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Șah: Gari Kasparov face spectacol cu Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So și Hikaru Nakamura - AGERPRES

Nakamura - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 7:38am

AGERPRES

Șah: Gari Kasparov face spectacol cu Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So și Hikaru Nakamura
AGERPRES
Gari Kasparov, fostul campion mondial de șah, va face spectacol cu Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So și Hikaru Nakamura, primii trei șahiști din campionatul Statelor Unite ale Americii, într-un turneul demonstrativ, informează site-ul chessbase.com.

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So comes up short in title quest - Philippine Star

Nakamura - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 1:59am

Philippine Star

So comes up short in title quest
Philippine Star
So actually ended up tied with last year's winner and four-time champion GM Hikaru Nakamura, who halved the point with GM Ray Robson in 30 moves of another Ruy Lopez game, but the former ended with a better tiebreaker, 36.75-36.5, to seal second ...

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Over 60000 Rally for Justice, Commemorate Armenian Genocide - MassisPost

Candidates Tournament - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 9:06pm

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Over 60000 Rally for Justice, Commemorate Armenian Genocide
MassisPost
Over 60,000 people peacefully rallied in front of the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and protest the Turkish Republic's continued and multiplied efforts of denial on April 24, 2016, in ...

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Not losing wasn't enough for local grandmaster to win US championship - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Caruana - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 7:33pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Not losing wasn't enough for local grandmaster to win US championship
Minneapolis Star Tribune
So finished in second place as his final-round draw left him trailing tournament leader and new U.S. Champion Fabiano Caruana. So needed a win in Monday's final round and an assist from the last-place, lowest-rated player. He got neither. He went all ...
Coppell teen wins $10K, finishes sixth in US chess championshipDallas Morning News (blog)

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Not losing wasn't enough for local grandmaster to win US championship - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Nakamura - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 7:33pm

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Not losing wasn't enough for local grandmaster to win US championship
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“Wesley wants to win, unlike some people,” said Ben Finegold, another commentator, taking a backhanded swipe at Hikaru Nakamura, who opted for a boring and safe draw in his game, despite also having a chance of catching Caruana if he had won and ...

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GM SO TUMABLA SA 2ND SPOT - Abante Online

Caruana - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:00am

Abante Online

GM SO TUMABLA SA 2ND SPOT
Abante Online
Nagkasya sa draw si Pinoy super grandmaster Wesley So upang manatili sa second spot ng 2016 U.S. Championships sa Saint Louis, USA. Nagkasundo sina No. 3 seed So (elo 2773) at GM Ray Robson (elo 2663) na itabla ang laban matapos ang 35 ...

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GM SO TUMABLA SA 2ND SPOT - Abante Online

Nakamura - Mon, 04/25/2016 - 11:00am

Abante Online

GM SO TUMABLA SA 2ND SPOT
Abante Online
Nakalikom si 22-year old So ng seven points papasok ng last round, kasalo niya sa second si defending champion GM Hikaru Nakamura (elo 2787) na tinalo si 15-year-old GM Jeffery Xiong (elo 2618). Nauwi rin sa draw ang laban ni top seed GM Fabiano ...

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Minnetonka grandmaster needs unlikely breaks in chess championship's final round - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Caruana - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 9:06pm

Business Insider

Minnetonka grandmaster needs unlikely breaks in chess championship's final round
Minneapolis Star Tribune
That player, 16-year-old Akshat Chandra, needs to hold tournament leader Fabiano Caruana to at least a draw in their final-round game for So and Nakamura to climb into a tie for first place — that is if they can win their respective final games.
One of the biggest comebacks in chess is happening right now in St. LouisBusiness Insider

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Minnetonka grandmaster needs unlikely breaks in chess championship's final round - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Nakamura - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 9:06pm

Business Insider

Minnetonka grandmaster needs unlikely breaks in chess championship's final round
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Now So and the other player in second place, Hikaru Nakamura, have to put their hopes in the hands of a player who's the least likely to help them out. That player, 16-year-old Akshat Chandra, needs to hold tournament leader Fabiano Caruana to at least ...
Chess notesThe Boston Globe
One of the biggest comebacks in chess is happening right now in St. LouisBusiness Insider

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GM So tumagilid sa draw - Abante Online

Caruana - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 11:00am

Abante Online

GM So tumagilid sa draw
Abante Online
Nasolo naman ni top seed GM Fabiano Caruana (elo 2795) ang unahan tangan ang pitong puntos matapos manaig kay GM Aleksandr Lenderman (elo 2618) sa 40 moves ng Queen's Gambit Declined. May dalawang rounds pa at kailangan maipanalo lahat ...

