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Pestaño: Accolades for Victor Korchnoi in memoriam - Sun.Star

Caruana - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 9:39am

Pestaño: Accolades for Victor Korchnoi in memoriam
Sun.Star
In January 2007, at 75, he was ranked No. 85 in the world — by far the oldest person to be ranked in the top 100 and taught a lesson to the rising star Fabiano Caruana at age 79. He was a winner of more than 220 tournaments, matches and team events.

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Pestaño: Accolades for Victor Korchnoi in memoriam - Sun.Star

Nakamura - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 9:39am

Pestaño: Accolades for Victor Korchnoi in memoriam
Sun.Star
He had a combined score of 19.5 points behind champion Hikaru Nakamura of US (25.5), runner-up Magnus Carlen of Norway (24.5) and third placer Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France (22). Nakamura bagged the $37,500 top purse; Carlsen got $30,000, ...

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On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 8:45am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop
St. Louis Public Radio
Current U.S. Champion Fabiano Caruana had a disastrous start by losing all his games in day two of the rapid format, but recovered quite nicely in the blitz portion by scoring several points and even beating the current world champion. The local ...
Grand Ambitions for ChessHuffington Post
Pestaño: Accolades for Victor Korchnoi in memoriamSun.Star

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On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop - St. Louis Public Radio

Nakamura - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 8:45am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop
St. Louis Public Radio
After four days of hard-fought games, heartbreaks, brilliances, and – in some cases – illegal moves, America's Hikaru Nakamura emerged victorious with two rounds to spare. The entire event was a close race between the American and World Champion ...
Grand Ambitions for ChessHuffington Post
Pestaño: Accolades for Victor Korchnoi in memoriamSun.Star

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Grand Ambitions for Chess - Huffington Post

Caruana - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 5:06am

Grand Ambitions for Chess
Huffington Post
Carlsen won the series, earning $215,000, while Anish Giri of the Netherlands was second with $155,000. The Grand Tour has returned this year and the participants include many of the world's top players: Nakamura, So and Fabiano Caruana (ranked No.

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Grand Ambitions for Chess - Huffington Post

Nakamura - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 5:06am

Grand Ambitions for Chess
Huffington Post
In 2014, the Millionaire Chess Open debuted in Las Vegas, offering $1 million in total prizes. So won the inaugural event, walking away with $100,000. Hikaru Nakamura of the United States, currently ranked No. 6 in the world, won the tournament in 2015.

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On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop - St. Louis Public Radio

Nakamura - Thu, 06/16/2016 - 2:00am
On Chess: Grand Chess Tour approaches second stop  St. Louis Public Radio

The Grand Chess Tour was introduced to the chess scene in 2015 to give the world's very best players a new series of tournaments to compete in and also to.

Golden Apricot 13th IFF to Be Dedicated to 25th Anniversary of Armenia's Statehood - MassisPost

Candidates Tournament - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 3:04pm

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Golden Apricot 13th IFF to Be Dedicated to 25th Anniversary of Armenia's Statehood
MassisPost
gaiff-2 YEREVAN (Armradio) — The Golden Apricot 13th International Film Festival will be held in Yerevan July 10-17. This year's event will be dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Armenia's independence. More than 900 applications for participation ...

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Gagosian Art Gallery, Qatar Royal Family Settle Dispute Over Picasso Sculpture - MassisPost

Candidates Tournament - Wed, 06/15/2016 - 1:38pm

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Gagosian Art Gallery, Qatar Royal Family Settle Dispute Over Picasso Sculpture
MassisPost
NEW YORK (Armradio) — The collector Leon Black is the legal victor in a dispute over the ownership of a famed Picasso sculpture and will take possession of it, the New York Times reports. On Wednesday, the parties who had been fighting over the ...

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Next Armenian-Azeri Summit 'Planned For June 20' - MassisPost

Candidates Tournament - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 3:27pm

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Next Armenian-Azeri Summit 'Planned For June 20'
MassisPost
MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will host on Monday a fresh meeting of his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts aimed at kick-starting the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process, the Kremlin announced on Tuesday. “Trilateral ...

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Israel Charny: German Recognition of Armenian Genocide is Strong Moral Signal to Israel and United States - MassisPost

Candidates Tournament - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 2:41pm

MassisPost

Israel Charny: German Recognition of Armenian Genocide is Strong Moral Signal to Israel and United States
MassisPost
YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — “The German Parliament's recognition of the Armenian Genocide is a wonderful and memorable step forward, in its own right and as a communiqué to other democratic countries – such as my two countries, Israel and the United ...

