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Nakamura - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:59am

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So Wins Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour - Chess.com
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Wesley So won the $37500 first prize at the Your Next Move tournament in Leuven, Belgium. He was the only player to score 22/27 after a thrilling final round in ...
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand climbs up two spots ...Firstpost

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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand climbs up two spots ... - Firstpost

Caruana - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 6:07am

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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand climbs up two spots ...
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After a disheartening last-place finish in the rapid leg of the Leuven Grand Chess Tour, Viswanathan Anand made a nice comeback in the blitz. But despite this ...
Wesley So dominates Belgium tourney - Panay NewsPanay News (press release)

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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand climbs up two spots to fifth; Wesley So keeps up his lead - Firstpost

Nakamura - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 6:07am

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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand climbs up two spots to fifth; Wesley So keeps up his lead
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That is mostly because of Anand's dismal showing in the rapid leg, however. In the blitz, Anand scored 5 points out of his nine games and was the third highest scorer of the day along with Alexander Grischuk and Hikaru Nakamura who also scored five ...

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Your Next Move Blitz: So's Lead Narrows - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 5:37pm

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Your Next Move Blitz: So's Lead Narrows
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His rapid wasn't good, but Anish Giri started the blitz well with a win vs Hikaru Nakamura. In a quiet Berlin, he got a crushing kingside attack remarkably quickly. After the dark-squared bishops were traded Nakamura was suffering from a complex of ...

Your Next Move Blitz: Smaller Lead For So - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 5:24pm

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Your Next Move Blitz: Smaller Lead For So
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His rapid wasn't good, but Anish Giri started the blitz well with a win vs Hikaru Nakamura. In a quiet Berlin, he got a crushing kingside attack remarkably quickly. After the dark-squared bishops were traded Nakamura was suffering from a complex of ...

Leuven GCT, Day 4: So stumbles at the last - chess24

Caruana - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:52pm

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Leuven GCT, Day 4: So stumbles at the last
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None other than the World Championship Challenger Fabiano Caruana, who lost four games, drew five and won none, with a brutal 21-move loss to Aronian in the last round capping a terrible day. He'd probably rather be somewhere else… Talking of which ...

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Leuven GCT, Day 4: So stumbles at the last - chess24

Nakamura - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:52pm

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Leuven GCT, Day 4: So stumbles at the last
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With two rounds to go he was back to the 3-point lead he started with, but then he blundered and lost to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov before going on to lose an error-strewn final game against Hikaru Nakamura when he blundered a rook in a drawn endgame.

On Chess: The clash of the world's elite in Norway, Fabiano wins again - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:43am

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On Chess: The clash of the world's elite in Norway, Fabiano wins again
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St. Louis resident, Fabiano Caruana, the candidate for the title of the chess world champion, wins again. This time he scored a tournament victory in Norway, the homeland of the current world champion, Magnus Carlsen. The 2018 edition of Norway Altibox ...

On Chess: The clash of the world's elite in Norway, Fabiano wins again - KBIA

Caruana - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:43am

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On Chess: The clash of the world's elite in Norway, Fabiano wins again
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St. Louis resident, Fabiano Caruana, the candidate for the title of the chess world champion, wins again. This time he scored a tournament victory in Norway, the homeland of the current world champion, Magnus Carlsen. The 2018 edition of Norway Altibox ...

Wesley So rules top-class rapid-chess tournament in Belgium - ABS-CBN News

Caruana - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 8:47am

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Wesley So rules top-class rapid-chess tournament in Belgium
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It took Wesley So less than a week to prove that he's back in top form. Shrugging off a final-round collapse in the Altibox Norway Chess tournament, So wreaked havoc in the YNM Leuven Rapid & Blitz competition in Belgium. Propelled by back-to-back wins ...
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand ends Rapid leg at bottom of table, Wesley So tops chartFirstpost

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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand ends Rapid leg at bottom of table, Wesley So tops chart - Firstpost

Nakamura - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 7:16am

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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand ends Rapid leg at bottom of table, Wesley So tops chart
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Trying to hold ground in a tournament that was going horribly wrong, Anand tried playing safe against Hikaru Nakamura in round eight. Anand had essayed the solid Berlin Defence with the black pieces but Nakamura was out for blood from the very start.

The Art Of Time Management - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:04am

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The Art Of Time Management
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Hikaru Nakamura. Principle 2: Follow the 15-second rule. On some level, time management boils down to the question of how long to spend on each move. There is obviously no correct answer, but it is a good idea to have some rough guidelines in mind.

Leuven GCT, Day 3: Wesley So cruises to rapid win - chess24

Caruana - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 3:15pm

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Leuven GCT, Day 3: Wesley So cruises to rapid win
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Nakamura claimed (for which Fabiano Caruana criticised him) “several of us… are much better blitz players than Wesley”, and good days for the likes of MVL and Alexander Grischuk set up the blitz showdown nicely. Only Anish Giri and Vishy Anand would ...
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: India's Viswanathan Anand continues to struggle on Day 2; Wesley So keeps leadFirstpost
So In Clear 1st At Your Next Move RapidChess.com

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Leuven GCT, Day 3: Wesley So cruises to rapid win - chess24

Nakamura - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 3:15pm

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Leuven GCT, Day 3: Wesley So cruises to rapid win
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Wesley So demolished Hikaru Nakamura in the first round of the day as he cruised to victory in the rapid section of the Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour in Leuven. His 14/18 was an exact repeat of his score a year ago, but this time there's no Magnus to ...
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Leuven GCT, Day 3: So cruises to rapid win - chess24

Caruana - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 3:04pm

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Leuven GCT, Day 3: So cruises to rapid win
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Nakamura claimed (for which Fabiano Caruana criticised him) “several of us… are much better blitz players than Wesley”, and good days for the likes of MVL and Alexander Grischuk set up the blitz showdown nicely. Only Anish Giri and Vishy Anand would ...

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Leuven GCT, Day 3: So cruises to rapid win - chess24

Nakamura - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 3:04pm

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Leuven GCT, Day 3: So cruises to rapid win
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Wesley So demolished Hikaru Nakamura in the first round of the day as he cruised to victory in the rapid section of the Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour in Leuven. His 14/18 was an exact repeat of his score a year ago, but this time there's no Magnus to ...

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So In Clear 1st At Your Next Move Rapid - Chess.com

Caruana - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:19pm

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So In Clear 1st At Your Next Move Rapid
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Aronian recovered well with a convincing black win over Fabiano Caruana, but So was still three points ahead going into the final round and thus out of reach. He also won the rapid part last year, but a phenomenal Magnus Carlsen surpassed him in the blitz.

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So In Clear 1st At Your Next Move Rapid - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:19pm

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So In Clear 1st At Your Next Move Rapid
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That was after a relatively quick draw with Sergey Karjakin in round eight, and a good win over Hikaru Nakamura at the start of the day. Somehow Nakamura must have been confused in the opening, a London System, because it was basically his seventh ...

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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: India's Viswanathan Anand continues to struggle on Day 2; Wesley So keeps lead - Firstpost

Caruana - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 7:00am

Leuven Grand Chess Tour: India's Viswanathan Anand continues to struggle on Day 2; Wesley So keeps lead
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Having suffered two losses on the previous day, Anand played solidly in round four – the first game of the second day – against Sergey Karjakin to hold on to a draw and then won his fifth round game against Fabiano Caruana. But a slip in the sixth ...

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