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15-year-old Chess Prodigy Crowned 2016 US Junior Closed Champion in Saint Louis - PR Newswire

Sinquefield Cup News - July 19, 2016 - 2:00am
15-year-old Chess Prodigy Crowned 2016 US Junior Closed Champion in Saint Louis  PR Newswire

ST. LOUIS, July 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Age is only a number – and it's certainly true in the world of chess. At only 15-years-old, Jeffery Xiong of Coppell, ...

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Jeffery Xiong wins US Junior - Chessbase News

Sinquefield Cup News - July 19, 2016 - 2:00am
Jeffery Xiong wins US Junior  Chessbase News

With a prize fund higher than most national championships, you can expect that the U.S. Junior will attract several talented players. Leading the pack was Jeffery ...

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The Blindfold King vs The Machine - Chessbase News

Sinquefield Cup News - June 30, 2016 - 2:00am
The Blindfold King vs The Machine  Chessbase News

Later this year GM Timur Gareyev will try play 47 opponents simultaneously, blindfold, breaking the current world record of 46 games. Neuroscientists found this ...

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2 Americans lead at halfway point of Grand Chess Tour - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - June 23, 2016 - 7:25am

St. Louis Public Radio

2 Americans lead at halfway point of Grand Chess Tour
St. Louis Public Radio
The chess world is awaiting the third leg of the Grand Chess Tour, the fourth annual Sinquefield Cup, to begin in St. Louis on Aug. 1. This series of four tournaments is spread over different parts of the world, attracting the very best chess players ...

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Two Americans lead at halfway point of the Grand Chess Tour - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - June 23, 2016 - 6:46am

St. Louis Public Radio

Two Americans lead at halfway point of the Grand Chess Tour
St. Louis Public Radio
The chess world is awaiting the third leg of the Grand Chess Tour, the fourth annual Sinquefield Cup, to begin in St. Louis on Aug. 1. This series of four tournaments is spread over different parts of the world attracting the very best chess players to ...

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Chess formats: What does the future look like? - Malay Mail Online

Sinquefield Cup News - June 22, 2016 - 6:49pm

Malay Mail Online

Chess formats: What does the future look like?
Malay Mail Online
For the less informed, the Grand Chess Tour was originally three major events ― Norway Chess, Sinquefield Cup, and The London Chess Classic ― which came together to award prizes for its overall winners and was seen by some to be an alternative to the ...

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Anand finishes fourth in Leuven - ESPN

Sinquefield Cup News - June 22, 2016 - 2:59am

Anand finishes fourth in Leuven
ESPN
The remaining two legs of the tour will be held in Saint Louis, USA from August 4-16 (Sinquefield Cup) and London from December 8-19 (London Chess Classic). In the nine-round rapid event, Anand got off to a good start with wins over Veselin Topalov, ...

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2 Americans lead at halfway point of Grand Chess Tour - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - June 22, 2016 - 2:00am
2 Americans lead at halfway point of Grand Chess Tour  St. Louis Public Radio

The chess world is awaiting the third leg of the Grand Chess Tour, the fourth annual Sinquefield Cup, to begin in St. Louis on Aug. 1. This series of four.

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2 Americans lead at halfway point of Grand Chess Tour - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - June 22, 2016 - 2:00am
2 Americans lead at halfway point of Grand Chess Tour  St. Louis Public Radio

The chess world is awaiting the third leg of the Grand Chess Tour, the fourth annual Sinquefield Cup, to begin in St. Louis on Aug. 1. This series of four.

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On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - June 16, 2016 - 8:45am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop
St. Louis Public Radio
The first leg of the Grand Chess Tour was played June 9-12 with the Paris Grand Chess Tour; the second will be in Brussels-Leuven, Belgium June 17-20 with Your Next Move. The third stop on the tour is the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis Aug. 4-16, and the ...
Grand Ambitions for ChessHuffington Post

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Grand Ambitions for Chess - Huffington Post

Sinquefield Cup News - June 16, 2016 - 5:06am

Grand Ambitions for Chess
Huffington Post
Last year also saw the launch of the Grand Chess Tour - a year-long competition combining three established tournaments (Norway Chess, the Sinquefield Cup and the London Chess Classic) with a total prize fund of $1.05 million — $300,000 for each ...

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On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - June 16, 2016 - 2:00am
On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop  St. Louis Public Radio

The Grand Chess Tour was introduced to the chess scene in 2015 to give the world's very best players a new series of tournaments to compete in and also to.

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Sinquefield Cup News - June 13, 2016 - 10:45am

Vugar Gashimov Memorial
BusinessWorld Online Edition
... for a while it seemed that he would be duplicating his seven straight wins (against the likes Magnus Carlsen, twice against Veselin Topalov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian and Hikaru Nakamura) of 2014 Sinquefield Cup, but it was not to be.

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Check Mate! Paris Grand Tour streaming at the Chess Club - fox2now.com

Sinquefield Cup News - June 10, 2016 - 4:05pm

Check Mate! Paris Grand Tour streaming at the Chess Club
fox2now.com
ST. LOUIS, MO- It's been said that every pawn is a potential queen, at least in the game of chess. And today, some of the world's best and brightest chess players are competing in a world class competition. The 2nd annual Paris Grand Chess Tour kicked ...

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Bughouse: A Crazy, Addictive Variation on Chess - Wall Street Journal

Sinquefield Cup News - June 9, 2016 - 10:43am

Bughouse: A Crazy, Addictive Variation on Chess
Wall Street Journal
The 2014 Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis was the most elite chess tournament ever, based on the competitive ratings of the participants. When the 10 grueling rounds of five-hour games were over, the gathered grandmasters were ready for some fun: At the ...

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Wesley So defeats reigning chess champ Magnus Carlsen in Paris - Rappler

Sinquefield Cup News - June 9, 2016 - 9:20am

Rappler

Wesley So defeats reigning chess champ Magnus Carlsen in Paris
Rappler
Carlsen outplayed So in the 2015 Sinquefield Cup in the slower classical chess format, which affords players 90 mins each to make 40 moves with 30 seconds increment, then 60 minutes each to finish the game. Eugene Torre is the only other Filipino to ...
Pestaño: Grand chess tour and Gashimov memorialSun.Star

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Pestaño: Grand chess tour and Gashimov memorial - Sun.Star

Sinquefield Cup News - June 9, 2016 - 9:06am

Pestaño: Grand chess tour and Gashimov memorial
Sun.Star
Like last year, the 10th player will be added as a wildcard each time. For the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, that would be world No. 9 Ding Liren of China; the London Chess Classic hasn't chosen a player yet. The first leg is set to take place from June ...

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Wesley So defeats reigning chess champ Magnus Carlsen in Paris - Rappler

Sinquefield Cup News - June 9, 2016 - 2:00am
Wesley So defeats reigning chess champ Magnus Carlsen in Paris  Rappler

Wesley So becomes just the second Filipino ever to defeat a reigning world chess champion.

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Bughouse: A Crazy, Addictive Variation on Chess - Wall Street Journal

Sinquefield Cup News - June 9, 2016 - 2:00am
Bughouse: A Crazy, Addictive Variation on Chess  Wall Street Journal

From children to world champion Magnus Carlsen, players are getting into a four-person chess variant with frenetic action.

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Afghanistan Rising: a request for support - Chessbase News

Sinquefield Cup News - June 9, 2016 - 2:00am
Afghanistan Rising: a request for support  Chessbase News

How dangerous is it to go to Kabul, to hold a simultaneous exhibition for young Afghani chess talents? Suneet Mausil, CEO of the Planetskool Initiative, spurned ...

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