Anand Wins Tata Steel Chess India Blitz

Anand Wins Tata Steel Chess India Blitz

PeterDoggers
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2 days ago

Viswanathan Anand won the Tata Steel Chess India blitz tournament in Kolkata. "It was just the most magical day," said the Indian superstar, who tied for first with Hikaru Nakamura with 12.5/18 and then defeated the American grandmaster ...

Tomashevsky, Oparin Win November Titled Tuesday

Tomashevsky, Oparin Win November Titled Tuesday

NM SamCopeland
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2 days ago

Two Russians topped Chess.com's November Titled Tuesday with performances of 8.5/10 each. GM Evgeny Tomashevsky (@EvgenyT), known as "The Professor" for his solidity, glasses, and demeanor, and Grigory Oparin (@OparinGrigoriy), one of Russia's ris...

Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess India Rapid

Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess India Rapid

PeterDoggers
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6 days ago

Hikaru Nakamura won the rapid part of the inaugural Tata Steel Chess India tournament in Kolkata. The American grandmaster scored 1.5 on the final day, which was just enough to stay ahead of Levon Aronian who scored only 1/3. Nakamura drew ...

2018 World Chess Championship Opens In London

2018 World Chess Championship Opens In London

FM MikeKlein
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9 days ago

One of the most anticipated world championship matches in recent memory kicked off Thursday at the The College in Holborn, London. For the first time since 1990, and organized by World Chess, the biggest belt in chess will be contested b...

ChessBomb Joins Chess.com To Power Top Event Coverage

ChessBomb Joins Chess.com To Power Top Event Coverage

News
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9 days ago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ChessBomb teams up with Chess.com to create new chess events destination for fans to watch top events. Palo Alto, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018—ChessBomb, an online leader in live chess event coverage, will join Chess.com t...

8 Teams Qualify For 2019 PRO Chess League Season

8 Teams Qualify For 2019 PRO Chess League Season

NM SamCopeland
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11 days ago

Last year, two new teams (the Armenia Eagles and the Chengdu Pandas) made it to the finals weekend in San Francisco where the Eagles eventually defeated the Pandas in a thrilling multiple-overtime battle. This year, six new teams and two returning...

In Other News: Spanning All Media

In Other News: Spanning All Media

FM MikeKlein
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15 days ago

Books, movies, podcasts: This edition of In Other News, our collection of smaller chess stories, shows that the game is playing out in many forms: Documentary chronicles all-girls team in New York City New US Chess podcast Carlsson in The Bi...