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World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis - PR Newswire (press release)

Nakamura - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:16am

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis
PR Newswire (press release)
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 ...

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World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis - PR Newswire (press release)

Nakamura - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:03am

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis
PR Newswire (press release)
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 ...

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World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis - PR Newswire (press release)

Caruana - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:03am

World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Americans Dominate at Champions Showdown in Saint Louis
PR Newswire (press release)
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 ...

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"Juni Taisen: Zodiac War" Book Review and Comparison - Crunchyroll News

Nakamura - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 7:05pm

Crunchyroll News

"Juni Taisen: Zodiac War" Book Review and Comparison
Crunchyroll News
Juni Taisen: Zodiac War is a light novel originally published in 2015 as a prequel to a one-shot manga collaboration between author NisiOisin and illustrator and mangaka Hikaru Nakamura. Isin is the infamous author of the Monogatari series, while ...

GUEST: Twitch Builds Live Chess Ecosystem To Attract Sponsors - VideoInk

Nakamura - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:24pm

GUEST: Twitch Builds Live Chess Ecosystem To Attract Sponsors
VideoInk
... best players are already streaming chess on Twitch, including World Champion Magnus Carlsen. Last year, a Chess.com Blitz Battle on Twitch between Grandmasters Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura set records with nearly 200,000 unique viewers.

American Trio, One Bleeding, Sweeps Champions Showdown - Chess.com

Caruana - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 10:07pm

Chess.com

American Trio, One Bleeding, Sweeps Champions Showdown
Chess.com
GM Fabiano Caruana, ready for battle. | Photo: Spectrum Studios. Still, he needed +3 to beat GM Alexander Grischuk today, and Caruana cruised past that in winning six and only dropping one of the dozen games. "I was counting myself out at some point ...

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American Trio, One Bleeding, Sweeps Champions Showdown - Chess.com

Nakamura - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 10:07pm

Chess.com

American Trio, One Bleeding, Sweeps Champions Showdown
Chess.com
GM Hikaru Nakamura, likely the biggest favorite on paper due to his blitz skills, had zero drama today against GM Veselin Topalov. Already ahead 11-2 career in decisive games in fast time controls, the American padded that stat, and then some. Today he ...

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Holding chess championship in Saudi Arabia is a 'horrible' move, top players say - Telegraph.co.uk

Nakamura - Sun, 11/12/2017 - 11:05am

Telegraph.co.uk

Holding chess championship in Saudi Arabia is a 'horrible' move, top players say
Telegraph.co.uk
Among the big names who won't be there are double women's world champion Anna Muzychuk and the American super grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura, a renowned specialist at playing in short time controls. Saudi Arabia enforces a strict dress codes for ...

Carlsen Wins His Day One As Caruana, So Make Their Move - Chess.com

Caruana - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:01pm

Chess.com

Carlsen Wins His Day One As Caruana, So Make Their Move
Chess.com
Photo: Mike Klein/Chess.com. GM Fabiano Caruana dropped the opening game, his third straight loss against GM Alexander Grischuk going back to yesterday. Then he hung mate a little later before righting himself late thanks to a three-game winning streak.

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Martin Methodist Redhawks Rally To SSAC Tournament Title - Victory Sports Network

Nakamura - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:30pm

Martin Methodist Redhawks Rally To SSAC Tournament Title
Victory Sports Network
Playing with renewed confidence, the RedHawks broke the game open in the 70th minute when Hikaru Nakamura whipped a cross to the feet of Miku Sunaga, who turned and slotted a pass to a streaking Cabral. Cabral would not disappoint as she rifled a ...

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Martin Methodist Redhawks Rally To SSAC Tournament Title - Victory Sports Network

Nakamura - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:30pm

Martin Methodist Redhawks Rally To SSAC Tournament Title
Victory Sports Network
Playing with renewed confidence, the RedHawks broke the game open in the 70th minute when Hikaru Nakamura whipped a cross to the feet of Miku Sunaga, who turned and slotted a pass to a streaking Cabral. Cabral would not disappoint as she rifled a ...

