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London Chess Classic – Round 3

London Chess Classic – Round 3

Round three of the London Chess Classic did not bring any decisive results, but it was not for the lack of effort. Levon Aronian gave everyone hope by predicting that in an effort to win, at one point, someone will play something complicated, blunder and lose their game. It could have very well been him [...]

Field for Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2018 complete

Field for Tata Steel Chess Tournament 2018 complete

Reigning European champion Maxim Matlakov (Russia) and his countryman Dmitry Gordievsky will participate in the 80th edition of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in January. Matlakov will participate in the Tata Steel Masters and Gordievsky in the Tata Steel Challengers. They have earned their invitations because of their ranking in the ACP competition. The field [...]

London Chess Classic – Round 2

London Chess Classic – Round 2

No blood was spilled during round two of the London Chess Classic, however, many of the games were combative. Early in the round there were several enterprising middlegame positions which looked promising; yet, bringing the full point home is an extremely daunting task as all the players are extremely good defenders. The fighting spirit the [...]

London Chess Classic – Round 1

London Chess Classic – Round 1

It was a peaceful day at the Google Headquarters in London, which hosted round one of the London Chess Classic. The day started slowly with three symmetrical positions out of the opening. It seemed that the only game that had any promise of producing a decisive result was the battle between Carlsen and Caruana until [...]

Saint Louis Champions Showdown 2017 LIVE!

Saint Louis Champions Showdown 2017 LIVE!

Live games with analysis

London Chess Classic 2017 – The Players

London Chess Classic 2017 – The Players

The ninth London Chess Classic kicks off at the DeepMind Google HQ on 1 December 2017 and will continue at the Olympia Conference Centre from 3 to 11 December 2017. It is the concluding leg of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour and features a prize fund of $300,000. Magnus Carlsen (Norway) 2826 Levon Aronian (Armenia) [...]

World Chess Championship 2018 in London?

World Chess Championship 2018 in London?

Lentxo Garcia writes for El Pais

Isle of Man Chess 2017 LIVE!

Isle of Man Chess 2017 LIVE!

Chess.com Isle of Man 2017 live with analysis

Levon Aronian convincing in Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

Levon Aronian convincing in Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz

The fourth leg of the Grand Chess Tour wrapped up in Saint Louis with Levon Aronian dominating the field. He won the tournament with two rounds to spare and three points ahead of his closest rivals, Sergey Karjakin and Hikaru Nakamura. He collected $37,500 and 13 GCT points and is now in third place overall [...]

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 4

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 4

After day one of the blitz, Levon Aronian extended his lead to two points over his closest rival, Hikaru Nakamura. Fabiano Caruana and Hikaru Nakamura entered the day tied for second place only a point behind Aronian, but Nakamura had a more solid day; whereas Caruana had more decisive results, but also too many losses. [...]

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