The final round of the Bilbao Masters ended with three relatively quick draws. On Friday, Magnus Carlsen had already secured tournament victory with a round to spare.
The players at the closing ceremony together with Councillor fo... | Read More
Magnus Carlsen finally managed to beat Anish Giri in a classical game. The victory also secured the Norwegian victory in the Bilbao Masters with a round to spare since the other two games were drawn.
After losing hi... | Read More
Back in his world-champion days, GM Garry Kasparov used to challenge himself by playing clock simuls against entire national teams. He beat Germany, he beat Israel, he beat the Czech Republic. Last month he was back, this time against a colle... | Read More
All three games in round seven ended in draws at the Bilbao Masters. Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So, who allowed their heart rate and energy use to be measured during play, were the first to split the point.
Today's seventh round w... | Read More
“I hallucinated,” was how Anish Giri explained his big error (32...Ke6) today at the Bilbao Masters. He lost a drawn position to Wei Yi, who is now back to 50 percent. Nakamura-Carlsen and So-Karjakin were drawn.
Though Monday w... | Read More