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Ankita enters second round of Wimbledon qualifiers - Devdiscourse

Grand Chess Tour News - June 25, 2019 - 9:24am
Ankita enters second round of Wimbledon qualifiers  Devdiscourse

Indias ace womens singles player Ankita Raina sailed into the second round of the Wimbledon qualifiers with a straight set win over Cagla Buyukakcay of ...

Ankita enters second round of Wimbledon qualifiers - Devdiscourse

Grand Chess Tour News - June 25, 2019 - 9:24am
Ankita enters second round of Wimbledon qualifiers  Devdiscourse

Indias ace womens singles player Ankita Raina sailed into the second round of the Wimbledon qualifiers with a straight set win over Cagla Buyukakcay of ...

Athletics-Russian race walker given four-year ban for doping - Devdiscourse

Grand Chess Tour News - June 25, 2019 - 9:21am
Athletics-Russian race walker given four-year ban for doping  Devdiscourse

Russian race walker Maria Ponomareva has been handed a four-year suspension for doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit AIU said in a statement on Tuesday.

Anand to face stiff opposition in Zagreb - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - June 25, 2019 - 2:00am
Anand to face stiff opposition in Zagreb  Times of India

Chess News: By Our Chess Correspondent Zagreb (Croatia), Jun 25 () Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will have a tough field to contest in his ...

Chess: national solving championship opens to entries from Britain this week - The Guardian

Grand Chess Tour News - June 21, 2019 - 8:48am
Chess: national solving championship opens to entries from Britain this week  The Guardian

A prize fund of at least £1225 is on offer, with qualification for the 2020 world solving championship available to the eventual winner.

ACM: American chess in the melting pot - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 20, 2019 - 9:03pm
ACM: American chess in the melting pot  Chessbase News

Home run: Grandmaster and former U.S. Champion JOEL BENJAMIN muses on the effect of immigration on the US chess scene in an opinion piece reproduced ...

Karjakin win kicks off World Chess "Armageddon" series - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 20, 2019 - 12:01pm
Karjakin win kicks off World Chess "Armageddon" series  Chessbase News

World Chess has developed a new tournament format for Russian television, dubbed the World Chess Armageddon series. Eight players entered a virtual arena ...

Goryachkina and Artemiev come of age - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - June 18, 2019 - 12:16pm
Goryachkina and Artemiev come of age  chess24

It's been a good few days for the Russian class of 1998! 20-year-old Aleksandra Goryachkina won the FIDE Women's Candidates Tournament with two r...

Aronian to participate in 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour - Mediamax.am

Grand Chess Tour News - June 18, 2019 - 1:56am
Aronian to participate in 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour  Mediamax.am

On June 26 yet another event of Grand Chess Tour will start in Zagreb, which involves 12 grandmasters. Armenia will be represented by Levon Aronian.

Chess: what is the ingenious move Caruana missed against Carlsen? - Financial Times

Grand Chess Tour News - June 17, 2019 - 7:57am
Chess: what is the ingenious move Caruana missed against Carlsen?  Financial Times

World Champion Magnus Carlsen wins his seventh tournament in a row at Altibox Norway.

Croatia Grand Chess Tour: Magnus Carlsen Coming to Zagreb - Total Croatia News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 17, 2019 - 1:18am
Croatia Grand Chess Tour: Magnus Carlsen Coming to Zagreb  Total Croatia News

The Croatia Grand Chess Tour will be held in Zagreb starting as of June 26 and under the high sponsorship of the Croatian government with 12 of the best world ...

Altibox Norway Chess: Anand finishes joint seventh after losing to Aronian in Armageddon game - Scroll.in

Grand Chess Tour News - June 16, 2019 - 2:00am
Altibox Norway Chess: Anand finishes joint seventh after losing to Aronian in Armageddon game  Scroll.in

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand failed to capitalise on his chances and went down to Levon Aronian of Armenia in the ninth and final round ...

Norway Chess: Anand joint seventh after losing to Aronian - Sportstar

Grand Chess Tour News - June 16, 2019 - 1:39am
Norway Chess: Anand joint seventh after losing to Aronian  Sportstar

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand failed to capitalise on his chances and went down to Levon Aronian of Armenia in the ninth and final round ...

Norway Chess 9: Caruana spoils Carlsen's day - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - June 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
Norway Chess 9: Caruana spoils Carlsen's day  chess24

Fabiano Caruana missed a golden chance to mate Magnus Carlsen in their classical game, but he still went on to win the Armageddon and become the ...

An interview with Patrick Wolff - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 15, 2019 - 2:00am
An interview with Patrick Wolff  Chessbase News

After a 14-year tournament hiatus, Grandmaster Patrick Wolff recently played several rated games at the Mechanics' Institute Chess Club, where he had been ...

Magnus Carlsen wins Norway Chess with a round to spare - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 14, 2019 - 4:27am
Magnus Carlsen wins Norway Chess with a round to spare  Chessbase News

After beating Yu Yangyi in their classical encounter of round eight, Magnus Carlsen secured his second Norway Chess title with a round to spare. Before the ...

Bassem Amin: "Reaching 2750 is my next goal" - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 4, 2019 - 11:00am
Bassem Amin: "Reaching 2750 is my next goal"  Chessbase News

Bassem Amin has many firsts to his name. The Egyptian Grandmaster is a five-time African chess champion and the only player from Africa to have ever crossed ...

Anand finishes joint-eighth in blitz, to face Carlsen in Norway opener - Sportstar

Grand Chess Tour News - June 4, 2019 - 9:51am
Anand finishes joint-eighth in blitz, to face Carlsen in Norway opener  Sportstar

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand settled for a joint-eighth-place finish in the blitz phase of the Altibox Norway chess tournament that had put him ...

Chess: Vishy Anand finishes joint eighth in blitz, to face Magnus Carlsen in classical in Norway - Scroll.in

Grand Chess Tour News - June 4, 2019 - 2:00am
Chess: Vishy Anand finishes joint eighth in blitz, to face Magnus Carlsen in classical in Norway  Scroll.in

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand settled for a joint eighth place finish in the blitz phase of the Altibox Norway chess tournament that had put him ...

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