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GM So tumagilid sa draw - Abante Online

Nakamura - Sun, 04/24/2016 - 11:00am

Abante Online

GM So tumagilid sa draw
Abante Online
Magkasalo naman sa third place sina defending champion GM Hikaru Nakamura (elo 2787) at last year's runner-up GM Ray Robson (elo 2663) na may tig anim na pintos. Sa 10th at penultimate round, makakalaban ni 22-year old So si Robson na tinalo siya ...

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Nakamura - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:02pm

Business Insider

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The US Championships (USChessChamps.com) have just finished the fifth round. Two of the favorites, Fabiano Caruana and Wesley So, are tied for first with 4/5. Caruana has a fine win over the defending champ, Hikaru Nakamura, and So already has two ...
One of the biggest comebacks in chess is happening right now in St. LouisBusiness Insider

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Minnetonka player bunched near top for final rounds at US Chess Championship - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Caruana - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 6:58pm

Minnetonka player bunched near top for final rounds at US Chess Championship
Minneapolis Star Tribune
So is now alone in second place, only a half point behind sole leader Fabiano Caruana, who has 7 points. Two other players are a half point behind So. Players get 1 point for a win and half a point for a draw, so with the top four players bunched so ...

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George Clooney: Armenian Genocide Not Only Pain of Armenian People, but of All Humanity - MassisPost

Candidates Tournament - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 12:42pm

MassisPost

George Clooney: Armenian Genocide Not Only Pain of Armenian People, but of All Humanity
MassisPost
YEREVAN — The Armenian Genocide is not just part of the Armenian history, it's not the pain of a particular country or people, it's part of world history, George Clooney said at the Second Global Forum against the crime of Genocide under way in Yerevan.

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George Clooney: Armenian Genocide Not Only Pain of Armenian People, but of All Humanity - MassisPost

Candidates Tournament - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 12:42pm

MassisPost

George Clooney: Armenian Genocide Not Only Pain of Armenian People, but of All Humanity
MassisPost
YEREVAN — The Armenian Genocide is not just part of the Armenian history, it's not the pain of a particular country or people, it's part of world history, George Clooney said at the Second Global Forum against the crime of Genocide under way in Yerevan.

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One of the biggest comebacks in chess is happening right now in St. Louis - Business Insider

Caruana - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:59am

Business Insider

One of the biggest comebacks in chess is happening right now in St. Louis
Business Insider
Three men from the world's top 10 are in the field: US number one and world number three Fabiano Caruana; US number two and world number six Hikaru Nakamura; and US number three and world number 10 Wesley So. Fleshing out the rest of the men's ...

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One of the biggest comebacks in chess is happening right now in St. Louis - Business Insider

Nakamura - Sat, 04/23/2016 - 11:59am

Business Insider

One of the biggest comebacks in chess is happening right now in St. Louis
Business Insider
Three men from the world's top 10 are in the field: US number one and world number three Fabiano Caruana; US number two and world number six Hikaru Nakamura; and US number three and world number 10 Wesley So. Fleshing out the rest of the men's ...

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Chess (#1197) - Business Standard

Caruana - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 1:39pm

Business Standard

Chess (#1197)
Business Standard
However, Norway is more even with only Nils Grandelius (2637) rated lower than 2700 in a field led by the world champion, Magnus Carlsen. The US championships features three top 10 players in Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So, but the ...

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Chess (#1197) - Business Standard

Nakamura - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 1:39pm

Business Standard

Chess (#1197)
Business Standard
However, Norway is more even with only Nils Grandelius (2637) rated lower than 2700 in a field led by the world champion, Magnus Carlsen. The US championships features three top 10 players in Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So, but the ...

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American chess preparing for serious battle with Russia, China and India - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 04/22/2016 - 1:12pm

The Guardian

American chess preparing for serious battle with Russia, China and India
The Guardian
Fabiano Caruana's win over the holder, Hikaru Nakamura, shot the 23-year-old up to No2 in the daily world rankings. The former Filipino Wesley So, aged 22, is level with Caruana on 5.5/7 after three classy victories while the 21-year-old Ray Robson is ...

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