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Webster University Wins 5th Straight President's Cup

FM MikeKlein 22 hrs ago

Top-rated Webster University has won its fifth consecutive President's Cup title, beating out the three other invited teams from Texas Tech, St. Louis University, and University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) in an event also known as the "Final Fo...

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Ding, Giri Lead In Shenzen, Where Bishops Rule

PeterDoggers 3 days ago

GMs Ding Liren and Anish Giri are the leaders after three rounds at the Shenzhen Longgang Chess Masters in Shenzhen, China. The other participants are GMs Michael Adams, Peter Svidler, Pentala Harikrishna, and Yu Yangyi. A new and stro...

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Sharjah Masters: Prodigies Score Big

PeterDoggers 4 days ago

Only a month after the FIDE Grand Prix the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club is hosting another tournament. The start of the first Sharjah Masters was somewhat chaotic, but the conditions for the players are excellent. "The first pancake...

"Borislav Ivanov Arrested In Bulgaria"

PeterDoggers 7 days ago

Borislav Ivanov, the Bulgarian chess player who was strongly suspected of cheating in chess a few years ago, has been arrested in Bulgaria for forging documents. This was reported by Chessdom. Remember Borislav Ivanov? The name might ring a bell...

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Top GMs Star In German Bundesliga

PeterDoggers 9 days ago

After the fifth weekend of the 2016-2017 season, the Bundesliga has a familiar face again: it's full of top stars, and Baden Baden is in the lead. Photo: Georgios Souleidis. Read his Bundesliga report (in German) here. You might remember that ...

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Caruana, Nakamura, So To Compete In U.S. Champs

PeterDoggers 11 days ago

Yet again, the U.S. Championship will see a super strong field. GMs Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So, America's top three grandmasters, will all be playing. The dates of the tournament are 28 March-10 April. For the ninth cons...

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Carlsen, So, Caruana, MVL In PRO Chess 1/4 Finals

PeterDoggers 14 days ago

With Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So, Fabiano Caruana, and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, four of the world's top five grandmasters will be competing this Wednesday in the quarterfinals of Chess.com's Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League. It started ...

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Carlsen, Top Teams Win In PRO League Playoff

NM SamCopeland 20 days ago

How often do chess players get a chance to play one of the world's super-grandmasters? How often then do they get a chance to win? In the second playoff week of the Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League, the answer was surprisingly often....

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Nakamura Almost Perfect At Titled Tuesday

PeterDoggers 21 days ago

Yesterday, GM Hikaru Nakamura was almost perfect in Chess.com's Titled Tuesday blitz tournament. The American grandmaster finished on 10.5/11 and a full point ahead of GM Gadir Guseinov, the only player he drew with. Nobody has won Tit...

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5 Of World's Top 6 To Contest PRO Chess Sweet 16

FM MikeKlein 21 days ago

Going into the Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League's round of 16, which stat is more impressive to you: that five of the world's top six players will compete, or that a total of 49 GMs will occupy the 64 roster positions? Full disc...

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Norms Galore At Batavia Tournament

PeterDoggers 24 days ago

No less than three norms we scored at this year's Batavia Tournament in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Grandmaster results for winner IM Bobby Cheng and IM Lucas van Foreest, and an IM norm for FM Barry Brink. Players analyzing and playing bli...

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