New Carlsen-Caruana Clash At Grenke Chess Classic

New Carlsen-Caruana Clash At Grenke Chess Classic

PeterDoggers
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Apr 18, 2019

With five players from the world's top 10, the Grenke Chess Classic starts on Saturday in Karlsruhe, Germany. World champion Magnus Carlsen and last year's Grenke winner Fabiano Caruana will play their first classical game since their November tit...

Lc0 Wins Computer Chess Championship, Makes History

Lc0 Wins Computer Chess Championship, Makes History

pete
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Apr 18, 2019

The machine-learning chess engine Lc0 won the Chess.com Computer Chess Championship last weekend, making history as the first neural-network project to take the title. Lc0, which taught itself how to play chess, is now at the game's pinnacle ...

Lupulescu Wins Reykjavik Open Among 8-Way Tie

Lupulescu Wins Reykjavik Open Among 8-Way Tie

PeterDoggers
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Apr 16, 2019

Romanian GM Constantin Lupulescu won the Reykjavik Open with the best tiebreak in a group of eight players finishing on 7/9. The 15-year-old Iranian GM Alireza Firouzja was second. Firouzja had won the European Fischer Random Champi...

Gustafsson Wins 19th Bangkok Chess Club Open

Gustafsson Wins 19th Bangkok Chess Club Open

PeterDoggers
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Apr 15, 2019

GM Jan Gustafsson (Germany) edged out GM Deep Sengupta (India) on tiebreak to win the Bangkok Chess Club Open. It was the second victory in Thailand for the 39-year-old German grandmaster. Both Gustafsson and Sengupta finished on an undefea...

Women's Speed Chess Championship Qualifier

Women's Speed Chess Championship Qualifier

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16 days ago

The Women's Speed Chess Championship is kicking off this month, beginning with an open qualifier on Wednesday, May 8 at 10 a.m. Pacific time (1 p.m. Eastern, 19:00 Central Europe) with the winner earning the right to face top seed GM&nbs...

Sevian Wins April Titled Tuesday

Sevian Wins April Titled Tuesday

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Apr 10, 2019

A day earlier, and the numbers would have been suspiciously good, but Titled Tuesday on April 2 was no joke as it set the record for the largest Titled Tuesday ever with 432 titled participants, including Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Grischuk, Ian N...

Chess.com To Host Women's Speed Chess Championship

Chess.com To Host Women's Speed Chess Championship

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16 days ago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chess.com To Host Women's Speed Chess Championship Palo Alto, Calif., April 8, 2019—As part of an expansion of its Speed Chess Championship series, Chess.com will hold a women's championship tournament starting in ...

Nakamura Wins Chess.com Bullet Championship

Nakamura Wins Chess.com Bullet Championship

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Apr 9, 2019

Hikaru Nakamura defeated Oleksandr Bortnyk to win the 2019 Bullet Chess Championship on Sunday. Earlier, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave came third after beating Levon Aronian. This article recaps a full weekend of bullet chess, with the quarterfinals an...