, R1 Tiebreaks: Nakamura & So march on - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 19, 2019 - 6:20pm
Moscow GP, R1 Tiebreaks: Nakamura & So march on  chess24

US stars Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura both won their first tiebreak games with White and then drew with Black to reach the quarterfinals of the ...

Moscow Grand Prix: Live - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 19, 2019 - 7:36am
Moscow Grand Prix: Live  Chessbase News

The new Worldchess/FIDE Grand Prix series started on Friday with the first of four Grand Prix tournaments. The Moscow Grand Prix lasts from May 17 to May 29 ...

FIDE Grand Prix to kick off in Moscow - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 16, 2019 - 11:41am
FIDE Grand Prix to kick off in Moscow  chess24

The new-look FIDE Grand Prix starts in the Botvinnik Central Chess Club in Moscow on Friday, with 16 players facing off in the first knockout tour...

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