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Meet Azerbaijani shepherd who became a star of social media [VIDEO] - AzerNews

Candidates Tournament - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 4:18am

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Meet Azerbaijani shepherd who became a star of social media [VIDEO]
AzerNews
Parvin Safarov is a villager, who's continuing the ancient traditions of farming while reaching a new audience through social media. The 27-year-old shepherd from the Gadag village of Azerbaijan's Neftchala region has suddenly become famous thanks to ...

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Journey from the Caspian in Ganja [PHOTO] - AzerNews

Candidates Tournament - Fri, 04/21/2017 - 1:17am

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Journey from the Caspian in Ganja [PHOTO]
AzerNews
The next stop of the journey from the Caspian of Baku2017 4th Islamic Solidarity Games was Ganja. The first event was held in Goygol on occasion of this remarkable day. Goygol is one of the most beautiful lakes in Azerbaijan. The lake is located at the ...

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Carlsen med sin første seier i Baden-Baden - Romsdals Budstikke

Caruana - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:46am

Carlsen med sin første seier i Baden-Baden
Romsdals Budstikke
... bonde og vinner en til, tvitret NRKs sjakkekspert Torstein Bae underveis. Armenske Levon Aronian leder turneringen med 4 poeng. Verdens beste kvinnelige sjakkspiller, kinesiske Hou Yifan, Fabiano Caruana og Magnus Carlsen følger med 3 poeng hver.

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Levon Aronian takes the lead after Grenke Chess Classic Round 4 - PanARMENIAN.Net

Caruana - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:48am

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Levon Aronian takes the lead after Grenke Chess Classic Round 4
PanARMENIAN.Net
On the current rankings list, following Aronian - who has 3.0 points overall - are Fabiano Caruana (U.S.),Germany's Arkadij Naiditsch and Hou Yifan of China with 2.5 points each, while Magnus Carlsen (Norway) and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France lag ...
Levon Aronian solely leads GRENKE Chess ClassicPanorama.am

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Levon Aronian solely leads GRENKE Chess Classic - Panorama.am

Caruana - Thu, 04/20/2017 - 2:16am

Levon Aronian solely leads GRENKE Chess Classic
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As the Chess federation of Armenia reports, Arkadij Naiditsch and Magnus Carlsen played draws respectively with Georg Meier, and Fabiano Caruana. After four rounds, Levon Aronian solely leads the table with 3 points, followed by Caruana, Yifan Hou, ...

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Anand finishes third, Nakamura tops in Zurich - Times of India

Nakamura - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:57pm

Anand finishes third, Nakamura tops in Zurich
Times of India
US Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura continued his good form this year to complete a hat-trick of titles in Zurich, while Russian GM Ian Nepomniachtchi was runnerup. Anand, who finished third in the classical format with 4.5 points out of a possible seven, ...

Nakamura triumphs; Anand third - The Hindu

Nakamura - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 7:33pm

Nakamura triumphs; Anand third
The Hindu
USA's Hikaru Nakamura, with 15 points, emerged the overall winner, claiming 4.5 points in the blitz section. He won the blitz tournament, and was half-a-point ahead of Anand. Russia's Ian Nepomniachtchi took the second place overall with 14 points.

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On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:50pm

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On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator
St. Louis Public Radio
In this championship, those who managed to maintain their composure performed well. The very notable example would be how things turned against 2016 U.S. Champion and world No. 3, Fabiano Caruana, when he did not manage to convert his extra two ...

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On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator - KBIA

Caruana - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 5:42pm

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On Chess: Professional players through the eyes of a grandmaster, coach and spectator
KBIA
In this championship, those who managed to maintain their composure performed well. The very notable example would be how things turned against 2016 U.S. Champion and world No. 3, Fabiano Caruana, when he did not manage to convert his extra two ...

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China Masters: Kashyap enters pre-quarters - The Tribune

Nakamura - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 2:19pm

China Masters: Kashyap enters pre-quarters
The Tribune
Indian shuttler Parupalli Kashyap made an impressive comeback from a three-month injury lay-off as he stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the men's singles event at the China Masters Grand Prix Gold after registering a comfortable straight-games win ...

