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Kasparov ropes in top GMs for 'Grand Chess Tour' - The Indian Express

Grand Chess Tour News - May 4, 2015 - 3:14pm

The Indian Express

Kasparov ropes in top GMs for 'Grand Chess Tour'
The Indian Express
The world's top eight chess players have committed to a three-tournament circuit, called the “Grand Chess Tour” with a total prize money of $1,050,000. At an announcement made at the end of April at the Chess Club & Scholastic Center of St. Louis ...

Chess gets a $1 million Grand Chess Tour - Economic Times

Grand Chess Tour News - May 4, 2015 - 1:44am

Chess gets a $1 million Grand Chess Tour
Economic Times
According to the organisers, "Each of the three 2015 Grand Chess Tour events will award individual prize funds of $300,000, with competitors also tallying points toward a tour prize fund of $150,000; the overall tour champion will receive an additional ...

Chess gets a $1 million Grand Chess Tour - Economic Times

Grand Chess Tour News - May 4, 2015 - 1:44am

Chess gets a $1 million Grand Chess Tour
Economic Times
According to the organisers, "Each of the three 2015 Grand Chess Tour events will award individual prize funds of $300,000, with competitors also tallying points toward a tour prize fund of $150,000; the overall tour champion will receive an additional ...

Chess (#1146) - Business Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - May 1, 2015 - 1:35pm

Chess (#1146)
Business Standard
There was also the announcement of a new "Grand Chess Tour" circuit with three super tournaments in Norway, St. Louis and London. Nine top GMs - Carlsen, Anand, Caruana, Alexander Grischuk, Veselin Topalov, Levon Aronian, Giri, Hikaru Nakamura, ...

On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious ... - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - April 29, 2015 - 10:40pm

Malay Mail Online

On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious ...
St. Louis Public Radio
The answer came last week at an internationally viewed press conference in the Central West End, announcing the newly formed Grand Chess Tour -- and a new gold standard for elite chess competition. In 2015, the Sinquefield Cup will join forces with two ...
Sometimes, it is not even about the gameMalay Mail Online

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Magnus Carlsen echoes Kasparov in his pomp - Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - April 29, 2015 - 6:43am

Telegraph.co.uk

Magnus Carlsen echoes Kasparov in his pomp
Telegraph.co.uk
England number one Michael Adams scored a nice win in the eighth round. Magnus Carlsen and Vishy Anand clash at Gashimov Memorial · Magnus Carlsen tops bill for new $1m Grand Chess Tour. With 6..e6 Giri heads for a Scheveningen rather than 6...e5 ...

Magnus Carlsen echoes Kasparov in his pomp - Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - April 29, 2015 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen echoes Kasparov in his pomp  Telegraph.co.uk

World chess champion Magnus Carlsen dominates in Shamkir to end with 7/9 while English number 1 Michael Adams defeats Anish Giri.

On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious international tour - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - April 29, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious international tour  St. Louis Public Radio

Two years ago, the inaugural Sinquefield Cup lured World Champion Magnus Carlsen to his first-ever American chess game -- and the St. Louis super.

Schakers willen net als golfers een eigen Masters Tour, maar prijzengeld is ... - z24

Grand Chess Tour News - April 28, 2015 - 10:11am

z24

Schakers willen net als golfers een eigen Masters Tour, maar prijzengeld is ...
z24
De allerbeste schakers moeten het vaker tegen elkaar opnemen op het allerhoogste niveau. Dat is het doel van de nieuwe 'Grand Chess Tour'. Net als bij golf en tennis gaat het om een reeks toptournooien. Alleen steekt het prijzengeld voorlopig bleek af, ...

Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess Tour - Inquirer.net

Grand Chess Tour News - April 28, 2015 - 2:00am
Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess Tour  Inquirer.net

LAS VEGAS -- Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France was added April 26 as ninth and last player in the super chess circuit starting June 15, which ...

The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour - Washington Times-Reporter

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 8:27pm

Washington Times-Reporter

The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour
Washington Times-Reporter
Eight of the top grandmasters on the planet have committed to a three-tournament circuit, christened the "Grand Chess Tour." Total prize money? $1,050,000 – a fairly huge sum for top-level chess. Former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov was on hand ...

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The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour - Business Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 5:31pm

Business Insider

The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour
Business Insider
Eight of the top grandmasters on the planet have committed to a three-tournament circuit, christened the "Grand Chess Tour." Total prize money? $1,050,000 – a fairly huge sum for top-level chess. Former World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov was on hand ...
Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess TourInquirer.net
Grand Chess Tour announcedTelegraph.co.uk
Aronian to play in Grand Chess TourPanorama.am
Purple Pawn
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Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess Tour - Inquirer.net

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 12:59pm

Inquirer.net

Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess Tour
Inquirer.net
Called the Grand Chess Tour, the circuit will feature the Norway Chess set in Stanger June 15-26, the Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis, August 21 to September 3 and the London Chess Classic, December 3-14. The world's top chess players, including world ...
Grand Chess Tour announcedTelegraph.co.uk
Aronian to play in Grand Chess TourPanorama.am
The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tourMcDonough Voice

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Grand Chess Tour announced - Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 11:25am

Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour announced
Telegraph.co.uk
A new collaboration between the London Chess Classic, Norway Chess and the Sinquefield Cup was announced at at St Louis, Missouri, on Friday, with the advent of the 2015 Grand Chess Tour. The three tournaments have already signed up eight of the ...
Wesley So out of $1M-plus Grand Chess TourInquirer.net
Aronian to play in Grand Chess TourPanorama.am
Million Dollar Chess SeriesPurple Pawn

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Bridge being recognised as a sport is on the cards - Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 6:39am

Telegraph.co.uk

Bridge being recognised as a sport is on the cards
Telegraph.co.uk
Magnus Carlsen tops bill for new $1m Grand Chess Tour. "However, in 1999, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognised that bridge and chess should be recognised as mind sports. "The fact that the IOC recognised that bridge and Chess were ...

The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour - Business Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - April 27, 2015 - 2:00am
The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour  Business Insider

If you had any doubt that chess has gone big time in the era of current World Champion Magnus Carlsen, you won't anymore.

Magnus Carlsen tops bill for new $1m Grand Chess Tour - Telegraph.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - April 25, 2015 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen tops bill for new $1m Grand Chess Tour  Telegraph.co.uk

A new $1 million "gold standard" Grand Chess Tour featuring 10 of the world's top professional players has been announced. World champion Magnus Carlsen ...

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