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Grand Chess Tour Paris tournament kicks off - Armenpress.am

Nakamura - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 7:49am

Armenpress.am

Grand Chess Tour Paris tournament kicks off
Armenpress.am
Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri ,Vladimir Kramnik ,Hikaru Nakamura ,Wesley So ,Veselin Topalov , Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Magnus Carlsen , Laurent Fressinet are competing in the tournament. The tournament will be held with rapid and blitz ...

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Grand Chess Tour Paris tournament kicks off - Armenpress.am

Nakamura - Thu, 06/09/2016 - 7:45am

Armenpress.am

Grand Chess Tour Paris tournament kicks off
Armenpress.am
Levon Aronian, Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri ,Vladimir Kramnik ,Hikaru Nakamura ,Wesley So ,Veselin Topalov , Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Magnus Carlsen , Laurent Fressinet are competing in the tournament. The tournament will be held with rapid and blitz ...

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On Chess: Second annual Grand Chess Tour kicks off in Paris, France - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 10:26pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Second annual Grand Chess Tour kicks off in Paris, France
St. Louis Public Radio
Chess fans are in for a special treat today as the second annual Grand Chess Tour begins. This year, the tour will consist of four legs and will have a slightly different format than its predecessor. The first leg of the games will be June 9-12 with ...

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On Chess: Second annual Grand Chess Tour kicks off in Paris, France - St. Louis Public Radio

Nakamura - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 10:26pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Second annual Grand Chess Tour kicks off in Paris, France
St. Louis Public Radio
Chess fans are in for a special treat today as the second annual Grand Chess Tour begins. This year, the tour will consist of four legs and will have a slightly different format than its predecessor. The first leg of the games will be June 9-12 with ...

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After Chinese checkers, Sethuraman sets sights on Mount 2700 - The New Indian Express

Caruana - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 7:23pm

The New Indian Express

After Chinese checkers, Sethuraman sets sights on Mount 2700
The New Indian Express
Training under Vladimir Chuchelov, who is the former coach of world No 2 Fabiano Caruana, should benefit Sethuraman without a doubt. Another pertinent point being he has been doing consistently well in team events for India. He shared his thoughts in ...

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President Milos Zeman to Call on Czech Parliament to Recognize Armenian Genocide - MassisPost

Candidates Tournament - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 1:44pm

MassisPost

President Milos Zeman to Call on Czech Parliament to Recognize Armenian Genocide
MassisPost
YEREVAN — Czech President Milos Zeman said he will urge his country's parliament to recognize the 1915 Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey as he paid an official visit to Armenia on Wednesday. “As a follow-up to my statement, I will appeal to the ...

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Recalling Viktor Korchnoi — He Woulda Coulda Shoulda Been Our Chess Champion - Forward

Caruana - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 9:17am

Forward

Recalling Viktor Korchnoi — He Woulda Coulda Shoulda Been Our Chess Champion
Forward
The Russian Jewish chess grandmaster Viktor Korchnoi, who died on June 6 at age 85, proved that if an opponent brings in a psychic to defeat you, you can destroy the adversary by letting loose gurus. This was the surreal scenario in the 1978 chess ...
Viktor Korchnoi, the Last Knight from LeningradThe Wire

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The Jewish Grandmaster Who Could Have Been World Champion - Forward

Caruana - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 5:51am

Forward

The Jewish Grandmaster Who Could Have Been World Champion
Forward
In 2009, he was the oldest player to win a national championship anywhere, triumphing for his adoptive country of Switzerland. Two years later he bested an up-and-coming 18-year-old American grandmaster, Fabiano Caruana, earning himself the moniker of ...

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2016 Grand Chess Tour Starts in Paris, France and Leuven, Belgium - PR Newswire (press release)

Caruana - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 10:55am

PR Newswire (press release)

2016 Grand Chess Tour Starts in Paris, France and Leuven, Belgium
PR Newswire (press release)
Three Americans are competing in the tournament as well: Fabiano Caruana, 2016 U.S. Chess Champion; Hikaru Nakamura, 2015 U.S. Chess Champion; and Wesley So, 2016 U.S. Chess Championship runner-up. The best French players are also ...

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2016 Grand Chess Tour Starts in Paris, France and Leuven, Belgium - PR Newswire (press release)

Nakamura - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 10:55am

PR Newswire (press release)

2016 Grand Chess Tour Starts in Paris, France and Leuven, Belgium
PR Newswire (press release)
Three Americans are competing in the tournament as well: Fabiano Caruana, 2016 U.S. Chess Champion; Hikaru Nakamura, 2015 U.S. Chess Champion; and Wesley So, 2016 U.S. Chess Championship runner-up. The best French players are also ...

