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AICF adopts Khadi for uniforms for international meets - Sportstarlive

Grand Chess Tour News - September 5, 2017 - 8:05am

Sportstarlive

AICF adopts Khadi for uniforms for international meets
Sportstarlive
Grand Chess Tour. The All India Chess Federation (AICF) has decided that all its players and support staff would use Khadi for their uniforms in all international tournaments to promote the faric. Incidentally, Khadi and Village Industries Commission ...

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Chess World Cup: Anand, Gujrathi, Sethuraman advance - Sportstarlive

Grand Chess Tour News - September 4, 2017 - 11:46am

Sportstarlive

Chess World Cup: Anand, Gujrathi, Sethuraman advance
Sportstarlive
Viswanathan Anand survived some extremely anxious moments against his lowly rated opponent before getting the half-a-point he required to move into the second round of the chess World Cup at Tbilisi (Georgia) on Monday.

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Grand Chess Tour News - September 2, 2017 - 3:58pm

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
To capture the tournament victory, Aronian dazzled the chess board with an incredible performance against nine of the world's best chess players to take home the $37,500prize and 13 Grand Chess Tour points. Aronian's win in Saint Louis moves the ...

Levon Aronian advances to the 4th position in FEDE ranking - Mediamax.am

Grand Chess Tour News - September 1, 2017 - 1:54am

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Levon Aronian advances to the 4th position in FEDE ranking
Mediamax.am
Levon Aronian won Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz of Grand Chess Tour, gaining 2802 points and taking the 4th position in FIDE ranking. Aronian is only 1 point behind Vladimir Kramnik, who took the 3rd position. World champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway) is the ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - August 26, 2017 - 4:06pm

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The St. Louis Rapid and Blitz event has ended, and Garry Kasparov is human after all. Showing that age and a 12-year layoff had an effect, Kasparov finished eighth overall. His rapid tournament was a disaster with only one win, five losses, and three ...

Garry Kasparov's competitive return upstages Levon Aronian's victory - The Guardian

Grand Chess Tour News - August 25, 2017 - 2:17pm

The Guardian

Garry Kasparov's competitive return upstages Levon Aronian's victory
The Guardian
The St Louis rapid/blitz followed the Sinquefield Cup and was part of the Grand Chess Tour, whose final event will be the London Classic at the Kensington Olympia on 1-11 December. Magnus Carlsen, the world champion, is the current tour leader but both ...

On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - August 24, 2017 - 5:08am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title
St. Louis Public Radio
The newest addition to the Grand Chess Tour, the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz, became the most anticipated event when the announcement was made that Garry Kasparov would come out of retirement to join the field. The tournament did not disappoint.

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - Markets Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - August 22, 2017 - 7:57pm

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
Markets Insider
To capture the tournament victory, Aronian dazzled the chess board with an incredible performance against nine of the world's best chess players to take home the $37,500 prize and 13 Grand Chess Tour points. Aronian's win in Saint Louis moves the ...

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - PR Newswire (press release)

Grand Chess Tour News - August 22, 2017 - 12:53pm

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
PR Newswire (press release)
To capture the tournament victory, Aronian dazzled the chess board with an incredible performance against nine of the world's best chess players to take home the $37,500 prize and 13 Grand Chess Tour points. Aronian's win in Saint Louis moves the ...

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Armenia's Levon Aronian Wins Chess 'Rapid & Blitz' Tournament - Asbarez Armenian News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2017 - 3:08pm

Asbarez Armenian News

Armenia's Levon Aronian Wins Chess 'Rapid & Blitz' Tournament
Asbarez Armenian News
ST. LOUIS, MO—Armenia's chess grandmaster Levon Aronian on Saturday won the Rapid and Blitz competition, which was the fourth stop on the Grand Chess Tour 2017. Earlier Aronian had won the Rapid event of the competition, while Sergey Karjakin of ...

