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Leuven GCT, Day 2: Wesley extends his lead | chess24.com - chess24

Caruana - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 4:18pm

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Leuven GCT, Day 2: Wesley extends his lead | chess24.com
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Wesley So continues to do a fine Magnus Carlsen impression in the Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour in Leuven. For a second day in a row he was the...
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Leuven GCT, Day 2: Wesley extends his lead - chess24

Nakamura - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 4:18pm

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Leuven GCT, Day 2: Wesley extends his lead
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("I didn't have a choice, basically" - MVL), which sent Hikaru Nakamura into an 8-minute think, during which he reluctantly and correctly concluded there was nothing better than 27.Nxf5 Rxe1+ 28.Qf1, when after 28…d2 he had strictly the only defence ...
Caruana wins anewBusinessWorld Online (press release)

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So Continues Strongly At Your Next Move In Leuven - Chess.com

Caruana - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:23pm

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So Continues Strongly At Your Next Move In Leuven
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Again scoring two wins and one draw, Wesley So continued doing very well on day two of the Your Next Move rapid tournament in Leuven, Belgium. Levon Aronian is his closest rival with three rounds to go. So's victory in the Norway Chess blitz opener was ...

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Nakamura - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:23pm

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So Continues Strongly At Your Next Move In Leuven - Chess.com
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Again scoring two wins and one draw, Wesley So continued doing very well on day two of the Your Next Move rapid tournament in Leuven, Belgium.
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Caruana - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 6:50am

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Caruana wins anew
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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.
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Nakamura - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 6:50am

Caruana wins anew
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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 ...

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Chess: 2268 - Financial Times

Caruana - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 5:11am

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Chess: 2268
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Norway's world champion had already decided to miss the $1.05m tour so as to prepare for his €1m title defence against Fabiano Caruana of the US. Their 12-game match starts in London on November 9. Carlsen also needs time to recover from his ...
So rebounds, gains solo lead in Belgium chessfest | Philstar.comPhilippine Star
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Nakamura To Play Komodo In Man-vs-Machine Chess - Chess.com

Nakamura - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 3:32am

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Nakamura To Play Komodo In Man-vs-Machine Chess
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Hikaru Nakamura will play a groundbreaking man-vs-machine chess event this Sunday as he is slated to face 20 levels of the Komodo chess engine on Chess.com before taking on the newest version, Komodo Monte Carlo, in three odds-chess games.

Wesley So blitzes opposition - BusinessWorld Online (press release)

Candidates Tournament - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 2:41am

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Wesley So blitzes opposition
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In the FIDE Candidates tournament earlier this year Wesley started with losses in the first two rounds. He gathered himself and fought back with a nice win vs Levon Aronian in round 6, but then in the very next round lost again, this time to Karjakin ...

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Wesley So blitzes opposition - BusinessWorld Online (press release)

Caruana - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 2:41am

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Wesley So blitzes opposition
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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2730, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2839, Fabiano Caruana USA 2814, 4.5/9. 8. Sergey Karjakin RUS 2838, 3.5/9. 9-10. Levon Aronian ARM 2843, Ding Liren CHN 2793, 3.0/9. Time Control: three minutes per game with two ...

Wesley So blitzes opposition - BusinessWorld Online (press release)

Nakamura - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 2:41am

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Wesley So blitzes opposition
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Hikaru Nakamura USA 2869, Viswanathan Anand IND 2784, 5.5/9. 4. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2965, 5.0/9. 5-7. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2730, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2839, Fabiano Caruana USA 2814, 4.5/9. 8. Sergey Karjakin RUS 2838, 3.5/9.

So rebounds, gains solo lead in Belgium chessfest - Philippine Star

Caruana - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 2:07am

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So rebounds, gains solo lead in Belgium chessfest
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MANILA, Philippines – Wesley So got back at United States teammate Fabiano Caruana and then scored 1.5 points the next two rounds to seize the solo lead after three rounds of the Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour 2018 in Leuven, Belgium Tuesday night ...
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Levon Aronian climbs to 2nd place in YNM Leuven Rapid tournament - Mediamax.am

Nakamura - Wed, 06/13/2018 - 1:09am

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Levon Aronian climbs to 2nd place in YNM Leuven Rapid tournament
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Armenian grandmaster Levon Aronian drew with Alexander Grischuk and Viswanathan Anand and beat Hikaru Nakamura, which gave him 4 points in total and the second place. Current leader of the tournament is Wesley So with 5 points, and Sergey ...

Leuven GCT, Day 1: So supreme - chess24

Caruana - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 4:04pm

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Leuven GCT, Day 1: So supreme
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“He's played supremely well” was Nigel Short's verdict as Wesley So beat Fabiano Caruana and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov to take the lead after Day 1 of the Your Next Move Grand Chess Tour in Leuven. It was déjà vu, since Wesley started fast in 2017 as well ...

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Sizzling Shankland snares third chess title in a row - Washington Times

Caruana - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 1:18pm

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Sizzling Shankland snares third chess title in a row
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And in other chess news, American GM Fabiano Caruana captured the 5th Altibox Norway Chess tournament ahead of world-class field, despite losing his individual encounter with Norwegian world champ Magnus Carlsen. Caruana and Carlsen will get a ...

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So Leads As Grand Chess Tour Takes Off - Chess.com

Caruana - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:07pm

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So Leads As Grand Chess Tour Takes Off
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Photo: Lennart Ootes/Grand Chess Tour. Fabiano Caruana and Wesley So were paired against each other in this very first round, less than a week after playing their crucial last-round encounter in Norway. After winning, So admitted that it was sweet ...

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So Leads As Grand Chess Tour Takes Off - Chess.com

Nakamura - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 12:07pm

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So Leads As Grand Chess Tour Takes Off
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Wesley So showed great form and took an early lead at the Your Next Move rapid & blitz event in Leuven, Belgium which kicked off the 2018 Grand Chess Tour today. Except for a switch at the start, with first Leuven and then Paris instead of the other ...

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Levon Aronian to start competition in Grand Chess Tour today - Mediamax.am

Caruana - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 6:59am

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Levon Aronian to start competition in Grand Chess Tour today
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His competitors are Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri, Wesley So Hikaru Nakamura, Viswanathan Anand, Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. The participants will play rapid chess in 9 rounds and blitz ...

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Levon Aronian to start competition in Grand Chess Tour today - Mediamax.am

Nakamura - Tue, 06/12/2018 - 6:59am

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Levon Aronian to start competition in Grand Chess Tour today
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His competitors are Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Fabiano Caruana, Anish Giri, Wesley So Hikaru Nakamura, Viswanathan Anand, Alexander Grischuk, Sergey Karjakin and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. The participants will play rapid chess in 9 rounds and blitz ...

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So rises to no. 7 in Fide rankings - The Standard

Caruana - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 12:19pm

So rises to no. 7 in Fide rankings
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FILIPINO grandmaster Wesley So climbed up the FIDE rankings despite his title setback in the 2018 Norway Chess tournament. From no. 9, he moved up to no. 7 with 2779.5 ELO points after Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana earned the €75,000 top purse for ...

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