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'They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!' Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster's Move—to the US - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:22

Wall Street Journal

'They Are Indeed Buying Nerds!' Chess World Questions an American Grandmaster's Move—to the US
Wall Street Journal
Grandmaster chess legend Garry Kasparov competd against Wesley So during an exhibition match at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis in August 2016. Photo: Nick Schnelle/Associated Press. Mr. So, who is a Filipino citizen and in the U.S. ...

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World Chess Championship: Draw streak persists despite Fabiano Caruana's daring opening gambit in Game 5 - Firstpost

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 08:03

Firstpost

World Chess Championship: Draw streak persists despite Fabiano Caruana's daring opening gambit in Game 5
Firstpost
During the live webcast of the game by the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis, Caruana's second, GM Christian Chirila discussed the challenger's opening at length. "I'm happy with the opening outcome but it is what it is. Fabiano will have ...

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World Championship Game 5: Even Gurgenidze is not enough to win - Chessbase News

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 02:00
World Championship Game 5: Even Gurgenidze is not enough to win  Chessbase News

In today's 5th game of the World Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana, the two players honoured Georgian champion Bukhtuti ...

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World Chess Championship: Draw streak persists despite Fabiano Caruana's daring opening gambit in Game 5 - Firstpost

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 02:00
World Chess Championship: Draw streak persists despite Fabiano Caruana's daring opening gambit in Game 5  Firstpost

Thirty four moves and just over three hours into the game, a draw was agreed between Magnus Carlsen and his world title challenger, Fabiano Caruana.

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Dreev dominates, Gabuzyan dragoons - Chessbase News

Wed, 10/24/2018 - 02:00
Dreev dominates, Gabuzyan dragoons  Chessbase News

The St. Louis Fall Chess Classic has become a regular fixture on the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis calendar. Grandmaster ELSHAN ...

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Champions Showdown: Blunders, mishaps, fun! - Chessbase News

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 02:00
Champions Showdown: Blunders, mishaps, fun!  Chessbase News

There was almost no intrigue regarding the final results, but the 2018 Champions Showdown was filled with curious highlights and enterprising chess. The main ...

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Chess960: Champions Showdown LIVE - Chessbase News

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:00
Chess960: Champions Showdown LIVE  Chessbase News

Another spectacular chess event is ongoing at the Saint Louis Chess Club. Ten world-class players, including Garry Kasparov, compete in rapid and blitz ...

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Kasparov struggles in Chess960 return - Chessbase News

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 02:00
Kasparov struggles in Chess960 return  Chessbase News

After two days of Chess960 in St. Louis, Wesley So established the largest lead in his match against Anish Giri. Perhaps that why So says he prefers the variant ...

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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - Idaho State Journal

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:52

Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup
Idaho State Journal
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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Chess Champions Crowned at 2018 Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz and Sinquefield Cup - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 09:52

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

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

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

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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Sinquefield Cup: Nothing yet decided - Chessbase 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

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

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: Magnus lets Fabi escape - Chessbase 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: Draws, some short, some hard-fought - Chessbase 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

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: Two winners in round one - Chessbase 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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