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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - June 2, 2018 - 11:52am

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The latest super tournament, Altibox Norway Chess, is underway in Stavanger, Norway. Once a member of the Grand Chess Tour, Norway Chess is now a stand-alone major event. This year's version has 10 of the world's top 15: Magnus Carlsen (1), Fabiano ...

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VM-rivalen ville unngå Carlsen - TV 2

Grand Chess Tour News - May 28, 2018 - 12:49am

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VM-rivalen ville unngå Carlsen
TV 2
Caruana vant turneringen mens Carlsen med sin 3. plass sikret sammenlagt-triumfen i "Grand Chess Tour". Også i Tata Steel Masters i Wijk aan Zee i januar 2018 ble det remis i åpningspartiet der Caruana spilte med svarte brikker. Carlsen vant ...

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Altibox Norway Chess 2018 Preview - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 27, 2018 - 4:35am

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Altibox Norway Chess 2018 Preview
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Things improved from there onwards, though, with Magnus performing well in rapid and blitz to take the 2018 Grand Chess Tour, winning the Isle of Man Open and then finally ending his long wait for victory in a classical round-robin by claiming the 2018 ...

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Chess Tournaments Calendar - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - May 24, 2018 - 2:30am

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Chess Tournaments Calendar
Chess.com
The Grand Chess Tour starts in Leuven this year, where the participants are Alexander Grischuk, Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, Wesley So, and ...

Bassem Amin Wins African Individual Chess Championship - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - May 23, 2018 - 12:14pm

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Bassem Amin Wins African Individual Chess Championship
Chess.com
Photo: Alessandro Parodi/Chess.com. Graham Jurgensen. Grand Chess Tour co-organizer Graham Jurgensen was playing as well. | Photo: Alessandro Parodi/Chess.com. Parallel to the prestige event, a B section and a tournament for chess parents catered ...

Bassem Amin Keeps African Individual Chess Championship - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - May 23, 2018 - 12:05pm

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Bassem Amin Keeps African Individual Chess Championship
Chess.com
Graham Jurgensen. Grand Chess Tour co-organizer Graham Jurgensen was playing as well. | Photo: Alessandro Parodi/Chess.com. Parallel to the prestige event, a B section and a tournament for chess parents catered for tens of amateurs and rising stars.

Evgeni Vasiukov dies at 85 - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 12, 2018 - 11:41am

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Evgeni Vasiukov dies at 85
chess24
Russian Grandmaster Evgeni Vasiukov (1933-2018) has passed away at the age of 85. The 6-time Moscow Champion only began to play chess at the age of 15 but would go on to beat players that included World Champions Vasily Smyslov, Tigran Petrosian ...

Мамедъяров нарасхват - Azerisport.com

Grand Chess Tour News - May 11, 2018 - 8:58am

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Мамедъяров нарасхват
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27 мая он начнет выступление на «Norway Chess» в Ставангере, после чего его ждет серия «Grand Chess Tour» и соревнование в Биле. Во всех вышеназванных стартах сыграет и обладатель мировой короны Магнус Карлсен, так что Шахрияр ...

Универсальный рейтинг Мамедъярова для Grand Chess Tour - Azerisport.com

Grand Chess Tour News - May 3, 2018 - 10:04am

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Универсальный рейтинг Мамедъярова для Grand Chess Tour
Azerisport.com
Как передает azerisport.com, на основе показателя URS организаторы «Grand Chess Tour» определили участников предстоящей серии коммерческих турниров, куда вошел и Шахрияр. В серии также сыграют Вишванатан Ананд, Левон Аронян, Фабиано Каруана, Александр Грищук, Сергей Карякин, Хикару Накамура ...

So Begins US Championship Title Defense With A Win - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - April 18, 2018 - 10:12pm

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So Begins US Championship Title Defense With A Win
Chess.com
He's young, but he's got some experience with defending titles. And it hasn't gone well. By his own admission, GM Wesley So has struggled the year after winning an event. London, Grand Chess Tour, Tata Steel, you name it, and as best he can recall, he ...

Carlsen, Mamedyarov Top Seeds In Shamkir - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - April 16, 2018 - 11:19am

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Carlsen, Mamedyarov Top Seeds In Shamkir
Chess.com
If you experienced some withdrawal symptoms in the days after Grenke, we have good news. This week two top events start: the Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan and the U.S. Championships in St. Louis. Tomorrow we'll look at the U.S. Championships ...

