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The first super tournament will kick off in 2019 with the ever-popular Tata Steel Chess festival featuring some of the world’s top players. World Champion Magnus Carlsen will defend his title against 11 other aspirants including five others in the top 10. Santosh Vidit of India graduated into the Masters group after winning the Challengers […]

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One of the marquee tournaments kicked off today in Wijk ann Zee with the opening of the 80th Tata Steel Chess Tournament. World Champion Magnus Carlsen is coming off of his 2017 Grand Tour win and the recent Blitz title to play in his 14th Tata tournament. He won in 2016 and will be looking […]

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Wesley So was at a low point a couple of years ago placing last in the 2015 Sinquefield Cup. Now only 16 points behind Magnus Carlsen while bolting ahead of Fabiano Caruana. Caruana is currently playing in Gibraltar where he was upset by Nigel Short in the sixth round. This allowed So to overtake him […]

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The first major tournament has begun and marks the first classical tournament for Magnus Carlsen since he defended his title. He will be one of the 14 competitors in the 79th edition of the Tata Steel Chess tournament in Wijk aan Zee (Netherlands). Pea soup will not be the only thing served up as the […]

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Round #13 – Sunday 25 January 2015 Masters Hou, Y. – Ivanchuk, V., ½-½ So, W. – Van Wely, L., 1-0 Carlsen, M. – Saric, I., ½-½ Wojtaszek, R. – Giri, A., ½-½ Aronian, L. – Ding, L., 0-1 Caruana, F. – Vachier-Lagrave, 0-1 Jobava, B. – Radjabov, T., 1-0 World Champion Magnus Carlsen won […]

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Round #12 – Saturday 24 January 2015 Masters Van Wely, L. – Jobava, B., ½-½ Radjabov, T. – Hou, Y., ½-½ Ivanchuk, V. – Caruana, F., ½-½ Vachier-Lagrave – Aronian, L., ½-½ Ding, L. – Carlsen, M., ½-½ Saric, I. – Wojtaszek, R., 1-0 Giri, A. – So, W., 1-0 Anish Giri beat contender Wesley […]

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Round #11 – Friday 23 January 2015 Masters Giri, A. – Van Wely, L., 1-0 So, W. – Saric, I., 1-0 Wojtaszek, R. – Ding, L., 0-1 Carlsen, M. – Vachier-Lagrave, ½-½ Aronian, L. – Ivanchuk, V., ½-½ Caruana, F. – Radjabov, T., ½-½ Hou, Y. – Jobava, B., 1-0 Today we saw a comedy […]

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Round #10 – Wednesday 20 January 2015 Masters Vassily Ivanchuk – Magnus Carlsen, ½-½ Ding Liren – Wesley So, ½-½ Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Radaslaw Wojtaszek, ½-½ Ivan Saric – Anish Giri, 0-1 Baadur Jobova – Fabiano Caruana, 0-1 Teimour Radjabov – Levon Aronian, ½-½ Loek van Wely – Hou Yifan, 1-0 The tournament moved to […]

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Round #9 – Tuesday 20 January 2015 Masters Ivan Saric – Loek van Wely, ½-½ Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Vassily Ivanchuk, ½-½ Anish Giri – Ding Liren, 1-0 Magnus Carlsen – Teimour Radjabov, 1-0 Wesley So – Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, ½-½ Fabiano Caruana – Hou Yifan, ½-½ Levon Aronian – Baadur Jobova, 1-0 Magnus Carlsen won his […]

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Round #8 – Sunday 18 January 2015 Masters Hou Yifan – Levon Aronian, ½-½ Ding Liren – Ivan Saric, 1-0 Vassily Ivanchuk – Wesley So, 0-1 Baadur Jobova – Magnus Carlsen, 0-1 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Anish Giri, 1-0 Loek van Wely – Fabiano Caruana, 0-1 Teimour Radjabov – Radaslaw Wojtaszek, 1-0 So had preparation waiting […]

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Round #7 – Saturday 17 January 2015 Masters Ivan Saric – Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, 0-1 Ding Liren – Loek van Wely, 1-0 Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Baadur Jobova, 0-1 Magnus Carlsen – Hou Yifan, 1-0 Anish Giri – Vassily Ivanchuk, ½-½ Wesley So – Teimour Radjabov, ½-½ Levon Aronian – Fabiano Caruana, ½-½ Lots of exciting games […]

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Round #6 – Friday 16 January 2015 Masters Loek van Wely – Levon Aronian, ½-½ Baddur Jobova – Wesley So, 0-1 Vassily Ivanchuk – Ivan Saric, ½-½ Fabiano Caruana – Magnus Carlsen, 0-1 Hou Yifan – Radaslaw Wojtaszek, ½-½ Teimour Radjabov – Anish Giri, ½-½ Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Ding Liren, 1-0 MVL polished off Ding […]

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Round #5 – Thursday, 15 January 2015 Masters Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Loek van Wely, ½-½ Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Fabiano Caruana, 1-0 Ding Liren – Vassily Ivanchuk, ½-½ Wesley So – Hou Yifan, ½-½ Anish Giri – Baddur Jobova, 1-0 Magnus Carlsen – Levon Aronian, 1-0 Ivan Saric – Teimour Radjabov, 0-1 Radoslaw has toppled both […]

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Round #4 – Tuesday, 13 January 2015 Masters Baddur Jobova – Ivan Saric, 0-1 Teimour Radjabov – Ding Liren, 0-1 Vassily Ivanchuk – Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, 1-0 Loek van Wely – Magnus Carlsen, 0-1 Wesley So – Fabiano Caruana, ½-½ Hou Yifan – Anish Giri , ½-½ Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Levon Aronian, ½-½ I believe we […]

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Round #3 – Monday, 12 January 2015 Masters Ding Liren – Baddur Jobova, 1-0 Vassily Ivanchuk – Loek van Wely, 1-0 Anish Giri – Fabiano Caruana, ½-½ Radaslaw Wojtaszek – Magnus Carlsen, 1-0 Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Teimour Radjabov, ½-½ Wesley So – Levon Aronian, 1-0 Ivan Saric – Hou Yifan, ½-½ Standings after Round #3 […]

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