Grand Chess Tour Finals: Ding Beats MVL, Carlsen's Streak Continues – Chess.com

Grand Chess Tour Finals: Ding Beats MVL, Carlsen's Streak Continues – Chess.com

Ding Liren won a splendid game with the white pieces against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave to take a six-point lead in the Grand Chess Tour final. Magnus Carlsen escaped from a lost position vs. Levon Aronian and increased his unbeaten streak to 107 games. The last day of the Grand Chess Tour playoff starts at 15:00 CET, which is 9 a.m. Eastern […]

London Chess Classic Live – Chessbase News

Finals, Classical Game 2 Two very different draws set the GCT semi-finals in motion at the Olympia Conference Centre in London. Levon Aronian played it safe with White against Ding Liren as he did not feel well after a bad night’s sleep, while Magnus Carlsen decided to challenge Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in a rare line of […]

So Beats Artemiev, Reaches Speed Chess Final – Chess.com

Wesley So is the first player to qualify for the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship final. The American grandmaster defeated Russia’s Vladislav Artemiev 17.5-11.5 in their semifinal on Thursday. Before the match So was modest about his chances. Asked how he would beat the Russian player, he replied: “Beat him?”  But the 26-year-old American GM from Minnetonka, Minnesota (U.S.), dominated the […]

Vachier-Lagrave Beats Carlsen, Faces Ding In Grand Chess Tour Final – Chess.com

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave defeated Magnus Carlsen to reach the final of the Grand Chess Tour playoff. The Frenchman beat the world champion in a tiebreak of their semifinal and will now face Ding Liren in the final. Ding won against Levon Aronian in their semifinal match.  Starting on Friday, Ding and Vachier-Lagrave will now be competing for the $150,000 […]

Spassky vs Fischer: How the chess battle became a theatre event – BBC News

Spassky vs Fischer: How the chess battle became a theatre event – BBC News

Image copyright Alamy Image caption Boris Spassky (left) and Bobby Fischer duke it out in 1972 When the American Bobby Fischer challenged the Russian Boris Spassky for the World Chess Championship in 1972 the media looked on in fascination. It seemed the Cold War was being played out in Iceland on a chessboard. Now a […]

Northwestern chess club open to all skill levels, emphasizes community – Daily Northwestern

Close 64 Squares, Northwestern’s chess club, competes in the Chicago Industrial Chess League against other schools like the University of Chicago and companies like Citadel and Google. Source: Steven Han 64 Squares, Northwestern’s chess club, competes in the Chicago Industrial Chess League against other schools like the University of Chicago and companies like Citadel and […]

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