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Britain gets a princess, but chess has a new queen - Washington Times

Caruana - 6 hours 35 min ago

Washington Times

Britain gets a princess, but chess has a new queen
Washington Times
The U.S. “Big Three” — GMs Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So — may have to make room for a fourth. Following up on his stunning upset win in the U.S. national championship tournament last month (ahead of Caruana, Nakamura and So), ...

Britain gets a princess, but chess has a new queen - Washington Times

Nakamura - 6 hours 35 min ago

Washington Times

Britain gets a princess, but chess has a new queen
Washington Times
The U.S. “Big Three” — GMs Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So — may have to make room for a fourth. Following up on his stunning upset win in the U.S. national championship tournament last month (ahead of Caruana, Nakamura and So), ...

Duda wins 1st Polish Championship - chess24

Nakamura - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 3:27pm

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Duda wins 1st Polish Championship
chess24
The dam broke in Round 5 against Aleksander Mista, though, where he repeated the line against the Sicilian Dragon that saw him get mated by Hikaru Nakamura in Gibraltar (and that Magnus had famously won against Gawain Jones in Tata Steel Chess, ...

Shankland Wins Capablanca Memorial - Chess.com

Caruana - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 5:12am

Chess.com

Shankland Wins Capablanca Memorial
Chess.com
Right after scoring his career's best achievement, Sam Shankland won his very next tournament, following the example of his compatriot Fabiano Caruana who did exactly the same earlier this year. Shankland became the first American winner since the ...

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Ju Wenjun is the 17th Women's World Champion - chess24

Caruana - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 2:16am

chess24

Ju Wenjun is the 17th Women's World Champion
chess24
Ju Wenjun has beaten Tan Zhongyi 5.5:4.5 to become the new Women's World Chess Champion. The Chinese grandmaster and women's no. 2 dominated the 10th and final game of the match in Chongqing, though in the end she settled for the draw that was ...

Chess: Sam Shankland leads the field at rejuvenated Capablanca Memorial - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 8:22am

The Guardian

Chess: Sam Shankland leads the field at rejuvenated Capablanca Memorial
The Guardian
Sam Shankland is the top seed, an inspired invitation by the Cubans made before his US championship victory at St Louis ahead of America's elite trio of Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura. The event has also returned from the resort town of ...

Chess: Sam Shankland leads the field at rejuvenated Capablanca Memorial - The Guardian

Nakamura - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 8:22am

The Guardian

Chess: Sam Shankland leads the field at rejuvenated Capablanca Memorial
The Guardian
Sam Shankland is the top seed, an inspired invitation by the Cubans made before his US championship victory at St Louis ahead of America's elite trio of Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura. The event has also returned from the resort town of ...

Sweat Science - Outside Magazine

Nakamura - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 1:20pm

Outside Magazine

Sweat Science
Outside Magazine
When Hikaru Nakamura, a U.S. chess champion who has been ranked as high as second in the world, won his age group at a small 5K race in Florida last year, it triggered a minor ripple of interest among the small circle of people whose interests overlap ...

On Chess: How Sports Illustrated familiarized chess for a broad audience - KBIA

Caruana - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 7:37am

On Chess: How Sports Illustrated familiarized chess for a broad audience
KBIA
When grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, the first American to compete in a unified World Chess Championship since 1972, fights for chess's highest title later this year, the Hall of Fame will have a chance to continue to add to its collection of articles ...

On Chess: How Sports Illustrated familiarized chess for a broad audience - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 6:57am

On Chess: How Sports Illustrated familiarized chess for a broad audience
St. Louis Public Radio
When grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, the first American to compete in a unified World Chess Championship since 1972, fights for chess's highest title later this year, the WCHOF will have a chance to continue to add to its collection of articles ...

Musical chairs - Spectator.co.uk

Caruana - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:10pm

Spectator.co.uk

Musical chairs
Spectator.co.uk
Chess, the musical by Sir Tim Rice and the male half of ABBA, Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, runs at the London Coliseum until 2 June. I cannot recommend it more highly, especially for chess enthusiasts who recall the defections, alcoholism ...

