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Viswanathan Anand finishes joint eighth in blitz, to face Magnus Carlsen in Norway opener - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - June 4, 2019 - 2:00am
Viswanathan Anand finishes joint eighth in blitz, to face Magnus Carlsen in Norway opener  Times of India

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

Vachier-Lagrave wins Norway Chess opening Blitz - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 3, 2019 - 6:56pm
Vachier-Lagrave wins Norway Chess opening Blitz  Chessbase News

The 2019 Altibox Norway Chess Tournament officially kicked off Monday in Stavanger. The traditional Blitz Tournament, which takes place in lieu of the drawing ...

Chess calendar: June 2019 - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - June 3, 2019 - 1:31pm
Chess calendar: June 2019  Chessbase News

6/3/2019 – The Candidates tournament for the Women's World Championship technically began in May, but it's primarily a June affair. Meanwhile, World ...

MVL on being Carlsen's no. 1 rival in blitz - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 30, 2019 - 5:04pm
MVL on being Carlsen's no. 1 rival in blitz  chess24

French no. 1 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave finished joint second in the Côte d'Ivoire Grand Chess Tour, while winning the blitz section, and on his retu...

Sicilian assault - BusinessWorld Online

Grand Chess Tour News - May 29, 2019 - 4:13pm
Sicilian assault  BusinessWorld Online

Ivory Coast Rapid Abidjan, Ivory Coast May 8-10, 2019. Final Standings. 1. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2861, 7.5/9. 2. Hikaru Nakamura USA 2761, 6.0/9. 3-4. Wesley ...

Magnus lives dangerously but wins in Lindores - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 27, 2019 - 2:39pm
Magnus lives dangerously but wins in Lindores  chess24

Magnus Carlsen won 250 bottles of whisky as he finished unbeaten and in clear first place in the Lindores Abbey Chess Stars Tournament, but it wa...

Power chess - BusinessWorld Online

Grand Chess Tour News - May 27, 2019 - 10:37am
Power chess  BusinessWorld Online

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019. Karlsruhe/Baden Baden April 18-29, 2019. Final Standings. 1. Grandmaster (GM) Magnus Carlsen NOR 2845, 7.5/9. 2.

Chess stars to play in historic Scottish distillery - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 24, 2019 - 7:36am
Chess stars to play in historic Scottish distillery  chess24

Magnus Carlsen, Vishy Anand, Ding Liren and Sergey Karjakin will this weekend play each other twice in rapid chess in the Lindores Abbey Chess St...

ChessBase Apps: Live Chess - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 23, 2019 - 11:01am
ChessBase Apps: Live Chess  Chessbase News

ChessBase invites you to follow the top players and the top tournaments live — with the WebApp "Live Chess". This section of the ChessBase ecosystem offers ...

Moscow GP QF Tiebreaks: The favourites roll on - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 23, 2019 - 2:00am
Moscow GP QF Tiebreaks: The favourites roll on  chess24

Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Grischuk and Ian Nepomniachtchi all made short work of their tiebreaks against Daniil Dubov, Wesley So and Wei Yi to reach the ...

Magnus Carlsen's hot chess play ranks with the game's great streaks - Washington Times

Grand Chess Tour News - May 21, 2019 - 9:27pm
Magnus Carlsen's hot chess play ranks with the game's great streaks  Washington Times

Magnus Carlsen is on a roll. The world's best player is also the world's hottest player, as the Norwegian world champ has run up a spectacular string of top-flight ...

Moscow GP, QF 1: Magnus on match strategy - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 21, 2019 - 6:23am
Moscow GP, QF 1: Magnus on match strategy  chess24

Daniil Dubov reeling off 26 moves of home preparation against Hikaru Nakamura was perhaps the highlight of Day 1 of the Moscow FIDE Grand Prix qu...

Moscow GP, R1 Tiebreaks: Nakamura & So march on - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 19, 2019 - 6:20pm
Moscow GP, R1 Tiebreaks: Nakamura & So march on  chess24

US stars Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura both won their first tiebreak games with White and then drew with Black to reach the quarterfinals of the ...

Moscow Grand Prix: Live - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 19, 2019 - 7:36am
Moscow Grand Prix: Live  Chessbase News

The new Worldchess/FIDE Grand Prix series started on Friday with the first of four Grand Prix tournaments. The Moscow Grand Prix lasts from May 17 to May 29 ...

Ivory gates - Spectator.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - May 18, 2019 - 2:00am
Ivory gates  Spectator.co.uk

Ivory gates on The Spectator | This year's Grand Chess Tour kicked off in the Ivory Coast with a significant innovation, the first ever tournament in Africa…

FIDE Grand Prix to kick off in Moscow - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 16, 2019 - 11:41am
FIDE Grand Prix to kick off in Moscow  chess24

The new-look FIDE Grand Prix starts in the Botvinnik Central Chess Club in Moscow on Friday, with 16 players facing off in the first knockout tour...

On Chess: First Stop Of Grand Chess Tour Brings World Champion Fifth Major Win In 2019 - KBIA

Grand Chess Tour News - May 16, 2019 - 7:11am
On Chess: First Stop Of Grand Chess Tour Brings World Champion Fifth Major Win In 2019  KBIA

The 2019 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) kicked off in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The best chess players from all over the world assembled in the coastal city to fight.

On Chess: First Stop Of Grand Chess Tour Brings World Champion Fifth Major Win In 2019 - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - May 16, 2019 - 5:21am
On Chess: First Stop Of Grand Chess Tour Brings World Champion Fifth Major Win In 2019  St. Louis Public Radio

The 2019 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) kicked off in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The best chess players from all over the world assembled in the coastal city to fight.

Review: "Marin's English Love - A complete repertoire for White after 1.c4" - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 16, 2019 - 3:48am
Review: "Marin's English Love - A complete repertoire for White after 1.c4"  Chessbase News

5/16/2019 – What to do play with White? Mihail Marin, Romanian Grandmaster and renowned author, knows the answer to this difficult question: follow your ...

Ivory gates - Spectator.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - May 15, 2019 - 10:06pm
Ivory gates  Spectator.co.uk

Ivory gates on The Spectator | This year's Grand Chess Tour kicked off in the Ivory Coast with a significant innovation, the first ever tournament in Africa…

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