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Carlsen comeback leads to playoff - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 29, 2019 - 6:30am
Carlsen comeback leads to playoff  Chessbase News

The tense last round of the Sinquefield Cup ended in a dramatic way, with emotions and competitive tension taking centre-stage rather than skills. Magnus ...

Carlsen, Ding To Decide Sinquefield Cup In Playoff - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 29, 2019 - 6:03am
Carlsen, Ding To Decide Sinquefield Cup In Playoff  Chess.com

By beating Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final round, Magnus Carlsen caught Ding Liren in first place at the 2019 Sinquefield Cup. The two will now decide the ...

Sinquefield Chess: Anand finishes joint third; Carlsen catches up with Ding Liren - The Hindu

Grand Chess Tour News - August 29, 2019 - 5:35am
Sinquefield Chess: Anand finishes joint third; Carlsen catches up with Ding Liren  The Hindu

Viswanathan Anand played out his 10th successive draw after facing Hikaru Nakamura and finished an impressive joint third in the Sinquefield Cup chess ...

PRO Chess League Summer Series: Caruana, So, Firouzja Headline Championship Weekend - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 28, 2019 - 9:11pm
PRO Chess League Summer Series: Caruana, So, Firouzja Headline Championship Weekend  Chess.com

The PRO Chess League Summer Series enters championship weekend with eight teams looking to capture the league's first-ever summer title. With both the ...

Ding Leads Sinquefield Cup; Carlsen Ends Draw Streak - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 28, 2019 - 7:07am
Ding Leads Sinquefield Cup; Carlsen Ends Draw Streak  Chess.com

Drawing his game in round 10 was enough for Ding Liren to grab sole lead at the 2019 Sinquefield Cup with one round to go as Ian Nepomniachtchi blundered ...

Ding is the sole leader at the Sinquefield Cup - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 28, 2019 - 6:03am
Ding is the sole leader at the Sinquefield Cup  Chessbase News

Another intense day of fighting chess and drama in the tenth round of the Sinquefield Cup. Ding Liren shot into sole lead with six points out of ten games. It was a ...

Ding, Nepomniachtchi Strike In Sinquefield Cup Round 9 - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 27, 2019 - 5:59pm
Ding, Nepomniachtchi Strike In Sinquefield Cup Round 9  Chess.com

Ding Liren and Ian Nepomniachtchi escaped from a group of five leaders as they won their games in round nine of the 2019 Sinquefield Cup. The two are tied ...

Sinquefield Cup 9: Ding and Nepo break clear - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - August 27, 2019 - 8:02am
Sinquefield Cup 9: Ding and Nepo break clear  chess24

World no. 3 Ding Liren beat world no. 2 Fabiano Caruana for the second time in a classical game this year as the Chinese star took a big step tow...

Ding and Nepomniachtchi score crucial wins - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 27, 2019 - 7:41am
Ding and Nepomniachtchi score crucial wins  Chessbase News

Ding Liren and Ian Nepomniachtchi showed their guts to rise to the occasion and score crucial wins in the ninth round of the Sinquefield Cup, to jointly jump into ...

Pál Benkö dies at 91 - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 27, 2019 - 3:01am
Pál Benkö dies at 91  Chessbase News

He was a world-class grandmaster, twice World Champion candidate, friend of Bobby Fischer (whose participation in the 1972 World Championship match he ...

Nepomiachtchi and Karjakin join the lead - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 26, 2019 - 6:48am
Nepomiachtchi and Karjakin join the lead  Chessbase News

The spell of draws was finally broken but the leading pack became a jumbo five-men crowd as Karjakin and Nepomniachtchi joined them at 4½ points from 8 ...

Russians Win As 5 Players Share Lead At Sinquefield Cup - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 26, 2019 - 4:52am
Russians Win As 5 Players Share Lead At Sinquefield Cup  Chess.com

It was the day everyone had been waiting for at the 2019 Sinquefield Cup. Round eight saw two wins after a dozen draws as the two Russian stalwarts Ian ...

Sinquefield Cup Sees Another All-Draw Day In Round 7 - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 26, 2019 - 2:00am
Sinquefield Cup Sees Another All-Draw Day In Round 7  Chess.com

It was a new day, a new round but sadly the same old story at the 2019 Sinquefield Cup. Round seven again ended with all draws. More than the result itself, the ...

Magnus and his rivals - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 25, 2019 - 5:36pm
Magnus and his rivals  Chessbase News

In his last review of ChessBase Magazine 190, Nagesh Havanur dealt with the report on the recent European Women's Championship in our magazine.

Sinquefield Cup 7: Dead Heat at the Top - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - August 25, 2019 - 8:49am
Sinquefield Cup 7: Dead Heat at the Top  chess24

Fabiano Caruana, Ding Liren and Vishy Anand continue to lead the 2019 Sinquefield Cup after all games were drawn for a 4th time in 7 rounds. Once...

Anand with an agonizing miss against Ding - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 25, 2019 - 5:03am
Anand with an agonizing miss against Ding  Chessbase News

The seventh round of the Sinquefield Cup followed the same pattern of the previous day – all draws and status quo continued in tournament standings, with ...

Sinquefield Cup: Six Games, Six Draws In The Sixth Round - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 24, 2019 - 6:46am
Sinquefield Cup: Six Games, Six Draws In The Sixth Round  Chess.com

After yesterday's rest day, everyone expected some action at the 2019 Sinquefield Cup! But round six saw an anti-climatic end to a round where once again all ...

Anand, Caruana and Ding continue to lead - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 24, 2019 - 4:36am
Anand, Caruana and Ding continue to lead  Chessbase News

Vishy Anand missed a great opportunity to finish off Anish Giri while holding the upper hand — many times during the game — to settle for a heart-breaking draw ...

Weekends on the Web: Saturday & Sunday, August 24-25, 2019 - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Grand Chess Tour News - August 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
Weekends on the Web: Saturday & Sunday, August 24-25, 2019  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Looking for some fun events this weekend? Meteorologist Angela Hutti has some ideas for you and your family. Weekends on the Web: Saturday ...

Igors Rausis: How to quit chess in one move - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 23, 2019 - 3:03am
Igors Rausis: How to quit chess in one move  Chessbase News

A photo of a chess player using a mobile phone in a toilet during a tournament game made international headlines for the sport and rekindled fears of cheating ...

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