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Nytt remis for Carlsen - Nettavisen

Caruana - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 12:44pm

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Nytt remis for Carlsen
Nettavisen
26-åringen hadde hvite brikker mot Fabiano Caruana i fjerde runde onsdag, men måtte nøye seg med remis etter trekkgjentakelse. ANNONSE. Carlsen står dermed uten seier etter fire runder i storturneringen. Han åpnet med remis mot Matthias Bluebaum før ...
Carlsen sliter i Tyskland: - Han ser ikke fornøyd utAftenposten
– Magnus vil nok vinne for einkvar prisNRK
Sjakkfenomenet Yifan (23) forbløffer før Carlsen-møte: - Det vil være en ...Dagbladet.no

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Zurich Chess Challenge: Viswanathan Anand finishes third, Hikaru Nakamura emerges winner - Firstpost

Nakamura - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:16am

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Zurich Chess Challenge: Viswanathan Anand finishes third, Hikaru Nakamura emerges winner
Firstpost
American Hikaru Nakamura, with 15 points, emerged the overall winner, claiming 4.5 points in the blitz section. He won the blitz tournament, and was half-a-point ahead of Anand. Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi took the second place (overall) with a tally of ...
Anand finishes third in Korchnoi Zurich Chess ChallengeDaily News & Analysis

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US Champion Wesley So - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Caruana - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 10:28am

US Champion Wesley So
BusinessWorld Online Edition
All I can say is WOW. Team USA won the 2016 World Chess Olympiad in September of last year, crowning itself as the world's strongest chess nation, and now Wesley So wins the USA Chess Championship, meaning he is the champion of the world ...

Viswanathan Anand finishes third in Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge - Hindustan Times

Nakamura - Wed, 04/19/2017 - 9:17am

Hindustan Times

Viswanathan Anand finishes third in Korchnoi Zurich Chess Challenge
Hindustan Times
American Hikaru Nakamura, with 15 points, emerged the overall winner, claiming 4.5 points in the blitz section. He won the Blitz tournament, and was half a point ahead of Anand. Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi took the second place (overall) with a tally of ...

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Midwest is king of world chess as lavish St. Louis club lures top players - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Caruana - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:06am

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Midwest is king of world chess as lavish St. Louis club lures top players
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Sinquefield even helped persuade Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, born in Miami and raised in New York City, to return to the United States from Europe, where he had moved to further his chess career. Caruana, ranked No. 3 in the world, decided to settle ...

Levon Aronian snatches first win in Grenke Chess Classic Round 3 ... - PanARMENIAN.Net

Caruana - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 3:34am

PanARMENIAN.Net

Levon Aronian snatches first win in Grenke Chess Classic Round 3 ...
PanARMENIAN.Net
PanARMENIAN.Net - Levon Aronian of Armenia struck oil and finished off his opponent, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France, in Round 3 of the Grenke Chess ...
Aronian gets first win in Grenke Chess Classic - Sport.mediamax.amMediamax.am

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Aronian gets first win in Grenke Chess Classic - Mediamax.am

Caruana - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 1:12am

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Aronian gets first win in Grenke Chess Classic
Mediamax.am
Levon Aronian got his first win in the 3rd round of Grenke Chess Classic tournament in Germany. He played the white against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Aronian earned 2 points and is now on the 3rd place. Arkadij Naiditsch and Fabiano Caruana also have 2 ...
Levon Aronian snatches first win in Grenke Chess Classic Round 3 ...PanARMENIAN.Net

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Aronian gets first win in Grenke Chess Classic - Mediamax.am

Caruana - Tue, 04/18/2017 - 1:06am

Mediamax.am

Aronian gets first win in Grenke Chess Classic
Mediamax.am
Levon Aronian got his first win in the 3rd round of Grenke Chess Classic tournament in Germany. He played the white against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Aronian earned 2 points and is now on the 3rd place. Arkadij Naiditsch and Fabiano Caruana also have 2 ...

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Hou Yifan Pressures Carlsen, Maintains Lead At Grenke - Chess.com

Caruana - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 6:00pm

Chess.com

Hou Yifan Pressures Carlsen, Maintains Lead At Grenke
Chess.com
Hou Yifan had the better chances but drew with Magnus Carlsen to keep her lead at the Grenke Chess Classic today. Again there were three winners: Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana and Arkadij Naiditsch. Hou Yifan vs Carlsen in round three today. | Photo: ...

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Einladung zum Reinschlagen - FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Caruana - Mon, 04/17/2017 - 3:06pm

FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Einladung zum Reinschlagen
FAZ - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Es geht weiter munter zur Sache beim Grenke Chess Classic. Mindestens 1500 Schachfans waren bei der dritten Runde des Weltklasseturniers in der Karlsruher Schwarzwaldhalle dabei. Dabei sahen sie unter anderem folgende malerische Stellung, in der ...

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