2016 Champions Showdown

Karjakin Squeezes Meier In Speed Chess - Chess.com

Nakamura - 5 hours 58 min ago

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Karjakin Squeezes Meier In Speed Chess
Chess.com
Karjakin now awaits the winner of the match between Ian Nepomniachtchi and Levon Aronian (August 23). Karjakin entered the tournament as the second seed in blitz. If things go according to seed for him and his peers, Karjakin would face Hikaru Nakamura ...

Brains & bronze: Vidit inches towards spot among elite- The New ... - The New Indian Express

Anand - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:49pm

The New Indian Express

Brains & bronze: Vidit inches towards spot among elite- The New ...
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: Vidit Santosh Gujrathi's graph has been on an upward curve for some time now. The 22-year-old added one more feather to his cap, bagging bronze ...

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Brains and bronze: Vidit inches towards spot among elite - The New Indian Express

Anand - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 6:49pm

The New Indian Express

Brains and bronze: Vidit inches towards spot among elite
The New Indian Express
He also had the satisfaction of finishing ahead of Viswanathan Anand in the World Rapid Championship, where he even held the five-time world champion to a draw! “Vidit, as usual, was consistent and despite the one loss made a great comeback,” reflected ...

Speed Chess Championship Resumes With Karjakin Vs Meier - Chess.com

Nakamura - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 1:02pm

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Speed Chess Championship Resumes With Karjakin Vs Meier
Chess.com
After four qualifier tournaments in April, we saw Hikaru Nakamura convincingly reaching the second round. The American player eliminated Sergey Grigoriants 20.5-7.5. Now it's up to Sergey Karjakin, who is making his debut at Chess.com, to do the same ...

India's Rameshbabu Vaishali wins gold in Asian Blitz Chess Championship - Sportskeeda

Anand - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 8:19am

Sportskeeda

India's Rameshbabu Vaishali wins gold in Asian Blitz Chess Championship
Sportskeeda
... bronze, Gujrathi qualified for the Chess World Cup to be held in Georgia in September. Other Indian's to have qualified for the 128-player single-elimination tournament are Viswanathan Anand, Pentala Harikrishna, S.P. Sethuraman and Deep Sengupta.

Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger Chess Tournament on June 5 - Mediamax.am

Caruana - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:10am

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Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger Chess Tournament on June 5
Mediamax.am
... (Norway), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Sergey Karjakin (Russia), Viswanathan Anand (India), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Wesley So (USA), Fabiano Caruana (USA), Anish Giri (The Netherlands).

Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger Chess Tournament on June 5 - Mediamax.am

Anand - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:10am

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Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger Chess Tournament on June 5
Mediamax.am
The participants of the tournament are World champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Sergey Karjakin (Russia), Viswanathan Anand (India), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), ...

Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger Chess Tournament on June 5 - Mediamax.am

Nakamura - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 3:10am

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Levon Aronian to participate in Stavanger Chess Tournament on June 5
Mediamax.am
The participants of the tournament are World champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Levon Aronian (Armenia), Sergey Karjakin (Russia), Viswanathan Anand (India), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), ...

Levon Aronian to participate in Norway Chess 2017 - PanARMENIAN.Net

Anand - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:40am

PanARMENIAN.Net

Levon Aronian to participate in Norway Chess 2017
PanARMENIAN.Net
Also taking part in the event are world champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Wesley So (U.S.), Vladimir Kramnik (Russia), Fabiano Caruana (U.S.), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Hikaru Nakamura (U.S.), Viswanathan Anand (India), Anish Giri (the ...
Levon Aronian to participate at Norway Chess tournamentPanorama.am

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Ding Beats Gelfand, Wins Moscow Grand Prix - Chess.com

Nakamura - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 12:09pm

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Ding Beats Gelfand, Wins Moscow Grand Prix
Chess.com
Ding Liren became the sole winner of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow. Boris Gelfand went for a "very optimistic sacrifice" (as described by Hikaru Nakamura) which turned out to be incorrect. With strong play Ding won the game and also the tournament as ...
Mamedyarov chokes foe to deathPhilippine Star

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Mamedyarov chokes foe to death - Philippine Star

Nakamura - Sun, 05/21/2017 - 2:12am

Philippine Star

Mamedyarov chokes foe to death
Philippine Star
... wide open, even for Alexander Grischuk (RUS) and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (FRA) and four other players tied at second with 4.0 each, including Azeri Teimour Radjabov, Russian Peter Svidler, Israeli Boris Gelfand and American Hikaru Nakamura.