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - April 15, 2018 - 3:13pm

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The St. Louis Chess Club (www.SaintLouisChessClub.org) is a major sponsor of invitational tournaments. Besides the US Championships and the Sinquefield Cup, part of the Grand Chess Tour, the club holds seasonal invitationals on a regular basis. Last ...

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Makropoulos To Run For FIDE President - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - April 11, 2018 - 9:15am

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Makropoulos To Run For FIDE President
Chess.com
[Pein, who is also a board member of the Grand Chess Tour, played an active role in the agreement between FIDE and the chess federation in Saudi Arabia to get the 2017 FIDE World Rapid and Blitz Championship to Riyadh. - PD]. Will there be a place for ...

Kis fricska a sakkvilágbajnoknak a kihívó sikere - Origo

Grand Chess Tour News - April 10, 2018 - 6:28am

Origo

Kis fricska a sakkvilágbajnoknak a kihívó sikere
Origo
Az amerikai Fabiano Caruana újabb nagy sikert ért el. A 25 éves sakkozót a berlini világbajnok-jelölti döntő megnyerése után Baden-Badenben is tornagyőztesként ünnepelték. Az 5. GRENKE Chess Classic viadalon a világbajnoki kihívó a norvég világbajnok ...

Berührt, geführt - FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Grand Chess Tour News - April 10, 2018 - 4:02am

FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Berührt, geführt
FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
An der Grand Chess Tour nimmt er heuer nicht teil, so dass man ihn wohl bei der Schacholympiade erwarten darf. Auf Caruanas Terminkalender stehen ab kommenden Dienstag die US-Meisterschaften in St. Louis, wo er selbst seit drei Jahren wohnt. Darauf ...

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13-Year-Old Keymer Wins Grenke Open Ahead Of 49 GMs - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - April 2, 2018 - 6:04pm

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13-Year-Old Keymer Wins Grenke Open Ahead Of 49 GMs
Chess.com
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave today joined Nikita Vitiugov in the lead at the Grenke Chess Classic in Karlsruhe. The Frenchman beat Hou Yifan with the black pieces. The big news was 13-year-old IM Vincent Keymer of Germany winning the super strong Grenke Open ...

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Rykteflom om at USA vil kuppe Magnus Carlsens VM-kamp. Nå slår sjakktopp tilbake. - Adresseavisen

Grand Chess Tour News - April 2, 2018 - 8:47am

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Rykteflom om at USA vil kuppe Magnus Carlsens VM-kamp. Nå slår sjakktopp tilbake.
Adresseavisen
Foto: Lennart Ootes, Grand Chess Tour. Overfor CBS uttalte den amerikanske stormesteren og Sinquefield-støttespilleren Yasser Seirawan at St. Louis kunne tilbudt en «betydelig større» premiepott enn 1 million dollar – som er den fastsatte premiepotten ...

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Rykteflom om at USA vil kuppe Magnus Carlsens VM-kamp. Nå slår sjakktopp tilbake. - Sunnmørsposten

Grand Chess Tour News - April 2, 2018 - 8:37am

Sunnmørsposten

Rykteflom om at USA vil kuppe Magnus Carlsens VM-kamp. Nå slår sjakktopp tilbake.
Sunnmørsposten
Foto: Lennart Ootes, Grand Chess Tour. Overfor CBS uttalte den amerikanske stormesteren og Sinquefield-støttespilleren Yasser Seirawan at St. Louis kunne tilbudt en «betydelig større» premiepott enn 1 million dollar – som er den fastsatte premiepotten ...

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Рейтинговый шанс Мамедъярова - Azerisport.com

Grand Chess Tour News - April 2, 2018 - 7:34am

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Рейтинговый шанс Мамедъярова
Azerisport.com
К тому же, соревновательный график у него в ближайшие месяцы будет довольно насыщенный – Мемориал Вугара Гашимова в Шамкире, турнир в Ставангере, а также выступление в серии «Grand Chess Tour». Учитывая, что на предстоящих стартах также сыграет множество ведущих шахматистов, то азербайджанский ...

First American since Fischer to play for title of chess champion - AOL

Grand Chess Tour News - March 28, 2018 - 7:05am

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First American since Fischer to play for title of chess champion
AOL
Fabiano Caruana, the Miami-born 25-year-old, will become the first American to play for the undisputed world chess title since the 1970s. Caruana won the right to challenge current champion, Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, by defeating his opponents in a ...

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