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Judoka Avtar makes Rio Games cut - Hindustan Times

Caruana - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 10:16pm

Judoka Avtar makes Rio Games cut
Hindustan Times
NEW DELHI: Top Indian judoka Avtar Singh has qualified for the Rio Olympic Games in the under 90kg category, the national federation said on Saturday. As per the list released by the International Judo Federation, Avtar has qualified for the Rio ...

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Harikrishna holds Radjabov - The Hindu

Caruana - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 7:33pm

Harikrishna holds Radjabov
The Hindu
Eighth round: Teimour Radjabov (Aze, 3.5) drew with P. Harikrishna (Ind, 4); Fabiano Caruana (USA, 5.5) lost to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Aze, 5). Anish Giri (Ned, 5.5) drew with Yifan Hou (Chn, 2.5)' Safarli Eltaj (3.5) drew with Sergey Karjakin (Rus, 4 ...

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Caruana - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 2:19pm

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The Fabiano Caruana-John Urschel exhibition game at the Liberty Science Center's Genius Gala 5.0 ended with a predictable result — Caruana won. With grandmaster and “hedge-fund trader extraordinaire” Pascal Charbonneau as the celebrity referee, the ...

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Shamkir International Chess Tournament: P Harikrishna holds position in top 15 World rankings - Daily News & Analysis

Caruana - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 2:55am

Daily News & Analysis

Shamkir International Chess Tournament: P Harikrishna holds position in top 15 World rankings
Daily News & Analysis
The biggest news of the day was Fabiano Caruana losing to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov of United States in what what was the game of the day. Caruana lost with white, leaving Anish Giri to Join him as leader and Mamedyarov just in proximity. Caruana on 5.5 ...

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Shamkir International chess: Harikrishna holds Radjabov - Times of India

Caruana - Sat, 06/04/2016 - 2:16am

Times of India

Shamkir International chess: Harikrishna holds Radjabov
Times of India
Results Round 8: Teimour Radjabov (Aze, 3.5) drew with P Harikrishna (Ind, 4); Fabiano Caruana (Usa, 5.5) lost to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (Aze, 5); Anish Giri (Ned, 5.5) drew with Yifan Hou (Chn, 2.5); Safarli Eltaj (3.5) drew with Sergey Karjakin (Rus ...

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ACA–PAC Endorses Stepan Baghdassarian for Los Angeles County Superior Judge - MassisPost

Candidates Tournament - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 7:49pm

ACA–PAC Endorses Stepan Baghdassarian for Los Angeles County Superior Judge
MassisPost
The Armenian Council of America – PAC (ACA–PAC) is pleased to announce the endorsement of Los Angeles attorney Mr. Stepan W. Baghdassarian for the Los Angeles County Superior Judge Office No. 60. For 27 years, Mr. Baghdassarian practiced ...

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Harikrishna drops to fifth - The Hindu

Caruana - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 7:33pm

Harikrishna drops to fifth
The Hindu
Indian GM P. Harikrishna played out a draw with Rauf Mamedov of Azerbaijan and slipped to fifth position in the Shamkir chess tournament here on Thursday. Fabiano Caruana of United States remained in sole lead. after drawing with Anish Giri of Holland, ...

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Fabiano Caruana and Sergey Karjakin will meet in final round at Shamkir - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 2:44pm

The Guardian

Fabiano Caruana and Sergey Karjakin will meet in final round at Shamkir
The Guardian
Ambitious rivals to the world champion, Magnus Carlsen, have fought out the elite tournament in Shamkir, Azerbaijan, which has its final round on Saturday (midday start, live coverage available for free online). At the climax four grandmasters will go ...

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Chess (#1203) - Business Standard

Caruana - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 1:35pm

Business Standard

Chess (#1203)
Business Standard
Meanwhile in Shamkir, Fabiano Caruana has set a scorching pace in the Third Gashimov Memorial. After six rounds, "Fab" leads with 5 points, including a streak of four wins in a row. Anish Giri is just behind at 4.5 while Sergey Karjakin also has a plus ...

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Azerbaijan`s Mammadyarov to face American Fabiano Caruana in 8th round of Vugar Hashimov Memorial - AZERTAC News

Caruana - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 5:55am

AZERTAC News

Azerbaijan`s Mammadyarov to face American Fabiano Caruana in 8th round of Vugar Hashimov Memorial
AZERTAC News
The tournament is played as 9-round Round Robin, featuring ten top players: Fabiano Caruana (USA 2804), Anish Giri (NED 2790), Sergey Karjakin (RUS 2779), Pavel Eljanov (UKR 2765), Harikrishna Pentala (IND 2763), Shahriyar Mammadyarov (AZE ...

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