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Paris GCT, Day 2: So takes the lead - chess24

Nakamura - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 7:52pm

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Paris GCT, Day 2: So takes the lead
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Wesley So leads the rapid section at the Paris Grand Chess Tour after scoring two wins and a draw on Thursday. Levon Aronian and Sergey Karjakin share the second place two points behind. Only a week ago, in Leuven, a very similar script was being ...
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Paris Grand Chess Tour Day 2: So Takes The Lead - Chess.com

Caruana - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:53pm

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Paris Grand Chess Tour Day 2: So Takes The Lead
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"We're witnessing a complete meltdown of Fabi in these rapid and blitz events," said Yasser Seirawan after Fabiano Caruana's loss to Hikaru Nakamura. And indeed, it was painful to see the world championship contender lose a very equal and very drawish ...
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Paris Grand Chess Tour Day 2: So Takes The Lead - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 5:53pm

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Paris Grand Chess Tour Day 2: So Takes The Lead
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"We're witnessing a complete meltdown of Fabi in these rapid and blitz events," said Yasser Seirawan after Fabianoi Caruana's loss to Hikaru Nakamura. And indeed, it was painful to see the world championship contender lose a very equal, and very ...

Chess: Wesley So among the early leaders in elite Paris tournament - ABS-CBN News

Caruana - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:58pm

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Chess: Wesley So among the early leaders in elite Paris tournament
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The Cavite-born So bested fellow US team player Fabiano Caruana in the first round, then beat Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France in the third behind a brilliant queen sacrifice to negate his second-round loss to Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Using the novel ...

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Meet Jesus and Buddha in Saint Young Men Key Visual and VR Video - MANGA.TOKYO

Nakamura - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 2:20am

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Meet Jesus and Buddha in Saint Young Men Key Visual and VR Video
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The live action adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura's Saint Young Men (Sei Onii-san) has released its key visual and a 360-degree video. Yamada Takayuki is the executive producer of this series, Yuichi Fukuda is directing and writing the script for the TV ...

Aronian leads in 2018 Paris GCT rapid - Mediamax.am

Nakamura - Thu, 06/21/2018 - 1:02am

Aronian leads in 2018 Paris GCT rapid
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He beat Alexander Grischuk (Russia) first, then drew with Hikaru Nakamura (USA) and Viswanathan Anand (India). The Armenian grandmaster earned 4 points, the same amount as Wesley So (USA) and Anand. The overall estimate puts Aronian on top.

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Bid process for 2020 World Chess Candidates tournament launched - Insidethegames.biz (blog)

Candidates Tournament - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 9:33pm

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Bid process for 2020 World Chess Candidates tournament launched
Insidethegames.biz (blog)
March 2018: American Caruana to play for world chess title after sealing victory at FIDE Candidates Tournament; March 2018: Caruana returns to summit of FIDE Candidates Tournament table going into final round; March 2018: Karjakin beats Caruana and ...

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Bid process for 2020 World Chess Candidates tournament launched - Insidethegames.biz

Candidates Tournament - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 9:33pm

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Bid process for 2020 World Chess Candidates tournament launched
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March 2018: American Caruana to play for world chess title after sealing victory at FIDE Candidates Tournament; March 2018: Caruana returns to summit of FIDE Candidates Tournament table going into final round; March 2018: Karjakin beats Caruana and ...

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Paris GCT, Day 1: Caruana's woes continue - chess24

Caruana - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 9:09pm

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Paris GCT, Day 1: Caruana's woes continue
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Fabiano Caruana seems to be destined to face the favorite in the first round of every major closed tournament. Since Magnus is not playing, Fabi was paired in the opening round against man-of-the-hour Wesley So. His compatriot had also been his first ...
Anand, So, Aronian Lead Paris Grand Chess Tour Day 1Chess.com

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Live-Action Saint Young Men Show Reveals Visual, VR Video - Anime News Network

Nakamura - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 9:33am

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Live-Action Saint Young Men Show Reveals Visual, VR Video
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The official website for the live-action adaptation of Hikaru Nakamura 's Saint Young Men (Saint Onii-san) manga revealed a visual and VR video on Wednesday. The visual and video preview Ken'ichi Matsuyama as Jesus and Shōta Sometani as Buddha.

