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Grand prix - Spectator.co.uk

Caruana - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:09pm

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Grand prix
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The upshot is that the following players now have secure places in the Candidates tournament: Sergei Karjakin, Lev Aronian, Ding Liren, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Grischuk, Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So and Vladimir Kramnik. The two games from Palma ...

London Chess Classic: Fabiano Caruana wins title after play-offs; Viswanathan Anand loses to Wesley So in final round - Firstpost

Anand - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:24am

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London Chess Classic: Fabiano Caruana wins title after play-offs; Viswanathan Anand loses to Wesley So in final round
Firstpost
The ninth edition of the London Chess Classic was won by the American GM Fabiano Caruana. After his win against GM Michael Adams in the final round, Fabiano Caruana successfully caught up with the Russian GM Ian Nepomniachtchi for the first place and ...
Wesley So beats former world champ Anand, finishes co-3rd in ...Rappler
Caruana wins London Chess Classic, Anand finishes ninthSportstarlive

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London Classic: Caruana emerges on top - The Hindu

Nakamura - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:03am

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London Classic: Caruana emerges on top
The Hindu
Fabiano Caruana was the first to break the monotony of draws at the London Chess Classic. The American won the last game too, though it was in the blitz format, to become the champion at the last stop of the Grand Chess Tour. The tour, however, was won ...

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Caruana wins London Chess Classic, Anand finishes ninth - Sportstarlive

Nakamura - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 7:13am

Caruana wins London Chess Classic, Anand finishes ninth
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The tour, however, was won by World champion Magnus Carlsen, who defeated World No. 2 Levon Aronian of Armenia, in the final round. The Norwegian finished with 41 points, ahead of Maxim Vachier-Lagrave of France (38), Aronian (29), Hikaru Nakamura of ...

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'Scary and promising': Anand on Alpha Zero, the AI that beat the world's best chess program - Scroll.in

Anand - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 6:39am

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'Scary and promising': Anand on Alpha Zero, the AI that beat the world's best chess program
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Alpha Zero, an AI created by Google's subsidiary DeepMind beat Stockfish 8, the world's best chess-playing computer program, after having taught itself how to play the game in under four hours. In a 100-game contest, Alpha Zero won 28 games – 25 with ...

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Fabiano Caruana wins London Chess Classic - Panorama.am

Caruana - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 1:40am

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Fabiano Caruana wins London Chess Classic
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London Chess Classic, the concluding leg of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour, came to an end on Monday with Fabiano Caruana winning the tournament. After nine rounds, two players – Fabiano Caruana Ian Nepomniachtchi – collected 6 points apiece and shared 1-2 ...
Wesley So beats former world champ Anand, finishes co-3rd in London Chess ClassicRappler
Grand Chess Tour: Armenia's Aronian places 3rdInformation-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)

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Grand Chess Tour: Armenia's Aronian places 3rd - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)

Caruana - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 1:07am

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Grand Chess Tour: Armenia's Aronian places 3rd
Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)
The London Chess Classic, which is the last stage in the Grand Chess Tour, has wrapped up in the British capital city with the victory of Grandmaster (GM) Fabiano Caruana (USA). GM Levon Aronian (Armenia), however, placed seventh in London. But Aronian ...

Wesley So beats former world champ Anand, finishes co-3rd in London Chess Classic - Rappler

Anand - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:01pm

Rappler

Wesley So beats former world champ Anand, finishes co-3rd in London Chess Classic
Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – Wesley So snatched his only win in the 9th and final round of the London Chess Classic at the expense of former world chess champion Viswanathan Anand of India Monday, December 11, to finish joint third in the tournament pitting ...

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Wesley So beats former world champ Anand, finishes co-3rd in London Chess Classic - Rappler

Caruana - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:01pm

Rappler

Wesley So beats former world champ Anand, finishes co-3rd in London Chess Classic
Rappler
Italian-American Fabiano Caruana who collected 12 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) points to emerge the winner of this event which is the 5th and final leg of the Grand Chess Tour. Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia landed second place with 10 GCT points. It ...

