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Monday, September 01, 2014 4:46
Today in St. Louis, GM Fabiano Caruana completed his five-game first half shutout. Also today in Japan, a high school baseball pitcher completed a 50-inning shutout. Which was more impressive? Well, the...
Sunday, August 31, 2014 3:25
Round four of the 2014 Sinquefield Cup produced slightly more solid play from four players, but it was just another day at the office for GM Fabiano Caruana. By notching the day's only win, he moved to 4-0,...
Saturday, August 30, 2014 21:39
After such a great start of 5.5/6 it could hardly go wrong: GM Laurent Fressinet won the French Championship in Nimes on Thursday, finishing on 8.5/11. Second came GM...
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...
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...
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...

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