Carlsen Arrives As Sinquefield Cup Begins

Carlsen Arrives As Sinquefield Cup Begins

FM MikeKlein
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9 hrs ago

Three Grand Chess Tour events are in the books, and one book just came out. A lot has happened in the last 48 hours in St. Louis since Hikaru Nakamura won his second leg of the GCT season to lead the tour standings. To wit: The Saint Louis C...

Prodigy Nihal Sarin Becomes A Grandmaster At 14

Prodigy Nihal Sarin Becomes A Grandmaster At 14

Rakesh
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1 day ago

At the age of 14 years, one month, and one day, the Indian prodigy Nihal Sarin became the 12th-youngest grandmaster in chess history. He scored his third grandmaster norm at the 25th Abu Dhabi Masters held at Abu Dhabi, UAE. Nihal...

Ding Liren Reaches 2800 Rating

Ding Liren Reaches 2800 Rating

FM MikeKlein
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2 days ago

It's considered bad luck in many parts of the world to break a mirror, but for Ding Liren, even breaking his hip only barely slowed him down. Just 2.5 months after falling off a bicycle in Norway and being forced to withdraw from the tourna...

IM Minh Le Wins August Titled Tuesday

IM Minh Le Wins August Titled Tuesday

NM SamCopeland
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9 days ago

The popular Chess.com blitz and bullet player IM Minh Le (@wonderfultime) achieved a convincing victory in the August Titled Tuesday, scoring 9/10 and besting many excellent speed chess players. Minh Le started off hot with a beautiful fini...

Visa Battle In U.K. Over Indian Chess Prodigy

Visa Battle In U.K. Over Indian Chess Prodigy

PeterDoggers
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13 days ago

The family of a chess prodigy from India that lives in the U.K. might have to return to India, due to the expiration of the father's visa. The story has reached mainstream media in the country, and this week the family got support from two me...

GM Suri Surprising Winner In Biel Master Tournament

GM Suri Surprising Winner In Biel Master Tournament

Rakesh
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15 days ago

The Indian GM Vaibhav Suri was the surprising winner of the Biel Master Tournament (MTO) held alongside the Accentus Grandmaster Tournament in Biel, Switzerland. The Biel Master Tournament (MTO) is a part of the Biel Chess Festiva...

Carlsen Finishes 2nd Behind Mamedyarov In Biel

Carlsen Finishes 2nd Behind Mamedyarov In Biel

PeterDoggers
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16 days ago

Magnus Carlsen finished in clear second place at the Biel Chess Festival after profiting from an endgame blunder by Nico Georgiadis today. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov had already secured victory in the penultimate round. When a game ends in ...