As I write this, GM Peter Svidler and GM Sergey Karjakin are perparing to do battle on the finals of the 2015 chess World Cup. In my opinion, winning the World Cup is one of the most impressive achievements in chess in any given year. There are s... | Read More
There are some positions for you all to work on!These are from Baku World Cup only. Peter Svidler,Shakriyar Mamedyarov,Wei Yi,Maxime Vachier Lagrave,Hikaru Nakamura,Eljanov Pavel,Anish Giri and Sergey Karjakin win and advance to round 5.First of... | Read More
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Several surprises have already occurred at the World Cup, including the earliy eliminations of Levon Aronian (recent winner of the Sinquefield Cup), Vladimir Kramnnik (former World Champion and last year's World Cup winner), and Alexander Gris... | Read More
Fabiano Caruana during round 1, Photo Credit Cathy Rogers
In round 1 of the World Cup, the top 3 Americans, Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, and Wesley So cruised through with 2-0 scores.
Sam Shankland defeated his slightly highe... | Read More