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Fressinet's Top 5 Croatia GCT Novelties - chess24

July 11, 2019 - 2:00am
Fressinet's Top 5 Croatia GCT Novelties  chess24

Two-time French Champion and Magnus Carlsen coach Laurent Fressinet shows us his Top 5 novelties from the recently finished Croatia Grand Chess Tour in ...

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Magnus Carlsen wins No. 8 - BusinessWorld Online

July 10, 2019 - 4:13pm
Magnus Carlsen wins No. 8  BusinessWorld Online

Croatia Grand Chess Tour Zagreb, Croatia June 26-July 8, 2019. Final Standings. 1. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2875, 8.0/11. 2. Wesley So USA 2754, 7.0/11. 3-4.

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Garry Kasparov – No Chess Monopoly in Hypocrisy - chess24

July 10, 2019 - 2:00am
Garry Kasparov – No Chess Monopoly in Hypocrisy  chess24

In this exclusive opinion piece Garry Kasparov gives his verdict on Magnus Carlsen's campaign to get the Norwegian Chess Federation to accept almos...

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Carlsen Wins In 23 Moves As Grand Chess Tour Resumes - Chess.com

July 10, 2019 - 2:00am
Carlsen Wins In 23 Moves As Grand Chess Tour Resumes  Chess.com

The 2019 Grand Chess Tour resumed in Zagreb, Croatia on Wednesday with its second event of the year after the season opener in Abidjan with the Cote ...

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Carlsen Wins In 23 Moves As Grand Chess Tour Resumes - Chess.com

July 10, 2019 - 2:00am
Carlsen Wins In 23 Moves As Grand Chess Tour Resumes  Chess.com

The 2019 Grand Chess Tour resumed in Zagreb, Croatia on Wednesday with its second event of the year after the season opener in Abidjan with the Cote ...

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Chess: Can you win this endgame in just two moves? - Financial Times

July 8, 2019 - 10:11am
Chess: Can you win this endgame in just two moves?  Financial Times

World champion Carlsen rewrites chess history at Zagreb.

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Carlsen conquers Croatia: 7 conclusions - chess24

July 8, 2019 - 5:08am
Carlsen conquers Croatia: 7 conclusions  chess24

Magnus Carlsen's simply “insane” (Giri) year continued as he beat Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final round to win the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess T...

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Croatia GCT 10: Nothing to see here - chess24

July 6, 2019 - 2:00am
Croatia GCT 10: Nothing to see here  chess24

Magnus Carlsen still leads Wesley So by half a point going into the final round of the 2019 Croatia Grand Chess Tour after their head-to-head cla...

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Croatia GCT 9: Aronian stops Carlsen… just! - chess24

July 6, 2019 - 2:00am
Croatia GCT 9: Aronian stops Carlsen… just!  chess24

Levon Aronian found some brilliant defensive resources to avoid becoming Magnus Carlsen's fourth victim in a row after another paradoxical openin...

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Croatia GCT 8: Carlsen's “special” win over Ding - chess24

July 5, 2019 - 2:00am
Croatia GCT 8: Carlsen's “special” win over Ding  chess24

Magnus Carlsen got to unleash some unused World Championship preparation on Ding Liren in Round 8 of the Croatia Grand Chess Tour, and although t...

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Croatia GCT 7: Carlsen ends his Nepo jinx - chess24

July 4, 2019 - 4:10am
Croatia GCT 7: Carlsen ends his Nepo jinx  chess24

Magnus Carlsen took the sole lead in the Croatia Grand Chess Tour with four rounds to go after finally beating Ian Nepomniachtchi in a game of cl...

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USA opportunities for chess kids - Chessbase News

July 2, 2019 - 2:00pm
USA opportunities for chess kids  Chessbase News

The latest news from the Kasparov Chess Foundation includes and update on their Young Stars program and, from New York, the Harlem Children's Zone.

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Croatia GCT 6: Carlsen and So catch Nepo - chess24

July 2, 2019 - 8:19am
Croatia GCT 6: Carlsen and So catch Nepo  chess24

Magnus Carlsen scored a 14th classical career win over Hikaru Nakamura in Round 6 to catch Ian Nepomniachtchi, after the runaway leader was put t...

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How St Louis Became America’s Chess Hotspot - Conservative Daily News

July 1, 2019 - 1:09pm
How St Louis Became America’s Chess Hotspot  Conservative Daily News

When retired financier Rex Sinquefield decided to retire in his home state of Missouri, he thought it would be nice to have a chess club. The next thing we know, ...

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Croatia GCT 5: Lev blames schedule for missed win - chess24

July 1, 2019 - 6:23am
Croatia GCT 5: Lev blames schedule for missed win  chess24

Levon Aronian played more star moves and missed more chances than in all the other games combined as he failed to complete what should have been ...

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Nepomniachtchi Leads Croatia Grand Chess Tour As Anand Miraculously Escapes - Chess.com

July 1, 2019 - 2:00am
Nepomniachtchi Leads Croatia Grand Chess Tour As Anand Miraculously Escapes  Chess.com

After a bloody affair on day one, round two at the Croatia Grand Chess Tour returned to normal, with five out of the six games ending in draws. Most of them were ...

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Croatia GCT 3: “Game on!” as Nepo hits 3/3 - chess24

June 29, 2019 - 4:10am
Croatia GCT 3: “Game on!” as Nepo hits 3/3  chess24

It's clearly game on”, said Magnus Carlsen, after Ian Nepomniachtchi scored a crushing KID win over Shakhriyar Mamedyarov to take a full point l...

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Kasparov inspired Croatia Grand Chess Tour begins - chess24

June 26, 2019 - 2:25am
Kasparov inspired Croatia Grand Chess Tour begins  chess24

World Champion Magnus Carlsen tops a field featuring no less than 9 of the world's top 10 players as the second leg of the 2019 Grand Chess Tour begins ...

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Norway Chess 9: Caruana spoils Carlsen's day - chess24

June 15, 2019 - 2:00am
Norway Chess 9: Caruana spoils Carlsen's day  chess24

Fabiano Caruana missed a golden chance to mate Magnus Carlsen in their classical game, but he still went on to win the Armageddon and become the ...

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Norway Chess 8: Magnus triumphs again - chess24

June 14, 2019 - 2:00am
Norway Chess 8: Magnus triumphs again  chess24

Magnus Carlsen has won his 7th tournament in a row after winning the classical game against Yu Yangyi in the penultimate round of Altibox Norway Chess.

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