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Searching for the Next Bobby Fischer, the US Finds Fabi - WRAL.com

Caruana - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 6:48pm

Searching for the Next Bobby Fischer, the US Finds Fabi
WRAL.com
By Pia Peterson, New York Times. NEW YORK — The last American to win the world chess championship was a Brooklyn-bred grandmaster who stunned the world champion and took his title. The next one may be, too. Beginning this week, Fabiano Caruana ...

Searching for the Next Bobby Fischer, the US Finds Fabi - New York Times

Caruana - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 4:48pm

Searching for the Next Bobby Fischer, the US Finds Fabi
New York Times
Fabiano Caruana, 26, has dedicated much of his young life to chess. This month's world championships could be the moment all those games pay off. Fabiano Caruana, an Italian-American chess grandmaster, stands for a portrait outside the World Chess ...

Ajedrez: Fabiano Caruana, un aspirante a campeón mundial - canchallena.com

Caruana - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 2:18pm

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Ajedrez: Fabiano Caruana, un aspirante a campeón mundial
canchallena.com
Fabiano Caruana, el ajedrecista estadounidense con ascendencia italiana. Comentar (0). Me gusta. Me gusta. Compartir. E-mail. Twitter. Facebook. WhatsApp. Obtener link. Guardar. 3 de noviembre de 2018 • 16:16. No siempre ocurre, como en esta ocasión ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Nakamura - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 1:26pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
American Hikaru Nakamura had a slow start with early draws, and just when he seemed to hit his stride he lost to Naiditsch in the eighth round and ended up in the 6.5/9 group. Wesley So decided to take it easy with six straight draws to end the event ...

Magnus Carlsen interview: the world chess champion prepares to take on Fabiano Caruana - The Times

Caruana - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 7:01pm

The Times

Magnus Carlsen interview: the world chess champion prepares to take on Fabiano Caruana
The Times
We're in a studio in east London on a Friday evening. Magnus Carlsen would probably rather be elsewhere, but he plays along. The question I have for him is whether he ever feels sorry for his opponents. He pretends to misunderstand it. We had been ...

Magnus Carlsen interview: the world chess champion prepares to take on Fabiano Caruana - The Times

Caruana - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 7:01pm

Magnus Carlsen interview: the world chess champion prepares to take on Fabiano Caruana
The Times
We're in a studio in east London on a Friday evening. Magnus Carlsen would probably rather be elsewhere, but he plays along. The question I have for him is whether he ever feels sorry for his opponents. He pretends to misunderstand it. We had been ...

'T20 Chess': New form of chess threatens to send tradition packing - Macquarie Sports Radio

Caruana - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 4:36pm

Macquarie Sports Radio

'T20 Chess': New form of chess threatens to send tradition packing
Macquarie Sports Radio
Chess might be one of the oldest board games in existence, but its current form is being threatened by the rise in popularity of a more “challenging” set of rules. It's called 'Chess 960' – an alternative format of the game designed by American ...

Magnus Carlsens Gegner: Fabiano Caruana im Porträt - Augsburger Allgemeine

Caruana - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 2:57pm

Magnus Carlsens Gegner: Fabiano Caruana im Porträt
Augsburger Allgemeine
Fabiano Caruana will bei der Schach WM 2018 in London Weltmeister werden. Wer ist der Mann mit Brille und den italienischen Wurzeln? Seine Großeltern waren aus Italien in die USA eingewandert. Er wurde am 30. Juli 1992 in Miami geboren. dort wuchs ...

Chess: Magnus Carlsen against Fabiano Caruana expected to be tight battle - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:26am

The Guardian

Chess: Magnus Carlsen against Fabiano Caruana expected to be tight battle
The Guardian
Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana begin their €1m, 12-game world championship series at The College, Southampton Row, Holborn, next Friday. Spectator tickets cost £55 and upwards per day, while online pay per view is $20 for the match.

Shahriyar Mammadyarov remains 3rd in FIDE ratings - AZERTAC News

Caruana - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 10:54am

AZERTAC News

Shahriyar Mammadyarov remains 3rd in FIDE ratings
AZERTAC News
World Chess Federation (FIDE) has announced its latest ratings, remaining Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov third. Norwegian Magnus Carlsen remains the highest-rated human on the planet, while American Fabiano Caruana ranks second.

