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Three winners in Sinquefield Cup - BusinessWorld Online

Caruana - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 6:18am

Three winners in Sinquefield Cup
BusinessWorld Online
Levon Aronian ARM 2767, Magnus Carlsen NOR 2842, Fabiano Caruana USA 2822, 5.5/9. 4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2801, 5.0/9. 5-7. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2779, Viswanathan Anand IND 2768, Alexander Grischuk RUS 2766, 4.5/9. 8. Wesley ...

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Three winners in Sinquefield Cup - BusinessWorld Online

Nakamura - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 6:18am

Three winners in Sinquefield Cup
BusinessWorld Online
4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2801, 5.0/9. 5-7. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2779, Viswanathan Anand IND 2768, Alexander Grischuk RUS 2766, 4.5/9. 8. Wesley So USA 2780, 4.0/9. 9-10. Hikaru Nakamura USA 2777, Sergey Karjakin RUS 2773, 3.0/9.

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Caruana - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 9:08pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The highlight of the second half was the much anticipated sixth-round confrontation between world champion Magnus Carlsen and his official challenger, Fabiano Caruana. It was strange game as Carlsen got a much better position pretty easily against ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Nakamura - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 9:08pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
Carlsen ground down Hikaru Nakamura (tied for last with Karjakin) in an endgame that a world class player should not lose. Mamedyarov drew Vishy Anand (nine draws!), and Caruana with black drew an uninspired Wesley So. This resulted in a three-way-tie ...

September FIDE Ratings: Carlsen 12 Points Ahead Of Caruana - Chess.com

Caruana - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 7:07am

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September FIDE Ratings: Carlsen 12 Points Ahead Of Caruana
Chess.com
During the Sinquefield Cup it was a close call, but Magnus Carlsen starts the month of September with a 12-point lead over Fabiano Caruana in the new FIDE rating list. The world champion also tops the lists for rapid and blitz. Winning as Black was too ...

September FIDE Ratings: Carlsen 12 Points Ahead Of Caruana - Chess.com

Nakamura - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 7:07am

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September FIDE Ratings: Carlsen 12 Points Ahead Of Caruana
Chess.com
24 points below Ding we see a trio of players, all with a 2780 rating: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian and Anish Giri. Former top 10 regulars Hikaru Nakamura and Sergey Karjakin didn't have a great summer and are now in places 14 and 15, behind ...

On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 1:37pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup
St. Louis Public Radio
World Champion Magnus Carlsen, his challenger Fabiano Caruana and the Armenian superstar Levon Aronian disliked the rule of eliminating one player by drawing lots and came to the unanimous decision, approved by the chief arbiter, to share the title.

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On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 1:37pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup
St. Louis Public Radio
World Champion Magnus Carlsen, his challenger Fabiano Caruana, and the Armenian superstar Levon Aronian disliked the rule of eliminating one player by drawing lots and came to the unanimous decision, approved by the chief arbiter, to share the title.

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On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup - St. Louis Public Radio

Nakamura - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 1:37pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup
St. Louis Public Radio
Levon Aronian was brilliant in his last game, taking an intuitive risk with a rook sacrifice. The World Champion, on the other hand, won in a true Carlsen-esque fashion, a six-and-a-half hour grind over Hikaru Nakamura. It was after the long game when ...

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Chess: Carlsen, Caruana and Aronian refuse Sinquefield Cup play-off - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 9:21am

The Guardian

Chess: Carlsen, Caruana and Aronian refuse Sinquefield Cup play-off
The Guardian
The world champion, Magnus Carlsen, his challenger, Fabiano Caruana, and the world No 6, Levon Aronian, were declared joint winners following a dispute over the tiebreak rules. The regulations stated that the top two from this trio, who all scored 5.5 ...

Attacking f7: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 7:39pm

Chess.com

Attacking f7: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Chess.com
What's the weakest spot on the chessboard? Surely it must be the f7 square. Only protected by the black king, the poor pawn on f7 has been a classic victim of tricks and attacks. It's fair to say chess players have been obsessed with f7 since the dawn ...

Caruana Talks: Sinquefield Ending, GCT Finals, World Championship - Chess.com

Caruana - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 6:08pm

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Caruana Talks: Sinquefield Ending, GCT Finals, World Championship
Chess.com
Fabiano Caruana languished. Then he led. Then he was chased. Then he was caught. Then he was tied. Then he was tied, again. Then he negotiated. Then he won. And that was just August. He still has an Olympiad title defense next month, then a world ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - Markets Insider

Caruana - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:15am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
Markets Insider
Hikaru Nakamura Claims Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Title; Three-Way Tie Between World Champ Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana for Sinquefield Cup. SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most elite chess ...

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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - Markets Insider

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:15am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
Markets Insider
American Hikaru Nakamura was crowned the winner of the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz, while the Sinquefield Cup concluded in a three-way tie for first between World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian and American ...

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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire UK (press release)

Caruana - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:11am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
PR Newswire UK (press release)
Hikaru Nakamura Claims Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Title; Three-Way Tie Between World Champ Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana for Sinquefield Cup. SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most elite chess ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire UK (press release)

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:11am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
PR Newswire UK (press release)
Hikaru Nakamura Claims Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Title; Three-Way Tie Between World Champ Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana for Sinquefield Cup. SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most elite chess ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - Markets Insider

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:01am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
Markets Insider
American Hikaru Nakamura was crowned the winner of the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz, while the Sinquefield Cup concluded in a three-way tie for first between World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian and American ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire (press release)

Caruana - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 9:52am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
PR Newswire (press release)
American Fabiano Caruana led during most of the rapid portion of the event, but blitz gave rise to fellow Olympiad teammate Hikaru Nakamura and Azerbaijani GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. In the penultimate round, Nakamura was able to beat Mamedyarov to ...

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire (press release)

Nakamura - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 9:52am

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
PR Newswire (press release)
American Hikaru Nakamura was crowned the winner of the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz, while the Sinquefield Cup concluded in a three-way tie for first between World Champion Magnus Carlsen, Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian and American ...

Chess Corner: Dislodging the defender - Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Caruana - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 11:38pm

Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Chess Corner: Dislodging the defender
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
This year there was a three way tie for first place: American Fabiano Caruana; Norwegian Magnus Carlsen; and, Armenian Levon Aronian. Aronan defeated the Russian Alexander Grischuk in the final round to tie with the world's top two rated players, ...

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