Shankland and Dreev lead at halfway in Cuba - chess24

Caruana - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 1:17pm

chess24

Shankland and Dreev lead at halfway in Cuba
chess24
He did find the time to work with Fabiano Caruana before the Candidates, though, and if Dominguez switches federation the US would have five 2700 players. In the meantime, their latest 2700 star Shankland climbed to 2706.6 by beating Bacallao.

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Levon Aronian to start in Norway Chess Classic on May 27 - Mediamax.am

Caruana - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 5:12am

Mediamax.am

Levon Aronian to start in Norway Chess Classic on May 27
Mediamax.am
His competitors this year are Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Fabiano Caruana (USA), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Viswanathan Anand (India), Sergey Karjakin (Russia), Wesley So (USA), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), ...

Levon Aronian to start in Norway Chess Classic on May 27 - Mediamax.am

Nakamura - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 5:12am

Mediamax.am

Levon Aronian to start in Norway Chess Classic on May 27
Mediamax.am
His competitors this year are Magnus Carlsen (Norway), Fabiano Caruana (USA), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Viswanathan Anand (India), Sergey Karjakin (Russia), Wesley So (USA), Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Azerbaijan), Hikaru Nakamura (USA), ...

Mamedyarov's Unstoppable Pawns - Chess.com

Caruana - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 4:53pm

Chess.com

Mamedyarov's Unstoppable Pawns
Chess.com
To some extent this was one of the biggest achievements of Fabiano Caruana in the tournament of his life where he won the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen. When I saw the position where Mamedyarov had three passed pawns, I thought that Caruana was ...

I Faced Off Against The World's Best Chess Player. You Will Totally Believe What Happened Next. - FiveThirtyEight

Caruana - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 7:01am

FiveThirtyEight

I Faced Off Against The World's Best Chess Player. You Will Totally Believe What Happened Next.
FiveThirtyEight
Carlsen will face an American of somewhat greater chess note than I — Fabiano Caruana, the world No. 2 — in a match in November to defend his world championship crown. Just two players, alone and battling in a game without luck and with nowhere to ...

Mamedyarov Joins Strong Returning Speed Chess Championship Field - Chess.com

Caruana - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 7:29pm

Chess.com

Mamedyarov Joins Strong Returning Speed Chess Championship Field
Chess.com
Mamedyarov will join Speed Chess Championship veterans including the world championship challenger Fabiano Caruana, the 2017 Speed Chess runner-up Hikaru Nakamura, and nine more of the world's top grandmasters in Chess.com's flagship event.

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Mamedyarov Joins Strong Returning Speed Chess Championship Field - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 7:29pm

Chess.com

Mamedyarov Joins Strong Returning Speed Chess Championship Field
Chess.com
Mamedyarov will join Speed Chess Championship veterans including the world championship challenger Fabiano Caruana, the 2017 Speed Chess runner-up Hikaru Nakamura, and nine more of the world's top grandmasters in Chess.com's flagship event.

Chess: Guildford extend their record unbeaten run in 4NCL to 66 matches - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 1:28pm

The Guardian

Chess: Guildford extend their record unbeaten run in 4NCL to 66 matches
The Guardian
The world champion, Magnus Carlsen, won it in 2017, ahead of his challenger Fabiano Caruana and a flock of other elite players From a marketing viewpoint it would make good sense for Manx Liberty to be granted increased support so that it can compete ...

Get Involved in the Game of Chess - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Caruana - Thu, 05/10/2018 - 2:30pm

GlobeNewswire (press release)

Get Involved in the Game of Chess
GlobeNewswire (press release)
“One of the most important things for a young player to remember is that chess isn't just about planning your own openings and moves,” said grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, who is currently the No. 1 U.S. player and the first American to challenge for an ...

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