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Martin Methodist Redhawks Rally To SSAC Tournament Title - Victory Sports Network

Nakamura - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 1:30pm

Martin Methodist Redhawks Rally To SSAC Tournament Title
Victory Sports Network
Playing with renewed confidence, the RedHawks broke the game open in the 70th minute when Hikaru Nakamura whipped a cross to the feet of Miku Sunaga, who turned and slotted a pass to a streaking Cabral. Cabral would not disappoint as she rifled a ...

FIDE G Prix offers last 2 berths - Philippine Star

Caruana - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:03am

FIDE G Prix offers last 2 berths
Philippine Star
Six players have already qualified for the double round robin event. They are Russian Sergey Kariakin, last cycle's challenger; World Cup finalists Aronian (Armenia) and Liren (China); Americans Fabiano Caruana and Wesley So, 2017 highest rated players ...

FIDE G Prix offers last 2 berths - Philippine Star

Nakamura - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:03am

FIDE G Prix offers last 2 berths
Philippine Star
5 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France, No.10 Hikaru Nakamura (USA) and No. 11 and World Cup finalist Ding Liren of China. Format is an 11-round Swiss, with the top two finishers securing spots in the Candidates tournament slated March 2018 in Berlin, ...

'Juuni Taisen' Episode 7 Spoilers: Twin Brothers' Past to Be Featured Next; Will Dragon Meet His End Soon? - Christian Post

Nakamura - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 2:05am

Christian Post

'Juuni Taisen' Episode 7 Spoilers: Twin Brothers' Past to Be Featured Next; Will Dragon Meet His End Soon?
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. With three warriors meeting their end in the previous episode ...

Milliseconds Sacred In Showdown's 2nd Day - Chess.com

Caruana - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:42pm

Chess.com

Milliseconds Sacred In Showdown's 2nd Day
Chess.com
GM Fabiano Caruana keeps accepting GM Alexander Grischuk's Queen's Gambit, with White invariably replying with the sharp 3. e4 line. Amid of all the repetitious openings, it's the endings that captivated the audience today. While time scramble ...

Milliseconds Sacred In Showdown's 2nd Day - Chess.com

Nakamura - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 11:42pm

Chess.com

Milliseconds Sacred In Showdown's 2nd Day
Chess.com
GM Hikaru Nakamura keeps essaying varying iterations of the Vienna and Najdorf against GM Veselin Topalov. GMs Leinier Dominguez and Wesley So began the day with their fifth-straight Berlin before finally varying in the day's second game. GM Fabiano ...

Leinier y Nakamura: los más rápidos en San Luis - Granma Internacional

Nakamura - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 10:29pm

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Leinier y Nakamura: los más rápidos en San Luis
Granma Internacional
Junto a Leinier, el otro invicto de la justa es el estadounidense Hikaru Nakamura, quien doblegó 4-2 al búlgaro Veselin Topalov, tras superarlo en la fecha anterior 2,5-1,5. En el tercer duelo, el ruso Alexander Grischuk tomó ligera ventaja sobre el ...
Leinier Domínguez supera a oponente Wesley So en Champions ShowdownCubaDebate
Leinier Domínguez vuelve a derrotar a Wesley So en segunda jornada del Showdown de ajedrezCiberCuba
Vence Leinier a Wesley So en las partidas rápidas del Champions ShowdownRadio Rebelde

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Carlsen-manager om VM i Saudi-Arabia: – Planen er at han skal spille - VG

Nakamura - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 9:50am

VG

Carlsen-manager om VM i Saudi-Arabia: – Planen er at han skal spille
VG
I går publiserte den japanske sjakkstjernen Hikaru Nakamura følgende på Twitter: «Det å arrangere en sjakkturnering i et land der grunnleggende menneskerettigheter ikke er verdsatt er horribelt. Sjakk er et spill der alle typer mennesker kan komme ...
Kritiske til sjakk-VM i Saudi-Arabia: – GrusomtNRK

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The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, November 10-15 - Riverfront Times (blog)

Caruana - Fri, 11/10/2017 - 8:27am

Riverfront Times (blog)

The Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Week, November 10-15
Riverfront Times (blog)
Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, Ray Robson and Sam Shankland, who all played for the 2016 American team, will attend the opening reception, which takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, November 10, at the World Chess Hall ...

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