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Carlsen Wins 2017 Chess.com Isle Of Man International - Chess.com

October 1, 2017 - 8:13am

Chess.com

Carlsen Wins 2017 Chess.com Isle Of Man International
Chess.com
He referenced the famous "sunglasses game" from the 2013 Sinquefield Cup, which coincidentally was featured photographically in yesterday's report. Nakamura mentioned Carlsen's profligate openings from earlier in the event, but told Chess.com that he ...

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Carlsen-Nakamura To Play For Isle Of Man Title - Chess.com

September 30, 2017 - 5:15pm

Chess.com

Carlsen-Nakamura To Play For Isle Of Man Title
Chess.com
This photo, from the 2013 Sinquefield Cup, also reminds that Carlsen doesn't always "settle" for the draw, even when it would clinch clear first place! | Photo: Chess.com/Mike Klein. Carlsen took great pleasure in winning today, not just because he ...

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So falls to No.8 in world rankings - The Manila Times

September 28, 2017 - 5:19am

So falls to No.8 in world rankings
The Manila Times
Prior to the World Cup, So had a forgettable ninth-place finish in the Sinquefield Cup – a part of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour. So scored just one win, settled for four draws and lost in four crucial matches. World champion GM Magnus Carlsen of Norway is ...

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Wesley So eliminated in World Chess Cup semifinals - Rappler

September 22, 2017 - 3:40am

Rappler

Wesley So eliminated in World Chess Cup semifinals
Rappler
Filipino chess fans were saddened as So, who had a bad slump in the Sinquefield Cup, appeared unlikely to reach this far. But through a strategy where So took his chances in the playoffs under faster time controls, he slowly made his to the semifinal ...

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Vachier-Lagrave Knocks Out Svidler At World Cup - Chess.com

September 17, 2017 - 12:34pm

Chess.com

Vachier-Lagrave Knocks Out Svidler At World Cup
Chess.com
The Frenchman is in excellent shape lately, and won the super strong Sinquefield Cup only six weeks ago. Svidler himself won the World Cup before, reached the final last time, and is a seven-time Russian champion. It's fair to say that Anna Rudolf ...

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World Cup Chess: Anton Koyalyov knocks out Vishwanathan Anand in second round - News Nation

September 8, 2017 - 1:45am

News Nation

World Cup Chess: Anton Koyalyov knocks out Vishwanathan Anand in second round
News Nation
Heading into the Chess World Cup in Tbilisi, Anand had a strong showing in the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, having finished joint-second behind French Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Although he struggled in the St Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament ...

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Viswanathan Anand out of Chess World Cup 2017, can't challenge Magnus Carlsen - Hindustan Times

September 7, 2017 - 9:52am

Hindustan Times

Viswanathan Anand out of Chess World Cup 2017, can't challenge Magnus Carlsen
Hindustan Times
Heading into the Chess World Cup in Tbilisi, Anand had a strong showing in the Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, having finished joint-second behind French Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Although he struggled in the St Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament ...

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So plunges into 2nd round action - The Manila Times

September 6, 2017 - 10:00am

So plunges into 2nd round action
The Manila Times
The 23-year old Cavite City pride is raring to make a good impression this time after his forgettable campaign in the Grand Chess Tour – Sinquefield Cup held recently at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in US. So, who represents the ...

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

September 2, 2017 - 3:58pm

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
Ultimate Moves, a fun event traditionally played following the Sinquefield Cup, consists of a lively series of blitz games among GCT players and special guests. This year's Ultimate Moves competition pitted two teams managed by Rex and Randy ...

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Chess World Cup: Viswanathan Anand to take on Li Tian Yeoh - The Hindu

September 2, 2017 - 8:21am

The Hindu

Chess World Cup: Viswanathan Anand to take on Li Tian Yeoh
The Hindu
Former champion Viswanathan Anand will return to the World Cup by taking on 18-year-old Malaysian International Master Li Tian Yeoh in the opening round at Tbilisi, Georgia, on Sunday. Bulgaria's Veselin Topalov, another former World champion, is the ...
Viswanathan Anand returns to World Cup after 15 years, eyes Candidate spotTimes of India

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FIDE WC: Anand leads India's charge in World Cup - Sportstarlive

September 2, 2017 - 6:55am

Sportstarlive

FIDE WC: Anand leads India's charge in World Cup
Sportstarlive
Viswanathan Anand, who climbed four places to reach seventh in the latest rankings after the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis competition, will face18-year-old Malaysian International Master Li Tian Yeoh in the opening round on Sunday.

