GM Suri Surprising Winner In Biel Master Tournament

GM Suri Surprising Winner In Biel Master Tournament

IM Rakesh
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Aug 2, 2018

The Indian GM Vaibhav Suri was the surprising winner of the Biel Master Tournament (MTO) held alongside the Accentus Grandmaster Tournament in Biel, Switzerland. The Biel Master Tournament (MTO) is a part of the Biel Chess Festiva...

Carlsen Finishes 2nd Behind Mamedyarov In Biel

Carlsen Finishes 2nd Behind Mamedyarov In Biel

PeterDoggers
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Aug 1, 2018

Magnus Carlsen finished in clear second place at the Biel Chess Festival after profiting from an endgame blunder by Nico Georgiadis today. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov had already secured victory in the penultimate round. When a game ends in ...

Aloyzas Kveinys, 1962-2018

Aloyzas Kveinys, 1962-2018

PeterDoggers
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Jul 27, 2018

Aloyzas Kveinys, Lithuania's highest-rated grandmaster, a five-time Lithuanian champion, a former member of the national team and chess trainer, died on Thursday at the age of 56. His death, caused by a heart attack, was confirmed by the Lith...

Aronian Smashes Caruana In Speed Chess Rout

Aronian Smashes Caruana In Speed Chess Rout

FM MikeKlein
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Jul 25, 2018

GM Fabiano Caruana had a good first 10 minutes of the opening match of the 2018 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship season, then had a completely forgettable final 170 minutes. He didn't even get his second win until around the second half of the m...

Carlsen Tops Biel Field, Starting Sunday

Carlsen Tops Biel Field, Starting Sunday

PeterDoggers
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Jul 21, 2018

For the first time in six years, Magnus Carlsen is playing in Biel again. He tops the field and will compete with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Peter Svidler, David Navara and Nico Georgiadis. The 51st Biel Chess Festival will t...