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[Interview] Hikaru Nakamura : Tiens, voilà du Bouddha ! - Journal du Japon

Nakamura - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 8:42am

Journal du Japon

[Interview] Hikaru Nakamura : Tiens, voilà du Bouddha !
Journal du Japon
Hikaru NAKAMURA était l'invitée de l'éditeur Kurokawa à l'occasion du Salon du Livre de Paris 2013. Venue présenter son manga phare Les Vacances de Jésus et Bouddha, elle a donné une série de questions/réponses avec le public lors d'une conférence ...

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Caruana - Mon, 06/13/2016 - 10:45am

Vugar Gashimov Memorial
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2748, Fabiano Caruana USA 2804, 6.0/9 3. Anish Giri NED 2790, 5.5/9 4. Sergey Karjakin RUS 2779, 5.0/9 5. Rauf Mamedov AZE 2655, 4.5/9 6-8. Penteala Harikrishna IND 2763, Teimour Radjabov AZE 2726, Eltaj Safarli AZE ...

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Vugar Gashimov Memorial - BusinessWorld Online Edition

Nakamura - Mon, 06/13/2016 - 10:45am

Vugar Gashimov Memorial
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Caruana started off with 4.5/5 and for a while it seemed that he would be duplicating his seven straight wins (against the likes Magnus Carlsen, twice against Veselin Topalov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian and Hikaru Nakamura) of 2014 ...

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Wesley finishes fourth in 2016 Paris Grand Chess Tour - The Manila Times

Caruana - Mon, 06/13/2016 - 7:57am

Wesley finishes fourth in 2016 Paris Grand Chess Tour
The Manila Times
GM Levon Aronian wound up fifth with 19 points followed by GM Anish Giri of the Netherlands (18), GM Vladimir Kramnik of Russia (15.5), GM Fabiano Caruana of US (14), GM Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria (12) and GM Laurent Fressinet of France (10).

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Wesley finishes fourth in 2016 Paris Grand Chess Tour - The Manila Times

Nakamura - Mon, 06/13/2016 - 7:57am

Wesley finishes fourth in 2016 Paris Grand Chess Tour
The Manila Times
So collected a combined score of 19.5 points behind tournament champion GM Hikaru Nakamura of US (25.5), runner-up GM Magnus Carlen of Norway (24.5) and third placer GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France (22). GM Levon Aronian wound up fifth ...

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So joint third in rapid event of Grand Chess Tour; blitz next - Philippine Star

Caruana - Sun, 06/12/2016 - 5:11pm

So joint third in rapid event of Grand Chess Tour; blitz next
Philippine Star
Also competing were three Americans – Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So – ranked third, sixth and 10th, respectively, in the world, and familiar names like Levon Aronian (Armenia) and Anish Giri (the Netherlands) and local bets Maxime ...
Check Mate! Paris Grand Tour streaming at the Chess Clubfox2now.com

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So joint third in rapid event of Grand Chess Tour; blitz next - Philippine Star

Nakamura - Sun, 06/12/2016 - 5:11pm

So joint third in rapid event of Grand Chess Tour; blitz next
Philippine Star
Also competing were three Americans – Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So – ranked third, sixth and 10th, respectively, in the world, and familiar names like Levon Aronian (Armenia) and Anish Giri (the Netherlands) and local bets Maxime ...

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Check Mate! Paris Grand Tour streaming at the Chess Club - fox2now.com

Caruana - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 4:05pm

Check Mate! Paris Grand Tour streaming at the Chess Club
fox2now.com
He tells us about the different game rounds, how difficult it was to prepare, and St. Louis competitor and current U.S. champion, Fabiano Caruana. The competition is a Four-stop world circuit, heading to Belgium, then comes here to St. Louis (Aug 4-16, ...

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Chess (#1204) - Business Standard

Caruana - Fri, 06/10/2016 - 1:34pm

Business Standard

Chess (#1204)
Business Standard
The Third Gashimov Memorial saw local hero Shakhriyar Mamedyarov storming to first. "Shakh" won a 4-game tiebreak 2.5-1.5 against Fabiano Caruana to clinch it . Caruana had led throughout and could have sealed first place if he had not taken a draw in ...

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