Sinquefield Cup News

Magnus is back for the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz - chess24

August 10, 2019 - 5:47am
Magnus is back for the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz  chess24

Magnus Carlsen has Black against Ding Liren as the Grand Chess Tour resumes today in St. Louis. The 5-day rapid and blitz event will be a warm-up for the ...

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St. Louis Chess Club welcomes world champion Magnus Carlsen for Sinquefield Cup - KMOX

August 9, 2019 - 9:24am
St. Louis Chess Club welcomes world champion Magnus Carlsen for Sinquefield Cup  KMOX

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The chess capital of the United States is welcoming in the top players in the world to town.

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On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Battens Down The Hatches To Win The Paris Rapid & Blitz Tournament - St. Louis Public Radio

August 8, 2019 - 5:26am
On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Battens Down The Hatches To Win The Paris Rapid & Blitz Tournament  St. Louis Public Radio

Chess players can picture a tournament victory 1000 times in their head. One can prepare, have a clear idea of what you want to accomplish, and show up to.

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On Chess:Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Battens Down the Hatches To Win The Paris Rapid And Blitz Tournament - St. Louis Public Radio

August 8, 2019 - 5:16am
On Chess:Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Battens Down the Hatches To Win The Paris Rapid And Blitz Tournament  St. Louis Public Radio

Chess players can picture a tournament victory 1000 times in their head. One can prepare, have a clear idea of what you want to accomplish, and show up to.

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The Paris Grand Chess Tour - BusinessWorld Online

August 7, 2019 - 7:10am
The Paris Grand Chess Tour  BusinessWorld Online

Paris leg, Grand Chess Tour Paris, France July 27–August 2, 2019. Final Standings, Rapid. 1. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, 6.5/9, 2. Alexander Grischuk, 6.0/90, ...

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Song of the Day – Rapid and Blitz Grand Chess Tour - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

August 6, 2019 - 7:00am
Song of the Day – Rapid and Blitz Grand Chess Tour  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

The 2019 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz will be the fourth event in the 2019 Grand Chess Tour schedule. Held August 10th thru the 14th, just before the Sinquefield ...

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MVL's “horror-show” win | Paris Winners & Losers - chess24

August 2, 2019 - 6:25am
MVL's “horror-show” win | Paris Winners & Losers  chess24

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave has won the Paris Grand Chess Tour, $37500 and the maximum possible 13 Grand Chess Tour points for a victory without tiebr...

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Paris Rapid & Blitz: Anand, Caruana Lead After Day 1 - Chess.com

July 27, 2019 - 6:22pm
Paris Rapid & Blitz: Anand, Caruana Lead After Day 1  Chess.com

On Saturday the Grand Chess Tour resumed in Paris, France, with the annual rapid and blitz tournament. After three rounds of rapid, Vishy Anand and Fabiano ...

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The Paris Grand Chess Tour starts today - chess24

July 27, 2019 - 3:14am
The Paris Grand Chess Tour starts today  chess24

Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana, the rapid world numbers 2 and 3, meet in Round 1 as the Paris Rapid and Blitz starts today with three rounds...

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Paris Rapid & Blitz: Anand, Caruana Lead After Day 1 - Chess.com

July 27, 2019 - 2:00am
Paris Rapid & Blitz: Anand, Caruana Lead After Day 1  Chess.com

On Saturday the Grand Chess Tour resumed in Paris, France, with the annual rapid and blitz tournament. After three rounds of rapid, Vishy Anand and Fabiano ...

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Mamedyarov wins dramatic Riga Grand Prix Final - chess24

July 25, 2019 - 5:57am
Mamedyarov wins dramatic Riga Grand Prix Final  chess24

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov is the Riga FIDE Grand Prix winner after a spectacular final against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave went all the way to Armageddon....

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Mamedyarov & MVL reach Riga Grand Prix final - chess24

July 20, 2019 - 2:00am
Mamedyarov & MVL reach Riga Grand Prix final  chess24

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave will contest the Riga Grand Prix final from Monday after winning their semifinals without the ne...

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Dortmund 2-4: Dominguez up to world no. 7 - chess24

July 19, 2019 - 2:00am
Dortmund 2-4: Dominguez up to world no. 7  chess24

Leinier Dominguez swept aside defending champion Ian Nepomniachtchi in just 25 moves to not only take the sole lead in Dortmund but climb above N...

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Riga Grand Prix QF TB: So beats Karjakin in thriller - chess24

July 18, 2019 - 2:00am
Riga Grand Prix QF TB: So beats Karjakin in thriller  chess24

That was a headline we thought we'd only get to write with heavy irony, but after six instantly forgettable draws So-Karjakin exploded into life in 5-minute blitz ...

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Magnus Carlsen's 5th Banter Blitz session - chess24

July 16, 2019 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen's 5th Banter Blitz session  chess24

Magnus Carlsen will be back to play more blitz against chess24 Premium users this Tuesday 16th July at 18:30 CEST. The World Champion ended the l...

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Riga GP: R1, Tiebreaks: All the way to Armageddon - chess24

July 15, 2019 - 2:00am
Riga GP: R1, Tiebreaks: All the way to Armageddon  chess24

Anish Giri, Levon Aronian, Peter Svidler and Hikaru Nakamura are all out of the Riga FIDE Grand Prix after chess followed the Wimbledon final and...

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Riga GP: R1, Day 1: The Rausis effect - chess24

July 13, 2019 - 2:00am
Riga GP: R1, Day 1: The Rausis effect  chess24

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave won his first classical game in 22 attempts as he beat David Navara to grab the only win of Day 1 of the Riga FIDE Grand Prix.

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Chess grandmaster admits to cheating with phone on toilet during tournament - The Guardian

July 13, 2019 - 2:00am
Chess grandmaster admits to cheating with phone on toilet during tournament  The Guardian

The International Chess Federation says it has suspended Igors Rausis at after the grandmaster was 'caught red-handed using his phone during a game'

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Chess: Magnus Carlsen hoping to reach new heights at Sinquefield Cup - The Guardian

July 12, 2019 - 5:59am
Chess: Magnus Carlsen hoping to reach new heights at Sinquefield Cup  The Guardian

Arithmetic seems against the world champion as he sets his sights on a record rating and he may have to wait until 2020 to achieve that goal.

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GM Igors Rausis allegedly caught cheating - chess24

July 12, 2019 - 2:00am
GM Igors Rausis allegedly caught cheating  chess24

58-year-old Grandmaster Igors Rausis is reported to have been caught red-handed using a mobile phone to cheat in a toilet during the Strasbourg O...

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