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Ian stuns Carlsen, takes lead - The Hindu

Nakamura - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:19am

Firstpost

Ian stuns Carlsen, takes lead
The Hindu
Ian Nepomniachtchi, who seems to be totally immune to the draw syndrome at the London Chess Classic, scored his third win on the trot and moved into the sole lead, going to the final round. But, the Russian should thank Magnus Carlsen for his latest ...
So out of title contention in London Chess ClassicPhilippine Star
London Chess Classic: Ian Nepomniachtchi wins after Magnus Carlsen's tactical blunder; Viswanathan Anand heldFirstpost
Aronian to face Carlsen at final round of London Chess ClassicPanorama.am

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London Chess Classic: Ian Nepomniachtchi wins after Magnus Carlsen's tactical blunder; Viswanathan Anand held - Firstpost

Anand - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 9:27am

Firstpost

London Chess Classic: Ian Nepomniachtchi wins after Magnus Carlsen's tactical blunder; Viswanathan Anand held
Firstpost
Carlsen's result was also important for Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – who drew against Viswanathan Anand in his game – as he's chasing the world champion for the overall Grand Chess Tour title. In the final round, the Frenchman will be paired against the ...
London Chess Classic: Nepomniachtchi stuns Carlsen, takes leadSportstarlive
Ian stuns Carlsen, takes leadThe Hindu
Aronian to face Carlsen at final round of London Chess ClassicPanorama.am

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Viswanathan Anand Becomes Poker Sports League Ambassador - Online Poker.net

Anand - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 4:43am

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Viswanathan Anand Becomes Poker Sports League Ambassador
Online Poker.net
Viswanathan Anand Becomes Poker Sports League Ambassador The Poker Sports League (PSL) is looking to “sportify” the popular card game in India, and promote it amongst a wider audience. It has already enjoyed some success in this endeavor, too, as teams ...
Two-time World Chess Champ to Promote Poker Skill in IndiaPokerTube

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So out of title contention in London Chess Classic - Philippine Star

Caruana - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 1:25am

Philippine Star

So out of title contention in London Chess Classic
Philippine Star
Fabiano Caruana split the point with fellow American Hikaru Nakamura to slid at No. 2 with five points while France's Maxime Vachier-Lagrave drew with India's Vishwanathan Anand of India to skid at No. 3 with 4.5 points. Carlsen fell into the So-led ...
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crumbles under pressure; Magnus Carlsen impresses against Michael ...Firstpost

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So out of title contention in London Chess Classic - Philippine Star

Nakamura - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 1:25am

Philippine Star

So out of title contention in London Chess Classic
Philippine Star
Fabiano Caruana split the point with fellow American Hikaru Nakamura to slid at No. 2 with five points while France's Maxime Vachier-Lagrave drew with India's Vishwanathan Anand of India to skid at No. 3 with 4.5 points. Carlsen fell into the So-led ...
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crumbles under pressure; Magnus Carlsen impresses against Michael ...Firstpost

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London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crumbles under pressure; Magnus Carlsen impresses against Michael ... - Firstpost

Anand - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:42pm

Firstpost

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crumbles under pressure; Magnus Carlsen impresses against Michael ...
Firstpost
In stark contrast with the previous rounds, round seven of the London Chess Classic saw as many as three decisive games. With this explosion in its antepenultimate round, the tournament title is now within the reach of seven out of the ten players. The ...

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crumbles under pressure; Magnus Carlsen impresses against Michael ... - Firstpost

Caruana - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:42pm

Firstpost

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crumbles under pressure; Magnus Carlsen impresses against Michael ...
Firstpost
In stark contrast with the previous rounds, round seven of the London Chess Classic saw as many as three decisive games. With this explosion in its antepenultimate round, the tournament title is now within the reach of seven out of the ten players. The ...

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crumbles under pressure; Magnus Carlsen impresses against Michael ... - Firstpost

Nakamura - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:42pm

Firstpost

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand crumbles under pressure; Magnus Carlsen impresses against Michael ...
Firstpost
After his escape in the previous round against Hikaru Nakamura, Magnus Carlsen not only escaped another loss, but actually ended up winning from a dead lost position against Michael Adams. But a few slips by Adams allowed Carlsen to hang on for the ...

"Juni Taisen" Rabbit Cosplay Might Have You Hopping To The Gym - Crunchyroll News

Nakamura - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 6:47pm

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"Juni Taisen" Rabbit Cosplay Might Have You Hopping To The Gym
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Juni Taisen, with original character design by manga author Hikaru Nakamura, and an anime adaptation by Chikashi Kadekaru has more than its fair share of distinctive character designs. Perhaps none more than its dead-loving psycho-killer Rabbit. You'd ...

Weekly Digest draft - Sportstarlive

Caruana - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 1:15pm

Weekly Digest draft
Sportstarlive
After conceding the Test series, Sri Lanka bounced back in style in the ODI series as it defeated the host by seven wickets in the first ODI at Dharamsala on Sunday. (REPORT). After parting ways with coach Chandika Hathurusingha the Bangladesh Cricket ...

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