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Carlsen Leads In Final vs. Erigaisi

Carlsen Leads In Final vs. Erigaisi

PeterDoggers
| 7 hrs ago

GM Magnus Carlsen won the first match vs. GM Arjun Erigaisi in the final of the Julius Baer Generation Cup on Saturday. Winning two games and finishing with a draw, the world champion needs only a tie in Sunday's match to win the tournament. How...

Carlsen Advances, Niemann Eliminated

Carlsen Advances, Niemann Eliminated

PeterDoggers
| 2 days ago

A final between GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Hans Niemann is not possible anymore at the Julius Baer Generation Cup after Niemann lost to GM Le Quang Liem in Thursday's quarterfinals. Carlsen eliminated GM Levon Aronian and now plays GM Vincent Keymer...

So Sweeps Ivanchuk, Dominguez Defeats Hansen

So Sweeps Ivanchuk, Dominguez Defeats Hansen

NM NM_Vanessa
| 1 day ago

GMs Wesley So and Leinier Dominguez won their round of 32 matches in the Chess.com Global Chess Championship on Thursday, defeating the legendary GM Vasyl Ivanchuk and the popular streamer GM Eric Hansen respectively. The round of 32 contin...

Carlsen Reigns Supreme, Finally Speaks Out

Carlsen Reigns Supreme, Finally Speaks Out

PeterDoggers
| 3 days ago

GM Magnus Carlsen was in a class of his own at the preliminaries of the Julius Baer Generation Cup. Ending with three more victories, he finished first with a 2937 performance rating before giving his first interview since withdrawing from the Sin...

Nakamura Adds Another Tournament Victory

Nakamura Adds Another Tournament Victory

NathanielGreen
| 4 days ago

GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Jeffery Xiong, the most successful and one of the most successful players in the history of Titled Tuesday, each added another victory feather to their caps in the September 20, 2022 editions.   IM Anna Sargsy...

American Favorites Clean House

American Favorites Clean House

NM NM_Vanessa
| 3 days ago

The American higher seeds, GMs Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, and Jeffery Xiong, won the last of the round of 64 matches on day five of the Chess.com Global Chess Championship. Although the favorites ultimately won, the underdogs gave them seri...

Sweet Revenge, Stunning Upsets

Sweet Revenge, Stunning Upsets

NM NM_Vanessa
| 7 days ago

Day four of the Chess.com Global Chess Championship featured electrifying matchups, remarkable upset victories, and inspiring tales of vengeance. GM Benjamin Bok knocked out GM Alexander Grischuk, one of the overall tournament favorites....

Svidler Sweeps Shirov, Favorites Triumph

Svidler Sweeps Shirov, Favorites Triumph

NM NM_Vanessa
| 5 days ago

On day three of the Chess.com Global Chess Championship, GM Peter Svidler triumphed vs. GM Alexei Shirov in their veteran face-off, scoring the only 3-0 sweep of the day. World championship challenger GM Ian Nepomniachtchi and 19-year-old GM Arjun...

Caruana Wins Armaggedon Playoff Thriller

Caruana Wins Armaggedon Playoff Thriller

JackRodgers
| 8 days ago

GM Fabiano Caruana soared from behind on the final day of the 2022 Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX to equal GM Alireza Firouzja's impressive 6.5/9, before beating him in a playoff that required an armageddon game to determine the winner.  Fir...

Firouzja, Mamedyarov Storm To The Lead

Firouzja, Mamedyarov Storm To The Lead

JackRodgers
| 9 days ago

GM Alireza Firouzja continued his fine run of form in St. Louis in the 2022 Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX on Thursday with two key victories over GM Garry Kasparov and previous tournament leader GM Ian Nepomniachtchi. Firouzja's 2.5/3 score on day...

Legends Fall, Prodigies Prevail

Legends Fall, Prodigies Prevail

NM NM_Vanessa
| 9 days ago

Day two of the Chess.com Global Chess Championship featured epic battles between today's up-and-comers and icons of chess history. Teenage GMs Nodirbek Abdusattorov and Raunak Sadhwani defeated their respective veteran opponents, GMs Boris Gelfand...

Nepomniachtchi Claims Perfect Chess960 Start

Nepomniachtchi Claims Perfect Chess960 Start

JackRodgers
| 10 days ago

The 2022 Champions Showdown: Chess 9LX commenced at the Saint Louis Chess Club on Wednesday with three rounds of electrifying Chess960 (or Fischer Random) games, pitting the world's best chess players against each other on unfamiliar playing field...

Kramnik and Sevian Sweep Inaugural Matches

Kramnik and Sevian Sweep Inaugural Matches

NM NM_Vanessa
| 10 days ago

The Chess.com Global Chess Championship commenced on Wednesday with the first batch of round of 64 matches. Former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik and GM Sam Sevian swept their matches with perfect 3-0 scores. GM Eric Hansen upset world number 21 ...