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Lee Miraculously Saves Game After 5-Hour Marathon

Lee Miraculously Saves Game After 5-Hour Marathon

FM JackRodgers
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14-year-old IM Alice Lee is the talk of the town at the Cairns Cup 2024 after tricking GM Nana Dzagnidze into a drawn ending when all seemed lost. GMs Irina Krush, Mariya Muzychuk, and IM Anna Zatonskih all missed golden opportunities to win their...

Tan Zhongyi Sole Leader After Quick Victory

Tan Zhongyi Sole Leader After Quick Victory

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Former Women's World Champion GM Tan Zhongyi scored a quick 20-move victory over defending champion IM Anna Zatonskih to move into the sole lead with three points after four rounds at the Cairns Cup 2024 in St. Louis. Tan is trailed by GMs Mariya ...

Kosteniuk Topples Dzagnidze, Joins Leaders

Kosteniuk Topples Dzagnidze, Joins Leaders

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GM Alexandra Kosteniuk has joined the leaders on 2/3 at the Cairns Cup 2024 following a fine victory over Georgia's GM Nana Dzagnidze in round three while the tournament's other leaders; GMs Harika Dronavalli, Mariya Muzychuk, and Tan Zhongyi drew...

Hat-Trick Hero Naroditsky Secures 19th Title

Hat-Trick Hero Naroditsky Secures 19th Title

FM JackRodgers
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In a near-carbon copy of June's earlier editions, GM Daniel Naroditsky scored a dominant 235 points to secure his third straight Bullet Brawl title in the $1,000 event. With 66 wins, four draws, and just 13 losses to his name, Naroditsky finished ...

Nakamura Storms Into Bullet Chess Grand Final

Nakamura Storms Into Bullet Chess Grand Final

Colin_McGourty
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GM Hikaru Nakamura is through to the Grand Final of the 2024 Bullet Chess Championship after beating GM Daniel Naroditsky 16.5-11.5. Naroditsky still has one life remaining and will play the winner of the match between GMs Alireza Firouzja and&nbs...

Nakamura Posts Big Score After Near Miss

Nakamura Posts Big Score After Near Miss

NathanielGreen
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GMs Alexey Sarana and Hikaru Nakamura are your Titled Tuesday victors for June 11, 2024. Sarana won by the thinnest of margins in the early tournament, needing the second tiebreak before his 10 points were finally determined to have earned first p...