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A great rook - Chessbase News

November 27, 2018 - 4:31am
A great rook  Chessbase News

Rook and knight are not always in harmony. Coordinating them properly often requires precision.

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Our first chess world champion? Caruana could cement St. Louis as chess capital this week - St. Louis Public Radio

November 27, 2018 - 2:00am
Our first chess world champion? Caruana could cement St. Louis as chess capital this week  St. Louis Public Radio

Fabiano Caruana is the first American to play in the World Chess Championship match since Bobby Fischer back in 1972. If he wins against defending ...

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Armageddon Looms Over The World Chess Championship After Magnus Carlsen's Shocking Decision - Deadspin

November 27, 2018 - 2:00am
Armageddon Looms Over The World Chess Championship After Magnus Carlsen's Shocking Decision  Deadspin

LONDON — There's been drama worthy of a Shakespearean tragedy at the World Chess Championship, as Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana have fought ...

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Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 12 – live! - The Guardian

November 26, 2018 - 7:55am

The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 12 – live!
The Guardian
Carlsen, as white, played into Caruana's Petroff with an opening line that paralleled their August meeting at the Sinquefield Cup, which ended in a draw. The American challenger and world No 2 was first to deviate, castling on the kingside (7. O-O ...

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Magnus Carlsen surprises Fabiano Caruana with draw offer in Game 12 – as it happened - The Guardian

November 26, 2018 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen surprises Fabiano Caruana with draw offer in Game 12 – as it happened  The Guardian

As it happened: Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana played to a 31-move draw over three hours in Monday's Game 12 of the world chess championship.

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Magnus Carlsen surprises Fabiano Caruana with draw offer in Game 12 – as it happened - The Guardian

November 26, 2018 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen surprises Fabiano Caruana with draw offer in Game 12 – as it happened  The Guardian

As it happened: Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana played to a 31-move draw over three hours in Monday's Game 12 of the world chess championship.

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World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana agree to a tepid draw in shortest game of the... - Firstpost

November 25, 2018 - 2:00am
World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana agree to a tepid draw in shortest game of the...  Firstpost

With black, Fabiano Caruana neutralized the position comfortably against Magnus Carlsen to steer the game to a draw in just a little over 2 hours, leaving the ...

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Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 11 – live! - The Guardian

November 24, 2018 - 10:19am

The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 11 – live!
The Guardian
They're blitzing out the opening and so far it's identical to their August meeting at the Sinquefield Cup. It was former world title challenger Sergey Karjakin who made the ceremonial first move with b4, which Carlsen left on the board for a ...

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Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana play to quiet Game 11 draw – as it happened - The Guardian

November 24, 2018 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana play to quiet Game 11 draw – as it happened  The Guardian

As it happened: Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana played to a simple 55-move draw in Game 11 of their world championship match in London.

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World Chess Championship Game 11: Good Prep Gets Caruana Easy Draw In Petroff - Chess.com

November 24, 2018 - 2:00am
World Chess Championship Game 11: Good Prep Gets Caruana Easy Draw In Petroff  Chess.com

Thanks to excellent preparation, Fabiano Caruana easily neutralized Magnus Carlsen's 5.Nc3 move in the Petroff today. The shortest game of the world ...

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Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana play to quiet Game 11 draw – as it happened - The Guardian

November 24, 2018 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana play to quiet Game 11 draw – as it happened  The Guardian

As it happened: Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana played to a simple 55-move draw in Game 11 of their world championship match in London.

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World Chess Championship Game 11: Good Prep Gets Caruana Easy Draw In Petroff - Chess.com

November 24, 2018 - 2:00am
World Chess Championship Game 11: Good Prep Gets Caruana Easy Draw In Petroff  Chess.com

Thanks to excellent preparation, Fabiano Caruana easily neutralized Magnus Carlsen's 5.Nc3 move in the Petroff today. The shortest game of the world ...

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Magnus Carlsen plays it safe in fizzling Game 11 draw with Fabiano Caruana - The Guardian

November 24, 2018 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen plays it safe in fizzling Game 11 draw with Fabiano Caruana  The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana played to an 11th straight draw in their world title match on Saturday, setting up a high-stakes Game 12 on Monday.

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Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana play to quiet Game 11 draw – as it happened - The Guardian

November 24, 2018 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana play to quiet Game 11 draw – as it happened  The Guardian

As it happened: Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana played to a simple 55-move draw in Game 11 of their world championship match in London.

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Sicilian à la Shirov - Chessbase News

November 23, 2018 - 2:00am
Sicilian à la Shirov  Chessbase News

The diagram shows a typically sharp scenario with opposite castled kings and the constellation knight f5 vs. knight c4. Your move for White, please!

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Women's World Championship LIVE - Chessbase News

November 23, 2018 - 2:00am
Women's World Championship LIVE  Chessbase News

The Women's World Championship 2018 knockout in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia runs through November 23rd. The format is a 64-player knockout. Round 6, the ...

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A passed pawn is still a pawn - Chessbase News

November 20, 2018 - 2:00am
A passed pawn is still a pawn  Chessbase News

A passed pawn on the seventh can be very strong. But sometimes the pawn cannot queen and remains just a pawn.

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'They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!' Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster's Move—to the US - Wall Street Journal

November 19, 2018 - 3:22pm

Wall Street Journal

'They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!' Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster's Move—to the US
Wall Street Journal
St. Louis was given a tournament on the prestigious Grand Chess Tour, called the Sinquefield Cup. In 2014, Mr. So announced his transfer from the Philippines. Around the same time, Italy was trying to convince Mr. Caruana to stay—but they could only ...

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‘They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!’ Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster’s Move—to the U.S. - Wall Street Journal

November 19, 2018 - 2:00am
‘They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!’ Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster’s Move—to the U.S.  Wall Street Journal

Fabiano Caruana—currently competing against Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship—stirred up controversy by switching from representing Italy ...

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‘They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!’ Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster’s Move—to the U.S. - The Wall Street Journal

November 19, 2018 - 2:00am
‘They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!’ Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster’s Move—to the U.S.  The Wall Street Journal

Fabiano Caruana—currently competing against Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship—stirred up controversy by switching from representing Italy ...

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