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Anand Wins With Flair, Joins Giri In Lead

PeterDoggers 13 hrs ago

With some cute tactics, Viswanathan Anand nicely defeated Fabiano Caruana today at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament. The Indian grandmaster joined Anish Giri in the lead. Anton Korobov and Vidit Santosh Gujrathi are tied for first in the ...

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Giri Moves To 2/2 In Wijk aan Zee

PeterDoggers 1 day ago

Anish Giri moved to 2/2 today at the Tata Steel Chess Tournament after beating Vladimir Kramnik. Close behind is Magnus Carlsen, who beat Baskaran Adhiban. The third winner in the Masters group was Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, who inflicted the sec...

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Bartholomew Beats Trent In Successful Death Match

PeterDoggers 5 days ago

Taking part in yesterday's Death Match was more important than winning. IM Lawrence Trent, who lost 6-18 to IM John Bartholomew, will uphold the Olympic thought, supported by the dozens of donors who gave over $2,000 during the show. "This ...

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$56,100 Prize Fund For 2018 Pro Chess League

IM DanielRensch 6 days ago

The 2018 season of the Professional Rapid Online (PRO) Chess League will offer more than $56,000 in prizes to its players, the league announced today. The successful online chess league is back for the 2018 season and will feature a mix of the w...

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'Smooth Operator' MVL Wins Chess960 Championship

PeterDoggers 10 days ago

The super-grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave decided to join the field and ended up crushing that field. The French number-one scored 8.5/9 and won the very first Chess.com Chess960 Championship on Thursday. It was the first edition of...

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Thursday: 1st Chess.com Chess960 Championship

PeterDoggers 13 days ago

Tired of opening theory but still want to play for great prizes? Then we have good news. We're hosting the first Chess.com Chess960 Championship on January 4 where you can win a ticket to the Bobby Fischer Memorial in March in Reykjavik ...

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Webster Gorloks Lock Up Another College Title

FM MikeKlein 15 days ago

Death. Taxes. Webster. You can set your calendar by the Pan-Am Intercollegiate Team Championship, literally. For the past five years, the dawning new year has brought Webster University at least a share of first place at the end of the premier o...

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Fedoseev, Ju Lead World Rapid After Day 2

PeterDoggers 19 days ago

After scoring two wins and three draws on day two, Vladimir Fedoseev still leads the World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Ju Wenjun also managed to keep her lead in the women's segment. Although the local organizatio...

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Mamedyarov Reaches New Peak Rating At Nutcracker

PeterDoggers 20 days ago

Shakhriyar Mamedyarov will start the new year with a career high rating of 2804 after scoring 3.5/4 in the classical segment of the 2017 Nutcracker tournament in Moscow.  The Nutcracker Tournament is the traditional tournament in Moscow aro...

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Chess.com Founders Explore World Chess Logo

News 26 days ago

The new world chess championship logo revealed this week for next year's London match has drawn strong reactions from chess fans and the general public. Among the most excited by the World Championship 2018 logo were Chess.com's founde...

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Alleged Cheater Expelled From Spanish Tournament

PeterDoggers 29 days ago

An amateur chess player was expelled from a chess tournament in Benidorm, Spain after an electronic device similar to a TV remote control was found in his pants. The player, who was a participant of the B tournament for players with an Elo below...

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