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2016 Sinquefield Cup Spotlights International Chess Competition in Saint Louis - PR Newswire (press release)

Grand Chess Tour News - July 29, 2016 - 11:55am

2016 Sinquefield Cup Spotlights International Chess Competition in Saint Louis
PR Newswire (press release)
The Sinquefield Cup is the third of four stops on the 2016 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) - a circuit of international chess events featuring the world's elite chess talent, created in partnership between the CCSCSL, Chess Promotions, Ltd. (London Chess ...

Wesley braces for 2016 Sinquefield Cup - The Manila Times

Grand Chess Tour News - July 29, 2016 - 7:26am

Wesley braces for 2016 Sinquefield Cup
The Manila Times
A total prize fund of $300,000 is at stake in the nine-round tournament with the champion getting $75,000, runner-up pocketing $50,000 and the third-placer receiving $40,000. The tournament is the third leg of the four-phase Grand Chess Tour. The first ...

Vladimir Kramnik withdraws from Sinquefield Cup - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - July 29, 2016 - 2:00am
Vladimir Kramnik withdraws from Sinquefield Cup  Chessbase News

The 2016 Sinquefield Cup, one of the strongest tournaments of the year, will start in about a week, on 5th August, in St. Louis. Unfortunately Vladimir Kramnik ...

Viswanathan Anand: No retirement moves yet - The Hindu

Grand Chess Tour News - July 26, 2016 - 1:47pm

Viswanathan Anand: No retirement moves yet
The Hindu
For five-time World chess champion Viswanathan Anand, life is beautiful. His warmth and simplicity have remained evergreen. Before flying to St. Louis for a tournament held as part of the Grand Chess Tour, Anand spoke to The Hindu on Tuesday. Excerpts.

Carlsen tops; So joint third - Philippine Star

Grand Chess Tour News - July 23, 2016 - 11:48am

Carlsen tops; So joint third
Philippine Star
Carlsen earlier topped Wijk aan Zee in the Netherlands, the Norway Chess Classic and the Grand Chess Tour in Belgium. Biting the dust in second spot was American Hikaru Nakamura, who had 11 points. Half-a-point behind at 10 apiece were Chinese ...

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Hari may lead Anand-less India in Chess Olympiad - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - July 23, 2016 - 7:26am

Hari may lead Anand-less India in Chess Olympiad
Times of India
Five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand is again set to skip the Chess Olympiad which is scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from September 1. Although the Indian team for the tournament is yet to be announced but Anand is reported to be ...

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Pestaño: An incredible and unprecedented performance - Sun.Star

Grand Chess Tour News - July 21, 2016 - 8:52am

Pestaño: An incredible and unprecedented performance
Sun.Star
He had a good performance in Tata Steel, the Grand Chess Tour and Biel. The other day he secured first place in Dortmund's Sparkassen Chess Meeting with a draw in the final round and solidified a 12.8 rating point gain in this tournament alone.

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Belgian referees to control FK Shkendija vs FC Neftchi match - AZERTAC News

Grand Chess Tour News - July 19, 2016 - 2:00am
Belgian referees to control FK Shkendija vs FC Neftchi match  AZERTAC News

Belgian referee Erik Lambrechts will be in charge of a return match between Macedonian FK Shkendija and Azerbaijan`s FC Neftchi as part of the UEFA Europa ...

National chess players shine at Poti International Festival PHOTO - AzerNews

Grand Chess Tour News - July 14, 2016 - 2:00am
National chess players shine at Poti International Festival PHOTO  AzerNews

Five Azerbaijani chess players have emerged victorious in the first round of the 11th Poti International Festival in Georgia, Azertac reported.

"Il y aura un deuxième Paris Grand Chess Tour en 2017" - Le Figaro

Grand Chess Tour News - July 13, 2016 - 8:15am

Le Figaro

"Il y aura un deuxième Paris Grand Chess Tour en 2017"
Le Figaro
La première édition du Paris Grand Chess Tour ne laissera que des grands souvenirs à Stéphane Roussel. Le concepteur et la cheville ouvrière de la mise en orbite de ce tournoi d'échecs d'un nouveau genre a d'abord eu le privilège de jouer "en double" ...

