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Viswanathan Anand starts badly in St. Louis Rapid - India TV

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 8:32am

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Viswanathan Anand starts badly in St. Louis Rapid
India TV
... GETTY IMAGES Viswanathan Anand during a qualifier round. Former world champion Viswanathan Anand failed to change gears and suffered two losses on the opening day of St. Louis Rapid and Blitz chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess Tour.
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand has disastrous Day 1; Garry Kasparov impresses on returnFirstpost
St. Louis Rapid and Blitz C'ship: Lacklustre day for AnandSportstarlive
Levon Aronian starts St. Louis Rapid with victoryPanARMENIAN.Net
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Chess legend Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive return - The Times of Israel

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 7:13am

The Times of Israel

Chess legend Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive return
The Times of Israel
Grandmaster chess player Garry Kasparov, left, makes the first move as he plays grandmaster Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the opening round of the Grand Chess Tour at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center in St. Louis, August 14, 2017. (AFP/BILL ...
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: All eyes on Garry Kasparov as former champion returns to chess after 12 yearsFirstpost
Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournamentTASS
The Clash of the Titans: Kasparov vs AnandNewsBytes
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Chess legend Garry Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive return - Hindustan Times

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 4:43am

Hindustan Times

Chess legend Garry Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive return
Hindustan Times
Grandmaster Garry Kasparov contemplates a move against GM Sergey Karjakin of Russia in the opening round of the Grand Chess Tour at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center in St. Louis on Monday.(AFP). Twelve years after trading chess for politics, ...
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: All Eyes on Garry Kasparov ReturnPrensa Latina
Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournamentTASS
The Clash of the Titans: Kasparov vs AnandNewsBytes
Times of India -The Indian Express
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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Aronian wins two games, loses one - Panorama.am

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 4:36am

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Aronian wins two games, loses one
Panorama.am
The ten GMs taking part in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament, the fourth stop on the Grand Chess Tour 2017, have played three rounds in Rapid event. Armenian GM Levon Aronian claimed two wins, and suffered one defeat, collecting a total of 4 points.
Rapid & Blitz chess tournament with USD 150k. prize fund kicks off in St. LouisMediamax.am
Liêm second in US chess eventViet Nam News
Levon Aronian starts St. Louis Rapid with victoryPanARMENIAN.Net

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Aronian wins two games, loses one - Panorama.am

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 4:28am

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Aronian wins two games, loses one
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The ten GMs taking part in Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament, the fourth stop on the Grand Chess Tour 2017, have played three rounds in Rapid event. Armenian GM Levon Aronian claimed two wins, and suffered one defeat, collecting a total of 4 points.
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Liêm tops US chess event - Viet Nam News

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 4:13am

Viet Nam News

Liêm tops US chess event
Viet Nam News
Liêm will compete against Lenier Dominguez of Cuba (2803), Ivan Nepomniachtchi of Russia (2819) and Levon Aronian of Armenia (2799) in the next three matches. The tournament, which is part of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) system, has a prize money of ...

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament - Markets Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 7:55pm

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament
Markets Insider
The Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament is the third of five stops on the Grand Chess Tour. Other stops on the tour include Paris (GCT), Belgium (Your Next Move), London (Chess Classic), and St. Louis (Rapid & Blitz). The total prize money available in ...

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The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament - Broadway World

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 5:50pm

Broadway World

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament
Broadway World
The Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament is the third of five stops on the Grand Chess Tour. Other stops on the tour include Paris (GCT), Belgium (Your Next Move), London (Chess Classic), and St. Louis (Rapid & Blitz). The total prize money available in ...

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The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament - SYS-CON Media (press release)

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 3:50pm

The House of Staunton Debuted New Commemorative Chess Set at Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The Sinquefield Cup Chess Tournament is the third of five stops on the Grand Chess Tour. Other stops on the tour include Paris (GCT), Belgium (Your Next Move), London (Chess Classic), and St. Louis (Rapid & Blitz). The total prize money available in ...

