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Saudi Arabia set to make new moves in chess - The Hindu

Nakamura - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 1:51am

The Hindu

Saudi Arabia set to make new moves in chess
The Hindu
... where I would need to be accompanied by a male guardian,” Ms. Houska told a chess website. FIDE's decision to award the world championship to Saudi had come in for sharp criticism from several quarters, including World No. 10 Hikaru Nakamura.

Around the Region: Wesleyan wins in NAIA women's soccer tournament - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Nakamura - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 12:46am

Around the Region: Wesleyan wins in NAIA women's soccer tournament
Chattanooga Times Free Press
And Bryan (12-7) carried top-seeded Martin Methodist to overtime before losing 1-0 at Pulaski, Tenn. In that game Riko Sagara scored from a Hikaru Nakamura assist 1:47 into overtime for the 21-1 winners; Morgana Hardt da Silva had seven saves in defeat.

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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Nakamura - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 1:39pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
Clearly, winning was on Hikaru Nakamura's mind when he chose the semi-retired Veselin Topalov, who has admitted that he is no longer working on chess. Wesley So thought Leinier Dominguez would be an interesting opponent, but Dominguez was very ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Caruana - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 1:39pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The most principled choice was that of Fabiano Caruana, who chose two-time world blitz champion Alexander Grischuk. Caruana couldn't have realized that Grischuk would have been jet-lagged coming in the day before from the Euro Team Championship ...

'Juuni Taisen' Episode 8 Spoilers: Dragon's Backstory to Continue; Is Ox About to Meet His End? - Christian Post

Nakamura - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 2:49am

Christian Post

'Juuni Taisen' Episode 8 Spoilers: Dragon's Backstory to Continue; Is Ox About to Meet His End?
Christian Post
Juuni Taisen Official SiteKey visual art for the Japanese anime series, "Juuni Taisen: Zodiac War," based on the light novel series written by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Hikaru Nakamura. Will Dragon's true feelings about his twin be revealed on the ...

Armenia's Aronian claims victory at second round of FIDE Grand Prix 2017 - Panorama.am

Candidates Tournament - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:36am

Panorama.am

Armenia's Aronian claims victory at second round of FIDE Grand Prix 2017
Panorama.am
... Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Ernesto Inarkiev and Anish Giri outplaying their opponents. The tournament is played in a nine round Swiss system, with the chess battles determining the two winners of the series – participants of the FIDE Candidates ...

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FIDE Grand Prix: Aronian celebrates first victory - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)

Nakamura - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:28pm

Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)

FIDE Grand Prix: Aronian celebrates first victory
Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)
Hikaru Nakamura (USA), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France), Anish Giri (Holland), Peter Svidler (Russia), Dean Liren (China), Boris Gelfand (Israel), Li Chao (China), Teimour Radjabov (Azerbaijan), Pentala Harikrishna (India), Pavel Eljanov (Ukraine), ...

Chess set to make a new move in Saudi - The Hindu

Nakamura - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:50am

The Hindu

Chess set to make a new move in Saudi
The Hindu
10 Hikaru Nakamura, president of the Association of Chess Professionals Emil Sutovsky and former president of the European Chess Union Silvio Danailov. It has also been pointed out that players from countries like Iran, Israel and Qatar might not be ...

FIDE Grand Prix 2017: Aronian draws with Jakovenko - Panorama.am

Candidates Tournament - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:24am

FIDE Grand Prix 2017: Aronian draws with Jakovenko
Panorama.am
... Ernesto Inarkiev and Anish Giri outplaying their opponents. The second rounded is scheduled for Friday. The games start at 5pm local time. The chess battles will determine the two winners of the series – participants of the FIDE Candidates tournament.

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Armenia's Aronian takes part in final stage of FIDE Grand Prix 2017 - Panorama.am

Candidates Tournament - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 7:12am

Panorama.am

Armenia's Aronian takes part in final stage of FIDE Grand Prix 2017
Panorama.am
The fourth and final stage of the FIDE Grand Prix 2017 series takes place in Palma de Mallorca, Spain from 16 to 25 November 2017. The final event of the Grand Prix series held in a nine round Swiss system has brought together 18 GMs, including ...

