"They say the third time counts." GM Levon Aronian's numerology and precise play ended any drama in the final round of the 2015 Sinquefield Cup. That was just fine with him.
"I should be the one playing for a win, but I'm very pragmatic," he sai... | Read More
Round eight of the 2015 Sinquefield Cup brought inclement weather. The rain washed away all the wins, which had been floating in all fortnight.
Also gone were the queens -- none remained after 90 minutes.
The "do nothing" round was just fine f... | Read More
On Sunday GM Nils Grandelius scored his career's best result, winning the strong Abu Dhabi Masters on tiebreak. The 22-year-old Swedish GM edged out GMs Martyn Kravtsiv, Baadur Jobava, Alexander Areshchenko and R... | Read More
The first two-thirds of the 2015 Sinquefield Cup portended a photo finish, but round seven suggested you may need a wide-angle lens.
GM Levon Aronian used a painful lesson from two years ago to beat GM Hikaru Nakamura after a surprisingly l... | Read More
In round six of the 2015 Sinquefield Cup, the matchup of the leaders fizzled, but the race among the peloton exploded. Three players notched wins, but only one through resignation!
GM Hikaru Nakamura played in the recent style of GM Levon A... | Read More