Eltaj Safarli to compete at Sunway Sitges Chess Festival 2018 - AzerNews

Nakamura - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 8:43am

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Eltaj Safarli to compete at Sunway Sitges Chess Festival 2018
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His 7.5/11 result in the European Individual Championships (2013) qualified him to play in the World Cup (2013), where he defeated Egyptian #1, GM Bassem Amin in the first round, moving to round 2 where he lost to Hikaru Nakamura. He was second ...

Three in a row for Shankland - BusinessWorld Online (press release)

Caruana - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 6:49am

Three in a row for Shankland
BusinessWorld Online (press release)
This was his third consecutive tournament victory after winning the USA Championship (ahead of the triumvirate of Fabiano Caruana, Wesley so and Hikaru Nakamura, all world top-10 players) and the Capablanca Memorial. He is now ranked no. 27 in the ...

Three in a row for Shankland - BusinessWorld Online (press release)

Nakamura - Wed, 06/20/2018 - 6:49am

Three in a row for Shankland
BusinessWorld Online (press release)
This was his third consecutive tournament victory after winning the USA Championship (ahead of the triumvirate of Fabiano Caruana, Wesley so and Hikaru Nakamura, all world top-10 players) and the Capablanca Memorial. He is now ranked no. 27 in the ...

Nakamura 'Adopts' Komodo On Father's Day: 20.5-2.5 - Chess.com

Nakamura - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 6:16am

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Nakamura 'Adopts' Komodo On Father's Day: 20.5-2.5
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On Sunday, Hikaru Nakamura played all 20 levels of Komodo available on Chess.com followed by three odds-chess games, and scored 20.5-2.5 in total. It was the first man-machine match since Chess.com acquired Komodo, and made full use of its latest ...

How To Watch The Speed Chess Knockout Qualifier - Chess.com

Nakamura - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 1:27am

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How To Watch The Speed Chess Knockout Qualifier
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... Championship bracket of 16 will be determined by Chess.com blitz rating after the open qualifier on July 10, so the winner of the knockout qualifier need not worry about getting a "matchup of death" against someone like Hikaru Nakamura in the first ...

So rules 'Your Next Move' tilt in Belgium - manilastandard.net

Nakamura - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 7:57am

So rules 'Your Next Move' tilt in Belgium
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So had a good chance to win in his Queen's Gambit Declined Game with Hikaru Nakamura after he made a check with pawn at h5. But after Nakamura promoted a passed pawn at the d-file, So gave up in 85 moves. Misfortune first struck Vachier-Lagrave ...

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Wesley So in Stavanger - BusinessWorld Online (press release)

Caruana - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 5:43am

Wesley So in Stavanger
BusinessWorld Online (press release)
Final Standings. 1. Fabiano Caruana USA 2822, 5.0/8. 2-4. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2843, Hikaru Nakamura USA 2769, Viswanathan Anand 2760, 4.5/8. 5-6. Wesley So USA 2778, Levon Aronian ARM 2764, 4.0/8. 7. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2808, 3.5/8.

Wesley So in Stavanger - BusinessWorld Online (press release)

Nakamura - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 5:43am

Wesley So in Stavanger
BusinessWorld Online (press release)
Magnus Carlsen NOR 2843, Hikaru Nakamura USA 2769, Viswanathan Anand 2760, 4.5/8. 5-6. Wesley So USA 2778, Levon Aronian ARM 2764, 4.0/8. 7. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2808, 3.5/8. 8-9. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2789, Sergey Karjakin ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Caruana - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:10pm

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Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The field includes the Wesley So, Hikaru Nakamura, and Fabiano Caruana, along with Levon Aronian, Alexander Grischuk, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, and the wild card Anish Giri. There are nine ...
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand climbs up two spots to fifth; Wesley So keeps up his leadFirstpost
Leuven GCT, Day 5: Wesley wins final day thrillerchess24
Wesley So dominates Belgium tourneyPanay News (press release)

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Nakamura - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 11:10pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The field includes the Wesley So, Hikaru Nakamura, and Fabiano Caruana, along with Levon Aronian, Alexander Grischuk, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Sergey Karjakin, Viswanathan Anand, and the wild card Anish Giri. There are nine ...
Wesley So Wins Your Next Move Grand Chess TourChess.com
Leuven GCT, Day 5: Wesley wins final day thrillerchess24
Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand climbs up two spots to fifth; Wesley So keeps up his leadFirstpost

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