Archive for September, 2013

2013 Sinquefield CupSeptember 9th-15th, 2013 (St. Louis, USA)Round #1 – Monday, 9 September 2013 1 Carlsen, M NOR 1-0 Kamsky, G USA 2 Nakamura, H USA 1-0 Aronian, L ARM Drum Coverage| Round 1 | Round 2 | Round 3 | Round 4 | Round 5 | Round 6 | Official Site Carlsen wows audience… […]

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Four of the world’s top chess players will assemble in what has become a major center for chess development. St. Louis will host the 1st Sinquefield Cup beginning tomorrow in a double-round robin event. Magnus Carlsen, the world’s highest-ranked player headlines the event along with the second highest in Levon Aronian and top American players […]

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Daytona Beach Hilton Resort next to the famous clock tower and the carnival which featured the gravity-defying slingshot ride (upper left) where you are hoisted 300 feet in the air at 90 miles per hour. Drawback… $25.00 for this 90-second thrill. Photo by Daaim Shabazz. Labor Day weekend is a busy time for chess is […]

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The World Chess Federation (FIDE) recently awarded 9 titles to Jamaican chess players for past and recent performances. The titles awarded were 1 FIDE Master (FM), 4 Candidate Master (CM), and 4 Woman Candidate Master (WCM). Former Jamaica Chess Federation (JCF) president, John Powell, who died in 2007, was recently awarded the FIDE Masters (FM) […]

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