European Chess Club Cup: St Petersburg, Monaco Take Titles – Chess.com

European Chess Club Cup: St Petersburg, Monaco Take Titles – Chess.com

The European Club Cup became a “Petersburg Tale” as Mednyi Vsadnik defeated Sjakklub Valerenga and then edged out AVE Novy Bor on tiebreak. Cercle d’Echecs de Monte-Carlo won the women’s section. The European Club Cup only lasts seven rounds, but it was still one round too many for Magnus Carlsen‘s Valerenga. Their successful run finished in a big anticlimax […]

CHESS COLUMN: Avoid defending Berlin – Enid News & Eagle

+2  In May of 1945 when the Soviets entered Berlin things looked grim for the Germans. Similarly, in this week’s position white’s queen has entered Berlin, so to speak. White’s bishops are prepared to open fire. With this hint in mind, please try to find white’s best move. +2  Morrow White’s occupation of the g7 […]

Sindarov Likely Becomes 'New' 2nd-Youngest GM In History – Chess.com

Sindarov Likely Becomes 'New' 2nd-Youngest GM In History – Chess.com

It took 16 years after Sergey Karjakin became a grandmaster at 12 years old for another person to earn chess’s highest title before turning 13. But now, four months after Indian prodigy Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa became the second 12-year-old in history to become a grandmaster, a third pre-teen GM has likely appeared. Although not official, IM Javokhir Sindarov of […]

Chess Grandmaster Pontus Carlsson in town to pair business with kids – WGNO

Chess Grandmaster Pontus Carlsson in town to pair business with kids – WGNO

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NEW ORLEANS— It only took 8 moves for International Chess Grandmaster Pontus Carlsson to take down News With a Twist host LBJ during an informative, yet hasty demonstration on the the Twist set. Carlsson is in town to promote Business Meets Chess & Kids. You can catch him […]

European Chess Club Cup: Carlsen 4.3 Points Ahead Of Caruana – Chess.com

European Chess Club Cup: Carlsen 4.3 Points Ahead Of Caruana – Chess.com

After drawing two games in a row at the European Club Cup, Magnus Carlsen saw his lead over Fabiano Caruana in the live ratings decrease to just 4.3 points. Alkaloid and Padova lead the championship after four rounds. It shouldn’t be the main story of the European Club Cup, but it is definitely one that a lot of […]

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