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Magnus Carlsen berget mirakuløst remis - Aftenposten

Nakamura - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 4:48pm

Aftenposten

Magnus Carlsen berget mirakuløst remis
Aftenposten
Magnus Carlsen unngikk mirakuløst tap mot Hikaru Nakamura i London fredag. FOTO: Torstein Bøe / NTB scanpix. Hikaru Nakamura hadde et overtak som burde garantert seier, men den norske verdensmesteren nektet å gi seg og berget remis i London. Carlsen ...
Erkerivalen dummet seg ut mot Carlsen: – Et mirakelVG

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Fabiano Caruana climbs rankings after draw epidemic at London Classic - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:29am

The Guardian

Fabiano Caruana climbs rankings after draw epidemic at London Classic
The Guardian
... the Olympia Conference Centre has produced an epidemic of draws, with only two decisive games out of 25 in the first five rounds. Yet it also featured a significant swing at the top of world chess. The US No1, Fabiano Caruana, won in rounds four ...
London chess classic: Caruana one point aheadThe Hindu

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AlphaZero: Reactions From Top GMs, Stockfish Author - Chess.com - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:27am

Chess.com

AlphaZero: Reactions From Top GMs, Stockfish Author - Chess.com
Chess.com
The news about AlphaZero beating Stockfish 64-36 without a single loss after just four hours of self training has shocked the chess world. Chess.com has early reactions from the London Chess Classic participants...
Google AI teaches itself 'superhuman' chess skills in four hoursSecurity Boulevard

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AlphaZero: Reactions From Top GMs, Stockfish Author - Chess.com

Caruana - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 11:27am

Chess.com

AlphaZero: Reactions From Top GMs, Stockfish Author
Chess.com
... of the London Chess Classic were in the middle of their preparation. Some of them heard about it, and even quickly looked at a few games from the AlphaZero-Stockfish match. Others only heard about it after finishing their games. At the end of the ...

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London chess classic: Caruana one point ahead - The Hindu

Nakamura - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:58am

London chess classic: Caruana one point ahead
The Hindu
... and five-time World champion Viswanathan Anand, both of whom are on two points. He had beaten the five-time World champion from Chennai in the fifth round, in 39 moves of Ruy Lopez Berlin. Black had to pay the price for blundering with his bishop ...

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So dapat itumba ang Armenian GM - Abante Online

Nakamura - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 10:01am

So dapat itumba ang Armenian GM
Abante Online
Kailangan ni former Philippine chess team member Grandmaster Wesley So na manalo kay Armenian GM Levon Aronian upang sumampa sa tuktok o masolo ang second spot ng 9th London Chess Classic 2017. Makakaharap ni 24-year-old So si Aronian sa round six ...

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Google AI teaches itself 'superhuman' chess skills in four hours - Security Boulevard

Nakamura - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 8:09am

Google AI teaches itself 'superhuman' chess skills in four hours
Security Boulevard
They're debating the processing power of the two adversarial systems, while American GM Hikaru Nakamura reportedly called the match “dishonest”, pointing out that Stockfish's methodology requires it to have an openings book for optimal performance ...

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Google AI teaches itself 'superhuman' chess skills in four hours - Naked Security

Nakamura - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 5:39am

Naked Security

Google AI teaches itself 'superhuman' chess skills in four hours
Naked Security
They're debating the processing power of the two adversarial systems, while American GM Hikaru Nakamura reportedly called the match “dishonest”, pointing out that Stockfish's methodology requires it to have an openings book for optimal performance ...

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Wesley So claims 5th draw, stays at joint second in London Chess Classic - Rappler

Caruana - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 5:09am

Rappler

Wesley So claims 5th draw, stays at joint second in London Chess Classic
Rappler
YOUR MOVE. Filipino-born US chess player Wesley So tangles with reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen in the 5th round of the ongoing London Chess Classic. Photo by Lennart Ootes on the London Chess Classic FB site. MANILA, Philippines – Wesley ...

Wesley So claims 5th draw, stays at joint second in London Chess Classic - Rappler

Nakamura - Fri, 12/08/2017 - 5:09am

Rappler

Wesley So claims 5th draw, stays at joint second in London Chess Classic
Rappler
... of the London Chess Classics Wednesday, December 6. Fabiano Caruana of the United States was leading the tournament with 3.5 points after beating former world champion Indian Vishwanathan Anand in 39 moves of a Ruy Lopez, a report by the Associated ...

