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Duda Upsets Grischuk In Epic Speed Chess Match - Chess.com

Nakamura - Wed, 09/19/2018 - 2:10am

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Duda Upsets Grischuk In Epic Speed Chess Match
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25.e5! was a great pawn sacrifice described as "nasty" by GM Hikaru Nakamura ( @Hikaru), who had logged into the Chess.com/tv chat alongside e.g. @NihalSarin and the fresh World Junior champion GM Parham Maghsoodloo ( @Parhamov). Grischuk ...

Betting: Chess fans now bet on FIDE World Chess Championship Match London 2018 - SportBusiness

Caruana - Tue, 09/18/2018 - 5:10am

Betting: Chess fans now bet on FIDE World Chess Championship Match London 2018
SportBusiness
We believe that this year's World Championship brawl between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana in London will even further cement chess on the international stage of betting”, says Richard Østrøm, Country Manager for Unibet Norway. About FIDE

Kasparov Finishes Well But Loses Match To Topalov - Chess.com

Nakamura - Sun, 09/16/2018 - 7:42am

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Kasparov Finishes Well But Loses Match To Topalov
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Hikaru Nakamura vs Peter Svidler — Final Score: 14-12. Also coming into the game with almost useless preparation, Svidler actually drew the first and won the second blitz game. However, then Nakamura showed his speed chess prowess and won four ...

Anand upbeat about India's chances in Olympiad - The Hindu

Nakamura - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 8:59pm

The Hindu

Anand upbeat about India's chances in Olympiad
The Hindu
9, USA) — apart from Hikaru Nakamura (No. 14, USA) and Sergey Karjakin (No. 15, Russia). The other Indians set to take part are P. Harikrishna (No. 19), Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (No. 37), Surya Sekhar Ganguly (No. 161), Nihal Sarin and R. Praggnanandhaa.
Anand star attraction in Tata Steel rapid blitz in NovSportskeeda
Viswanathan Anand to headline Tata Steel Chess tourneySportstarlive
Anand to be star attraction at Tata Steel rapid blitz in NovemberThe Quint

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Bangladesh crush Sri Lanka by 137 runs in Asia Cup - The Tribune

Nakamura - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 3:21pm

The Tribune

Bangladesh crush Sri Lanka by 137 runs in Asia Cup
The Tribune
Mushfiqur Rahim's superb hundred complemented by a collective effort from the bowlers saw Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka by 137 runs despite Lasith Malinga's brilliant international comeback in the Asia Cup opener. Mushfiqur scored a career-best 144 off ...

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Viswanathan Anand geared up for chess Olympiad - THE WEEK

Caruana - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 12:40pm

THE WEEK

Viswanathan Anand geared up for chess Olympiad
THE WEEK
The former world champion also spoke about the Magnus Carlsen versus Fabiano Caruana World Championship battle in November, and said it would not be so easy for the Norwegian this time around. "It's the closest World Championship match by rating.
'Good vibes in the Indian team'The Hindu
Anand not worried about own form ahead of Chess OlympiadTimes of India
Anand hopeful of a good show in Chess OlympiadBusiness Standard
Sportstarlive
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Chess960 Showdown 4: Svidler the nearly man - chess24

Nakamura - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:56am

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Chess960 Showdown 4: Svidler the nearly man
chess24
On a final day with little intrigue in most of the matches, Peter Svidler came closest – both to beating Hikaru Nakamura, and to getting the chess960 position correct before analysing it for 29 minutes with Garry Kasparov! The former World Champion's ...

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Shaky Viswanathan Anand hopes to do well in Chess Olympiad - Daily News & Analysis

Caruana - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:25am

Daily News & Analysis

Shaky Viswanathan Anand hopes to do well in Chess Olympiad
Daily News & Analysis
The former world champion also spoke about the Magnus Carlsen versus Fabiano Caruana World Championship battle in November, and said it would not be so easy for the Norwegian this time around. "It's the closest World Championship match by rating.
'Good vibes in the Indian team'The Hindu
Anand not worried about own form ahead of Chess OlympiadTimes of India
Anand hopeful of a good show in Chess OlympiadBusiness Standard

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'Good vibes in the Indian team' - The Hindu

Nakamura - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 10:34am

The Hindu

'Good vibes in the Indian team'
The Hindu
9, USA) — apart from Hikaru Nakamura (No. 14, USA) and Sergey Karjakin (No. 15, Russia). The other Indians set to take part are P. Harikrishna (No. 19), Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (No. 37), Surya Sekhar Ganguly (No. 161), Nihal Sarin and R. Praggnanandhaa.

