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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire

In the News - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 02:00
Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup  PR Newswire

SAINT LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most elite chess grandmasters spent the month of August at the Saint Louis Chess Club competing in ...

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Saint Louis: Caruana bests So in GCT playoff - Chessbase News

In the News - Wed, 08/29/2018 - 02:00
Saint Louis: Caruana bests So in GCT playoff  Chessbase News

Following the Sinquefield Cup 2018 in Saint Louis, Wesley So and Fabiano Caruana were working overtime: they played a tiebreak to determine who would ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Three winners (one playoff)! - Chessbase News

In the News - Tue, 08/28/2018 - 02:00
Sinquefield Cup: Three winners (one playoff)!  Chessbase News

The sixth edition of the Sinquefield Cup had an unprecedented finish. Levon Aronian defeated Alexander Grischuk in a memorable game, while Magnus ...

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The Sinquefield Cup - Final results / standings - Chessbase News

In the News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 02:00
The Sinquefield Cup - Final results / standings  Chessbase News

Live games and commentary from Saint Louis! Fabiano Caruana, Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian tied for first place, while Caruana also tied for fourth place ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Nothing yet decided - Chessbase News

In the News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 02:00
Sinquefield Cup: Nothing yet decided  Chessbase News

Everything looked set for a day full of fireworks when the eighth round of the Sinquefield Cup had just begun — Grischuk opened with 1.f4, Karjakin and ...

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Garry Kasparov will play Chess960 event in Saint Louis - Chessbase News

In the News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 02:00
Garry Kasparov will play Chess960 event in Saint Louis  Chessbase News

The Sinquefield Cup 2018 is not over yet but that does not stop the Saint Louis Chess Club from announcing its next big event: in about two weeks, from ...

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The Sinquefield Cup - Final results / standings - Chessbase News

In the News - Mon, 08/27/2018 - 02:00
The Sinquefield Cup - Final results / standings  Chessbase News

Live games and commentary from Saint Louis! Fabiano Caruana, Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian tied for first place, while Caruana also tied for fourth place ...

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Gata Kamsky, US Chess Champ - Z6 Mag (blog)

CCSCSL News Feed - Sun, 08/26/2018 - 07:31

Gata Kamsky, US Chess Champ
Z6 Mag (blog)
New York's Gata Kamsky has been crowned grand master of the 2010 US chess championship. The winner had a tie breaker against the Chicagoan, Yury Shulman, which was help at the CCSCSL. Before the tie breaker Shulman won against Nakamura in ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Magnus lets Fabi escape - Chessbase News

In the News - Sun, 08/26/2018 - 02:00
Sinquefield Cup: Magnus lets Fabi escape  Chessbase News

The much-awaited encounter between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana took place on Saturday in Saint Louis. The World Champion faced Caruana's ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Caruana grabs the lead - Chessbase News

In the News - Sat, 08/25/2018 - 02:00
Sinquefield Cup: Caruana grabs the lead  Chessbase News

For the first time in this year's Sinquefield Cup, a sole leader tops the standings — Fabiano Caruana took advantage of Sergey Karjakin's bad form to get his ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Draws, some short, some hard-fought - Chessbase News

In the News - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 02:00
Sinquefield Cup: Draws, some short, some hard-fought  Chessbase News

In this year's Sinquefield Cup it is completely banned to sign agreed draws. After three rounds with one decisive result per day, the fifth day of play finished with ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Five leaders - Chessbase News

In the News - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 02:00
Sinquefield Cup: Five leaders  Chessbase News

Fabiano Caruana joined the leading pack at the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup after using a daring novelty against Hikaru Nakamura. With this result, no ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Grischuk joins the race - Chessbase News

In the News - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 02:00
Sinquefield Cup: Grischuk joins the race  Chessbase News

Three rounds have already been played at this year's Sinquefield Cup. Four different players have achieved a single win to share the lead on 2/3 — the last one ...

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Sinquefield Cup: A seven-hour win for Magnus - Chessbase News

In the News - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 02:00
Sinquefield Cup: A seven-hour win for Magnus  Chessbase News

Four out of five games finished drawn in the Sinquefield Cup's second round. The only winner was Magnus Carlsen, who defeated his former World ...

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Sinquefield Cup: Two winners in round one - Chessbase News

In the News - Sun, 08/19/2018 - 02:00
Sinquefield Cup: Two winners in round one  Chessbase News

After the hard-fought St. Louis Rapid & Blitz event, the already traditional Sinquefield Cup started on Saturday. Two players achieved clean wins to reach the top ...

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Magnus arrives in Saint Louis for Ultimate Moves - Chessbase News

In the News - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 02:00
Magnus arrives in Saint Louis for Ultimate Moves  Chessbase News

The chess action continues in Saint Louis. After the Rapid & Blitz tournament and before the Sinquefield Cup, Team Randy and Team Rex came back for ...

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Nakamura does it again - Chessbase News

In the News - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 02:00
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Nakamura does it again  Chessbase News

Hikaru Nakamura triumphed at the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz leg of the Grand Chess Tour with a round to spare and landed at the top spot in the overall ...

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Saint Louis Blitz: Vachier-Lagrave climbs in the standings - Chessbase News

In the News - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:00
Saint Louis Blitz: Vachier-Lagrave climbs in the standings  Chessbase News

The first day of blitz action in Saint Louis was won by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. The Frenchman scored no less than five wins (four with Black) to recover after a ...

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Saint Louis Rapid: Nakamura surges to the front - Chessbase News

In the News - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 02:00
Saint Louis Rapid: Nakamura surges to the front  Chessbase News

On the third and final day of rapid, Hikaru Nakamura lodged two more wins and a draw bringing his final rapid tally to 12 (using double-scoring), a point ahead of ...

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World's Best Compete in Final Two Grand Chess Tour Tournaments Hosted by Saint Louis Chess Club - PR Newswire (press release)

In the News - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 17:11

World's Best Compete in Final Two Grand Chess Tour Tournaments Hosted by Saint Louis Chess Club
PR Newswire (press release)
The Tour was created in partnership between the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (Sinquefield Cup) and Chess Promotions, Ltd. (London Chess Classic). The legendary Garry Kasparov, one of the world's greatest ambassadors for chess, ...

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