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Skopje: Siberia and Nona ECC 2015 champions - Chessbase News

Sinquefield Cup News - October 26, 2015 - 2:00am
Skopje: Siberia and Nona ECC 2015 champions  Chessbase News

Team Siberia from Russia and Nona from Georgia won the European Club Cup open and women's sections. Both dominated right from the start and gave no ...

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Anand: Soviet players didn't want to cheat - Chessbase News

Sinquefield Cup News - October 10, 2015 - 2:00am
Anand: Soviet players didn't want to cheat  Chessbase News

Pawn Sacrifice, the film about the 11th World Champion Bobby Fischer, is in the news everywhere. Indian Express journalist Shivani Naik recently conducted a ...

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On Chess: Millionaire Chess offers high gloss and high risk - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - October 7, 2015 - 10:35pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Millionaire Chess offers high gloss and high risk
St. Louis Public Radio
One might wonder what the purpose of having such a tournament is. And even though some tournaments are simply hosted thanks to sponsorship and people that truly love the game (such as the Sinquefield Cup, sponsored by Rex and Jeanne Sinquefield), ...

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- Magnus Carlsen - Financial Times

Sinquefield Cup News - October 7, 2015 - 11:13am

Financial Times

- Magnus Carlsen
Financial Times
Yet recently, he finished eighth in the Norway Chess Tournament and second in the high-profile Sinquefield Cup. “I am not sure that I am improving but I am learning and that is the key bit,” he says. “I feel I am not a young player any more . . . and ...

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On Chess: Millionaire Chess offers high gloss and high risk - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - October 7, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Millionaire Chess offers high gloss and high risk  St. Louis Public Radio

Part of any good chess player's repertoire includes gambits, sacrifices and risks. Specific player's style of play makes them take this path more often.

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Interview: Being nerdy is good, says chess world champion Magnus Carlsen - Financial Times

Sinquefield Cup News - October 7, 2015 - 2:00am
Interview: Being nerdy is good, says chess world champion Magnus Carlsen  Financial Times

Things do not get off to the best start when I walk into the Hotel Bristol in Oslo to meet Magnus Carlsen. The chess world champion, and the highest-rated human ...

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Interview: Being nerdy is good, says chess world champion Magnus Carlsen - Financial Times

Sinquefield Cup News - October 7, 2015 - 2:00am
Interview: Being nerdy is good, says chess world champion Magnus Carlsen  Financial Times

Things do not get off to the best start when I walk into the Hotel Bristol in Oslo to meet Magnus Carlsen. The chess world champion, and the highest-rated human ...

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On Chess: Millionaire Chess offers high gloss and high risk - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - October 7, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Millionaire Chess offers high gloss and high risk  St. Louis Public Radio

Part of any good chess player's repertoire includes gambits, sacrifices and risks. Specific player's style of play makes them take this path more often.

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Jacques Reber is new Nestlé PH chairman and CEO - The Manila Times

Sinquefield Cup News - October 1, 2015 - 2:00am
Jacques Reber is new Nestlé PH chairman and CEO  The Manila Times

Nestlé Philippines Inc. (NPI) said it has appointed Jacques Reber as chairman and chief executive officer, effective Aug 1, 2015. Reber, who is from Switzerland, ...

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On Chess: World Cup works its way from 128 players to two - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - September 30, 2015 - 10:12pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: World Cup works its way from 128 players to two
St. Louis Public Radio
Even their ongoing conflict with Armenia was put aside for this sport: For the first time in many, many years Armenians were invited to Azerbaijan, including the winner of the Sinquefield Cup, Levon Aronian. After being eliminated this year in Baku ...

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Can chess find a new audience with game show payouts and reality TV? - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sinquefield Cup News - September 28, 2015 - 2:00am
Can chess find a new audience with game show payouts and reality TV?  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wesley So had a confession to make. The grandmaster from Minnetonka had violated virtually every opening principle in the game just to win a pawn. He'd left ...

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On Chess: St. Louis players raise money for ALS research - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - September 23, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: St. Louis players raise money for ALS research  St. Louis Public Radio

The Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis held its annual ALS Benefit Tournament last weekend to commemorate the life of Waldo Odak, ...

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Wesley So eliminated from Chess World Cup - Rappler

Sinquefield Cup News - September 22, 2015 - 2:00am
Wesley So eliminated from Chess World Cup  Rappler

Wesley So was eliminated in the fourth round by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave as he slides to a world number 12 rating.

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Sinquefield Cup News - September 19, 2015 - 11:02pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
Levon Aronian won the 2015 Sinquefield Cup; Carlsen finding himself tied for second place. After Topalov won the Norway tournament, he opined that a number of young players are able to beat Carlsen, but this prophecy remains to be fulfilled. Winners ...

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Rugby World Cup? Pah! The world cup of chess is far more exciting - Telegraph.co.uk

Sinquefield Cup News - September 19, 2015 - 2:00am
Rugby World Cup? Pah! The world cup of chess is far more exciting  Telegraph.co.uk

Five thousand miles away from the rugby, another world cup is taking place - and it's full of blood and thunder, says Leon Watson.

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Opinion: Garry Kasparov shows that modernity is not passé - Montreal Gazette

Sinquefield Cup News - September 18, 2015 - 2:00am
Opinion: Garry Kasparov shows that modernity is not passé  Montreal Gazette

The skills Garry Kasparov learned from chess were decision-making, risk-taking, achieving under pressure and responding to new challenges: skills transferable ...

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On Chess: New partnership brings after-school chess to the Ferguson-Florissant School District - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - September 16, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: New partnership brings after-school chess to the Ferguson-Florissant School District  St. Louis Public Radio

This past Tuesday morning, Walnut Grove Elementary School of Ferguson, hosted the official launch of a new after-school chess instruction pilot program.

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Alabama chess champion Scott Varagona and National Chess Day action - AL.com

Sinquefield Cup News - September 16, 2015 - 2:00am
Alabama chess champion Scott Varagona and National Chess Day action  AL.com

The next round is about to begin. The competitors file into their tournament room. They check the pairings as to who they will play. Some are anxious and some ...

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Eight interesting match-ups from round two - Chessbase News

Sinquefield Cup News - September 14, 2015 - 2:00am
Eight interesting match-ups from round two  Chessbase News

The first round of the World Cup 2015 is over. The field has been narrowed down from 128 players to 64. But there are still 32 games to follow, which is quite a ...

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Sinquefield Cup Champion - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Sinquefield Cup News - September 10, 2015 - 12:00pm

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Sinquefield Cup Champion
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
Bouncing back after a disappointing showing at Norway Chess 2015, Aronian won three games and drew six games at the Sinquefield Cup. Playing before more than one million viewers online, Aronian forced a draw against Veselin Topalov in the final round ...

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