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Sinquefield Cup: Confessions of the World Champion Anand explained after the game:. Vishy Anand - opening intricacies - Photo: Lennart Ootes / Grand Chess Tour. This was the position Anand was discussing from his earlier games with Mamedyarov and Gelfand continuing with 5.0-0 g7 6.e1 here.

Sinquefield Cup 2: "It hurts!" "It hurts!" commented Ian Nepomniachtchi after missing a knockout blow against Fabiano Caruana, though it was much harder to see than the tactic he'd blundered a day earlier against Vishy Anand.

The Heavyweight Chess Board IT seems a week does not go by without a few more twists and turns in the heavyweight division. And then there is the December 7 rematch between Joshua and Andy Ruiz which, we are told, is heading to Saudi Arabia but which, we are also told, might happen in the USA if Ruiz has his way.

Fun and games with Kramnik and kids Just as a warm up for the day. He wanted the youngsters to crack this one before he arrived. Gukesh looked at the position for around 30 seconds and then went on for his shower.

Anand Still Leads With Draws Galore At Sinquefield Cup Watch Sinquefield Cup with hosts IM Rensch and GM Hammer #grandchesstour from Chess on You can find all games here as part of our live portal. More photos from the event can be found here. The official site is here.

Fortune favours the brave To submit your games just upload a PGN or ChessBase file, along with your name and e-mail address. Send one success story and one loss. Tell why you chose them, where or when they were played. Please do include your email address, so Jon can reply, and preferably a photo of yourself for our article.

23 best new Android games released this week including Chessplode, Witcheye, and Beholder 2 Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. Today I have a unique take on the game of chess, a beautiful 2D platformer published by Devolver Digital, and sequel to the totalitarian spy game Beholder.

Vladimir Kramnik: Current Indian chess crop strongest in the world Former world champion Vladimir Kramnik had high praise for the young chess crop of India.

Sinquefield Cup Begins with a b5 Bang for Anand The seventh annual Sinquefield Cup began on August 17th at the Saint Louis Chess Club, with twelve of the top players in the World competing for over $300,000 in prize money, as well as Grand Chess Tour points. The round started out quietly, as most games steered toward draws, starting with Karjakin-Mamedyarov.

Sophie Milliet seeks French Championship record The conditions are different. Moreover, to win a tournament like this, you need a bit of luck and you need to be in good shape," she says. At the same time, Sophie is careful not to rule out any of the other eight contenders. "You never know.

Anand starts with a win at Sinquefield Cup 2019 When both Karjakin and Mamedyarov are spectators too - Photo: Crystal Fuller / Grand Chess Tour. Ding vs So was a long fight, and the Chinese superstar seemed to miss an easy path to advantage. Ding Liren - Tired after the Rapid and Blitz? - Photo: Crystal Fuller / Grand Chess Tour.

Sinquefield 1: Anand grabs lead as Nepo blunders Vishy Anand grabbed the only win of Round 1 of the 2019 Sinquefield Cup after Ian Nepomniachtchi blundered a rook and the game on move 77 of a hard-fought contest.

Philippine's SEA Games bet IM Paulo Bersamina rules GM Rosendo Balinas chess cup INTERNATIONAL Master Paulo Bersamina, one of the country's top bets in this year's Manila Southeast Asian Games ruled via tiebreak the qualifying round of the Grandmaster Rosendo Balinas Junior Memorial Chess Tournament was held at Alphaland Makati Place in Makati City on Saturday.

Antonio rules KL seniors chess - MANILA, Philippines - Filipino Grandmaster Joey Antonio saved the day for the Philippine contingent after topping the senior division of the IGB Dato' Tan Chin Nam International Chess Open in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia yesterday.

Russian Superfinals: Tomashevsky and Girya on top Summer in Izhevsk - Photo: Eteri Kublashvili. In 2019, 21-year-old Vladislav Artemiev won the strong Gibraltar Open, took gold with Russia at the World Teams Championship, became European champion and finished first at the Karpov Poikovsky Tournament, a strong ten-player round-robin.

Chess Champs Battle at Twin Ports Open - It was a meeting of the minds at University of Wisconsin Superior's Yellowjacket Union for the 8th Annual Twin Ports Open Chess Tournament. Players were in town from as far as Canada. They're as young as six and as old as 75. Some are even Mayors, like Superior Mayor Jim Paine, who was also hunched over a chess board.

Late Blunder Gives Anand Early Lead At Sinquefield Cup In several recent tweets, Viswanathan Anand explained that his son has taken quite a liking to the instructional videos on Well, Akhil, turns out your dad can teach you about winning tactics, too. "I'll show him the position and see what he says!" Anand joked to about whether or not Akhil knows about discovered attacks.

New club is calling all Bolton chess champions A NEW chess club is being established in Horwich for anyone interested in the game, from beginners to advanced players.

Formally incarcerated man turns life around through chess By Amber Jayanth - August 17, 2019 at 8:33 PM EDT - Updated August 17 at 8:33 PM CINCINNATI - A man who was incarcerated when he was 14 years old for possession of a gun turned his life around three years ago to help his community through the game of chess.

Jets' Le'Veon Bell can thank chess for running prowess Bell and his friend Tyreek picked up a chessboard and started teaching themselves to play. It began a love affair with the game for Bell, and the Jets' new running back says the lessons he has learned on the chessboard have helped him on the football field.

Berkeley Summer IM tournament Underway with Ten Female Players An IM norm tournament is underway at the Berkeley Chess Club with ten strong female competitors, including seven-time US Champion Irina Krush, who gave a pre-tournament simultaneous exhibition, where she won 19 games and drew two. IM Annie Wang, fresh off her championship title in Bolivia, is also participating.

Sinquefield Cup 2019 - Round 1 LIVE WGM Jennifer Shahade and GMs Yasser Seirawan and Maurice Ashley. Here are the current tour standings:. Magnus Carlsen leads despite a lacklustre Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz - Graphic: Grand Chess Tour.

NEW: The nasty Nimzowisch Defence The nasty Nimzowisch Defence. Its primary focus is a version of the Pirc Defence after 1.e4 Nc6 2.Nf3 d6 3.d4 Nf6 4.Nc3 g6 where Black has avoided the sharpest variations, at the small cost of some flexibility, since his knight is already committed to c6.Christian Bauer will also reco.

Praggnanandhaa to lead field at World Youth Chess Championship World's second youngest grandmaster, R. Praggnanandhaa, would be among the participants who are to take part in the World Youth Chess Championship to be held here from October 1 to 13.

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