Chess World Cup: Anand to lead seven-member contingent - Sportstarlive

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2017 - 11:26am

Chess World Cup: Anand to lead seven-member contingent
Sportstarlive
He recently tied for the second spot in the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, USA and finished ninth in the Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour. The others who will be taking part in the World Cup are Karthikeyan Murali (who ...

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Seven Indians in fray at Chess World Cup - Press Trust of India

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2017 - 9:44am

Seven Indians in fray at Chess World Cup
Press Trust of India
He recently tied for the second spot in the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, USA and finished ninth in the Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour. The others who will be taking part in the World Cup are: Karthikeyan Murali (who ...

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Seven Indians in fray at Chess World Cup - Press Trust of India

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2017 - 9:44am

Seven Indians in fray at Chess World Cup
Press Trust of India
He recently tied for the second spot in the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, USA and finished ninth in the Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour. The others who will be taking part in the World Cup are: Karthikeyan Murali (who ...

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Seven Indians in fray at Chess World Cup - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2017 - 9:00am

Times of India

Seven Indians in fray at Chess World Cup
Times of India
He recently tied for the second spot in the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, USA and finished ninth in the Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour. The others who will be taking part in the World Cup are: Karthikeyan Murali (who ...

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Seven Indians in fray at Chess World Cup - Press Trust of India

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2017 - 8:19am

Seven Indians in fray at Chess World Cup
Press Trust of India
He recently tied for the second spot in the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, USA and finished ninth in the Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour. The others who will be taking part in the World Cup are: Karthikeyan Murali (who ...

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Garry Kasparov backs old rival Viswanathan Anand to continue 'as long as he likes' - Scroll.in

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2017 - 3:02am

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Garry Kasparov backs old rival Viswanathan Anand to continue 'as long as he likes'
Scroll.in
Kasparov also added that playing in St Louis was his way of returning the patronage chess received from the Grand Chess Tour and the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, and from Rex Sinquefield. The Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz and the ...
Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STLKSDK
Kasparov finishes ahead of Anand in St LouisESPN
Chess Icon Kasparov promises winnings to AfricaKawowo Sports
The Hindu -Times of India -The Times of Israel
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Mirror interview: No more comebacks for Chess legend Garry Kasparov - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - August 20, 2017 - 10:38pm

Times of India

Mirror interview: No more comebacks for Chess legend Garry Kasparov
Times of India
The Grand Chess Tour and the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St Louis deserve full support and my participation at the board was a means to that end. Rex Sinquefield (an American businessman based in Missouri) and his family have been incredible ...
Garry Kasparov backs old rival Viswanathan Anand to continue 'as long as he likes'Scroll.in
Liêm fifth at Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tourneyViet Nam News
Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STLKSDK
Kawowo Sports
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Liêm fifth at Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tourney - Viet Nam News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 20, 2017 - 7:11pm

Viet Nam News

Liêm fifth at Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tourney
Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese Grandmaster Lê Quang Liêm finished joint fifth in the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament, the newest stop on the 2017 Grand Chess Tour in the US on Saturday. He shared the position with Fabiano Caruana of the US and ...

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Kasparov finishes ahead of Anand in St Louis - ESPN

Grand Chess Tour News - August 20, 2017 - 8:00am

KSDK

Kasparov finishes ahead of Anand in St Louis
ESPN
St Louis -- Former world champion Viswanathan Anand had another disappointing final day as the Indian finished on ninth spot in the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour. Anand got seven points in all in the rapid ...
Chess notesThe Boston Globe
Aronian scripts a strong finish, wins titleThe Hindu
Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STLKSDK
The Times of Israel -Kawowo Sports
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Viswanathan Anand finishes ninth in St Louis Rapid and Blitz - Hindustan Times

Grand Chess Tour News - August 20, 2017 - 3:38am

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Viswanathan Anand finishes ninth in St Louis Rapid and Blitz
Hindustan Times
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand had another disappointing final day as the Indian finished on ninth spot in the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour. Anand got seven points in all in the rapid section ...
Chess notesThe Boston Globe
Aronian scripts a strong finish, wins titleThe Hindu
Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STLKSDK
The Times of Israel -Kawowo Sports
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