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Caruana weathers the So storm - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 22, 2019 - 11:14am
Caruana weathers the So storm  Chessbase News

Ding Liren joined the leaders Viswanathan Anand and Fabiano Caruana at the top of the table with 3 points after a round of hard fought battles in almost all ...

Sinquefield Cup Opens Up In Round 5 With 2 Wins And A Stalemate - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 22, 2019 - 9:09am
Sinquefield Cup Opens Up In Round 5 With 2 Wins And A Stalemate  Chess.com

What a difference a day makes at the 2019 Sinquefield Cup! After most players in this elite round-robin started with four consecutive draws, the field decided to ...

Aronian Wins Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz Tournament - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Grand Chess Tour News - August 22, 2019 - 8:33am
Aronian Wins Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz Tournament  The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

LOUIS, Mi. (Chessbase) — Levon Aronian emerged as the winner of the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz leg of the Grand Chess Tour on August 16, after a ...

Sinquefield Cup 5: Ding and Nepo strike - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - August 22, 2019 - 7:53am
Sinquefield Cup 5: Ding and Nepo strike  chess24

World no. 3 Ding Liren scored an impressive positional victory over Anish Giri to join Fabiano Caruana and Vishy Anand in the Sinquefield Cup lea...

Aronian draws Sinquefield Cup R5 against Mamedyarov - Big News Network

Grand Chess Tour News - August 22, 2019 - 7:07am
Aronian draws Sinquefield Cup R5 against Mamedyarov  Big News Network

PanARMENIANNet - Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian drew the fifth round of the Sinquefield Cup with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan on ...

Mammadyarov draws with Aronian at 2019 Sinquefield Cup - AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency - AZERTAC News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 22, 2019 - 6:00am
Mammadyarov draws with Aronian at 2019 Sinquefield Cup - AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency  AZERTAC News

Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has been held to a draw by Armenian Levon Aronian in the fifth round of the 2019 Sinquefield Cup in St.

Aronian draws Sinquefield Cup R5 against Mamedyarov - PanARMENIAN.Net

Grand Chess Tour News - August 22, 2019 - 2:34am
Aronian draws Sinquefield Cup R5 against Mamedyarov  PanARMENIAN.Net

Aronian has so far collected 2.0 points and comes at the bottom end of standings alongside Hikaru Nakamura and Anish Giri.

Shahriyar Mammadyarov draws with world champion Magnus Carlsen at Sinquefield Cup - AZERTAC News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2019 - 10:43am
Shahriyar Mammadyarov draws with world champion Magnus Carlsen at Sinquefield Cup  AZERTAC News

Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has been held to a draw by Norwegian Magnus Carlsen in the fourth round of the 2019 Sinquefield Cup in St.

Caruana Pounces On Aronian Error To Tie For Sinquefield Lead - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2019 - 9:23am
Caruana Pounces On Aronian Error To Tie For Sinquefield Lead  Chess.com

Levon Aronian said before the 2019 Sinquefield Cup that he wanted to be the first to win both it and the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz in the same year. He took care ...

Saint Louis Rapid/Blitz (2) - BusinessWorld Online

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2019 - 8:54am
Saint Louis Rapid/Blitz (2)  BusinessWorld Online

Saint Louis Leg, Grand Chess Tour Saint Louis, USA Aug. 10-15, 2019. Final Standings, Rapid. 1-2 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian, 6.5/9, 3-4 Yu ...

Caruana joins Anand in the lead - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2019 - 7:47am
Caruana joins Anand in the lead  Chessbase News

The spell of draws was finally broken when Levon Aronian blundered under time pressure handing Fabiano Caruana a well-deserved victory in the only ...

Sinquefield Cup 4: Caruana joins Anand in the lead - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2019 - 6:35am
Sinquefield Cup 4: Caruana joins Anand in the lead  chess24

Fabiano Caruana unleashed some unused World Championship preparation on Levon Aronian and was able to join Vishy Anand in the Sinquefield Cup lea...

Sinquefield Cup R4: Levon Aronian comes at bottom end - Big News Network

Grand Chess Tour News - August 21, 2019 - 2:07am
Sinquefield Cup R4: Levon Aronian comes at bottom end  Big News Network

PanARMENIANNet - Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian lost the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup to Fabiano Caruana of the United States on Tuesday ...

Sinquefield Round 3: Players Still Stuck In Neutral - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 20, 2019 - 7:54am
Sinquefield Round 3: Players Still Stuck In Neutral  Chess.com

Getting 5.5% return on your money will satiate most long-term investors, but not many chess fans. After day three of the 2019 Sinquefield Cup, a field that now ...

Sinquefield 3: All quiet on the Midwestern front - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - August 20, 2019 - 5:46am
Sinquefield 3: All quiet on the Midwestern front  chess24

I thought here we go again!” is how Magnus Carlsen described walking into a novelty from Fabiano Caruana, and although the US star still had som...

Anand still in the sole lead, Nepomniachtchi's woes continue - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 20, 2019 - 4:08am
Anand still in the sole lead, Nepomniachtchi's woes continue  Chessbase News

For the second day in succession, it was six draws in Saint Louis at the Sinquefield Cup. That enabled Vishy Anand to continue to lead as the only winner from ...

Anand Still Leads With Draws Galore At Sinquefield Cup - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 19, 2019 - 9:42pm
Anand Still Leads With Draws Galore At Sinquefield Cup  Chess.com

Round two of the Sinquefield Cup leg of the Grand Chess Tour saw all six games end in a draw. Anish Giri and Ian Nepomniachtchi had the biggest chances but ...

Saint Louis Rapid/Blitz - BusinessWorld Online

Grand Chess Tour News - August 19, 2019 - 5:17pm
Saint Louis Rapid/Blitz  BusinessWorld Online

Saint Louis Leg, Grand Chess Tour Saint Louis, USA Aug. 10-15, 2019. Final Standings, Rapid. 1-2 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian, 6.5/9. 3-4 Yu ...

Sinquefield Cup 2: “It hurts!” - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - August 19, 2019 - 6:20am
Sinquefield Cup 2: “It hurts!”  chess24

It hurts!” commented Ian Nepomniachtchi after missing a knockout blow against Fabiano Caruana, though it was much harder to see than the tactic ...

Anand starts with a win in St. Louis - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 18, 2019 - 9:14am
Anand starts with a win in St. Louis  Chessbase News

Viswanathan Anand got lucky against Ian Nepomniachtchi when the latter made a one-move blunder and lost his rook which resulted in his immediate ...

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