Giri, Hou Score In Round 7 Moscow GP - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 3:38pm

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Giri, Hou Score In Round 7 Moscow GP
Chess.com
In the last couple of days we've seen some short draws again, although today's board one encounter between Hikaru Nakamura and Ding Liren doesn't belong to that category. Ding chose the Semi-Tarrasch, an opening that's not really on his repertoire but ...

CHESS#1252 - Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)

Nakamura - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 12:21pm

Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)

CHESS#1252
Business Standard (press release) (registration) (blog)
Teimour Radjabov, Peter Svidler, Alexander Grischuk, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Hikaru Nakamura (all 3.5) share 3rd-8th after six rounds. Evgeny Tomashevsky, Anish Giri and Jon Ludvig Hammer (all 3) share 9th to 11th spot. Ian Nepomniachtchi, Salem ...

3 Winners In Moscow; Rolex For Nakamura - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 05/18/2017 - 5:24pm

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3 Winners In Moscow; Rolex For Nakamura
Chess.com
The top of the standings didn't change much despite three decisive games in round six of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow. The winners were Hikaru Nakamura, Boris Gelfand, who both moved to plus one, and Michael Adams, who recovered after three ...

Wesley So ready to challenge - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Topalov - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:26am

Wesley So ready to challenge
BusinessWorld Online Edition
... his match with Deep Blue (the IBM Computer) 20 years ago, the King's Gambit, his “Game of the Century” versus Veselin Topalov in 1994, and then who is the most likely challenger to Carlsen for the world title. To this last question Garry replied ...

Wesley So ready to challenge - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Caruana - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:26am

Wesley So ready to challenge
BusinessWorld Online Edition
The Filipino chess community got really excited last week. Tyler Cowen for the Mercatus Center at George Mason University interviewed Garry Kasparov on a variety of topics which included his match with Deep Blue (the IBM Computer) 20 years ago, the ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Caruana - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 2:02pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The world's top professional chess league, the German Bundesliga, has ended its 2016-17 season with Baden-Baden once again on top. This is the team's 11th title in the past 12 years. The only blemish in this amazing stretch was last year, when the ...

Round 1 of the Moscow Grand Prix, in Pictures - World Chess

Nakamura - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 8:02am

Round 1 of the Moscow Grand Prix, in Pictures
World Chess
Hikaru Nakamura of the United States during Round He drew. 6624. Max Avdeev for World Chess. Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia, left, greets his compatriot, Peter Svidler before Round 1. 6627. Max Avdeev for World Chess. Early in Round 1, Salem Saleh, ...

Harikrishna's chance to make big leap from contestant to candidate - The New Indian Express

Anand - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 3:05am

The New Indian Express

Harikrishna's chance to make big leap from contestant to candidate
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: Pentala Harikrishna made big leaps in 2016, breaking into the top 10, overtaking five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand in the live rating once, besides inspiring Solingen to title triumph in the Bundesliga (German league). The 31-year-old ...

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Harikrishna's chance to make big leap from contestant to candidate - The New Indian Express

Nakamura - Sat, 05/13/2017 - 3:05am

The New Indian Express

Harikrishna's chance to make big leap from contestant to candidate
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: Pentala Harikrishna made big leaps in 2016, breaking into the top 10, overtaking five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand in the live rating once, besides inspiring Solingen to title triumph in the Bundesliga (German league). The 31-year-old ...

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