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Nakamura Storms Into Bullet Chess Grand Final

Nakamura Storms Into Bullet Chess Grand Final

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GM Hikaru Nakamura is through to the Grand Final of the 2024 Bullet Chess Championship after beating GM Daniel Naroditsky 16.5-11.5. Naroditsky still has one life remaining and will play the winner of the match between GMs Alireza Firouzja and&nbs...

Nakamura Posts Big Score After Near Miss

Nakamura Posts Big Score After Near Miss

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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

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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!

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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...