Carlsen Leads and Quits Grand Chess Tour - Huffington Post

Grand Chess Tour News - July 2, 2016 - 9:16pm

Huffington Post

Carlsen Leads and Quits Grand Chess Tour
Huffington Post
Magnus Carlsen leads the Grand Chess Tour after the speed events in Paris and the Belgian town of Leuven. But the world chess champion will not be around for the next two established classical events in Saint Louis and London. He is leaving the ...

Carlsen Leads and Quits Grand Chess Tour - Huffington Post

Grand Chess Tour News - July 2, 2016 - 8:02pm

Huffington Post

Carlsen Leads and Quits Grand Chess Tour
Huffington Post
Magnus Carlsen leads the Grand Chess Tour after the speed events in Paris and the Belgian town of Leuven. But the world chess champion will not be around for the next two established classical events in Saint Louis and London. He is leaving the ...

Carlsen Leads and Quits Grand Chess Tour - Huffington Post

Grand Chess Tour News - July 2, 2016 - 2:00am
Carlsen Leads and Quits Grand Chess Tour  Huffington Post

Magnus Carlsen leads the Grand Chess Tour after the speed events in Paris and the Belgian town of Leuven. But the world chess champion will not be...

Grand Chess Tour - Алтайская правда

Grand Chess Tour News - July 1, 2016 - 4:37am

Алтайская правда

Grand Chess Tour
Алтайская правда
Под такой вывеской второй год кряду проводится ряд турниров как в классические шахматы, так и с ускоренным контролем с участием топ-шахматистов мира. На днях в Париже завершился первый этап этого грандиозного сериала, ...

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Grand Chess Tour - Алтайская правда

Grand Chess Tour News - July 1, 2016 - 4:37am

Алтайская правда

Grand Chess Tour
Алтайская правда
Под такой вывеской второй год кряду проводится ряд турниров как в классические шахматы, так и с ускоренным контролем с участием топ-шахматистов мира. На днях в Париже завершился первый этап этого грандиозного сериала, ...

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The Blindfold King vs The Machine - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 30, 2016 - 2:00am
The Blindfold King vs The Machine  Chessbase News

Later this year GM Timur Gareyev will try play 47 opponents simultaneously, blindfold, breaking the current world record of 46 games. Neuroscientists found this ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - June 25, 2016 - 3:01pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The second leg of this year's Grand Chess Tour, the YourNextMove event has ended with world champion Magnus Carlsen on top and winning $37,500 for his efforts. It was held in the truly beautiful old city hall of Leuven, Belgium. The format and field ...
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2 Americans lead at halfway point of Grand Chess Tour - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - June 23, 2016 - 7:25am

St. Louis Public Radio

2 Americans lead at halfway point of Grand Chess Tour
St. Louis Public Radio
The chess world is awaiting the third leg of the Grand Chess Tour, the fourth annual Sinquefield Cup, to begin in St. Louis on Aug. 1. This series of four tournaments is spread over different parts of the world, attracting the very best chess players ...

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Two Americans lead at halfway point of the Grand Chess Tour - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - June 23, 2016 - 6:46am

St. Louis Public Radio

Two Americans lead at halfway point of the Grand Chess Tour
St. Louis Public Radio
The chess world is awaiting the third leg of the Grand Chess Tour, the fourth annual Sinquefield Cup, to begin in St. Louis on Aug. 1. This series of four tournaments is spread over different parts of the world attracting the very best chess players to ...

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National chess players vying for medals at Cesme Open tournament - AzerNews

Grand Chess Tour News - June 22, 2016 - 2:00am
National chess players vying for medals at Cesme Open tournament  AzerNews

Azerbaijani chess players are competing in the 4th International Cesme Open Tournament in Izmir, Turkey, Azertac reported.

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