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Carlsen, Wei Lead Côte d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz After Day 1 - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - May 9, 2019 - 3:59am
Carlsen, Wei Lead Côte d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz After Day 1  Chess.com

The race is to the swift at the Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz. One day into the rapid section of the tournament, Magnus Carlsen and Wei Yi share the lead in the ...

Côte d'Ivoire, Day 1: Carlsen & Wei Yi lead - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 9, 2019 - 2:00am
Côte d'Ivoire, Day 1: Carlsen & Wei Yi lead  chess24

Magnus Carlsen continued right where he'd left off in Baden-Baden by defeating rivals Wesley So and Ian Nepomniachtchi in the first two rounds of the Côte ...

Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz: Carlsen and Wei Yi start strong - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 9, 2019 - 2:00am
Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz: Carlsen and Wei Yi start strong  Chessbase News

Three rounds of Rapid were played on Wednesday at the Pullman Hotel in Abidjan to kick off the first leg of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour. World Champion ...

DINNER PARTY INTEL: After #RhodesMustFall - Business Day

Grand Chess Tour News - May 8, 2019 - 10:00pm
DINNER PARTY INTEL: After #RhodesMustFall  Business Day

1. After #RhodesMustFall. Cambridge University has commissioned a study into its links with slavery. "It is only right that Cambridge should look into its own ...

Carlsen Vs. So Today As Grand Chess Tour Takes Off In Ivory Coast - Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour News - May 8, 2019 - 10:07am
Carlsen Vs. So Today As Grand Chess Tour Takes Off In Ivory Coast  Chess.com

Magnus Carlsen is the first world champion in the history of chess to officially play in a tournament in the African continent. The Norwegian star is ready to begin ...

Carlsen & co. in Africa for Grand Chess Tour launch - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 8, 2019 - 9:47am
Carlsen & co. in Africa for Grand Chess Tour launch  chess24

The $1.75 million 2019 Grand Chess Tour starts today in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire's largest city. World Champion Magnus Carlsen will begin the first 9 rounds of ...

Ivanchuk and Sevian lead Capablanca Memorial mid-way through - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 8, 2019 - 3:40am
Ivanchuk and Sevian lead Capablanca Memorial mid-way through  Chessbase News

The traditional Capablanca Memorial is celebrating its 54th edition in Havana, Cuba. After taking place in Varadero in 2016 and 2017, the event returned to the ...

Ivanchuk and Sevian lead Capablanca Memorial midway through - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 8, 2019 - 3:37am
Ivanchuk and Sevian lead Capablanca Memorial midway through  Chessbase News

The traditional Capablanca Memorial is celebrating its 54th edition in Havana, Cuba. After taking place in Varadero in 2016 and 2017, the event returned to the ...

Ivanchuk and Sevian lead Capablanca Memorial midway through - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 8, 2019 - 3:37am
Ivanchuk and Sevian lead Capablanca Memorial midway through  Chessbase News

The traditional Capablanca Memorial is celebrating its 54th edition in Havana, Cuba. After taking place in Varadero in 2016 and 2017, the event returned to the ...

Giri: I treat myself as an idiot till proven otherwise - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 8, 2019 - 2:00am
Giri: I treat myself as an idiot till proven otherwise  chess24

Anish Giri's victory in the Shenzhen Masters finally put to rest any lingering claims that he'd never won a supertournament, and in an 80-minute i...

Game of the Week: Carlsen with Black - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 8, 2019 - 2:00am
Game of the Week: Carlsen with Black  Chessbase News

Ideas and strategies in Grandmaster games can be quite instructive. IM Merijn van Delft presents games like these every Wednesday. On this week's show: ...

ChessBase in French - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 7, 2019 - 2:04pm
ChessBase in French  Chessbase News

ChessBase is now available in French! You can find the site at fr.chessbase.com and follow the daily coverage of the Grand Chess Tour kickoff event: the 2019 ...

Chess: can you crack the mate in two? - Financial Times

Grand Chess Tour News - May 7, 2019 - 5:11am
Chess: can you crack the mate in two?  Financial Times

Magnus Carlsen is the first reigning world champion to compete in Africa.

ChessBase in French - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 7, 2019 - 2:00am
ChessBase in French  Chessbase News

ChessBase is now available in French! You can find the site at fr.chessbase.com and follow the daily coverage of the Grand Chess Tour kickoff event: the 2019 ...

ChessBase in French - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 7, 2019 - 2:00am
ChessBase in French  Chessbase News

ChessBase is now available in French! You can find the site at fr.chessbase.com and follow the daily coverage of the Grand Chess Tour kickoff event: the 2019 ...

MVL: The 2020 Candidates is "extremely crucial for me" - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 6, 2019 - 4:24am
MVL: The 2020 Candidates is "extremely crucial for me"  Chessbase News

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave would have remained undefeated in the recently concluded Grenke Chess Classic tournament had it not been for the final round loss ...

Carlsen: “My opponent is an idiot till proven otherwise!” - chess24

Grand Chess Tour News - May 4, 2019 - 5:44am
Carlsen: “My opponent is an idiot till proven otherwise!”  chess24

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen has been in the form of his life this year, taking his live rating to 2875.4 by winning the Tata Steel Master...

Chess: supreme Magnus Carlsen targets his own world record after Grenke win - The Guardian

Grand Chess Tour News - May 3, 2019 - 6:00am
Chess: supreme Magnus Carlsen targets his own world record after Grenke win  The Guardian

The Norwegian world champion can contest the title of greatest of all time with legendary players Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov.

Chess calendar: May 2019 - Chessbase News

Grand Chess Tour News - May 3, 2019 - 2:59am
Chess calendar: May 2019  Chessbase News

5/3/2019 – The month of May is only slightly quieter than April with wide-range of events from the Grand Chess Tour's first African foray to the new FIDE Grand ...

Chess: supreme Magnus Carlsen targets his own world record after Grenke win - The Guardian

Grand Chess Tour News - May 3, 2019 - 2:00am
Chess: supreme Magnus Carlsen targets his own world record after Grenke win  The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen, the Norwegian world champion, can contest the title of greatest of all time with the legendary Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov in the wake of ...

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