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Grenke Chess Classic - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Anand - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:31am

Grenke Chess Classic
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GM Levon Aronian won the 4th Grenke Chess Classic in Germany ahead of the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen. This was a pretty short tournament, so when the Armenian GM raced to 4 straight wins starting round 3 he had already clinched the ...

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Grenke Chess Classic - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Caruana - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:31am

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Grenke Chess Classic
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GM Levon Aronian won the 4th Grenke Chess Classic in Germany ahead of the reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen. This was a pretty short tournament, so when the Armenian GM raced to 4 straight wins starting round 3 he had already clinched the ...
Aronian gets first win in Grenke Chess ClassicMediamax.am

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Zamudio: So intriguing life of GM Wesley So - Sun.Star

Anand - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:08am

Zamudio: So intriguing life of GM Wesley So
Sun.Star
In November 2015 he won the Bilbao Chess Masters Final tournament and in August 2016 he finished first in the Sinquefield Classic ahead of strong competitors that included former world champion Viswanathan Anand. He also dominated the London Chess ...

So nips Russian, returns to title race in Azerbaijan tiff - Philippine Star

Topalov - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 10:40pm

Philippine Star

So nips Russian, returns to title race in Azerbaijan tiff
Philippine Star
The win thus sent So in a four-way logjam at fourth spot with Kramnik, Bulgarian Veselin Topalov and another Russian Sergey Karjakin with 2.5 points apiece, or just a full point behind pacesetter Shakjriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan with 3.5 points.

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Full Show: What'd You Miss? (04/25) - Bloomberg

Nakamura - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 7:27pm

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Full Show: What'd You Miss? (04/25)
Bloomberg
Guests include: Goldman Sachs's Jan Hatzius, Pictet's Luca Paolini, Parnassus Investments CEO Jerome Dodson and Hikaru Nakamura, one of the top chess players in the world. (Source: Bloomberg) ...

Karjakin, So Notch 1st Wins In Shamkir - Chess.com

Topalov - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:53pm

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Karjakin, So Notch 1st Wins In Shamkir
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Karjakin's point came at expense of GM Veselin Topalov. The Bulgarian tried to play a Caro-Kann, which shape-shifted into a French Defense a tempo down after he refused the more standard lines with ...Bf5. However, White had already committed to an ...

The Link Between Chess and Options Trading - Bloomberg

Nakamura - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 5:30pm

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The Link Between Chess and Options Trading
Bloomberg
Hikaru Nakamura, one of the top chess players in the world (number 7 right now), joined Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?" to talk about using some of the same tactics in chess to trade options. (Source: Bloomberg) ...

For America's busy chess stars, no rest for the weary - Washington Times

Caruana - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 1:36pm

Washington Times

For America's busy chess stars, no rest for the weary
Washington Times
Case in point: Having just butted heads in the recent U.S. national championship in St. Louis, the American “top three” — GMs Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So — were all back in action last week, with mixed results. Caruana finished a ...

For America's busy chess stars, no rest for the weary - Washington Times

Nakamura - Tue, 04/25/2017 - 1:36pm

Washington Times

For America's busy chess stars, no rest for the weary
Washington Times
Case in point: Having just butted heads in the recent U.S. national championship in St. Louis, the American “top three” — GMs Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So — were all back in action last week, with mixed results. Caruana finished a ...

Kramnik Wins With Amazing Rook Sac In Shamkir - Chess.com

Topalov - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 6:59pm

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Kramnik Wins With Amazing Rook Sac In Shamkir
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Only two days ago, Veselin Topalov played a wonderful rook sacrifice in Shamkir that some commented might be a move of the year candidate. Today, Topalov's long-time adversary Vladimir Kramnik one-upped him with a possibly even more astonishing ...

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Levon Aronian improves three positions on FIDE List - Panorama.am

Caruana - Mon, 04/24/2017 - 2:32am

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Levon Aronian improves three positions on FIDE List
Panorama.am
To remind, in the last round of the tournament Aronian had black against Fabiano Caruana of the United States. That game seemed to be heading toward a peaceful resolution, when Caruana blundered a piece. But then Aronian began making mistakes and ...

Nakamura rules Korchnoi chess - Philippine Star

Nakamura - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 12:48pm

Nakamura rules Korchnoi chess
Philippine Star
In Switzerland, Hikaru Nakamura, the third highest-rated American GM, emerged on top at the recently concluded Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge (Cat. 20), one of those Swiss-sponsored major tournaments, which have become traditional in the European ...

