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FIDE World Rapid Champions: Dubov and Ju - Chessbase News

Caruana - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 4:36pm
FIDE World Rapid Champions: Dubov and Ju  Chessbase News

The 2018 World Rapid Championship were played over three days in St. Petersburg Russia, with live commentary by GMs Peter Leko and Evgeny ...

Magnus Carlsen pays for poor start as Daniil Dubov wins World Rapid Chess Championship - The Guardian

Nakamura - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 10:55am
Magnus Carlsen pays for poor start as Daniil Dubov wins World Rapid Chess Championship  The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen, the world champion, lost three of his opening eight games in the World Rapid Chess Championship and was unable to catch the 22-year-old ...

Magnus Carlsen recovers from bad start at World Rapid Chess Championship - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 10:55am
Magnus Carlsen recovers from bad start at World Rapid Chess Championship  The Guardian

The world No 1 Magnus Carlsen lost three of his opening eight games in St Petersburg but none of the frontrunners were able to break away.

What were the silver linings of 2018? - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 5:48am
What were the silver linings of 2018?  The Guardian

Yes, Donald Trump is still in charge of 6,450 nuclear warheads. Yes, the planet is boiling to death. And yes, the Brexit dream of empire 2.0 is hitting the skids ...

What were the silver linings of 2018? - The Guardian

Caruana - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 5:48am
What were the silver linings of 2018?  The Guardian

Yes, Donald Trump is still in charge of 6,450 nuclear warheads. Yes, the planet is boiling to death. And yes, the Brexit dream of empire 2.0 is hitting the skids ...

World Rapid 2: Seven leaders as Magnus lurks - chess24

Nakamura - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 5:05am
World Rapid 2: Seven leaders as Magnus lurks  chess24

Magnus Carlsen tumbled to defeat against Alexander Zubov and was losing against Hrant Melkumyan, but still scored 4/5 on Day 2 of the World Rapid...

World Rapid Chess Championship Day 2: 7-Way Tie; Anand, Carlsen Close Behind - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 3:28am
World Rapid Chess Championship Day 2: 7-Way Tie; Anand, Carlsen Close Behind  Chess.com

After the second day of the World Rapid Championship in St. Petersburg seven players are tied for first place. Despite losing one more game, Magnus Carlsen is ...

Daniil Dubov, Ju Wenjun Win World Rapid Chess Championships - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 2:00am
Daniil Dubov, Ju Wenjun Win World Rapid Chess Championships  Chess.com

With an undefeated score of 11/15, Daniil Dubov won the $60000 first prize at the World Rapid Championship in St. Petersburg. With 10/12 Ju Wenjun also ...

World Rapid Ch: A tight race - Chessbase News

Caruana - Fri, 12/28/2018 - 12:24am
World Rapid Ch: A tight race  Chessbase News

In a day full of ups and downs, seven players ended up sharing the lead on 7½ points, with Magnus Carlsen part of the ten-player chasing pack half a point ...

An Auckland Assignment - Chessbase News

Nakamura - Thu, 12/27/2018 - 1:00pm
An Auckland Assignment  Chessbase News

And now for something a bit different...EDWIN LAM offers a noir-ish fictional introduction to the impending New Zealand Open. The set-up is fake but the ...

World Rapid 1: Magnus suffers as Firouzja shines - chess24

Caruana - Thu, 12/27/2018 - 5:15am
World Rapid 1: Magnus suffers as Firouzja shines  chess24

Magnus Carlsen began the World Rapid Championship in St. Petersburg with two shock defeats, and though he went on to win the next three games he ...

World Rapid Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen suffers early upsets; Viswanathan Anand undefeated after... - Firstpost

Caruana - Thu, 12/27/2018 - 4:13am
World Rapid Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen suffers early upsets; Viswanathan Anand undefeated after...  Firstpost

The 2018 edition of the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championship got underway in St Petersburg, Russia on Wednesday. The 15-round Swiss league ...

World Rapid Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen suffers early upsets; Viswanathan Anand undefeated after... - Firstpost

Nakamura - Thu, 12/27/2018 - 4:13am
World Rapid Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen suffers early upsets; Viswanathan Anand undefeated after...  Firstpost

The 2018 edition of the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championship got underway in St Petersburg, Russia on Wednesday. The 15-round Swiss league ...

World Rapid Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen suffers early upsets; Viswanathan Anand undefeated after... - Firstpost

Nakamura - Thu, 12/27/2018 - 4:13am
World Rapid Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen suffers early upsets; Viswanathan Anand undefeated after...  Firstpost

The 2018 edition of the King Salman World Rapid and Blitz Championship got underway in St Petersburg, Russia on Wednesday. The 15-round Swiss league ...

Vote: Player of the year 2018 - Chessbase News

Caruana - Thu, 12/27/2018 - 1:03am
Vote: Player of the year 2018  Chessbase News

The year 2018 is drawing to a close and it was filled with great events, strong tournaments and fantastic games. Now, at the end of the year, we invite you to vote ...

World Rapid Ch: Firouzja stuns while Carlsen suffers - Chessbase News

Nakamura - Wed, 12/26/2018 - 9:29pm
World Rapid Ch: Firouzja stuns while Carlsen suffers  Chessbase News

A very confident Magnus Carlsen arrived in Saint Petersburg to prove his strength at the World Rapid and Blitz Championships. However, his hopes of victory in ...

Carlsen Loses 2 Games At World Rapid Chess Championship Day 1 - Chess.com

Nakamura - Wed, 12/26/2018 - 4:45pm
Carlsen Loses 2 Games At World Rapid Chess Championship Day 1  Chess.com

The first day of the World Rapid Championship in St. Petersburg saw a shocking start for Magnus Carlsen, who lost his first two games before recovering with 3/3 ...

Anand, Harika India’s medal hopes at World Rapid Championship - The New Indian Express

Caruana - Wed, 12/26/2018 - 3:54pm
Anand, Harika India’s medal hopes at World Rapid Championship  The New Indian Express

Viswanathan Anand will be looking for an encore at the World Rapid Championship, which got underway in St Petersburg, Russia, on Wednesday.

Anand, Harika India’s medal hopes at World Rapid Championship - The New Indian Express

Nakamura - Wed, 12/26/2018 - 3:54pm
Anand, Harika India’s medal hopes at World Rapid Championship  The New Indian Express

Viswanathan Anand will be looking for an encore at the World Rapid Championship, which got underway in St Petersburg, Russia, on Wednesday.

Five 2018 sporting tales - The Manila Times

Caruana - Wed, 12/26/2018 - 11:24am
Five 2018 sporting tales  The Manila Times

One woman ran almost 163 miles in 24 hours, there was a marathon chess duel, while identical twins landed a major international title each in the same.

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