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: All eyes on Garry Kasparov as former champion returns to chess after 12 years - Firstpost

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 6:25am

Firstpost

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: All eyes on Garry Kasparov as former champion returns to chess after 12 years
Firstpost
The Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz event started off at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis on Sunday evening as a relaxed and jovial affair, despite being next leg of the Grand Chess Tour with equal weightage of Grand Prix points. It will ...
The Clash of the Titans: Kasparov vs AnandNewsBytes
Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournamentTASS
World awaits return of Anand-Kasparov clashTimes of India

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Rapid & Blitz chess tournament with USD 150k. prize fund kicks off in St. Louis - Mediamax.am

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 3:57am

Rapid & Blitz chess tournament with USD 150k. prize fund kicks off in St. Louis
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Participants of Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz of Grand Chess Tour took part in a draw after signing autographs. 10 grandmasters including Levon Aronian will compete for championship on August 14-19. They will hold 1 round of rapid and 2 rounds of blitz ...

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Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournament - TASS

Grand Chess Tour News - August 14, 2017 - 12:12am

Kasparov to play with Karjakin in first round of St. Louis chess tournament
TASS
In early July, Kasparov announced the resumption of his career and plans to take part in the Saint Louis Grand Chess Tour. President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov later informed TASS that the issue of Kasparov's return ...

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - August 13, 2017 - 4:15pm

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Chess notes
The Boston Globe
He kept playing, but fans are always looking for signs of trouble and trouble they found this summer when Anand finished 8 th and then last in the Grand Chess Tour events in Paris and Leuven, Belgium. In an interview with Maurice Ashley at one of the ...
Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017Hetq Online

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World awaits return of Anand-Kasparov clash - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - August 13, 2017 - 12:32pm

Times of India

World awaits return of Anand-Kasparov clash
Times of India
The six regular Grand Chess Tour participants in this five-day meet from August 14-18 are Viswanathan Anand, Hikaru Nakamura, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin and Fabiano Caruana. Kasparov, who became world champion at the ...

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Wesley drops to no. 8 in world rankings - The Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - August 13, 2017 - 8:51am

Wesley drops to no. 8 in world rankings
The Standard
FILIPINO grandmaster Wesley So admitted that he did not play his best games in the 5th Sinquefield Cup 2017 Grand Chess Tour in Saint Louis, Missouri. So said this after he finished with one win, four draws and four losses to settle for last place with ...

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Wesley drops to no. 8 in world rankings - The Standard

Grand Chess Tour News - August 13, 2017 - 8:51am

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Wesley drops to no. 8 in world rankings
The Standard
FILIPINO grandmaster Wesley So admitted that he did not play his best games in the 5th Sinquefield Cup 2017 Grand Chess Tour in Saint Louis, Missouri. So said this after he finished with one win, four draws and four losses to settle for last place with ...
Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017Hetq Online

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - August 12, 2017 - 1:26pm

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Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The Grand Chess Tour's Sinquefield Cup (www.GrandcChessTour.org) continues with Maxime Vachier Lagrave holding a slim half-point lead with 4.5/6. Right behind are world champion Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian, and Vishy Anand all with 4/6.
Lagrave risesPhilippine Star
Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017Hetq Online

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Lagrave rises - Philippine Star

Grand Chess Tour News - August 12, 2017 - 12:01pm

Lagrave rises
Philippine Star
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won his final round game, and the 2017 Sinquefield Cup Friday in St. Louis (Missouri), USA, finishing a half point clear of Vishy Anand and Magnus Carlsen, for his first grand chess tour title. The 27-year-old Frenchman made an ...

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Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017 - Hetq Online

Grand Chess Tour News - August 12, 2017 - 9:24am

Hetq Online

Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017
Hetq Online
Armenia's Levon Aronian is in fourth place in the Grand Chess Tour 2017 after the Paris, Your Next Move, and Sinquefield Cup tournaments. The 2017 Grand Chess Tour is a series of five chess tournaments held throughout the year and across the globe.

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Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017 - Hetq Online

Grand Chess Tour News - August 12, 2017 - 9:24am

Hetq Online

Aronian in 4th Place at Grand Chess Tour 2017
Hetq Online
Armenia's Levon Aronian is in fourth place in the Grand Chess Tour 2017 after the Paris, Your Next Move, and Sinquefield Cup tournaments. The 2017 Grand Chess Tour is a series of five chess tournaments held throughout the year and across the globe.

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