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Bilbao Masters Ends With 3 Draws

PeterDoggers Jul 23, 2016

The final round of the Bilbao Masters ended with three relatively quick draws. On Friday, Magnus Carlsen had already secured tournament victory with a round to spare. The players at the closing ceremony together with Councillor fo...

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Bilbao Masters: So Pushes Giri Further Down

PeterDoggers Jul 21, 2016

Wesley So defeated Anish Giri in the eighth round of the Bilbao Masters and in doing so he pushed the Dutch GM to last place. Wei-Nakamura and Karjakin-Carlsen were drawn; the world champion missed a good chance (the unnatural looking 15...

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Jeffery Xiong Proves Too Strong At U.S. Junior

GM RLH2 Jul 21, 2016

Jeffery Xiong holds the title of highest rated player in the world under the age of 16. This weekend he added another achievement to his already impressive résumé: U.S. Junior Champion. Photos courtesy of Austin Full...

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No Heart-Pounding Games In Bilbao Round 7

PeterDoggers Jul 20, 2016

All three games in round seven ended in draws at the Bilbao Masters. Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So, who allowed their heart rate and energy use to be measured during play, were the first to split the point. Today's seventh round w...

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Komodo Overwhelms Erenburg In Odds Rematch

NM SamCopeland Jul 19, 2016

In the never-ending saga of Man vs Machine, GM Sergey Erenburg became the first grandmaster to return for a rematch against Komodo when he tackled the beast in a match of two-pawn odds on June 16-17. Erenburg's willingness to cont...

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Not Perfecto, But Nepo Conquers Hainan Island

FM MikeKlein Jul 18, 2016

Like GM Sergey Karjakin last year, the Chinese delegation will be happy to see GM Ian Nepomniachtchi leave the country. The Russian grandmaster broke out to a lead in the first half of the Hainan Danzhou Classic by beating a trio of host play...

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Magnus Carlsen Again Only Winner In Bilbao

PeterDoggers Jul 16, 2016

For the third day in a row, Magnus Carlsen was the only winner at the Bilbao Masters in Bilbao. With a quick win versus Wesley So against the Berlin Defense, he increased his lead to three points. “I stil...

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Carlsen Recovers, Beats Wei Yi In Bilbao

PeterDoggers Jul 14, 2016

Magnus Carlsen had a good sleep, recovered well from his first-round loss and today defeated Wei Yi. The world champion is now in clear second place behind Hikaru Nakamura thanks to the “football” score system at the Bilbao Master...

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Vachier-Lagrave Isn't Afraid Of Bogeyman In Dortmund

FM MikeKlein Jul 13, 2016

In a first place versus last place matchup in Dortmund's round four, newly-minted 2800 GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave didn't need a security blanket against last-place GM Rainer Buhmann. The German number three's last name means "Bogeyman," a myth...

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Nakamura Finally Beats Carlsen, Leads In Bilbao

PeterDoggers Jul 13, 2016

The spell has been broken. Today, Hikaru Nakamura finally managed to beat Magnus Carlsen in a classical game, at the Bilbao Masters. As the other two games were drawn, Nakamura leads the tournament. For the ninth time, Bilbao is h...

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Nepomniachtchi On A Roll In Danzhou

PeterDoggers Jul 12, 2016

Ian Nepomniachtchi is doing very well at the “Super Grandmaster Tournament” in Danzhou in the Hainan province of China. The Russian grandmaster has scored 4.0/5 and is a point ahead of the pack. To refresh your memory, it was just la...

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MVL Beats Caruana As Dortmund Takes Off

PeterDoggers Jul 10, 2016

The Sparkassen Chess Meeting in Dortmund started with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave beating Fabiano Caruana in what could be one of the key games of the tournament. Evgeny Najer won against Rainer Buhmann. All photos courtesy of Dagobert Kohlmeyer...

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