Nakamura Wins Paris Grand Chess Tour

Nakamura Wins Paris Grand Chess Tour

PeterDoggers
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28 min ago

Hikaru Nakamura won the $37,500 first prize at the Paris Grand Chess Tour after a dramatic day with more blunders than ever. Sergey Karjakin collapsed a few rounds before the end, while Wesley So drew too many games to pla...

So 1st In Rapid At Paris Grand Chess Tour

So 1st In Rapid At Paris Grand Chess Tour

PeterDoggers
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1 day ago

Despite drawing all his games today, Wesley So retained his lead at the Paris Grand Chess Tour. Before the start of the blitz, Sergey Karjakin and Hikaru Nakamura are trailing him by one point. "So" mostly stood for "solid" today,...

Paris Grand Chess Tour Day 2: So Takes The Lead

Paris Grand Chess Tour Day 2: So Takes The Lead

PeterDoggers
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2 days ago

Wesley So has a slim lead going into the final day of rapid at the Paris Grand Chess Tour. On Thursday the Leuven winner scored 2.5/3, and is chased by Levon Aronian and Sergey Karjakin. At noon, two hours earlier than the first day, the se...

FIDE's African Gambit

FIDE's African Gambit

Alessandro_Parodi
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4 days ago

October 3 will not only see the elections for a new FIDE president, but also that of the leadership of the chess continents Africa, America, Asia, and Europe. Alessandro Parodi reports on the situation in Africa. Ahead of the FIDE presidential e...

A Judge's Sentence: 25 Hours Of Chess

A Judge's Sentence: 25 Hours Of Chess

FM MikeKlein
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6 days ago

Bye bye chain gang. Hello pawn chains. A new youth offenders program in Alberta, Canada, has an innovative way to get young people back on the right track: chess. Read on for that story and other chess cornucopia in this edition of "In Other New...

Your Next Move Blitz: So's Lead Narrows

Your Next Move Blitz: So's Lead Narrows

PeterDoggers
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8 days ago

Wesley So lost his last two games today and saw his lead at the Your Next Move tournament shrink to 1.5 points. Levon Aronian and Sergey Karjakin have the best chance to catch him in the remaining nine rounds.  The fourth day...

So Clear 1st At Your Next Move Rapid

So Clear 1st At Your Next Move Rapid

PeterDoggers
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9 days ago

There's no special prize, but Wesley So can still be called the winner of the rapid portion of the Your Next Move in Leuven, Belgium. With two days of blitz on the program, he is trailed by Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier...

Nakamura To Play Komodo In Man-vs-Machine Chess

Nakamura To Play Komodo In Man-vs-Machine Chess

News
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11 days ago

Hikaru Nakamura will play a groundbreaking man-vs-machine chess event this Sunday as he is slated to face 20 levels of the Komodo chess engine on Chess.com before taking on the newest version, Komodo Monte Carlo, in three odds-chess games. The m...

So Leads As Grand Chess Tour Takes Off

So Leads As Grand Chess Tour Takes Off

PeterDoggers
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12 days ago

Wesley So showed great form and took an early lead at the Your Next Move rapid and blitz event in Leuven, Belgium which kicked off the 2018 Grand Chess Tour today.  Except for a switch at the start, with first Leuven and then Pari...

Dmitry Jakovenko Wins Poikovsky

Dmitry Jakovenko Wins Poikovsky

Marignon
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14 days ago

Dmitry Jakovenko scored 6.5/9 and took the first place at the 19th Karpov tournament in Poikovsky, adding another trophy to his victories in 2007 and 2012. Ian Nepomniachtchi came second (6/9) and Boris Gelfand was third (5.5/6).   Ana...

Caruana Wins Norway Chess

Caruana Wins Norway Chess

PeterDoggers
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16 days ago

Fabiano Caruana won the €75,000 first prize at the Altibox Norway Chess tournament after beating Wesley So and seeing his main rivals draw their games. In the last round, Vishy Anand won against Sergey Karjakin. ...