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Paris Rapid & Blitz: Grischuk climbs to second place - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - July 29, 2019 - 11:25pm
Paris Rapid & Blitz: Grischuk climbs to second place  Chessbase News

The rapid section of the Paris Grand Chess Tour was won by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, who drew twice and beat Jan-Krzysztof Duda on day three. Alexander ...

Mamedyarov wins in Riga - BusinessWorld Online

Grand Chess Tour News - July 29, 2019 - 8:52am
Mamedyarov wins in Riga  BusinessWorld Online

Riga FIDE Grand Prix 2019. Riga, Latvia July 12-25, 2019. (all participants are GMs). Round 1. Anish Giri vs. Sergey Karjakin 4.0-5.0. Pentala Harikrishna vs.

Paris GCT Rapid Day 2: MVL takes over - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - July 29, 2019 - 5:31am
Paris GCT Rapid Day 2: MVL takes over  chess24

French no. 1 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is the sole leader of the Paris Grand Chess Tour after beating Anish Giri and crucially Fabiano Caruana on Day 2 of the ...

Paris Rapid & Blitz: Vachier-Lagrave grabs the lead - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - July 29, 2019 - 2:00am
Paris Rapid & Blitz: Vachier-Lagrave grabs the lead  Chessbase News

The second day of the GCT Paris tournament at the Head Office of mass media conglomerate Vivendi saw local hero Maxime Vachier-Lagrave climb to first ...

Paris Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour: Vachier-Lagrave Takes Over - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 28, 2019 - 2:41pm
Paris Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour: Vachier-Lagrave Takes Over  Chess.com

Thanks to an excellent second day on which he scored 2.5/3, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is the new leader in the rapid segment of the Paris Grand Chess Tour.

Paris GCT, Rapid Day 1: Anand & Caruana lead - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - July 28, 2019 - 5:43am
Paris GCT, Rapid Day 1: Anand & Caruana lead  chess24

Fabiano Caruana convincingly beat Hikaru Nakamura in the first round of Day 1 of the Paris Grand Chess Tour to take over the world no. 2 spot on the rapid ...

Paris Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour: Vachier-Lagrave Takes Over - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 28, 2019 - 2:00am
Paris Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour: Vachier-Lagrave Takes Over  Chess.com

Thanks to an excellent second day on which he scored 2.5/3, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is the new leader in the rapid segment of the Paris Grand Chess Tour.

Paris Rapid & Blitz: Caruana and Anand share the lead - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - July 27, 2019 - 11:43pm
Paris Rapid & Blitz: Caruana and Anand share the lead  Chessbase News

Exciting chess was the norm in the first three rounds of Rapid at the Paris Grand Chess Tour. Fabiano Caruana and Viswanathan Anand kicked off with wins in ...

Paris Rapid & Blitz: Anand, Caruana Lead After Day 1 - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 27, 2019 - 6:22pm
Paris Rapid & Blitz: Anand, Caruana Lead After Day 1  Chess.com

On Saturday the Grand Chess Tour resumed in Paris, France, with the annual rapid and blitz tournament. After three rounds of rapid, Vishy Anand and Fabiano ...

The Paris Grand Chess Tour starts today - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - July 27, 2019 - 3:14am
The Paris Grand Chess Tour starts today  chess24

Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana, the rapid world numbers 2 and 3, meet in Round 1 as the Paris Rapid and Blitz starts today with three rounds...

64 squares in a kaleidoscope - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - July 27, 2019 - 2:03am
64 squares in a kaleidoscope  Chessbase News

If it ain't broke, don't fix it” is a false statement in Indonesia. Improvement is always possible for the JAPFA GM & WGM round robin tournaments, traditionally held ...

Chess.com To Stream Live Analysis Of Super-Grandmaster Chess - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 26, 2019 - 10:37pm
Chess.com To Stream Live Analysis Of Super-Grandmaster Chess  Chess.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chess.com To Stream Live Analysis Of Super-Grandmaster Chess —Palo Alto, Calif., July 26, 2019 Expanding its popular ...

Boris Johnson, chess and Brexit metaphors - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - July 26, 2019 - 12:04pm
Boris Johnson, chess and Brexit metaphors  Chessbase News

Boris Johnson has completed an improbable rise to the top of British politics. After the resignation of Theresa May as the United Kingdom's Prime Minister, ...

Mamedyarov Wins Riga FIDE Grand Prix In Armageddon - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 25, 2019 - 8:53am
Mamedyarov Wins Riga FIDE Grand Prix In Armageddon  Chess.com

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won the FIDE Grand Prix in Riga, Latvia, after beating Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the Armageddon game of their tiebreak. He leads the ...

Mamedyarov wins dramatic Riga Grand Prix Final - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - July 25, 2019 - 5:57am
Mamedyarov wins dramatic Riga Grand Prix Final  chess24

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov is the Riga FIDE Grand Prix winner after a spectacular final against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave went all the way to Armageddon....

Mamedyarov Wins Riga FIDE Grand Prix In Armageddon - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - July 25, 2019 - 2:00am
Mamedyarov Wins Riga FIDE Grand Prix In Armageddon  Chess.com

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won the FIDE Grand Prix in Riga, Latvia, after beating Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the Armageddon game of their tiebreak. He leads the ...

Black Death - Spectator.co.uk

Grand Chess Tour News - July 24, 2019 - 10:04pm
Black Death  Spectator.co.uk

There are comparisons to be made between tennis and chess. Player X (aka White) serves. Player Y (Black) responds. The advantage of playing White in chess ...

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov wins Riga GP in thrilling finale - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - July 24, 2019 - 9:07pm
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov wins Riga GP in thrilling finale  Chessbase News

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won the second leg of the FIDE Grand Prix series in Riga after defeating Maxime Vachier-Lagrave with Black in Armageddon.

Wesley's queen sacs - BusinessWorld Online

Grand Chess Tour News - July 24, 2019 - 9:16am
Wesley's queen sacs  BusinessWorld Online

The first round of the Riga Grand Prix began last July 12th. Sixteen players competed in a knockout tournament. Each round consists of two games of classical ...

Chess: India's top three to challenge Magnus Carlsen - Times of India

Grand Chess Tour News - July 23, 2019 - 11:32pm
Chess: India's top three to challenge Magnus Carlsen  Times of India

Chess News: The best of Indian talent will be challenging Magnus Carlsen in the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) rapid and blitz event to be held in the city in ...

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