Shakhriyar Mamedyarov has won the third Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani first beat Anish Giri in the regular round, and then won the blitz playoff against Fabiano Caruana.
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GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Fabiano Caruana agreed that Saturday's four-game rapid series would be the most evenly matched of the disciplines in their weekend match in St. Louis.
Today, Caruana told Chess.com with a smile that his results wer... | Read More
Top seed Anish Giri is the only player left with a 100% score at the Qatar Masters Open in Doha, Qatar. Vladimir Kramnik started with two draws, but then won his next two.
Advertised as “the strongest open in history,” the Qatar... | Read More
Today the Qatar Masters open takes off in Doha, Qatar.
The top seeds are the Dutch #1 Anish Giri, the 14th world champion Vladimir Kramnik and the Tal Memorial blitz winner Shakhriyar Mamedyarov!
The tournament is one of the strongest, if not ... | Read More
The fifth game of the world championship match in Sochi, Russia between Viswanathan Anand and Magnus Carlsen ended in a draw.
The score is 2.5-2.5; game six will be played tomorrow at 3 p.m. Sochi time (noon GMT, 7 a.m. EST).
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