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Caruana emerges on top - The Hindu

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The Hindu

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 ...

Wesley finishes 5th in London Chess Classic - The Manila Times

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:19am

Wesley finishes 5th in London Chess Classic
The Manila Times
So split the point with GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France (first round), GM Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia (second round), GM Hikaru Nakamura of US (third round), GM Michael Adams of England (fourth round), world champion and top seed GM Magnus Carlsen ...

Grand prix - Spectator.co.uk

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

Spectator.co.uk

Grand prix
Spectator.co.uk
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 ...

So trounces Anand, ties for fourth - Inquirer.net

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 3:24pm

Inquirer.net

So trounces Anand, ties for fourth
Inquirer.net
Wesley So downed former world champion Viswanathan Anand of India Monday night to finish in the upper half of the London Chess Classic won by Fabiano Caruana. Counting his eight straight draws earlier, So finished with 5.0 points in a tie with world ...

Fabiano Caruana wins London Chess Classic - Panorama.am

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

Panorama.am

Fabiano Caruana wins London Chess Classic
Panorama.am
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)

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

Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)

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

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

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

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 ...

Weekly Digest draft - Sportstarlive

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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Ian catches up with Caruana - The Hindu

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:21am

Ian catches up with Caruana
The Hindu
The London Chess Classic is finally hotting up. Round seven produced three decisive results, that is as many as the first six rounds put together. All that action meant that Fabiano Caruana could no longer be the sole leader in London. Russia's Ian ...

London Chess Classic: Nepomniachtchi wins a game, closes in on Caruana - Sportstarlive

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:18am

Sportstarlive

London Chess Classic: Nepomniachtchi wins a game, closes in on Caruana
Sportstarlive
For the first five rounds of the London Chess Classic, Fabiano Caruana was the only player who could post a win. The American, in fact, recorded two wins, but in round six, Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi gave him company. Caruana's lead thus was reduced ...
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Sergey Karjakin to flounder at the bottom; Magnus Carlsen ...Firstpost
London Chess Classic: Aronian makes another drawPanorama.am
Armenia's Aronian plays 6th draw in a row at London Chess ClassicPanARMENIAN.Net

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Caruana's lead reduced to half-a-point - The Hindu - The Hindu

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:56am

Sportstarlive

Caruana's lead reduced to half-a-point - The Hindu
The Hindu
For the first five rounds of the London Chess Classic, Fabiano Caruana was the only player who could post a win. The American, in fact, recorded two victories, but in round six, Russia's Ian Nepomniac.
Chess notesThe Boston Globe
London Chess Classic: Nepomniachtchi wins a game, closes in on CaruanaSportstarlive
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Sergey ...Firstpost
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London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Sergey ... - Firstpost

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 8:31am

Firstpost

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand draws with Sergey ...
Firstpost
Round six of the London Chess Classic witnessed some nail-biting action. Yet again, one win and four draws were witnessed. Tournament leader, Fabiano Caruana made a solid draw against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave with black pieces. Levon Aronian went for a ...
London Chess Classic: Aronian makes another draw - Panorama.amPanorama.am
Armenia's Aronian plays 6th draw in a row at London Chess Classic ...PanARMENIAN.Net

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London Chess Classic: Aronian makes another draw - Panorama.am

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 4:57am

Panorama.am

London Chess Classic: Aronian makes another draw
Panorama.am
Armenian chess grandmaster Levon Aronian drew with Wesley So of the United States at round six of London Chess Classic, the concluding leg of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour. The round was victorious only for Russian GM Ian Nepomniachtchi, who outplayed ...

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Fabiano Caruana climbs rankings after draw epidemic at London Classic - The Guardian

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:29am

The Guardian

Fabiano Caruana climbs rankings after draw epidemic at London Classic
The Guardian
... the Olympia Conference Centre has produced an epidemic of draws, with only two decisive games out of 25 in the first five rounds. Yet it also featured a significant swing at the top of world chess. The US No1, Fabiano Caruana, won in rounds four ...
London chess classic: Caruana one point aheadThe Hindu

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AlphaZero: Reactions From Top GMs, Stockfish Author - Chess.com

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:27am

Chess.com

AlphaZero: Reactions From Top GMs, Stockfish Author
Chess.com
... of the London Chess Classic were in the middle of their preparation. Some of them heard about it, and even quickly looked at a few games from the AlphaZero-Stockfish match. Others only heard about it after finishing their games. At the end of the ...

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Wesley So claims 5th draw, stays at joint second in London Chess Classic - Rappler

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 5:09am

Rappler

Wesley So claims 5th draw, stays at joint second in London Chess Classic
Rappler
YOUR MOVE. Filipino-born US chess player Wesley So tangles with reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen in the 5th round of the ongoing London Chess Classic. Photo by Lennart Ootes on the London Chess Classic FB site. MANILA, Philippines – Wesley ...

Lucky So escapes with draw vs Carlsen in London Chess Classics - Philippine Star

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:36pm

Philippine Star

Lucky So escapes with draw vs Carlsen in London Chess Classics
Philippine Star
So took advantage of a Carlsen blunder late to escape with a 68-move draw and stay in a big, seven-man group at second spot behind leader Fabiano Caruana of the United States after five rounds of the London Chess Classics Wednesday night. The top ...

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