Aronian Misses Fifth Win In A Row - Chess.com

Caruana - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 7:20pm

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Aronian Misses Fifth Win In A Row
Chess.com
Having won the Grenke Chess Classic already, Levon Aronian missed an excellent chance to finish with another win today, vs Fabiano Caruana. Eventually all games in the final round ended in draws. "He was just a tad too confident," Carlsen today said ...
Levon Aronian snatches early victory at Grenke Chess ClassicPanARMENIAN.Net
Armenian chess Grandmaster ensures clear first for himself at GRENKE Chess Classicvestnik kavkaza

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Lange Denken führt zu nichts - Berührt, geführt - F.A.Z.-Blogs - FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Caruana - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 5:26pm

FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Lange Denken führt zu nichts - Berührt, geführt - F.A.Z.-Blogs
FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Züge, über die länger als zwanzig Minuten nachgedacht wird, stellen sich später oft als Fehler heraus, hat der englische Großmeister John Nunn einmal festg.

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Magnus Carlsen not Mozart of chess - The Island.lk (subscription)

Anand - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 3:04pm

Magnus Carlsen not Mozart of chess
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Carlsen was one of the youngest World Champions at 23 when he routed Viswanathan Anand in 2013 in Madras – Gary Kasparov became world champion at age 22 and Mikhail Tal at 23. He successfully defended the title against Anand in 2014 and in 2016 ...

Гросмайстор Веселин Топалов постигна победа във втория кръг на супертурнира по шахмат Шамкир Чес 2017 ... - Gong.bg

Topalov - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 10:02am

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Гросмайстор Веселин Топалов постигна победа във втория кръг на супертурнира по шахмат Шамкир Чес 2017 ...
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Гросмайстор Веселин Топалов постигна победа във втория кръг на супертурнира по шахмат Шамкир Чес 2017, който се провежда в Азербайджан с участието на един от най-добрите шахматисти в света. С черните фигури Топалов надигра ...

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Armenian chess Grandmaster ensures clear first for himself at GRENKE Chess Classic - vestnik kavkaza

Caruana - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 6:41am

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Armenian chess Grandmaster ensures clear first for himself at GRENKE Chess Classic
vestnik kavkaza
Armenian chess Grandmaster Levon Aronian won his game against Hou Yifan at Round 6 of GRENKE Chess Classic. Thus, with a fourth win in a row, Aronian became unreachable for his opponents ahead of the final round of the tournament, becoming the ...
Aronian celebrates 3rd win in a row at Grenke Chess Classic R5 ...PanARMENIAN.Net

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Levon Aronian snatches early victory at Grenke Chess Classic - PanARMENIAN.Net

Caruana - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 4:39am

PanARMENIAN.Net

Levon Aronian snatches early victory at Grenke Chess Classic
PanARMENIAN.Net
This took the Armenian's tally to 5.0/6, a full 1.5 points ahead, providing him an early victory in the German-hosted tournament. His potential rivals Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Fabiano Caruana (U.S.) drew their respective games on Friday, April 21.

Levon Aronian snatches early victory at Grenke Chess Classic - PanARMENIAN.Net

Caruana - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 4:38am

PanARMENIAN.Net

Levon Aronian snatches early victory at Grenke Chess Classic
PanARMENIAN.Net
This took the Armenian's tally to 5.0/6, a full 1.5 points ahead, providing him an early victory in the German-hosted tournament. His potential rivals Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Fabiano Caruana (U.S.) drew their respective games on Friday, April 21.
Armenian chess Grandmaster ensures clear first for himself at GRENKE Chess Classicvestnik kavkaza
Armenian GM Levon Aronian ensures clear first for himself at GRENKE Chess ClassicPanorama.am

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Armenian GM Levon Aronian ensures clear first for himself at GRENKE Chess Classic - Panorama.am

Caruana - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 2:01am

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Armenian GM Levon Aronian ensures clear first for himself at GRENKE Chess Classic
Panorama.am
Armenian GM Levon Aronian won his game against Hou Yifan at Round 6 of GRENKE Chess Classic. Thus, with a fourth win in a row, Aronian became unreachable for his opponents ahead of the final round of the tournament, becoming the winner of ...
Aronian celebrates 3rd win in a row at Grenke Chess Classic R5 ...PanARMENIAN.Net

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