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FIDE WC: Anand leads India's charge - Sportstarlive

September 2, 2017 - 5:34am

The New Indian Express

FIDE WC: Anand leads India's charge
Sportstarlive
Viswanathan Anand, who climbed four places to reach seventh in the latest rankings after the Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis competition, will face18-year-old Malaysian International Master Li Tian Yeoh in the opening round on Sunday.
Five-time World Champion Viswanathan Anand returns to World Cup after 15 yearsThe New Indian Express

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Fresh off Sinquefield display, Viswanathan Anand leads Indian challenge at chess World Cup - The New Indian Express

August 31, 2017 - 11:56pm

The New Indian Express

Fresh off Sinquefield display, Viswanathan Anand leads Indian challenge at chess World Cup
The New Indian Express
Anand heads into the World Cup after conjuring up one of his best performances in the Sinquefield Cup, which is a positive sign. On the flip side, his form in the rapid and blitz has been cause of concern, which might play a crucial part in some of his ...

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State chess championship preview, Sinquefield Cup brilliant game - AL.com

August 30, 2017 - 8:10am

AL.com

State chess championship preview, Sinquefield Cup brilliant game
AL.com
French Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won the Fifth Sinquefield Cup, with an undefeated score of 6-3 at the St. Louis Chess Club and Scholastic Center. Vachier-Lagrave took first despite the presence of World Champion Magnus Carlsen.

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Speed Chess Championship: The Frenchman vs The X-Man - Chess.com

August 29, 2017 - 4:03am

Chess.com

Speed Chess Championship: The Frenchman vs The X-Man
Chess.com
This Wednesday's second-to-last Speed Chess Championship opening-round clash will feature the world's new number-two and the youngest player of the event. GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, fresh off his career's marquee victory at the 2017 Sinquefield Cup ...

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

August 26, 2017 - 4:06pm

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The US contingent of Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana fared much better than they did in the Sinquefield Cup, with Nakamura tying for second overall and Caruana tying for fifth. Locally, the US Cadet Championship (for juniors 16 or under) has ...

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Garry Kasparov's competitive return upstages Levon Aronian's victory - The Guardian

August 25, 2017 - 2:17pm

The Guardian

Garry Kasparov's competitive return upstages Levon Aronian's victory
The Guardian
The St Louis rapid/blitz followed the Sinquefield Cup and was part of the Grand Chess Tour, whose final event will be the London Classic at the Kensington Olympia on 1-11 December. Magnus Carlsen, the world champion, is the current tour leader but both ...

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On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title - St. Louis Public Radio

August 24, 2017 - 5:13am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Garry Kasparov comes out of retirement; Armenian hero Levon Aronian clinches title
St. Louis Public Radio
During the Sinquefield Cup in July, he was tied for first place up until the last round, but his final loss to Magnus Carlsen put him in fourth place. This time around, the Armenian superstar took charge early on and never let go of his lead. He ...
I was once the poster boy for rapid chess: Viswanathan AnandESPN

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Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion - Markets Insider

August 22, 2017 - 7:57pm

Grandmaster Levon Aronian Named Inaugural 2017 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Champion
Markets Insider
Ultimate Moves, a fun event traditionally played following the Sinquefield Cup, consists of a lively series of blitz games among GCT players and special guests. This year's Ultimate Moves competition pitted two teams managed by Rex and Randy ...

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Carlsen At The World Cup: "I Want To Exploit This Loophole" - Chess.com

August 21, 2017 - 10:46am

Chess.com

Carlsen At The World Cup: "I Want To Exploit This Loophole"
Chess.com
In an interview with Chess.com right after the Sinquefield Cup, Carlsen said that he was thinking about playing the previous World Cup. "It didn't really work out with scheduling and everything, which was partly real and partly an excuse. This time ...
Chess World Cup: Anand to lead seven-member contingentSportstarlive

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