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On Chess: 2014 Sinquefield Cup Will Be Even Stronger Than Last Year's ... - St. Louis Public Radio

July 30, 2014 - 11:15pm

On Chess: 2014 Sinquefield Cup Will Be Even Stronger Than Last Year's ...
St. Louis Public Radio
Just announced was the 2014 Sinquefield Cup, the encore to last year's megalith international competition that delivered four of the world's most-elite chess players to the Central West End. At that time, the somewhat-surprise event served as the ...

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On Chess: 2014 Sinquefield Cup Will Be Even Stronger Than Last Year's Powerhouse - St. Louis Public Radio

July 30, 2014 - 2:00am
On Chess: 2014 Sinquefield Cup Will Be Even Stronger Than Last Year's Powerhouse  St. Louis Public Radio

Just announced was the 2014 Sinquefield Cup, the encore to last year's megalith international competition that delivered four of the world's most-elite chess ...

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On Chess: Triple Crowns Bestowed In St. Louis, Carlsen May Return - St. Louis Public Radio

July 2, 2014 - 2:00am
On Chess: Triple Crowns Bestowed In St. Louis, Carlsen May Return  St. Louis Public Radio

The Triple Crown of chess is complete, in more ways than one. Just this past week, Grandmaster Kayden Troff, 16, snagged the U.S. Junior Closed.

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Magnus Carlsen's Parents on Raising the World's Best Chess Player - Wall Street Journal

June 26, 2014 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen's Parents on Raising the World's Best Chess Player  Wall Street Journal

The family of the unmatched chess prodigy gave him time to find his passion, but never went easy on him.

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Magnus Carlsen's Parents on Raising the World's Best Chess Player - Wall Street Journal

June 26, 2014 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen's Parents on Raising the World's Best Chess Player  Wall Street Journal

The family of the unmatched chess prodigy gave him time to find his passion, but never went easy on him.

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Chess Cash Kings 2013 – guess who leads - Chessbase News

May 5, 2014 - 2:00am
Chess Cash Kings 2013 – guess who leads  Chessbase News

The idea of creating a live rating list of the prize money winnings of top GMs was suggested some years ago by Peter Zhdanov, a student of math and sociology.

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How Rex Sinquefield turned St. Louis into 'hotbed' for chess - St. Louis Business Journal

April 28, 2014 - 2:00am
How Rex Sinquefield turned St. Louis into 'hotbed' for chess  St. Louis Business Journal

American entrepreneurialism, such as that exhibited by St. Louis' own Rex Sinquefield, has helped put a check on Russia's preeminence in the game of chess.

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On Chess: St. Louis Flexes Its Chess Muscle - St. Louis Public Radio

April 23, 2014 - 2:00am
On Chess: St. Louis Flexes Its Chess Muscle  St. Louis Public Radio

For six years, St. Louis has been steadily pumping its proverbial chess muscle. There is, perhaps, no better way to gauge the strength of the city than to.

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On Chess: St. Louis History Is Chess-Rich - St. Louis Public Radio

February 12, 2014 - 2:00am
On Chess: St. Louis History Is Chess-Rich  St. Louis Public Radio

The chess boom in St. Louis may appear as though it has materialized out of thin air, but the Gateway City has a vibrant chess history. Chess adds to a rich and ...

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U.S. Chess School Brings Royalty To St. Louis - St. Louis Public Radio

January 8, 2014 - 2:00am
U.S. Chess School Brings Royalty To St. Louis  St. Louis Public Radio

Members of the chess royal family have been holding court in St. Louis with increasing regularity. In November 2010, the undisputed king of the game,

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U.S. Chess School Brings Royalty To St. Louis - St. Louis Public Radio

January 8, 2014 - 2:00am
U.S. Chess School Brings Royalty To St. Louis  St. Louis Public Radio

Members of the chess royal family have been holding court in St. Louis with increasing regularity. In November 2010, the undisputed king of the game,

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Meet the Polgar who started it all - The Hindu

November 10, 2013 - 2:00am
Meet the Polgar who started it all  The Hindu

Susan Polgar must have felt like a movie star at the Hyatt Regency here on Saturday evening. People wanted to take photographs with her and journalists ...

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Grandmaster clash: Wall Street glued to chess duel - CNBC.com

November 6, 2013 - 2:00am
Grandmaster clash: Wall Street glued to chess duel  CNBC.com

Some of Wall Street's biggest names are focused on India, but it's not the country's finances that have their attention. It's a chess tournament.

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Anand vs. Carlsen – what are the chances? - Chessbase News

October 22, 2013 - 2:00am
Anand vs. Carlsen – what are the chances?  Chessbase News

In less than a month Magnus Carlsen will challenge Vishy Anand for the World Championship. Carlsen has been world number one for 21 consecutive rating ...

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Dogs of all breeds welcome at the Canine Games - fox2now.com

October 6, 2013 - 2:00am
Dogs of all breeds welcome at the Canine Games  fox2now.com

(KTVI)- The 17th Annual St. Louis Canine Games is just one week away. Co-founded by the Spirit of St. Louis Samoyed Club and St. Louis Samoyed Rescue, ...

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Magnus Carlsen, full steam ahead - Indian Express

September 17, 2013 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen, full steam ahead  Indian Express

In an interview a few months ago, Magnus Carlsen was asked how he fancied his chances in the World Championship match against Viswanathan Anand.

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Some Of The World's Best Chess Players Square Off In St. Louis This Week - St. Louis Public Radio

September 8, 2013 - 2:00am
Some Of The World's Best Chess Players Square Off In St. Louis This Week  St. Louis Public Radio

Four of the best chess players in the world are squaring off this week in the Central West End during the first ever Sinquefield Cup . The two best.

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Chess fans get chance to met their idols - STLtoday.com

September 8, 2013 - 2:00am
Chess fans get chance to met their idols  STLtoday.com

Four of the game's top players are in St. Louis this week for a tournament.

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Levon Aronian and girlfriend spend holidays in Italy (PHOTOS) - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

September 4, 2013 - 2:00am
Levon Aronian and girlfriend spend holidays in Italy (PHOTOS)  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

Following the Chess World Cup 2013, GM Levon Aronian and his girlfriend Arianne are vacationing in Italy. According to Aronian's Facebook page, the ...

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Refrain for Many Chess Players: Meet Me in St. Louis - New York Times

July 6, 2013 - 2:00am
Refrain for Many Chess Players: Meet Me in St. Louis  New York Times

Rex Sinquefield has almost single-handedly turned St. Louis into the American chess capital. Sinquefield, a retired financier, paid for the construction of the ...

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