2016 Champions Showdown

Nakamura Beats Rapport In Sharjah Round 3 - Chess.com

Nakamura - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 6:57pm

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Nakamura Beats Rapport In Sharjah Round 3
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Playing a thrilling draw with Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave kept his lead at the Sharjah Grand Prix. The only winner in the third round was Hikaru Nakamura, who beat Richard Rapport. The results are definitely deceiving on this third ...

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Gibraltar Masters - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Caruana - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:10am

Gibraltar Masters
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GM David Howell ENG 2655, GM Ju Wenjun CHN 2583, GM Nigel Short ENG 2676, GM Fabiano Caruana USA 2827, GM Varuzhan Akobian USA 2633, GM Maxim Matlakov RUS 2701, GM Arkadij Naiditsch AZE 2702, GM Nikita Vitiugov RUS 2724, GM ...

Gibraltar Masters - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Nakamura - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 9:10am

Gibraltar Masters
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The USA's Hikaru Nakamura has won this tournament for the third consecutive time. After winning the 2015 edition with an undefeated 8.5/11, the next year he tied for first with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave at 8.0/10 and defeated the Frenchman in the rapid ...

Chess: Adhiban believes he can be among best - News Today

Anand - Mon, 02/20/2017 - 3:41am

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Chess: Adhiban believes he can be among best
News Today
Q: Tell us about the match against Carlsen, in which you were said to have enjoyed positional superiority. A: I have been dreaming about playing him ever since his match with Viswanathan Anand in Chennai 2013, It was a pity that I couldn't win but ...

Vachier-Lagrave On 2/2 At Sharjah Grand Prix - Chess.com

Topalov - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:54pm

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Vachier-Lagrave On 2/2 At Sharjah Grand Prix
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The players followed a recent game between Veselin Topalov and Wesley So in the Giuoco Piano. White was doing OK out of the opening in that game, but lost quickly. Nonetheless it was Ding who deviated from the black side, and Salem's initial reaction ...

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Vachier-Lagrave On 2/2 At Sharjah Grand Prix - Chess.com

Nakamura - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:54pm

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Vachier-Lagrave On 2/2 At Sharjah Grand Prix
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The third quick draw was between Jon Ludvig Hammer and Hikaru Nakamura. The Norwegian faced his second (and only) other opponent he has a minus score against and so, he admitted, his strategy was "safety first." Almost out of the opening the game ...
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Vachier-Lagrave grabs early lead with two others - gulfnews.com

Nakamura - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 6:02am

Vachier-Lagrave grabs early lead with two others
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Evgeny Tomashevsky of Russia halved the point with Levon Aronian of Armenia in only 22 moves of a Guioco Piano game; Hikaru Nakamura of the USA drew with Dmitry Jakovenko of Russia in 60 moves of an English opening; Francisco Vallejo Pons of ...

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View: Neither Sasikala nor EPS, the real winner in Tamil Nadu is ... - Economic Times

Anand - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 1:08am

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View: Neither Sasikala nor EPS, the real winner in Tamil Nadu is ...
Economic Times
Television images of Tamil Nadu politics have been depressing and bizarre by turn. But even as we lament the AIADMK's resort politics, let's not forget that ...

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Neither Sasikala nor EPS, the real winner in TN is… - Times of India (blog)

Anand - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 8:08pm

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Neither Sasikala nor EPS, the real winner in TN is…
Times of India (blog)
Television images of Tamil Nadu politics have been depressing and bizarre by turn. But even as we lament the AIADMK's resort politics, let's not forget that Narendra Modi's Gujarat was one of the first states where in 1995, MLAs were actually airlifted ...

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Adams, MVL, Rapport Start With Wins At Sharjah GP - Chess.com

Nakamura - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 6:53pm

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Adams, MVL, Rapport Start With Wins At Sharjah GP
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Hikaru Nakamura started with a draw against Dmitry Jakovenko, who happens to be the winner of the previous Grand Prix; the final leg in the 2014-2015 series in Khanty-Mansiysk. The Russian player was under big pressure in this game. However, instead of ...
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Strong field for World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix - gulfnews.com

Nakamura - Sat, 02/18/2017 - 5:03am

Strong field for World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix
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The competitors are, in rating order, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France (2796), Levon Aronian of Armenia (2785), Hikaru Nakamura of the USA (2785), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan (2766), Ding Liren of China (2760), Pavel Eljanov of Ukraine ...

World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess - Chess.com

Topalov - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:53am

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World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess
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This week the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament announced a most spectacular field for the 2017 edition. The current world's top 10 will be playing. It's the organizer's (and sponsor's!) dream: to have the best players in the world, and ...

World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess - Chess.com

Caruana - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:53am

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World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess
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This week the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament announced a most spectacular field for the 2017 edition. The current world's top 10 will be playing. It's the organizer's (and sponsor's!) dream: to have the best players in the world, and ...

World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 02/17/2017 - 10:53am

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World's Top 10 To Play At Norway Chess
Chess.com
This week the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament announced a most spectacular field for the 2017 edition. The current world's top 10 will be playing. It's the organizer's (and sponsor's!) dream: to have the best players in the world, and ...

Ruthless efficiency - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Anand - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:48am

Ruthless efficiency
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Aside from being the highest rated player from Poland, one of the world chess powers, he has been one of the seconds to Viswanathan Anand since 2008. In particular, Wojtaszek prepared the openings of the former World Chess Champion in his successful ...

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Ruthless efficiency - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Topalov - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 9:48am

Ruthless efficiency
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In particular, Wojtaszek prepared the openings of the former World Chess Champion in his successful title defense match against Vladimir Kramnik in 2010, against Veselin Topalov in 2012, against Boris Gelfand in 2013, and in 2014 against Magnus Carlsen.

Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger 2017 - Panorama.am

Caruana - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:59am

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Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger 2017
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Aside from Carlsen and Aronian, the ex-world champion Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Segey Karjakin (Russia), Wesley So (USA), Fabiano Caruana (USA), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Anish Giri (The Nederlands) and Hikaru Nakamura (USA) are set to ...

Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger 2017 - Panorama.am

Nakamura - Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:59am

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Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger 2017
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Aside from Carlsen and Aronian, the ex-world champion Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Segey Karjakin (Russia), Wesley So (USA), Fabiano Caruana (USA), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Anish Giri (The Nederlands) and Hikaru Nakamura (USA) are set to ...

Viswanathan Anand on evolution of chess, his major career clashes and more - Firstpost

Topalov - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 1:26am

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Viswanathan Anand on evolution of chess, his major career clashes and more
Firstpost
He mentioned his difficult match with Veselin Topalov in 2010 in the latter's home territory of Bulgaria, when he had trouble in reaching the venue in time after an arduous 40-hour journey owing to volcanic ashes of Iceland causing his travel plans to ...

Viswanathan Anand on evolution of chess, his major career clashes and more - Firstpost

Anand - Tue, 02/14/2017 - 1:26am

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Viswanathan Anand on evolution of chess, his major career clashes and more
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Viswanathan Anand came up with candid insights about his career so far, revealing his 'invention' during his successful world championship match against Vladimir Kramnik in 2008, and emotional outpouring to his wife after losing a crucial game in his ...

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