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Levon Aronian takes part in World Chess Grand Prix 2017 - Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)

Nakamura - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 6:16am

Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)

Levon Aronian takes part in World Chess Grand Prix 2017
Information-Analytic Agency NEWS.am (press release) (blog)
Hikaru Nakamura (US), Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (FR), Anish Giri (NED), Petr Svidler (RUS), Ding Liren (CHN), Boris Gelfand (ISR), Li Chao (CHN), Teimour Radjapov (AZE), Pentala Harikrishna (IND), Pavel Elijanov (UKR), Francisco Vallejo Pons (ESP), ...
Armenia's Aronian takes part in final stage of FIDE Grand Prix 2017Panorama.am

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3 Americans and World Champion Carlsen dominate showdown in ... - KBIA

Nakamura - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:00pm

KBIA

3 Americans and World Champion Carlsen dominate showdown in ...
KBIA
Eight of the top players in the world headlined the recently completed Champions Showdown in Saint Louis. The Saint Louis Chess Club has been hosting.

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3 Americans and World Champion Carlsen dominate showdown in St. Louis - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:34pm

St. Louis Public Radio

3 Americans and World Champion Carlsen dominate showdown in St. Louis
St. Louis Public Radio
Grandmaster Fabiano Caruana and Grandmaster Wesley So, two American players, were behind going into the last day — and actually were many points behind in the middle of the game in 10. However, both finished the third day strong and had fantastic ...

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3 Americans and World Champion Carlsen dominate showdown in St. Louis - St. Louis Public Radio

Nakamura - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 6:34pm

St. Louis Public Radio

3 Americans and World Champion Carlsen dominate showdown in St. Louis
St. Louis Public Radio
In the most one-sided competition, Grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura, known as one of the fastest chess players in the world, made short work of Bulgarian Grandmaster Veselin Topalov. The former world champion mentioned that he was the “weakest top ...

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Slated for Saudi Arabia, Big Chess Tournament to Lock Out Israeli Stars - Haaretz

Nakamura - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:54am

Haaretz

Slated for Saudi Arabia, Big Chess Tournament to Lock Out Israeli Stars
Haaretz
Ukrainian Anna Muzychuk is staying away, and the American super grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura has pulled out, as has the British champion, Jovanka Houska. Nakamura wrote on Twitter last Thursday: “To organize a chess tournament in a country where ...

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis - Markets Insider

Caruana - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:40am

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis
Markets Insider
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Six days of fast time controls with no increment or delay proved to be exactly what viewers were wanting to watch. Blood was literally spilled as the three Americans, Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru ...
Wesley wins 2017 Champions Showdown - The Manila Times OnlineThe Manila Times

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World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis - Markets Insider

Nakamura - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:40am

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis
Markets Insider
Blood was literally spilled as the three Americans, Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, and Wesley So beat their opponents Alexander Grischuk, Veselin Topalov, and Leinier Dominguez, respectively. By the end of day six, the reigning World ...
Wesley wins 2017 Champions Showdown - The Manila Times OnlineThe Manila Times

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World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis - Markets Insider

Caruana - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:40am

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis
Markets Insider
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Six days of fast time controls with no increment or delay proved to be exactly what viewers were wanting to watch. Blood was literally spilled as the three Americans, Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru ...
Wesley wins 2017 Champions ShowdownThe Manila Times

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World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis - Markets Insider

Nakamura - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:40am

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis
Markets Insider
Blood was literally spilled as the three Americans, Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, and Wesley So beat their opponents Alexander Grischuk, Veselin Topalov, and Leinier Dominguez, respectively. By the end of day six, the reigning World ...
Wesley wins 2017 Champions ShowdownThe Manila Times

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Wesley wins 2017 Champions Showdown - The Manila Times

Caruana - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 8:55am

Wesley wins 2017 Champions Showdown
The Manila Times
Besides So, the other participants in the nine-round event are GMs Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Sergey Karjakin, Hikaru Nakamura, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Viswanathan Anand, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian and Micket Adams. Meanwhile ...

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