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Quesada and Andriasian succeed in Saint Louis Winter Chess Classic - Chessbase News

December 20, 2018 - 7:06pm
Quesada and Andriasian succeed in Saint Louis Winter Chess Classic  Chessbase News

Each season the Saint Louis Chess Club organises two ten-player strong round robins that include players from all around the globe mixed with young ...

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On Chess: American Hikaru Nakamura wins Grand Chess Tour against top players in the world - St. Louis Public Radio

December 20, 2018 - 2:00am
On Chess: American Hikaru Nakamura wins Grand Chess Tour against top players in the world  St. Louis Public Radio

Hikaru Nakamura won the 2018 Grand Chess Tour after defeating Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in a nail-biting finale on Dec. 17. The American collected $120000.

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On Chess: American Hikaru Nakamura wins Grand Chess Tour against top players in the world - St. Louis Public Radio

December 20, 2018 - 2:00am
On Chess: American Hikaru Nakamura wins Grand Chess Tour against top players in the world  St. Louis Public Radio

Hikaru Nakamura won the 2018 Grand Chess Tour after defeating Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in a nail-biting finale on Dec. 17. The American collected $120000.

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7 conclusions from the 2018 Grand Chess Tour - chess24

December 18, 2018 - 12:12pm
7 conclusions from the 2018 Grand Chess Tour  chess24

Hikaru Nakamura beat Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final blitz game of the 2018 Grand Chess Tour to win the trophy and the $120000 first prize. ...

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The Weekly Show with Lawrence Trent - Chessbase News

December 18, 2018 - 2:00am
The Weekly Show with Lawrence Trent  Chessbase News

Tuesdays at 18:00 CEST (5:00 pm UK time, Noon EDT) Lawrence Trent brings you the latest trends, games and combinations from elite chess tournaments.

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A not so solid bishop block - Chessbase News

December 18, 2018 - 12:21am
A not so solid bishop block  Chessbase News

Usually two bishops win against pawns but usually in chess you also have to be careful till the opponents resigns or is mated.

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Nakamura deservedly wins the 2018 Grand Chess Tour - Chessbase News

December 17, 2018 - 4:31pm
Nakamura deservedly wins the 2018 Grand Chess Tour  Chessbase News

After drawing the first seven games of the final match against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Hikaru Nakamura pulled off a very nice win to secure first place at the ...

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London Classic: King's pawn openings - Chessbase News

December 17, 2018 - 2:17am
London Classic: King's pawn openings  Chessbase News

The final matches of the Grand Chess Tour and the British Knockout Championship continued in London's Olympia Conference Centre on Sunday. The second ...

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Grand Chess Tour comes down to rapid and blitz - chess24

December 16, 2018 - 6:28pm
Grand Chess Tour comes down to rapid and blitz  chess24

All eight classical games have now been drawn in the Grand Chess Tour finale, meaning that the fate of the $300,000 in prize money will be determined in rapid ...

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London Chess Classic: Jones Scores With Bishop Sac - Chess.com

December 16, 2018 - 4:29pm
London Chess Classic: Jones Scores With Bishop Sac  Chess.com

With two more draws in the classical games, the Grand Chess Tour matches Nakamura-Vachier-Lagrave and Caruana-Aronian at the London Chess Classic will ...

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London Chess Classic: Jones Scores With Bishop Sac - Chess.com

December 16, 2018 - 4:29pm
London Chess Classic: Jones Scores With Bishop Sac  Chess.com

With two more draws in the classical games, the Grand Chess Tour matches Nakamura-Vachier-Lagrave and Caruana-Aronian at the London Chess Classic will ...

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London Chess Classic: Jones Scores With Bishop Sac - Chess.com

December 16, 2018 - 2:00am
London Chess Classic: Jones Scores With Bishop Sac  Chess.com

With two more draws in the classical games, the Grand Chess Tour matches Nakamura-Vachier-Lagrave and Caruana-Aronian at the London Chess Classic will ...

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London Classic: Tense draws - Chessbase News

December 16, 2018 - 12:05am
London Classic: Tense draws  Chessbase News

The final match of the Grand Chess Tour kicked off on Saturday. Hikaru Nakamura held Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to a draw from the white side of a Grünfeld ...

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Jones and McShane reach the final in British Knockout - Chessbase News

December 14, 2018 - 2:00am
Jones and McShane reach the final in British Knockout  Chessbase News

And then there were two. The semi-finals of the British Knockout Championship saw Gawain Jones and Luke McShane (pictured) defeat rating favourites ...

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Sudden dynamics - Chessbase News

December 14, 2018 - 12:02am
Sudden dynamics  Chessbase News

In the diagram position White seems to have everything under control — harmony is the keyword. However, Black's next move changes this drastically. Can you ...

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London Classic: Nakamura and Vachier-Lagrave advance to Final - Chessbase News

December 13, 2018 - 6:14pm
London Classic: Nakamura and Vachier-Lagrave advance to Final  Chessbase News

Hikaru Nakamura (pictured) and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave are considered two of the best rapid chess and blitz chess players in the world. In rapid Nakamura is ...

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Unbeaten streak - BusinessWorld Online

December 12, 2018 - 8:47am
Unbeaten streak  BusinessWorld Online

Last year the “New in Chess Magazine” (issue no. 2 of volume 2017) carried an infographic page entitled “Streaks of Invincibility” which listed down the records ...

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London GCT Final 1: Caruana can't catch Carlsen - chess24

December 12, 2018 - 5:19am
London GCT Final 1: Caruana can't catch Carlsen  chess24

For a moment Fabiano Caruana looked set to beat Hikaru Nakamura and end Magnus Carlsen's 7-year reign as world no. 1, but accurate defence in the...

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Must read books to become a better chess player - Chessbase News

December 11, 2018 - 7:18am
Must read books to become a better chess player  Chessbase News

V. Saravanan is a strong chess player, an eloquent speaker and also a fine chess coach. He was also the commentator at the World Junior Championship 2014 ...

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Armenia's Levon Aronian gears up for London Chess Classic - PanARMENIAN.Net

December 11, 2018 - 5:02am
Armenia's Levon Aronian gears up for London Chess Classic  PanARMENIAN.Net

Alongside Aronian are Nakamura, Caruana and Vachier-Lagrave comprising the.

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