Aronian Ranked Second in World - The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Nakamura - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 1:26pm

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Aronian Ranked Second in World
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator
PARIS (Public Radio of Armenia) — Armenia's leading grandmaster Levon Aronian has retained his second place ranking in the International Chess Federation (FIDE) December raking of the world's top 100 players. Reigning champion Magnus Carlsen (Norway ...
Anand holds CarlsenThe Hindu
London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand falters at crunch moments against Fabiano Caruana; Magnus ...Firstpost

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Caruana draws first blood - The Hindu

Nakamura - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:44am

Firstpost

Caruana draws first blood
The Hindu
Black did well to convert his one-pawn advantage to victory in a rook-and-minor-piece ending. Viswanathan Anand and World No. 2 Levon Aronian of Armenia decided to sign the peace treaty after 31 moves in a Spanish Game. The results (fourth round ...
Lucky So escapes with draw vs Carlsen in London Chess ClassicsPhilippine Star
So shares No.2 in Grand Chess TourThe Manila Times
London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand falters at crunch moments against Fabiano Caruana; Magnus ...Firstpost

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London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand falters at crunch moments against Fabiano Caruana; Magnus ... - Firstpost

Nakamura - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:39am

Firstpost

London Chess Classic 2017: Viswanathan Anand falters at crunch moments against Fabiano Caruana; Magnus ...
Firstpost
Hikaru Nakamura put his faith in the Dragon variation of the Sicilian Defence once again in Round 5 against Michael Adams. Adams responded with the Yugoslav Attack, the most exciting variation, but chose not to go for the most testing sub-variation in ...

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So shares No.2 in Grand Chess Tour - The Manila Times

Nakamura - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 6:38am

Firstpost

So shares No.2 in Grand Chess Tour
The Manila Times
Defending champion Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So scored 2.5 points after five rounds to share the second spot with six other players in the prestigious 2017 Grand Chess Tour – London Classic being held at the Olympia Conference Center in London, England ...
London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand holds Levon Aronian ...Firstpost

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Lucky So escapes with draw vs Carlsen in London Chess Classics - Philippine Star

Caruana - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:36pm

Philippine Star

Lucky So escapes with draw vs Carlsen in London Chess Classics
Philippine Star
So took advantage of a Carlsen blunder late to escape with a 68-move draw and stay in a big, seven-man group at second spot behind leader Fabiano Caruana of the United States after five rounds of the London Chess Classics Wednesday night. The top ...

Lucky So escapes with draw vs Carlsen in London Chess Classics - Philippine Star

Nakamura - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 10:36pm

Philippine Star

Lucky So escapes with draw vs Carlsen in London Chess Classics
Philippine Star
It was a fifth straight draw for So, who also halved the point with French Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi, US teammate Hikaru Nakamura and Englishman Michael Adams. The match could be a sneak preview to next year's World title ...

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand holds Levon Aronian; Fabiano Caruana registers first win - Firstpost

Nakamura - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 7:39pm

Firstpost

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand holds Levon Aronian; Fabiano Caruana registers first win
Firstpost
Of course, it's not that the players weren't giving it a fair try; they were seen experimenting with their openings, going off the well-trodden or jaded paths, taking calculated risks, trying to pull out a little something extra to outfox their ...

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London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand holds Levon Aronian; Fabiano Caruana registers first win - Firstpost

Caruana - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 7:39pm

Firstpost

London Chess Classic: Viswanathan Anand holds Levon Aronian; Fabiano Caruana registers first win
Firstpost
The star-studded line-up of players at the London Chess Classic had taken off in a rather sluggish manner. Three rounds past, 15 games into the fray, there wasn't a single decisive game. All players drew, all players led. Of course, it's not that the ...
So still finding form in London Chess Classic | Sports, News, The ...Philippine Star
London Chess Classic finally sees efficient scoreMediamax.am

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London Chess Classic: Caruana draws first blood - Sportstarlive

Nakamura - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:34pm

London Chess Classic: Caruana draws first blood
Sportstarlive
Black did well to convert his one-pawn advantage to victory in a rook-and-minor-piece ending. Viswanathan Anand and World No. 2 Levon Aronian of Armenia decided to peace sign after 31 moves in a Spanish Game. The results (fourth round): Viswanathan ...

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London Chess Classic: Caruana draws first blood - Sportstarlive

Caruana - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 12:34pm

Philippine Star

London Chess Classic: Caruana draws first blood
Sportstarlive
Black did well to convert his one-pawn advantage to victory in a rook-and-minor-piece ending. Viswanathan Anand and World No. 2 Levon Aronian of Armenia decided to peace sign after 31 moves in a Spanish Game. The results (fourth round): Viswanathan ...
So still finding form in London Chess Classic | Sports, News, The ...Philippine Star
Armenia's Aronian braces for London Chess Classic R5 after 4 drawsPanARMENIAN.Net
London Chess Classic finally sees efficient scoreMediamax.am

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