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Hikaru Nakamura Conquers London Chess Classic - Huffington Post

London Chess Classic News - December 19, 2013 - 2:00am
Hikaru Nakamura Conquers London Chess Classic  Huffington Post

Last Sunday, the top American grandmaster won the London Chess Classic, a rapid chess competition, leaving many world class players behind, including two.

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Edgar Davids: 'Bergkamp was very important, but Gullit was a dominator' - The Guardian

London Chess Classic News - December 12, 2013 - 2:00am
Edgar Davids: 'Bergkamp was very important, but Gullit was a dominator'  The Guardian

The Dutch legend on why football is like chess, exchanging tips with Magnus Carlsen and Ruud Gullit v Dennis Bergkamp.

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Busy chess weekend in Alabama and checkmate with a queen sacrifice - The Birmingham News - al.com

London Chess Classic News - December 11, 2013 - 2:00am
Busy chess weekend in Alabama and checkmate with a queen sacrifice  The Birmingham News - al.com

This past weekend was a busy one for Alabama chess as concurrent tournaments were held in Montgomery and Huntsville. Both tournaments are considered ...

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The men who helped Magnus Carlsen beat Anand - Firstpost

London Chess Classic News - November 27, 2013 - 2:00am
The men who helped Magnus Carlsen beat Anand  Firstpost

Who were Carlsen's seconds? Who were the men who helped him beat Viswanathan Anand? Who helped him prepare? These are all questions that were ...

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Meet the Polgar who started it all - The Hindu

Sinquefield Cup News - November 10, 2013 - 2:00am
Meet the Polgar who started it all  The Hindu

Susan Polgar must have felt like a movie star at the Hyatt Regency here on Saturday evening. People wanted to take photographs with her and journalists ...

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Grandmaster clash: Wall Street glued to chess duel - CNBC.com

Sinquefield Cup News - November 6, 2013 - 2:00am
Grandmaster clash: Wall Street glued to chess duel  CNBC.com

Some of Wall Street's biggest names are focused on India, but it's not the country's finances that have their attention. It's a chess tournament.

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Anand vs. Carlsen – what are the chances? - Chessbase News

London Chess Classic News - October 22, 2013 - 2:00am
Anand vs. Carlsen – what are the chances?  Chessbase News

In less than a month Magnus Carlsen will challenge Vishy Anand for the World Championship. Carlsen has been world number one for 21 consecutive rating ...

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Anand vs. Carlsen – what are the chances? - Chessbase News

Sinquefield Cup News - October 22, 2013 - 2:00am
Anand vs. Carlsen – what are the chances?  Chessbase News

In less than a month Magnus Carlsen will challenge Vishy Anand for the World Championship. Carlsen has been world number one for 21 consecutive rating ...

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Dogs of all breeds welcome at the Canine Games - fox2now.com

Sinquefield Cup News - October 6, 2013 - 2:00am
Dogs of all breeds welcome at the Canine Games  fox2now.com

(KTVI)- The 17th Annual St. Louis Canine Games is just one week away. Co-founded by the Spirit of St. Louis Samoyed Club and St. Louis Samoyed Rescue, ...

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Cristina Hlusak, ThetaHealing: Enjoy the simple things, the Romanian traditions; the best things in life are free - Romania-Insider.com

Grand Chess Tour News - September 25, 2013 - 2:00am
Cristina Hlusak, ThetaHealing: Enjoy the simple things, the Romanian traditions; the best things in life are free  Romania-Insider.com

Cristina Hlusak has worked and lived in Las Vegas, Macau, Hong Kong and Venice, but after a life and career dedicated to engineering, she re-discovered ...

Novy Bor: Topalov and Laznicka tied 1-1 - Chessbase News

London Chess Classic News - September 21, 2013 - 2:00am
Novy Bor: Topalov and Laznicka tied 1-1  Chessbase News

The Novoborska chess corrida has started in the Czech Republic. The event features two matches of six game with the main one being between Veselin ...

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Magnus Carlsen, full steam ahead - Indian Express

Sinquefield Cup News - September 17, 2013 - 2:00am
Magnus Carlsen, full steam ahead  Indian Express

In an interview a few months ago, Magnus Carlsen was asked how he fancied his chances in the World Championship match against Viswanathan Anand.

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Some Of The World's Best Chess Players Square Off In St. Louis This Week - St. Louis Public Radio

Sinquefield Cup News - September 8, 2013 - 2:00am
Some Of The World's Best Chess Players Square Off In St. Louis This Week  St. Louis Public Radio

Four of the best chess players in the world are squaring off this week in the Central West End during the first ever Sinquefield Cup . The two best.

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Chess fans get chance to met their idols - STLtoday.com

Sinquefield Cup News - September 8, 2013 - 2:00am
Chess fans get chance to met their idols  STLtoday.com

Four of the game's top players are in St. Louis this week for a tournament.

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Levon Aronian and girlfriend spend holidays in Italy (PHOTOS) - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

Sinquefield Cup News - September 4, 2013 - 2:00am
Levon Aronian and girlfriend spend holidays in Italy (PHOTOS)  Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am

Following the Chess World Cup 2013, GM Levon Aronian and his girlfriend Arianne are vacationing in Italy. According to Aronian's Facebook page, the ...

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Daniel King – A Summer Simul in Hanwell - Chessbase News

London Chess Classic News - July 22, 2013 - 2:00am
Daniel King – A Summer Simul in Hanwell  Chessbase News

The fourteenth day of July 2013 proved to be scorching hot, but this did not deter chess enthusiasts in Oxfordshire, England, from appearing for a body and mind ...

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Refrain for Many Chess Players: Meet Me in St. Louis - New York Times

Sinquefield Cup News - July 6, 2013 - 2:00am
Refrain for Many Chess Players: Meet Me in St. Louis  New York Times

Rex Sinquefield has almost single-handedly turned St. Louis into the American chess capital. Sinquefield, a retired financier, paid for the construction of the ...

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Boris Gelfand Leaves All Chess Greats Behind in Moscow - Huffington Post

Sinquefield Cup News - June 27, 2013 - 2:00am
Boris Gelfand Leaves All Chess Greats Behind in Moscow  Huffington Post

At the age of 45, the Israeli grandmaster Boris Gelfand should not be winning major chess tournaments ahead of young talented players and world champions...

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