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Carlsen, Caruana ranked 1-2 before Chess Olympiad - Philippine Star

Nakamura - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 11:00am

Carlsen, Caruana ranked 1-2 before Chess Olympiad
Philippine Star
The rest of the top 10 underwent a major reshuffling with two familiar names dropping out of that select group: Hikaru Nakamura (USA) and Sergey Kariakin (Russia). Ding Liren (China) was in fourth spot with 2804. This is the highest world rating and ...

Juni Taisen: Zodiac War Manga Set to Release on October 2 - The Outerhaven (press release) (blog)

Nakamura - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 6:04am

The Outerhaven (press release) (blog)

Juni Taisen: Zodiac War Manga Set to Release on October 2
The Outerhaven (press release) (blog)
JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR is rated 'T+' for Older Teens and features story and artwork by Akira Akatsuki and character designs by Hikaru Nakamura. The series will be published in print under the Shonen Jump imprint with an MSRP of $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 ...

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Vachier-Lagrave Comments While Playing Komodo - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 9:31am

Chess.com

Vachier-Lagrave Comments While Playing Komodo
Chess.com
If you tweak the format a little, there's still an interesting challenge for these players, and MVL was excited, like Hikaru Nakamura earlier. Yesterday's format was similar to the Nakamura-Komodo match: First, five games of blitz (5+5) against Komodo ...

Vachier-Lagrave Comments While Playing Komodo - Chess.com

Nakamura - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 9:31am

Chess.com

Vachier-Lagrave Comments While Playing Komodo
Chess.com
If you tweak the format a little, there's still an interesting challenge for these players, and MVL was excited, like Hikaru Nakamura earlier. Yesterday's format was similar to the Nakamura-Komodo match: First, five games of blitz (5+5) against Komodo ...

On Chess: Chess Club hosts Chess 960 event with elite headliners including Gary Kasparov - KBIA

Nakamura - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 5:49am

KBIA

On Chess: Chess Club hosts Chess 960 event with elite headliners including Gary Kasparov
KBIA
Hikaru Nakamura versus Peter Svidler. Having recently won the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz last month, Nakamura is a highly dangerous competitor in any format involving speed. While Svidler has claimed an incredible eight Russian championships and holds the ...

On Chess: Chess Club hosts Chess 960 event with elite headliners including Gary Kasparov - St. Louis Public Radio

Nakamura - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 5:13am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Chess Club hosts Chess 960 event with elite headliners including Gary Kasparov
St. Louis Public Radio
Hikaru Nakamura versus Peter Svidler. Having recently won the St. Louis Rapid & Blitz last month, Nakamura is a highly dangerous competitor in any format involving speed. While Svidler has claimed an incredible eight Russian championships and holds the ...

Peaceful solution - Spectator.co.uk

Caruana - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 10:06pm

Spectator.co.uk

Peaceful solution
Spectator.co.uk
In the recent super-tournament in St Louis, Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana and Lev Aronian opted to share the laurels. According to the regulations, any tie for first place should have been resolved by a playoff. But the three co-victors decided that ...

Magnus grind - BusinessWorld Online

Caruana - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 6:50am

Magnus grind
BusinessWorld Online
Levon Aronian ARM 2767, Magnus Carlsen NOR 2842, Fabiano Caruana USA 2822, 5.5/9. 4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2801, 5.0/9. 5-7. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2779, Viswanathan Anand IND 2768, Alexander Grischuk RUS 2766, 4.5/9. 8. Wesley ...

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Magnus grind - BusinessWorld Online

Nakamura - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 6:50am

Magnus grind
BusinessWorld Online
4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2801, 5.0/9. 5-7. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2779, Viswanathan Anand IND 2768, Alexander Grischuk RUS 2766, 4.5/9. 8. Wesley So USA 2780, 4.0/9. 9-10. Hikaru Nakamura USA 2777, Sergey Karjakin RUS 2773, 3.0/9.

Hard labor -- a chess champ's work ethic pays off - Washington Times

Nakamura - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 12:13pm

Washington Times

Hard labor -- a chess champ's work ethic pays off
Washington Times
It's supposed to be a game, but on this Labor Day week, let's celebrate the hardest-working man in chess — who just happens to be the world champion. Magnus Carlsen is a fine positional player, an excellent tactician and one of the world's best ...

