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On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup - St. Louis Public Radio

Nakamura - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 1:37pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup
St. Louis Public Radio
Levon Aronian was brilliant in his last game, taking an intuitive risk with a rook sacrifice. The World Champion, on the other hand, won in a true Carlsen-esque fashion, a six-and-a-half hour grind over Hikaru Nakamura. It was after the long game when ...

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Chess: Carlsen, Caruana and Aronian refuse Sinquefield Cup play-off - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 9:21am

The Guardian

Chess: Carlsen, Caruana and Aronian refuse Sinquefield Cup play-off
The Guardian
The world champion, Magnus Carlsen, his challenger, Fabiano Caruana, and the world No 6, Levon Aronian, were declared joint winners following a dispute over the tiebreak rules. The regulations stated that the top two from this trio, who all scored 5.5 ...

Attacking f7: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 7:39pm

Chess.com

Attacking f7: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Chess.com
What's the weakest spot on the chessboard? Surely it must be the f7 square. Only protected by the black king, the poor pawn on f7 has been a classic victim of tricks and attacks. It's fair to say chess players have been obsessed with f7 since the dawn ...

Caruana Talks: Sinquefield Ending, GCT Finals, World Championship - Chess.com

Caruana - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 6:08pm

Chess.com

Caruana Talks: Sinquefield Ending, GCT Finals, World Championship
Chess.com
Fabiano Caruana languished. Then he led. Then he was chased. Then he was caught. Then he was tied. Then he was tied, again. Then he negotiated. Then he won. And that was just August. He still has an Olympiad title defense next month, then a world ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - Markets Insider

Caruana - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:15am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
Markets Insider
Hikaru Nakamura Claims Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Title; Three-Way Tie Between World Champ Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana for Sinquefield Cup. SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most elite chess ...

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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - Markets Insider

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:15am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
Markets Insider
American Hikaru Nakamura was crowned the winner of the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz, while the Sinquefield Cup concluded in a three-way tie for first between World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian and American ...

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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire UK (press release)

Caruana - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:11am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
PR Newswire UK (press release)
Hikaru Nakamura Claims Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Title; Three-Way Tie Between World Champ Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana for Sinquefield Cup. SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most elite chess ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire UK (press release)

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:11am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
PR Newswire UK (press release)
Hikaru Nakamura Claims Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Title; Three-Way Tie Between World Champ Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana for Sinquefield Cup. SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most elite chess ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - Markets Insider

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:01am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
Markets Insider
American Hikaru Nakamura was crowned the winner of the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz, while the Sinquefield Cup concluded in a three-way tie for first between World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian and American ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire (press release)

Caruana - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 9:52am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
PR Newswire (press release)
American Fabiano Caruana led during most of the rapid portion of the event, but blitz gave rise to fellow Olympiad teammate Hikaru Nakamura and Azerbaijani GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. In the penultimate round, Nakamura was able to beat Mamedyarov to ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire (press release)

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 9:52am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
PR Newswire (press release)
American Hikaru Nakamura was crowned the winner of the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz, while the Sinquefield Cup concluded in a three-way tie for first between World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian and American ...

Chess Corner: Dislodging the defender - Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Caruana - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 11:38pm

Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Chess Corner: Dislodging the defender
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
This year there was a three way tie for first place: American Fabiano Caruana; Norwegian Magnus Carlsen; and, Armenian Levon Aronian. Aronan defeated the Russian Alexander Grischuk in the final round to tie with the world's top two rated players, ...

Shak attack - Spectator.co.uk

Nakamura - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 10:04pm

Spectator.co.uk

Shak attack
Spectator.co.uk
Mamedyarov went on to St Louis where he took the bronze medal behind Hikaru Nakamura and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and in the process demonstrated an extraordinary originality in his choice of openings and power of attack. We join two of his games ...

Vachier-Lagrave To Play Komodo In Man-vs-Machine Odds Chess - Chess.com

Nakamura - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 3:40pm

Chess.com

Vachier-Lagrave To Play Komodo In Man-vs-Machine Odds Chess
Chess.com
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave will be the next opponent for the Komodo Monte Carlo engine as France's top grandmaster will play the computer in an odds match on Sept. 5. Watch the man-vs-machine event live on on Chess.com/TV and Twitch.tv/chess for full ...

Caruana beats So to last Grand Chess Tour spot - chess24

Caruana - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 6:20am

chess24

Caruana beats So to last Grand Chess Tour spot
chess24
Fabiano Caruana will join Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the $300,000 Grand Chess Tour final in London this December after beating Wesley So 1.5:0.5 in the playoff for fourth place. Fabiano described his year so far as, ...

Caruana beats So to last Grand Chess Tour spot - chess24

Nakamura - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 6:20am

chess24

Caruana beats So to last Grand Chess Tour spot
chess24
Fabiano Caruana will join Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the $300,000 Grand Chess Tour final in London this December after beating Wesley So 1.5:0.5 in the playoff for fourth place. Fabiano described his year so far as, ...

Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff - Firstpost

Caruana - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 2:00am

Firstpost

Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff
Firstpost
World championship challenger Fabiano Caruana of the US defeated his teammate Wesley So in the playoff for the 4th place thus cementing a place in the finals of the Grand Chess Tour circuit 2018. In the mini-match consisting of two game rapid chess ...

Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff - Firstpost

Nakamura - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 2:00am

Firstpost

Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff
Firstpost
World championship challenger Fabiano Caruana of the US defeated his teammate Wesley So in the playoff for the 4th place thus cementing a place in the finals of the Grand Chess Tour circuit 2018. In the mini-match consisting of two game rapid chess ...

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Anand settles for eighth draw - The Hindu

Caruana - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 8:12pm

Anand settles for eighth draw
The Hindu
India's Viswanthan Anand registered his eighth draw in as many games when he split points with leader Fabiano Caruana of the USA (five points) in the penultimate round of the Sinquefield Cup chess tournament here. He now has four points. Sign up to ...

Anand settles for eighth draw in as many games, Sinquefield chess set for close finish - The Hindu

Caruana - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 7:56pm

Anand settles for eighth draw in as many games, Sinquefield chess set for close finish
The Hindu
Five-time world champion Viswanthan Anand registered his eighth draw in as many games when he split points with Fabiano Caruana of the United States in penultimate round of the Sinquefield Cup chess tournament here. For Anand's fans, this was a ...

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