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On Chess: World No. 3 Fabiano Caruana returning to U.S. Chess Federation - St. Louis Public Radio

May 13, 2015 - 10:34pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: World No. 3 Fabiano Caruana returning to U.S. Chess Federation
St. Louis Public Radio
The world's No. 3 Grandmaster has declared intentions to once again play under the American flag, applying for transfer to the U.S. Chess Federation on Tuesday. Assuming the paperwork process goes smoothly, the 22-year-old will reunite with the U.S ...
Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for USNew York Times
The United States is actively collecting nerdsMinneapolis Star Tribune
Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess FederationPR Newswire (press release)

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The United States is actively collecting nerds - Minneapolis Star Tribune

May 13, 2015 - 12:17pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

The United States is actively collecting nerds
Minneapolis Star Tribune
By Dennis J. McGrath Star Tribune. May 14, 2015 — 8:27am. itemprop. Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis Fabiano Caruana playing in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis. Text size. comment. share.
On Chess: World No. 3 Fabiano Caruana returning to U.S. Chess FederationSt. Louis Public Radio
Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for USNew York Times
Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess FederationPR Newswire (press release)

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Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for US - New York Times

May 13, 2015 - 9:37am

New York Times

Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for US
New York Times
The announcement on the United States federation's website did not say who was paying the fees, but the efforts to recruit Caruana began in September after he won the Sinquefield Cup, an elite tournament in St. Louis sponsored by and named for Rex ...
Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess FederationPR Newswire (press release)

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Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for U.S. - New York Times

May 13, 2015 - 2:00am
Chess Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana Switches Nationality and Will Play for U.S.  New York Times

Fabiano Caruana, the No. 3 chess player in the world, who has represented Italy for the last 10 years, is switching federations to play for the United States.

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Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess Federation - PR Newswire (press release)

May 12, 2015 - 12:59pm

Fabiano Caruana to Join the U.S. Chess Federation
PR Newswire (press release)
Caruana hopes to compete in his first tournament as a United States player on the second leg of the Grand Chess Tour at the Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis, Missouri. The Grand Chess Tour is a circuit of international events for the world's best players.

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Pestaño: Wesley out of super grand tour - Sun.Star

May 7, 2015 - 8:52am

Pestaño: Wesley out of super grand tour
Sun.Star
The three tournaments that will make up the tour are Norway Chess, the Sinquefield Cup (held at the club in St. Louis), and the London Chess Classic. Those who have signed up initially are Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Fabiano Caruana (Italy), Alexander ...

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A new gold standard in chess? - Malay Mail Online

May 6, 2015 - 6:55pm

A new gold standard in chess?
Malay Mail Online
This is to be an annual competitive circuit for 10 of the world's top grandmasters and brings together three major tournaments — Norway Chess, Sinquefield Cup and London Chess Classic— under one umbrella. Nine places are already taken up by FIDE No.

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What is Grand Chess Tour all about - IBNLive

May 6, 2015 - 2:36am

IBNLive

What is Grand Chess Tour all about
IBNLive
The inaugural 2015 Tour will kick off in June, beginning with Norway Chess, followed by the Sinquefield Cup in August/September, and finishing with the London Chess Classic in December. Organisers also confirmed they are in discussions with a fourth ...

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Kasparov ropes in top GMs for 'Grand Chess Tour' - The Indian Express

May 4, 2015 - 3:14pm

The Indian Express

Kasparov ropes in top GMs for 'Grand Chess Tour'
The Indian Express
Kasparov's involvement has raised murmurs of it being a breakaway league though the clutch of events that includes Norway Chess, the Sinquefield Cup (held at the club in St. Louis), and the London Chess Classic are expected to follow the FIDE rules and ...

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Confident Carlsen promotes chess - Views and News from Norway

May 4, 2015 - 2:29pm

Views and News from Norway

Confident Carlsen promotes chess
Views and News from Norway
Other events on his professional program this year include the Sinquefield Cup in August, the World Championships in lightning chess in October and the London Chess Classic in December. “It's very important for me to feel that I'm also continuing to ...

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Chess gets a $1 million Grand Chess Tour - Economic Times

May 4, 2015 - 1:44am

Chess gets a $1 million Grand Chess Tour
Economic Times
The three tournaments that will make up the tour are Norway Chess, the Sinquefield Cup, and the London Chess Classic. These are premier invitational events that attract the world's best. For the 2015 cycle, the tour has signed up Carlsen, Fabiano ...

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Garry Kasparov shows his class with rapid demolition of Nigel Short - The Guardian

May 1, 2015 - 2:06pm

The Guardian

Garry Kasparov shows his class with rapid demolition of Nigel Short
The Guardian
The Grand Tour, which is clearly intended as a Western rival to Fide's Grand Prix series where almost all the venues are in the old Soviet Union, will comprise the Stavanger, St Louis (Sinquefield Cup) and London Classic tournaments, with an Indonesian ...

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Garry Kasparov shows his class with rapid demolition of Nigel Short - The Guardian

May 1, 2015 - 2:00am
Garry Kasparov shows his class with rapid demolition of Nigel Short  The Guardian

The former world champion won seven straight games to take the series 8.5-1.5 in a stunning exhibition of rapid/blitz play.

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Leonard Barden on Chess | Sport - The Guardian

May 1, 2015 - 2:00am
Leonard Barden on Chess | Sport  The Guardian

The former world champion won seven straight games to take the series 8.5-1.5 in a stunning exhibition of rapid/blitz play.

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On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious ... - St. Louis Public Radio

April 29, 2015 - 10:40pm

Malay Mail Online

On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious ...
St. Louis Public Radio
Two years ago, the inaugural Sinquefield Cup lured World Champion Magnus Carlsen to his first-ever American chess game -- and the St. Louis super tournament, then-celebrated as the strongest in U.S. history, was opened with rousing success.
Sometimes, it is not even about the gameMalay Mail Online

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Sometimes, it is not even about the game - Malay Mail Online

April 29, 2015 - 7:21pm

Malay Mail Online

Sometimes, it is not even about the game
Malay Mail Online
For 2015 these will be the existing Norway Chess in Stavanger, Norway from June 15-26, Sinquefield Cup in St Louis, USA from August 21 to September 3 and London Chess Classic in London, England from December 3-14, all with a US$300,000 (RM1 ...

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On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious international tour - St. Louis Public Radio

April 29, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious international tour  St. Louis Public Radio

Two years ago, the inaugural Sinquefield Cup lured World Champion Magnus Carlsen to his first-ever American chess game -- and the St. Louis super.

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On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious international tour - St. Louis Public Radio

April 29, 2015 - 2:00am
On Chess: Super-tournament Sinquefield Cup to become part of prestigious international tour  St. Louis Public Radio

Two years ago, the inaugural Sinquefield Cup lured World Champion Magnus Carlsen to his first-ever American chess game -- and the St. Louis super.

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The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour - The Daily Telegram

April 29, 2015 - 1:00am

The Daily Telegram

The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour
The Daily Telegram
The three tournaments that will make up the tour are Norway Chess, the Sinquefield Cup (held at the club in St. Louis), and the London Chess Classic. These are premier invitational events that attract the world's best. For the 2015 cycle, the Grand ...

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