Shaky Anand hopes to do well in Chess Olympiad - Sportskeeda

Caruana - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 10:00am

Shaky Anand hopes to do well in Chess Olympiad
Sportskeeda
The former world champion also spoke about the Magnus Carlsen versus Fabiano Caruana World Championship battle in November, and said it would not be so easy for the Norwegian this time around. "It's the closest World Championship match by rating.

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Viswanathan Anand Star Attraction in Tata Steel Rapid Blitz in November - News18

Nakamura - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 7:35am

News18

Viswanathan Anand Star Attraction in Tata Steel Rapid Blitz in November
News18
... Armenian GM and world number six Levon Aronian, USA's GM Wesley So who is world number 9, Japanese-American GM and four-time United States champion Hikaru Nakamura who is world number 14 and Russian GM Sergey Karjakin (world number ...

Levon Aronian joining Tata Steel tournament in India - PanARMENIAN.Net

Nakamura - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 7:24am

PanARMENIAN.Net

Levon Aronian joining Tata Steel tournament in India
PanARMENIAN.Net
PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian will be seen in action in the upcoming Tata Steel chess meet which will be held in the Indian city of Kolkata from November 9-14, Times of India reports. This rapid and blitz format tournament will ...

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Tata Steel Meet: Top level chess comes to India - Times of India

Nakamura - Sat, 09/15/2018 - 6:46am

Times of India

Tata Steel Meet: Top level chess comes to India
Times of India
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of Azerbaijan (Elo 2820) will be leading the rating table while the other foreigners in action will be GM Levon Aronian (2780) of Armenia, GM Wesley So (2776) of USA, Hikaru Nakamura of USA and Sergey Karjakin of Russia (2760).
Former champ Viswanathan to lead Indian challenge in first Int chess tourney to host Tata in KolkataUnited News of India
Anand to be star attraction at Tata Steel rapid blitz in NovemberOutlook India
Levon Aronian joining Tata Steel tournament in IndiaPanARMENIAN.Net
India.com News
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Chess960 Showdown 3: Don't win the lottery! - chess24

Nakamura - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 9:50am

chess24

Chess960 Showdown 3: Don't win the lottery!
chess24
Sam Shankland won the lottery when Thursday's Chess960 position was one of four he'd spent a full day training, but things soon turned sour! He drew one then lost three games in a row to MVL to trail by 5 points before the final 8 games of blitz. No ...

Strong 3rd Day For Vachier-Lagrave In St. Louis - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:36pm

Chess.com

Strong 3rd Day For Vachier-Lagrave In St. Louis
Chess.com
Hikaru Nakamura vs Peter Svidler — score after day three: 9.5-8.5. “Today I really felt like I was not in control whatsoever and I'm very lucky to still be in it some how,” said Svidler. After a draw in the first rapid game, the eight-time Russian ...

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London to host 2018 World Chess Championship Match - Insidethegames.biz (blog)

Candidates Tournament - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:03pm

Insidethegames.biz (blog)

London to host 2018 World Chess Championship Match
Insidethegames.biz (blog)
... his opponent again the following year in Sochi. Carlsen's last victory came against Russia's Sergey Karjakin in New York City in 2016. Caruana will provide his next challenger after the American emerged as the winner of the FIDE Candidates tournament.

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London to host 2018 World Chess Championship Match - Insidethegames.biz (blog)

Caruana - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:03pm

Insidethegames.biz (blog)

London to host 2018 World Chess Championship Match
Insidethegames.biz (blog)
The World Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Fabiano Caruana have signed contracts to take part in the World Chess Championship Match in London. The tie is scheduled to take place in the ...

London to host 2018 World Chess Championship Match - Insidethegames.biz

Candidates Tournament - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:03pm

Insidethegames.biz

London to host 2018 World Chess Championship Match
Insidethegames.biz
... his opponent again the following year in Sochi. Carlsen's last victory came against Russia's Sergey Karjakin in New York City in 2016. Caruana will provide his next challenger after the American emerged as the winner of the FIDE Candidates tournament.

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London to host 2018 World Chess Championship Match - Insidethegames.biz

Caruana - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 12:03pm

Insidethegames.biz

London to host 2018 World Chess Championship Match
Insidethegames.biz
The World Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen and challenger Fabiano Caruana have signed contracts to take part in the World Chess Championship Match in London. The tie is scheduled to take place in the ...

On Chess: The Batumi Chess Olympiad - KBIA

Caruana - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 6:35am

KBIA

On Chess: The Batumi Chess Olympiad
KBIA
The United States will field the same team that won two years ago: Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, Hikaru Nakamura, Sam Shankland and Ray Robson. Caruana, Nakamura and Robson all come from St. Louis, the center of chess in the United ...

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