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Saturday, August 30, 2014 3:06
Is it a perfect start? Mathematically, yes. GM Fabiano Caruana moved to 3-0 today by beating GM Magnus Carlsen as Black. No other player is within 1.5 points, which is the maximum possible lead after three...
Friday, August 29, 2014 21:02
FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has extended the deadline for the players' contracts for the world championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand until September 7th, 2014. This was...
Friday, August 29, 2014 3:29
The usual featured matchup between GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Magnus Carlsen turned out to be the sideshow in round two of the 2014 Sinquefield Cup, hosted by the Chess Club and...
Friday, August 29, 2014 3:29
The much-anticipated matchup between GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Magnus Carlsen turned out to be the sideshow in round two of the 2014 Sinquefield Cup, hosted by the Chess Club and...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 20:21
On Thursday, Hou Yifan of China came one step closer to overall victory in the 2013-2014 Women's Grand Prix Series after beating her closest rival, Humpy Koneru of India, with the...
Thursday, August 28, 2014 2:59
The first round of the strongest tournament in history began with a bang. Actually, many bangs. Two hours into the 2014 Sinquefield Cup, a thunderstorm roared through, and a lightning...
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 19:04
The players' contracts for the world championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Viswanathan Anand need to be signed within a week, but Carlsen wants to postpone his decision until...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 22:44
By now, you likely know that the 2014 Sinquefield Cup will be the strongest chess tournament ever held. The average rating of 2802 FIDE ensures that the Chess Club and Scholastic...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 11:06
The final stage of the 2013-2014 Women Grand Prix Series, under way in Sharjah, UAE will answer the question whether Hou Yifan or Humpy Koneru will emerge as the overall winner....
Monday, August 25, 2014 10:37
On Sunday GM Hrant Melkumyan won the 4th edition of the Riga Technical University Open in Latvia. The Armenian grandmaster edged out Richard Rapport of Hungary on tiebreak...

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