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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...

Martinez Beats Kramnik In Clash Of Claims

Martinez Beats Kramnik In Clash Of Claims

Colin_McGourty
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GM Jose Martinez has won what IM Levy Rozman described as "one of the craziest chess events in history," the Clash of Claims in Madrid. He beat former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik 14.5-11.5, with two games to spare, losing 6.5-7.5 over the boar...

7 Things We Learned — Norway Chess 2024

7 Things We Learned — Norway Chess 2024

Colin_McGourty
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GM Magnus Carlsen briefly stared into the abyss of losing his world number-one spot, but he turned things around to win his sixth Norway Chess title. GM Hikaru Nakamura returned to the 2800 club, while Women's World Champion Ju Wenjun cruised to v...

Carlsen, Ju Wenjun Win Norway Chess Titles

Carlsen, Ju Wenjun Win Norway Chess Titles

Colin_McGourty
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World number-one Magnus Carlsen has won his sixth Norway Chess title after beating GM Fabiano Caruana in armageddon while GM Hikaru Nakamura was held to an incredibly tense classical draw by GM Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu. The young Indian won ...

Play Against The Mechanical Turk and Friends!

Play Against The Mechanical Turk and Friends!

CHESScom
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You’ve played fun, new monthly Chess.com bots for years. Now it’s time for you to play the first chess robot ever built, The Mechanical Turk!  Created in 1770, The Mechanical Turk was a chess playing automaton that toured around...

Chess.com Announces Chess Events App

Chess.com Announces Chess Events App

CHESScom
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Chess.com is excited to announce Chess Events, a brand new app that isolates key features of the site and main app to streamline a user's experience with major events. Chess Events will help you stay up-to-date with the latest tournaments and resu...

Naroditsky Out-Brawls Hyperbullet Rivals

Naroditsky Out-Brawls Hyperbullet Rivals

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Days after his second-place finish in the Chess.com Hyperbullet Championship, GM Daniel Naroditsky finished atop June's first Bullet Brawl ahead of rival GMs Tuan Minh Le and Andrew Tang. After scoring 236 points in a run that included a precision...