6 Takeaways From The Prague Chess Festival

6 Takeaways From The Prague Chess Festival

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1 day ago

The Prague Chess Festival was a joy for chess fans in an otherwise quiet month for top chess. The Masters tournament was won by 16-year-old wunderkind GM Alireza Firouzja. GM Jorden van Foreest clinched the Challengers as both sections provided gr...

Update On REGIUM Chess

Update On REGIUM Chess

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1 day ago

Chess.com is a company founded by chess lovers. Like you, we get excited at the prospect of bold, revolutionary innovations that will help chess evolve. Recently, Chess.com was approached by REGIUM Chess who wished to sponsor one of our events, ...

Firouzja Wins Prague Chess Festival Masters

Firouzja Wins Prague Chess Festival Masters

PeterDoggers
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4 days ago

GM Alireza Firouzja won the Prague Chess Festival's Masters tournament after beating GM Vidit Gujrathi 2-0 in a playoff. The two had the best tiebreak in a group of five players finishing on 5/9. GM Jorden van Foreest emerged as t...

Humpy Koneru Wins Cairns Cup

Humpy Koneru Wins Cairns Cup

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10 days ago

On Sunday GM Humpy Koneru won the Cairns Cup's hefty $45,000 first prize. After a quick draw with her compatriot GM Harika Dronavalli, she saw her main rival GM Alexandra Kosteniuk lose to GM Ju Wenjun. Koneru finished on six points, half a poin...

PRO Chess League: Playoff Scenarios

PRO Chess League: Playoff Scenarios

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10 days ago

With only one week remaining in the 2020 PRO Chess League regular season, it's time to look at the playoff picture. The playoffs will mark the first time that teams will play outside of their division, so there will be multiple interesting and e...

Cairns Cup R8: Yip Beats Ju, Humpy Leads

Cairns Cup R8: Yip Beats Ju, Humpy Leads

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11 days ago

Round eight of the Cairns Cup in St. Louis saw a major upset as 16-year-old IM-elect Carissa Yip defeated Women's World Champion Ju Wenjun with the black pieces. GM Humpy Koneru, who beat GM Valentina Gunina, has a half-point lead going ...

Cairns Cup R7: Muzychuk Beats Gunina

Cairns Cup R7: Muzychuk Beats Gunina

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12 days ago

It was not a great Valentine's Day for GM Valentina Gunina, who pressed too hard and lost her game to GM Mariya Muzychuk. With draws in the other four games, GM Humpy Koneru and GM Ju Wenjun continue to lead the Cairns Cup in St. Lo...

Prague Chess Festival R1: Favorites Strike

Prague Chess Festival R1: Favorites Strike

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14 days ago

Top seeds Jan-Krzysztof Duda and Nikita Vitiugov started with wins at the Prague Chess Festival, where Vidit Gujrathi was another winner in the opening round of the Masters. Hannes Stefansson was the only winner in the Challengers group. ...