Archive for September, 2015

The opening ceremony of the 2015 World Chess Cup officially opened the championship qualifier. One-hundred and twenty eight players have arrived in Baku, Azerbaijan carrying their flags to compete for a chance and glory… and perhaps a chance at competing in the World Candidate’s tournament in March 2016. According to fide.com, The players, official and […]

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The 2015 Sinquefield Cup was held was great fanfare from August 22nd until September 3rd. The excitement built from a gradual crescendo when ten of the top players from around the world set upon St. Louis, Missouri to compete one of the strongest round robins in history. The Chess Drum would be “in the building”. […]

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Detroit is known for many things… cars, music, sports and increasingly chess. On the weekend of August 21st, Hikaru Nakamura visited the Detroit City Chess Club (DCCC) and was welcomed by the community at-large. Kevin Fite who organized the visit hosted the four-time U.S. Champion and world’s #2 player, his fiance Maria DeRosa and FM […]

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2015 Sinquefield CupAugust 23th – September 3rd, 2014 (St. Louis, USA)Round #9 – Tuesday, 1 September 2015 1 Topalov, V BUL ½-½ Aronian, L ARM 2 Anand, V IND ½-½ Carlsen, M NOR 3 Vachier-Lagrave, M FRA ½-½ Giri, A NED 4 Nakamura, H USA 1-0 Grischuk, A RUS 5 Caruana, F USA ½-½ So, […]

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2015 Sinquefield CupAugust 23th – September 3rd, 2014 (St. Louis, USA)Round #8 – Monday, 31 August 2015 1 Aronian, L ARM ½-½ Anand, V IND 2 Carlsen, M NOR ½-½ Nakamura, H USA 3 Grischuk, A RUS ½-½ Vachier-Lagrave, M FRA 4 Giri, A NED ½-½ Caruana, F USA 5 So, W USA ½-½ Topalov, […]

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