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Norway Chess 7: Caruana spoils classic as Carlsen's lead grows - chess24

June 13, 2019 - 2:00am
Norway Chess 7: Caruana spoils classic as Carlsen's lead grows  chess24

Magnus Carlsen now leads Altibox Norway Chess by two points with two rounds to go, after Wesley So blundered on move 16 of their Armageddon game....

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Goryachkina powers towards Candidates triumph - chess24

June 12, 2019 - 5:37am
Goryachkina powers towards Candidates triumph  chess24

20-year-old Aleksandra Goryachkina is destroying the field at the Women's Candidates Tournament in Kazan. Her 7.5/9, a +6, 2804 rating performance, put her ...

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Norway Chess 6: Things fall apart - chess24

June 11, 2019 - 2:00am
Norway Chess 6: Things fall apart  chess24

Wesley So thought 7 seconds before blundering mate-in-1 against Levon Aronian in a tricky position where he might still have won on time, but arg...

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Norway Chess 4: Stunning moves - chess24

June 9, 2019 - 2:00am
Norway Chess 4: Stunning moves  chess24

Magnus Carlsen beat Shakhriyar Mamedyarov to retain a 1-point lead after Round 4 of Altibox Norway Chess, but birthday boy Yu Yangyi was the only...

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Norway Chess 3: Magnus takes the lead - chess24

June 7, 2019 - 2:00am
Norway Chess 3: Magnus takes the lead  chess24

Magnus Carlsen is the sole leader of the 2019 Altibox Norway Chess tournament after winning what Peter Svidler described as “an instant Grünfeld ...

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Norway Chess 2: Shak leads as Carlsen escapes - chess24

June 6, 2019 - 2:00am
Norway Chess 2: Shak leads as Carlsen escapes  chess24

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov is the sole leader of Altibox Norway Chess after pouncing on a blunder by Vishy Anand in Round 2 to win their classical gam...

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Norway Chess 2019, 1: Armageddon is here! - chess24

June 5, 2019 - 2:00am
Norway Chess 2019, 1: Armageddon is here!  chess24

Magnus Carlsen, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi and Levon Aronian all won in Armageddon to lead this year's Altibox Norway Chess tou...

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Naming a chess tournament in honor of a terrorist - Arutz Sheva

June 3, 2019 - 10:54pm
Naming a chess tournament in honor of a terrorist  Arutz Sheva

Abu Jihad didn't play chess, but he did mastermind the murders of 125 innocent people.

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The Norway Chess revolution starts Monday - chess24

June 2, 2019 - 2:00am
The Norway Chess revolution starts Monday  chess24

Peter Svidler and Jan Gustafsson will be commentating live here on chess24 as Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana and eight more of the world's top p...

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On Chess: Norm Tournament Brings Players From Around The World To St. Louis To Compete - St. Louis Public Radio

May 30, 2019 - 9:48am
On Chess: Norm Tournament Brings Players From Around The World To St. Louis To Compete  St. Louis Public Radio

The 2019 St. Louis Norm Congress gave an opportunity to rising players to earn international master (IM) and grandmaster (GM) norms in two events. The.

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On Chess: Norm Tournament Brings Players From Around The World To St. Louis To Compete - KBIA

May 30, 2019 - 9:48am
On Chess: Norm Tournament Brings Players From Around The World To St. Louis To Compete  KBIA

The 2019 St. Louis Norm Congress gave an opportunity to rising players to earn international master (IM) and grandmaster (GM) norms in two events. The.

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MVL on being Carlsen's no. 1 rival in blitz - chess24

May 30, 2019 - 2:00am
MVL on being Carlsen's no. 1 rival in blitz  chess24

French no. 1 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave finished joint second in the Côte d'Ivoire Grand Chess Tour, while winning the blitz section, and on his retu...

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Sicilian assault - BusinessWorld Online

May 29, 2019 - 4:13pm
Sicilian assault  BusinessWorld Online

Ivory Coast Rapid Abidjan, Ivory Coast May 8-10, 2019. Final Standings. 1. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2861, 7.5/9. 2. Hikaru Nakamura USA 2761, 6.0/9. 3-4. Wesley ...

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Grischuk-Nepomniachtchi final goes to tiebreaks - chess24

May 28, 2019 - 2:00am
Grischuk-Nepomniachtchi final goes to tiebreaks  chess24

Alexander Grischuk described the first game of the Moscow FIDE Grand Prix final as an “opening catastrophe”, which left him an hour behind on the...

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Magnus lives dangerously but wins in Lindores - chess24

May 27, 2019 - 2:00am
Magnus lives dangerously but wins in Lindores  chess24

Magnus Carlsen won 250 bottles of whisky as he finished unbeaten and in clear first place in the Lindores Abbey Chess Stars Tournament, but it wa...

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Chess stars to play in historic Scottish distillery - chess24

May 24, 2019 - 2:00am
Chess stars to play in historic Scottish distillery  chess24

Magnus Carlsen, Vishy Anand, Ding Liren and Sergey Karjakin will this weekend play each other twice in rapid chess in the Lindores Abbey Chess Stars ...

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Moscow GP, R1 Tiebreaks: Nakamura & So march on - chess24

May 19, 2019 - 6:20pm
Moscow GP, R1 Tiebreaks: Nakamura & So march on  chess24

US stars Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura both won their first tiebreak games with White and then drew with Black to reach the quarterfinals of the ...

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On Chess: First Stop Of Grand Chess Tour Brings World Champion Fifth Major Win In 2019 - KBIA

May 16, 2019 - 7:11am
On Chess: First Stop Of Grand Chess Tour Brings World Champion Fifth Major Win In 2019  KBIA

The 2019 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) kicked off in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The best chess players from all over the world assembled in the coastal city to fight.

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Check out the World Chess Hall of Fame, a nod to the game in St. Louis - Columbia Missourian

May 16, 2019 - 6:00am
Check out the World Chess Hall of Fame, a nod to the game in St. Louis  Columbia Missourian

Visitors can do the play game on chess boards inside, move life-sized chess pieces around the front patio and buy all kinds of chess merchandise.

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On Chess: First Stop Of Grand Chess Tour Brings World Champion Fifth Major Win In 2019 - St. Louis Public Radio

May 16, 2019 - 5:21am
On Chess: First Stop Of Grand Chess Tour Brings World Champion Fifth Major Win In 2019  St. Louis Public Radio

The 2019 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) kicked off in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The best chess players from all over the world assembled in the coastal city to fight.

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