Archive for January 29th, 2014

GM Parimarjan Negi has signed up.Photo by https://topnews.in/ (Keval Sharma). Back in early December of last year, GM Maurice Ashley announced an epic event… a “Millionaire Chess” open tournament with an unprecedented prize fund of $1,000,000. It has generated a ripple throughout the chess world and ignited a discussion about tournament conditions and the commercialization […]

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GM Levon AronianPhoto by Frans Peeters. Levon Aronian was on a blistering pace and clinched the 2014 Tata Steel tournament with one round remaining. Not even a last round loss could spoil his otherwise sterling result. In the last round, he fell prey to a nice tactical shot from Loek Van Wely. Nevertheless, Aronian edged […]

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