MVL, Nakamura Among PRO Chess League All-Stars On September 8 - Chess.com

Nakamura - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 7:56am

Chess.com

MVL, Nakamura Among PRO Chess League All-Stars On September 8
Chess.com
Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Hikaru Nakamura are the biggest names in the first ever All Stars event of the 2018 PRO Chess League. The 2018 season's final event is set for September 8. You'll surely remember the hard-fought victory of the Armenia Eagles ...

Three winners in Sinquefield Cup - BusinessWorld Online

Caruana - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 6:21am

Three winners in Sinquefield Cup
BusinessWorld Online
Levon Aronian ARM 2767, Magnus Carlsen NOR 2842, Fabiano Caruana USA 2822, 5.5/9. 4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2801, 5.0/9. 5-7. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2779, Viswanathan Anand IND 2768, Alexander Grischuk RUS 2766, 4.5/9. 8. Wesley ...

Three winners in Sinquefield Cup - BusinessWorld Online

Caruana - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 6:18am

Three winners in Sinquefield Cup
BusinessWorld Online
Levon Aronian ARM 2767, Magnus Carlsen NOR 2842, Fabiano Caruana USA 2822, 5.5/9. 4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2801, 5.0/9. 5-7. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2779, Viswanathan Anand IND 2768, Alexander Grischuk RUS 2766, 4.5/9. 8. Wesley ...

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Three winners in Sinquefield Cup - BusinessWorld Online

Nakamura - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 6:18am

Three winners in Sinquefield Cup
BusinessWorld Online
4. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov AZE 2801, 5.0/9. 5-7. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave FRA 2779, Viswanathan Anand IND 2768, Alexander Grischuk RUS 2766, 4.5/9. 8. Wesley So USA 2780, 4.0/9. 9-10. Hikaru Nakamura USA 2777, Sergey Karjakin RUS 2773, 3.0/9.

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Caruana - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 9:08pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The highlight of the second half was the much anticipated sixth-round confrontation between world champion Magnus Carlsen and his official challenger, Fabiano Caruana. It was strange game as Carlsen got a much better position pretty easily against ...

Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Nakamura - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 9:08pm

The Boston Globe

Chess notes
The Boston Globe
Carlsen ground down Hikaru Nakamura (tied for last with Karjakin) in an endgame that a world class player should not lose. Mamedyarov drew Vishy Anand (nine draws!), and Caruana with black drew an uninspired Wesley So. This resulted in a three-way-tie ...

September FIDE Ratings: Carlsen 12 Points Ahead Of Caruana - Chess.com

Caruana - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 7:07am

Chess.com

September FIDE Ratings: Carlsen 12 Points Ahead Of Caruana
Chess.com
During the Sinquefield Cup it was a close call, but Magnus Carlsen starts the month of September with a 12-point lead over Fabiano Caruana in the new FIDE rating list. The world champion also tops the lists for rapid and blitz. Winning as Black was too ...

September FIDE Ratings: Carlsen 12 Points Ahead Of Caruana - Chess.com

Nakamura - Sat, 09/01/2018 - 7:07am

Chess.com

September FIDE Ratings: Carlsen 12 Points Ahead Of Caruana
Chess.com
24 points below Ding we see a trio of players, all with a 2780 rating: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Levon Aronian and Anish Giri. Former top 10 regulars Hikaru Nakamura and Sergey Karjakin didn't have a great summer and are now in places 14 and 15, behind ...

On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 1:37pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup
St. Louis Public Radio
World Champion Magnus Carlsen, his challenger Fabiano Caruana and the Armenian superstar Levon Aronian disliked the rule of eliminating one player by drawing lots and came to the unanimous decision, approved by the chief arbiter, to share the title.

and more »

On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup - St. Louis Public Radio

Caruana - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 1:37pm

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Three co-champions take home the Sinquefield Cup
St. Louis Public Radio
World Champion Magnus Carlsen, his challenger Fabiano Caruana, and the Armenian superstar Levon Aronian disliked the rule of eliminating one player by drawing lots and came to the unanimous decision, approved by the chief arbiter, to share the title.

and more »

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