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Dvorkovich, Short Respond To Chess.com Questions

Dvorkovich, Short Respond To Chess.com Questions

PeterDoggers
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In 11 days from now, a new FIDE president will be elected in Batumi, Georgia. Today we're providing answers from Arkady Dvorkovich and Nigel Short to Chess.com questions sent to all three candidates. Sadly, Georgios Makropoulos declined to participate. On Monday, September 3 Chess.com sent the same list of questions to all three candidates. Our goal was to get a clear view of the areas where they agree and disagree, and to learn more about which candidate has what kind of plans for the future...

New Tournament Announced: 'Tata Steel Chess India'

New Tournament Announced: 'Tata Steel Chess India'

PeterDoggers
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A new blitz and rapid tournament will be held in November in Kolkata, India. Chess.com is partnering with the tournament. Tata Steel Chess India 2018 is a new super-tournament scheduled for November 9-14. The tournament format is similar to what is used in the Grand Chess Tour: three days of rapid chess and two days of blitz. The location is the Indian Council for Cultural Relations in Kolkata, India. The participants are a mix of international top grandmasters and Indian stars: Tata Steel...

Arena Kings Streamers Championship Season 2 Leaderboard

Arena Kings Streamers Championship Season 2 Leaderboard

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Here you'll find updated standings and leaderboard information for the Arena Kings Streamers Championship Season 1. Season 2 press release and announcement. Rank Player Points Twitch Channel Name / Title 1 penguingm1 215 www.twitch.tv/penguingm1 GM Andrew Tang 2 DanielNaroditsky 190 www.twitch.tv/dnaroditsky GM Daniel Naroditsky 3 AlexanderL 160 www.twitch.tv/gmlenderman GM Alexander Lenderman 4 Fins0905 125 www.twitch.tv/johnbartholomew IM John Bartholomew 5 gkchesstiger 120 www.twitch.tv/igmgatakamsky GM...

2018 Speed Chess Championship: Giri vs Aronian

2018 Speed Chess Championship: Giri vs Aronian

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Anish Giri and Levon Aronian were each extremely impressive in their 2018 Speed Chess Championship debuts. Watch them face off in an exciting match with commentary from Daniel Rensch and Chessbrah Eric Hansen.

Finishing touch from the World Champions

Finishing touch from the World Champions

GM janwerle
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Emanuel Lasker (Wch: 1894-1921) Among the world champions, Emanuel the Second is known as (one of) the most gifted defensive player. Reigning between 1894 and 1921 he could perfectly read his opponents' intentions, being able to look a few more steps ahead than his opponent. Likely as a result of his mathematical background, he was a great tactician as well.  In the next game the young Lasker at the age of 21, four years before he became world champion, devoured his prey in a combined tactical...

Tactics Galore As Aronian Beats Giri In Speed Chess

Tactics Galore As Aronian Beats Giri In Speed Chess

PeterDoggers
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Winning all three segments and using lots of nasty tactics, Levon Aronian defeated Anish Giri in the second quarterfinal of the 2018 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship on Thursday. The winning score for the Armenian GM was 18-11. The next Speed Chess match, between Wesley So and Vidit Gujrathi, is on with commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/chess. Don't miss it! It was a high-class match between two players who are side-by-side on the FIDE rating list: Aronian is currently the world number-six...

Speed Chess Championship 2018 | Official Information

Speed Chess Championship 2018 | Official Information

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The 2018 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship will feature 16 of the world's best chess players in an innovative eSports bracket tournament and a guaranteed prize pool of $55,000. See the round two results here. NEXT MATCHES: So vs Vidit Gujrathi: Nakamura vs Vachier-Lagrave: You can find important information on the event below.  Broadcast and streaming Bracket Matchups and pairings Fantasy prediction contest SmarterChess predictions Schedule Results Event...

Duda Upsets Grischuk In Epic Speed Chess Match

Duda Upsets Grischuk In Epic Speed Chess Match

PeterDoggers
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Eliminating another Russian top grandmaster, Jan-Krzystof Duda became the first player to advance to the semifinals of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship. The Polish player defeated Alexander Grischuk in a truly epic match on Tuesday. The next Speed Chess match, between Levon Aronian and Anish Giri, is on with commentary on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/chess. Don't miss it! Duda's win against Sergey Karjakin was a huge upset, and to kick out another former world blitz champion of Russia...

How To Watch Giri vs Aronian Speed Chess Today

How To Watch Giri vs Aronian Speed Chess Today

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The next match of the Speed Chess Championship quarterfinals is today as Anish Giri (@anishgiri) faces Levon Aronian (@levonaronian). The match winner will play the winner of Hikaru Nakamura vs Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Giri is the higher seed, but is he the favorite to win the match? Find out what our statistical predictions think.  Watch the match live today, . The following viewing options will be available: Twitch.tv/chess: the official broadcast with...

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