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St. Louis grandmaster battles for World Chess Championship - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - November 9, 2018 - 2:00am
St. Louis grandmaster battles for World Chess Championship  St. Louis Public Radio

The biggest chess showdown on the planet is generating a lot of interest in St. Louis, even though the games are being played half-a-world away. St. Louis.

Tata Steel Chess India Takes Off In Jam-packed Venue - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - November 9, 2018 - 2:00am
Tata Steel Chess India Takes Off In Jam-packed Venue  Chess.com

Five thousand miles away and 6.5 hours before the start of the world championship match, 10 strong grandmasters made their moves in what was the first round ...

Nakamura starts favourite; long-awaited home coming for Anand, Harikrishna - The Hindu

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 10:03am

The Hindu

Nakamura starts favourite; long-awaited home coming for Anand, Harikrishna
The Hindu
Ranked second in the rapid format and third in blitz, the 30-year-old will be looking to add another title in the shorter format after successes in Paris and St. Louis, both part of the elite Grand Chess Tour. When the lots were drawn here on Thursday ...

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Nakamura starts favourite; long-awaited home coming for Anand, Hari - Sportstarlive

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 9:59am

Sportstarlive

Nakamura starts favourite; long-awaited home coming for Anand, Hari
Sportstarlive
Ranked second in the rapid format and third in blitz, the 30-year-old will be looking to add another title in the shorter format after successes in Paris and St. Louis, both part of the elite Grand Chess Tour. When the lots were drawn on Thursday ...

"Business education for engineers" project launched at Baku Higher Oil School - AZERTAC News

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 7:16am
"Business education for engineers" project launched at Baku Higher Oil School  AZERTAC News

Business education for engineers” project developed jointly with BP has today been launched at Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS). The opening ceremony was ...

On Chess: Finding a new Bobby Fischer - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 2:00am
On Chess: Finding a new Bobby Fischer  St. Louis Public Radio

The United States may soon be the home of the next World Chess Champion. Beginning Friday, Fabiano Caruana, born in Miami, raised in Brooklyn and living ...

2018 World Chess Championship Opens In London - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 2:00am
2018 World Chess Championship Opens In London  Chess.com

One of the most anticipated world championship matches in recent memory kicked off Thursday at the The College in Holborn, London. For the first time since ...

Carlsen & Caruana true to form in press opener - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 2:00am
Carlsen & Caruana true to form in press opener  chess24

Women hate me, I repel them!” was something you never expected to hear from World Champion Magnus Carlsen, but that was his reply when asked if ...

Ding moves to 99 as Chinese stars strike - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 2:00am
Ding moves to 99 as Chinese stars strike  chess24

Ding Liren beat Radek Wojtaszek and Yu Yangyi overcame Nikita Vitiugov as blood was finally spilt in Round 5 of the Shenzhen Masters. Going into ...

On Chess: Finding a new Bobby Fischer - KBIA

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 2:00am
On Chess: Finding a new Bobby Fischer  KBIA

The United States may soon be the home of the next World Chess Champion. Beginning Friday, Fabiano Caruana, born in Miami, raised in Brooklyn and living ...

On Chess: Finding a new Bobby Fischer - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 2:00am
On Chess: Finding a new Bobby Fischer  St. Louis Public Radio

The United States may soon be the home of the next World Chess Champion. Beginning Friday, Fabiano Caruana, born in Miami, raised in Brooklyn and living ...

Nakamura starts favourite; long-awaited home coming for Anand, Hari - Sportstarlive

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 2:00am
Nakamura starts favourite; long-awaited home coming for Anand, Hari  Sportstarlive

“Suddenly, there is too much chess happening,” noted Viswanathan Anand soon after he checked out his phone for the live games, involving D. Harika in the ...

Viswanathan Anand spearheads Indian challenge in star-studded field - The New Indian Express

Grand Chess Tour News - November 8, 2018 - 2:00am
Viswanathan Anand spearheads Indian challenge in star-studded field  The New Indian Express

Other than Anand, Pentala Harikrishna, Vidit Gujrathi, Surya Shekhar Ganguly and Nihal Sarin will take part in the nine-round rapid event.

Viswanathan Anand spearheads Indian challenge in star-studded field - The New Indian Express

Grand Chess Tour News - November 7, 2018 - 6:47pm

The New Indian Express

Viswanathan Anand spearheads Indian challenge in star-studded field
The New Indian Express
Nakamura, who has triumphed in last two rapid and blitz (combined) events of the Grand Chess Tour, will start as favourite. Mamedyarov and Aronian will be the other frontrunners for the crown. R Praggnanandhaa, who became India's second youngest GM, ...

Grischuk & Giri join our Carlsen-Caruana show - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - November 7, 2018 - 2:00am
Grischuk & Giri join our Carlsen-Caruana show  chess24

The Carlsen-Caruana World Championship match starts this Friday in London, and we're thrilled to announce the most star power we've ever assembled ...

Carlsen vs Caruana: CAPS Predicts The 2018 World Chess Championship - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - November 6, 2018 - 2:00am
Carlsen vs Caruana: CAPS Predicts The 2018 World Chess Championship  Chess.com

The much-anticipated 2018 world chess championship between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana will take place from November 9-28 in London. On the ...

Khanty WWCh R1: Favourites fall to youngsters - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - November 6, 2018 - 2:00am
Khanty WWCh R1: Favourites fall to youngsters  chess24

10th seed Elisabeth Paehtz was beaten by 18-year-old Iranian Mobina Alinasab as the first round of the Women's World Championship reduced the fie...

Ding Liren follows in Tal's footsteps - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - November 4, 2018 - 1:00am
Ding Liren follows in Tal's footsteps  chess24

Ding Liren matched Mikhail Tal's 95-game unbeaten streak with a draw in Round 1 of the Shenzhen Masters against the last player to beat him in a ...

New Women's World Championship starts in Khanty - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - November 3, 2018 - 2:00am
New Women's World Championship starts in Khanty  chess24

The 64-player FIDE Women's World Championship knockout starts today in Khanty-Mansiysk, and it's also the start of changes in women's chess. Reig...

Women's World Chess Championship Takes Off Today - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - November 3, 2018 - 2:00am
Women's World Chess Championship Takes Off Today  Chess.com

Today the first round of the 2018 Women's World Chess Championship starts in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. 64 players from 28 countries will be fighting in a ...

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