In Other News: Spanning All Media - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 9:50am

Chess.com

In Other News: Spanning All Media
Chess.com
Besides also being the home of Hikaru Nakamura, the town of Sunrise hosts mayoral chess challenges and other scholastic chess initiatives. The city was named "Chess City of the Year" in 2015. Full disclosure: ChessKid.com, owned by Chess.com, has an ...

FIDE intends to increase prize fund for World Chess Championship Match - TASS

Caruana - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 5:58am

FIDE intends to increase prize fund for World Chess Championship Match
TASS
... Arkady Dvorkovich told TASS. The 2018 World Chess Championship will be held at The College in Holborn, London, on November 9-28 and will see reigning Champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway playing against US Fabiano Caruana for the chess crown.

Karpov vs. Korchnoi | World Chess Championship 1978 - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 2:00am

Chess.com

Karpov vs. Korchnoi | World Chess Championship 1978
Chess.com
... other eccentricities of the match, like Korchnoi demanding to play with either a Swiss flag or a flag reading "Stateless" (in the end, he used no flag). Korchnoi also wore sunglasses while competing long before Hikaru Nakamura came to the board ...

Anna Muzychuk climbed to third place in FIDE rankings - The Bobr Times

Caruana - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 9:15pm

The Bobr Times

Anna Muzychuk climbed to third place in FIDE rankings
The Bobr Times
In second place was the American Fabiano Caruana (2832), and the third Azerbaijani Shakhriyar Mamedyarov (2817). Recall, from 3 to 23 November in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia will host the women's world Cup. And from 9 to 29 November will be the match ...

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Marky's Malarkey: Betting On the World Chess Championship - The Action Network

Caruana - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:47am

Marky's Malarkey: Betting On the World Chess Championship
The Action Network
The World Chess Championship begins on Nov. 9, and several offshore sportsbooks are offering odds on the winner. The reigning champion and world No. 1-ranked Magnus Carlsen is favored, but many feel his competitor, No. 2-ranked Fabiano Caruana, ...

Man made - Spectator.co.uk

Nakamura - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 11:04pm

Spectator.co.uk

Man made
Spectator.co.uk
Leading scores were as follows, with Radoslaw Wojtaszek emerging as the title holder after the obligatory playoff: Wojtaszek and Naiditsch Arkadij both scored 7/9 in the main event, ahead of Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Grischuk, Hikaru Nakamura, Wang ...

US great hope Fabiano Caruana preps for clash with Magnus Carlsen - Washington Times

Caruana - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 11:41am

Washington Times

US great hope Fabiano Caruana preps for clash with Magnus Carlsen
Washington Times
Now GM Fabiano Caruana has a chance to match another phenom out of Brooklyn, Bobby Fischer, as he prepares to take on world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in a 12-game title match in London. Game 1 takes place Nov. 9, and we'll have all the ...

Fabiano Caruana is poised to do what no American has done since Bobby Fischer. Here's the path he took to get there - India TV

Caruana - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:30am

Fabiano Caruana is poised to do what no American has done since Bobby Fischer. Here's the path he took to get there
India TV
His name is Fabiano Caruana. Fabiano, now 25, has finally earned the right to challenge reigning chess champion Magnus Carlsen for the world championship crown this November in London. On March 27, he won the 2018 Candidates Tournament in ...

Adhiban ties for joint third - The Hindu (press release)

Nakamura - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:19am

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Adhiban ties for joint third
The Hindu (press release)
Adhiban's 56-move triumph — following Vishnu Prasanna's stunning 35-win over another experienced English GM Nigel Short — raised his tally to 6.5 points from nine rounds, same as Vladimir Kramnik, Alexander Grischuk and Hikaru Nakamura among ...
Adhiban beats Adams to tie for third in Isle of Man ChessTimes of India
Chess.com Isle Of Man: Wojtaszek Beats Naiditsch In Armageddon For TitleChess.com

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Chess: can you find White's only winning move? - Financial Times

Caruana - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 11:11am

Financial Times

Chess: can you find White's only winning move?
Financial Times
Next Friday the keenly awaited €1m 12-game world championship match between Carlsen and his US challenger Fabiano Caruana opens at The College, Southampton Row, Holborn, London. They are clearly the global top two, which augurs for a close and ...

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