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... | Read More
Starting this Wednesday, Magnus Carlsen will be back at the chessboard in Bilbao, Spain where he will face five tough rivals: Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri, Wesley So, Sergey Karjakin and Wei Yi.
After two quiet weeks, there's plenty of ... | Read More
In a performance that silenced all doubters (if any existed), Magnus Carlsen scored a mountain of unanswered points to win his quarterfinal Blitz Battle match against Tigran Petrosian 21 to 4.
Lest anyone think that Petrosian was not a... | Read More
For eight rounds Hikaru Nakamura dominated the first day of blitz at the Paris Grand Chess Tour, but then he went too far and lost to Magnus Carlsen who thus kept chances of winning tomorrow.
When doing an elite event, it's a... | Read More
In the traditional Cez Chess Trophy match David Navara this year faced Richard Rapport. The Hungarian won a four-game match with three draws and a win in the final game.
The CEZ Chess Trophy, an annual match between Czech number one David Navara... | Read More