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Armenian super GM Levon Aronian dodged Hikaru Nakamura's attack in the third round of the Showdown in Saint Louis, leaving the match tied with one Classical game remaining.
Sam Sevian became the record-setting, youngest-ever American Grandmaster, a title once-held by Bobby Fischer, during the CCSCSL Invitational on Saturday Night.
Armenia's pride Grandmaster Levon Aronian evened the score to the Showdown in Saint Louis, taking advantage of an endgame misstep by Hikaru Nakamura on Saturday evening.
American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura knocked down Armenia's Levon Aronian in the first round of their $100,000 match, the Showdown in Saint Louis.
Grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian, two of the world's chess heavyweights, are ready to go five rounds -- including one featuring 16 games of Blitz chess -- in the Showdown in Saint Louis.
Super GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Levon Aronian return to the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis for four classical games of chess and 16 Blitz.
The 13th World Champion of Chess will compete in a very special exhibition that combines eight super Grandmasters -- three of them world champions -- with tournament benefactor Rex Sinquefield.
Fueled by a historical run of seven consecutive wins, GM Fabiano Caruana has won the 2014 Sinquefield Cup's $100,000 top prize. Last year's Cup winner, GM Magnus Carlsen, took second.
The 2014 Sinquefield Cup had seen 14 wins in 24 games, with at least one win in each of its first eight rounds. Friday's penultimate round was the first in nine to finish with all three games drawn.
Seven consecutive victories against the world's top-ten players came to a close on Thursday -- and it took a draw with the World Champion to end the run. GM Fabiano Caruana has clinched the Sinquefield Cup's $100,000 first-place prize.
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