Nakamura Stumbles Late, Aronian Hits Hard to Even Score

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.

Nakamura Connects, Takes Early Lead in Showdown

American Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura knocked down Armenia's Levon Aronian in the first round of their $100,000 match, the Showdown in Saint Louis.

Bell Set to Ring on 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.

Nakamura, Aronian to go Five Rounds in 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.

Garry Kasparov in Saint Louis to Compete in 'Ultimate Moves' Exhibition

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.

Undefeated Caruana Wins Sinquefield Cup by Three Points

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.

Penultimate Round of Sinquefield Cup Features First Day of Draws

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.

The Moment Ends: Carlsen holds Caruana to Stop the Streak

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.

Caruana Puts a Spell on Vachier-Lagrave to Reach 7-0

Italian GM Fabiano Caruana continued his winning ways on Wednesday, defeating French GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave for the second time in the 2014 Sinquefield Cup. With three rounds remaining, Caruana needs only a half-point to clinch first.

Mr. Perfect: Caruana's Lead Grows as Win Streak Reaches Six

GM Fabiano Caruana is playing a tournament of his own, leaving the rest of the 2014 Sinquefield Cup field in a fight for second place. On Tuesday, he earned his second win over GM Veselin Topalov and his sixth straight.


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