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FIDE Grand Prix to kick off in Moscow - chess24

May 16, 2019 - 2:00am
FIDE Grand Prix to kick off in Moscow  chess24

The new-look FIDE Grand Prix starts in the Botvinnik Central Chess Club in Moscow on Friday, with 16 players facing off in the first knockout tour...

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9 Conclusions from the Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz - chess24

May 13, 2019 - 8:58am
9 Conclusions from the Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz  chess24

Magnus Carlsen lost to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave for a second day in a row in Abidjan, but that couldn't stop him winning the opening event of the 2...

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Côte d'Ivoire, Day 3: Carlsen crosses 2900 - chess24

May 11, 2019 - 2:00am
Côte d'Ivoire, Day 3: Carlsen crosses 2900  chess24

Magnus Carlsen described his play as “better, but not perfect yet” as for a third day in a row he scored 2.5/3, crossing 2900 on the rapid rating...

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Carlsen & co. in Africa for Grand Chess Tour launch - chess24

May 8, 2019 - 9:47am
Carlsen & co. in Africa for Grand Chess Tour launch  chess24

The $1.75 million 2019 Grand Chess Tour starts today in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire's largest city. World Champion Magnus Carlsen will begin the first...

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On Chess: Grand Chess Tour Kicks Off In Africa - KBIA

May 2, 2019 - 4:40pm
On Chess: Grand Chess Tour Kicks Off In Africa  KBIA

The fifth edition of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) promises to be bigger, better and more international than ever. The tour has been expanded to eight.

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Too weak, too slow!? Fressinet's revenge! - chess24

May 2, 2019 - 2:00am
Too weak, too slow!? Fressinet's revenge!  chess24

Laurent Fressinet played his first French Banter Blitz session on chess24 on Wednesday. His boss and friend, World Champion Magnus Carlsen, couldn'...

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Who Is The James Holzhauer Of Chess? - Chess.com

April 30, 2019 - 10:07pm
Who Is The James Holzhauer Of Chess?  Chess.com

James Holzhauer is rewriting the Jeopardy record books on a nightly basis. The professional sports gambler from Las Vegas is playing the trivia game show at ...

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Year of the GOAT? 7 Conclusions from GRENKE 2019 - chess24

April 30, 2019 - 2:00am
Year of the GOAT? 7 Conclusions from GRENKE 2019  chess24

World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen beat Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final round to win the 2019 GRENKE Chess Classic with a spectacular 7.5/9 ...

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Who Is The James Holzhauer Of Chess? - Chess.com

April 30, 2019 - 2:00am
Who Is The James Holzhauer Of Chess?  Chess.com

James Holzhauer is rewriting the Jeopardy record books on a nightly basis. The professional sports gambler from Las Vegas is playing the trivia game show at ...

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GRENKE Chess 8: Magnus leaves trail of destruction - chess24

April 29, 2019 - 2:00am
GRENKE Chess 8: Magnus leaves trail of destruction  chess24

Magnus Carlsen's phenomenal run continues, with the World Champion now up to a live rating of 2871.2 after mating Peter Svidler in 33 moves in th...

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Bonjour, chess24! - chess24

April 29, 2019 - 2:00am
Bonjour, chess24!  chess24

This May chess24 is adding French to the existing English, German and Spanish versions of the site, as we look to expand our offering in the ligh...

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Grenke Classic: Carlsen mates Svidler - Chessbase News

April 28, 2019 - 9:24pm
Grenke Classic: Carlsen mates Svidler  Chessbase News

After scoring his fifth win of the tournament, Magnus Carlsen almost secured yet another super-tournament triumph. His round eight victim was Peter Svidler, ...

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GRENKE Chess 7: Carlsen crushes Aronian - chess24

April 28, 2019 - 2:00am
GRENKE Chess 7: Carlsen crushes Aronian  chess24

World Champion Magnus Carlsen eased to victory against Levon Aronian in Round 7 of the GRENKE Chess Classic to take a big step towards winning hi...

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Giri wins “soft” Shenzhen Masters - chess24

April 27, 2019 - 2:00am
Giri wins “soft” Shenzhen Masters  chess24

Anish Giri beat Dmitry Jakovenko in the final round to win the 2019 Shenzhen Masters, a result that some claim is his first ever supertournament ...

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14 games in the 2020 World Championship match - chess24

April 26, 2019 - 2:00am
14 games in the 2020 World Championship match  chess24

The World Chess Federation (FIDE) today announced that the 2020 World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and the winner of the next Candid...

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Carlsen at 2861 Elo, but further progress is tough - Chessbase News

April 25, 2019 - 2:02pm
Carlsen at 2861 Elo, but further progress is tough  Chessbase News

4/25/2019 – After winning in Shamkir, Carlsen's live rating was up to 2861, his best since June 2015. After five rounds in Grenke, that's exactly where he remains ...

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On Chess: Tough Battles And High-Quality Chess At The Grenke Classic In Germany - KBIA

April 25, 2019 - 6:57am
On Chess: Tough Battles And High-Quality Chess At The Grenke Classic In Germany  KBIA

The Grenke Chess Classic, one of the top chess events in the world, is underway in Germany. The tournament runs April 20-29. The event is a round-robin,

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On Chess: Tough Battles And High-Quality Chess At The Grenke Classic In Germany - St. Louis Public Radio

April 25, 2019 - 6:57am
On Chess: Tough Battles And High-Quality Chess At The Grenke Classic In Germany  St. Louis Public Radio

The Grenke Chess Classic, one of the top chess events in the world, is underway in Germany. The tournament runs April 20-29. The event is a round-robin,

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GRENKE Chess 2: Carlsen's “once in a lifetime” win - chess24

April 22, 2019 - 2:00am
GRENKE Chess 2: Carlsen's “once in a lifetime” win  chess24

Magnus Carlsen won a 5th game in a row as he beat Paco Vallejo in Round 2 of the GRENKE Chess Classic to retain the sole lead and move over 50 po...

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Yermo's Travels: The USA in Rhodes (part 1) - Chessbase News

April 20, 2019 - 6:54am
Yermo's Travels: The USA in Rhodes (part 1)  Chessbase News

Hot on the heels of the European Senior Championship in Rhodes, the World Senior Team Championship for players aged over 50 and 65 is underway.

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