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The Paris Grand Chess Tour starts today - chess24

Sinquefield Cup 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...

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

Sinquefield Cup News - July 27, 2019 - 2:00am
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 ...

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Boris Johnson, chess and Brexit metaphors - Chessbase News

Sinquefield Cup News - July 26, 2019 - 2:00am
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, ...

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Mamedyarov wins dramatic Riga Grand Prix Final - chess24

Sinquefield Cup 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....

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Riga Grand Prix Final 1: Mamedyarov strikes first - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 23, 2019 - 2:00am
Riga Grand Prix Final 1: Mamedyarov strikes first  chess24

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov needs only a draw in the second classical game to win the 2019 Riga FIDE Grand Prix after crushing Maxime Vachier-Lagrave's...

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Dominguez wins Dortmund despite late Nepo surge - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 22, 2019 - 2:00am
Dominguez wins Dortmund despite late Nepo surge  chess24

Leinier Dominguez has set another milestone on his return from a 2.5 year break from classical chess by winning the 47th edition of the Dortmund ...

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Mamedyarov & MVL reach Riga Grand Prix final - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 20, 2019 - 2:00am
Mamedyarov & MVL reach Riga Grand Prix final  chess24

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave will contest the Riga Grand Prix final from Monday after winning their semifinals without the ne...

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Dortmund 2-4: Dominguez up to world no. 7 - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 19, 2019 - 2:00am
Dortmund 2-4: Dominguez up to world no. 7  chess24

Leinier Dominguez swept aside defending champion Ian Nepomniachtchi in just 25 moves to not only take the sole lead in Dortmund but climb above N...

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Riga Grand Prix QF TB: So beats Karjakin in thriller - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 18, 2019 - 2:00am
Riga Grand Prix QF TB: So beats Karjakin in thriller  chess24

That was a headline we thought we'd only get to write with heavy irony, but after six instantly forgettable draws So-Karjakin exploded into life in 5-minute blitz ...

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Magnus Carlsen's 5th Banter Blitz session - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 16, 2019 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen's 5th Banter Blitz session  chess24

Magnus Carlsen will be back to play more blitz against chess24 Premium users this Tuesday 16th July at 18:30 CEST. The World Champion ended the l...

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Riga GP: R1, Tiebreaks: All the way to Armageddon - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 15, 2019 - 2:00am
Riga GP: R1, Tiebreaks: All the way to Armageddon  chess24

Anish Giri, Levon Aronian, Peter Svidler and Hikaru Nakamura are all out of the Riga FIDE Grand Prix after chess followed the Wimbledon final and...

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Riga GP: R1, Day 1: The Rausis effect - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 13, 2019 - 2:00am
Riga GP: R1, Day 1: The Rausis effect  chess24

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won his first classical game in 22 attempts as he beat David Navara to grab the only win of Day 1 of the Riga FIDE Grand Prix.

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Chess grandmaster admits to cheating with phone on toilet during tournament - The Guardian

Sinquefield Cup News - July 13, 2019 - 2:00am
Chess grandmaster admits to cheating with phone on toilet during tournament  The Guardian

The International Chess Federation says it has suspended Igors Rausis at after the grandmaster was 'caught red-handed using his phone during a game'

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Chess: Magnus Carlsen hoping to reach new heights at Sinquefield Cup - The Guardian

Sinquefield Cup News - July 12, 2019 - 5:59am
Chess: Magnus Carlsen hoping to reach new heights at Sinquefield Cup  The Guardian

Arithmetic seems against the world champion as he sets his sights on a record rating and he may have to wait until 2020 to achieve that goal.

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GM Igors Rausis allegedly caught cheating - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 12, 2019 - 2:00am
GM Igors Rausis allegedly caught cheating  chess24

58-year-old Grandmaster Igors Rausis is reported to have been caught red-handed using a mobile phone to cheat in a toilet during the Strasbourg O...

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Fressinet's Top 5 Croatia GCT Novelties - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 11, 2019 - 2:00am
Fressinet's Top 5 Croatia GCT Novelties  chess24

Two-time French Champion and Magnus Carlsen coach Laurent Fressinet shows us his Top 5 novelties from the recently finished Croatia Grand Chess Tour in ...

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Magnus Carlsen wins No. 8 - BusinessWorld Online

Sinquefield Cup News - July 10, 2019 - 4:13pm
Magnus Carlsen wins No. 8  BusinessWorld Online

Croatia Grand Chess Tour Zagreb, Croatia June 26-July 8, 2019. Final Standings. 1. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2875, 8.0/11. 2. Wesley So USA 2754, 7.0/11. 3-4.

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Garry Kasparov – No Chess Monopoly in Hypocrisy - chess24

Sinquefield Cup News - July 10, 2019 - 2:00am
Garry Kasparov – No Chess Monopoly in Hypocrisy  chess24

In this exclusive opinion piece Garry Kasparov gives his verdict on Magnus Carlsen's campaign to get the Norwegian Chess Federation to accept almos...

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Carlsen Wins In 23 Moves As Grand Chess Tour Resumes - Chess.com

Sinquefield Cup News - July 10, 2019 - 2:00am
Carlsen Wins In 23 Moves As Grand Chess Tour Resumes  Chess.com

The 2019 Grand Chess Tour resumed in Zagreb, Croatia on Wednesday with its second event of the year after the season opener in Abidjan with the Cote ...

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Carlsen Wins In 23 Moves As Grand Chess Tour Resumes - Chess.com

Sinquefield Cup News - July 10, 2019 - 2:00am
Carlsen Wins In 23 Moves As Grand Chess Tour Resumes  Chess.com

The 2019 Grand Chess Tour resumed in Zagreb, Croatia on Wednesday with its second event of the year after the season opener in Abidjan with the Cote ...

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