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Chess: Magnus Carlsen in Scotland and targeting yet another new record - The Guardian

Nakamura - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 6:00am
Chess: Magnus Carlsen in Scotland and targeting yet another new record  The Guardian

The world champion could break his previous high rating of 2903 in rapidplay if he is on form at the Lindores Abbey Stars.

Moscow GP: No reason to press on - Chessbase News

Nakamura - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 6:34pm
Moscow GP: No reason to press on  Chessbase News

Alexander Grischuk and Radoslaw Wojtaszek drew their first semi-final encounters with the black pieces, and will move first against Hikaru Nakamura and Ian ...

'Sudden Draws' As FIDE Grand Prix Round 3 Begins - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 3:14pm
'Sudden Draws' As FIDE Grand Prix Round 3 Begins  Chess.com

Both semifinal games—Ian Nepomniachtchi vs. Radoslaw Wojtaszek and Hikaru Nakamura vs. Alexander Grischuk—ended in draws rather abruptly today at the ...

'Sudden Draws' As FIDE Grand Prix Round 3 Begins - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 3:14pm
'Sudden Draws' As FIDE Grand Prix Round 3 Begins  Chess.com

Both semifinal games—Ian Nepomniachtchi vs. Radoslaw Wojtaszek and Hikaru Nakamura vs. Alexander Grischuk—ended in draws rather abruptly today at the ...

Manga belongs in the British Museum as much as the Elgin marbles - The Guardian

Nakamura - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 10:34am
Manga belongs in the British Museum as much as the Elgin marbles  The Guardian

The Japanese graphic form has contributed to modern culture for over a century, says comic-book writer David Barnett.

Moscow GP QF Tiebreaks: The favourites roll on - chess24

Nakamura - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 6:08am
Moscow GP QF Tiebreaks: The favourites roll on  chess24

Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Grischuk and Ian Nepomniachtchi all made short work of their tiebreaks against Daniil Dubov, Wesley So and Wei Yi to r...

Grischuk, Nepomniachtchi, Nakamura Advance In FIDE Grand Prix - Chess.com

Nakamura - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 5:30pm
Grischuk, Nepomniachtchi, Nakamura Advance In FIDE Grand Prix  Chess.com

Alexander Grischuk, Ian Nepomniachtchi and Hikaru Nakamura won their tiebreaks today and qualified for the third round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow.

Moscow GP: Grischuk, Nepo and Nakamura advance - Chessbase News

Nakamura - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 5:21pm
Moscow GP: Grischuk, Nepo and Nakamura advance  Chessbase News

Only two rapid games in each of the three quarter-finals matches were enough to complete the draw for the semi-finals at the first leg of the Grand Prix in ...

Another Magnus show - BusinessWorld Online

Caruana - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:09am
Another Magnus show  BusinessWorld Online

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019. Karlsruhe/Baden Baden April 18-29, 2019. Final Standings. 1. Grandmaster (GM) Magnus Carlsen NOR 2845, 7.5/9. 2.

Moscow GP: Wojtaszek is the first one in the semis - Chessbase News

Nakamura - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:26pm
Moscow GP: Wojtaszek is the first one in the semis  Chessbase News

Peter Svidler was the first player to be eliminated from the Moscow Grand Prix quarter-finals, after Radoslaw Wojtaszek defeated him with the white pieces on ...

Wojtaszek Knocks Out Svidler From FIDE Grand Prix Moscow - Chess.com

Nakamura - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:54am
Wojtaszek Knocks Out Svidler From FIDE Grand Prix Moscow  Chess.com

After kicking out Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek also eliminated Peter Svidler from the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow. The other three quarterfinal ...

Moscow GP, QF 1: Magnus on match strategy - chess24

Nakamura - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 6:23am
Moscow GP, QF 1: Magnus on match strategy  chess24

Daniil Dubov reeling off 26 moves of home preparation against Hikaru Nakamura was perhaps the highlight of Day 1 of the Moscow FIDE Grand Prix qu...

Colle-Zukertort Powerbase 2019 - Chessbase News

Caruana - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:04pm
Colle-Zukertort Powerbase 2019  Chessbase News

The 75 selected annotated games include a number of real gems, and the game Carlsen-Karjakin from the World Championship match 2016 in New York, which ...

Moscow GP: Drawing is better than losing - Chessbase News

Nakamura - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:28pm
Moscow GP: Drawing is better than losing  Chessbase News

The quarter-finals of the Moscow Grand Prix kicked off on Monday with draws on all four boards. Alexander Grischuk and Wesley So were the last ones to leave ...

Chess Prodigy Firouzja Faces Martinez In Junior Speed Chess Tuesday - Chess.com

Nakamura - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 3:54pm
Chess Prodigy Firouzja Faces Martinez In Junior Speed Chess Tuesday  Chess.com

After the thrilling season opener Van Foreest-Tari, the Junior Speed Chess Championship continues tomorrow with the Iranian rising star Alireza Firouzja ...

Colle-Zukertort Powerbase 2019 - Chessbase News

Caruana - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:02am
Colle-Zukertort Powerbase 2019  Chessbase News

The 75 selected annotated games include a number of real gems, and the game Carlsen-Karjakin from the World Championship match 2016 in New York, which ...

Moscow Grand Prix, Quarter-final LIVE - Chessbase News

Nakamura - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 9:36am
Moscow Grand Prix, Quarter-final LIVE  Chessbase News

Round two (the quarter finals) of the Moscow Grand Prix begins today, at 14:00 CEST (15:00 local time, 12:00 UTC, 8:00 EDT). Eight players remain in the ...

Chess: what is the move that Garry Kasparov missed? - Financial Times

Nakamura - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 7:21am
Chess: what is the move that Garry Kasparov missed?  Financial Times

World champion Magnus Carlsen plays in Scotland this weekend.

Arnold Schwarzenegger: "I Used To Play Chess At The Gym" - Chess.com

Nakamura - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 4:36am
Arnold Schwarzenegger: "I Used To Play Chess At The Gym"  Chess.com

Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke of his passion for chess at the opening of the Arnold Chess Classic games in Johannesburg, South Africa. “I started when I was ...

Nakamura, So Through To Round 2 FIDE Grand Prix Moscow - Chess.com

Nakamura - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 4:31am
Nakamura, So Through To Round 2 FIDE Grand Prix Moscow  Chess.com

The American grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So both won their FIDE Grand Prix tiebreaks in the shortest way possible to reach the second round.

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