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FIDE World Cup R6.1: Carlsen, Shankland Strike

FIDE World Cup R6.1: Carlsen, Shankland Strike

PeterDoggers
| 3 days ago

Using a positional queen sacrifice, an inspired GM Magnus Carlsen started his FIDE World Cup quarterfinal with a win against GM Etienne Bacrot. GM Sam Shankland might eliminate another former World Cup winner as the American GM defeated GM Sergey ...

Nakamura Wins July 27 Titled Tuesday

Nakamura Wins July 27 Titled Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 4 days ago

For the third time in four weeks, GM Hikaru Nakamura has taken first place in Titled Tuesday. His 9.5 points out of 11 were enough to finish ahead of GM Giga Quparadze on tiebreaks. GM Raunak Sadhwani and GM Aleksey Sarana rounded out the top four...

FIDE World Cup R5.2: Shankland, Vidit Through

FIDE World Cup R5.2: Shankland, Vidit Through

PeterDoggers
| 3 days ago

GM Sam Shankland knocked out GM Peter Svidler from the FIDE World Cup on Monday. The American grandmaster won his white game to qualify for the quarterfinals. GM Vidit Gujrathi is the only other player who reached the next round without needing a ...

Announcing PogChamps 4 Presented By Coinbase

Announcing PogChamps 4 Presented By Coinbase

CHESScom
| 5 days ago

It's back! PogChamps 4 presented by Coinbase begins on August 29, 2021. The latest edition of the breakout series returns for what will surely be the biggest, best, and brightest PogChamps yet! $100,000 is up for grabs in the prize fund and C...

Gigguk Crowned Tournament Arc 2 Champion

Gigguk Crowned Tournament Arc 2 Champion

PedroPinhata
| 5 days ago

Tournament Arc 2 reached its epic conclusion, with Gigguk successfully defending the title after defeating Esam. The two-time champion proved to be the best among a field of superstars from the Anime community and Fighting Games players. Li...

Le Wins July 20 Titled Tuesday

Le Wins July 20 Titled Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 10 days ago

On International Chess Day, Vietnam's IM Minh Le took first place in Titled Tuesday with a score of 10/11. GM Hikaru Nakamura grabbed second with 9.5/11. The top four was rounded out by GM Giga Quparadze and GM Oleksandr Bortnyk. 472 titled play...

NBC Sports To Cover World Chess Championship

NBC Sports To Cover World Chess Championship

PeterDoggers
| 12 days ago

The 2021 world championship match between GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Ian Nepomniachtchi will not only be covered closely by Chess.com and other platforms. It's also going to be on broadcast network television each day. The International Chess Fede...

FIDE World Cup R3.2: Caruana Knocked Out

FIDE World Cup R3.2: Caruana Knocked Out

PeterDoggers
| 5 days ago

Day two of the FIDE World Cup's third round saw a huge upset as the second seed, GM Fabiano Caruana, was knocked out by Kazakhstani GM Rinat Jumabayev. The tournament also said goodbye to rating favorites GM Jorge Cori, GM Jorden van Foreest, GM...

Anand Beats Kramnik In No Castling Match

Anand Beats Kramnik In No Castling Match

PeterDoggers
| 13 days ago

GM Viswanathan Anand defeated GM Vladimir Kramnik 2.5-1.5 in a four-game No Castling chess match in Dortmund, Germany. Anand's win in the first game was decisive in this event where the players were not allowed to castle. The idea for this match...