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The Saint Louis Summer Chess Classic takes place 15th-23rd May 2018. Two GM Groups. A Group: Durarbayli, Akobian, Sevian, Bok, Zherebukh, Indjic, Xiong, Prohaszka, Fridman and Jumabayev. [...]
Tue, May 22, 2018
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The 53rd Capablanca Memorial took place 9th-20th May 2018. Players: Samuel Shankland, Lazaro Bruzon Batista, Aleksey Dreev, David Anton Guijarro, Aleksandr Rakhmanov and Yusnel Bacallao Alonso. Sam Shankland followed up his US Chess Championship win with a comfortable win in the Capablanca Memorial. [...]
Sun, May 20, 2018
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The FIDE Women's World Chess Championship match between defending champion Tan Zhongyi and challenger Ju Wenjun took place 3rd to 20th May. 10 game match Both were born in 1991 and are close friends. The first half of the match was in the "Intercontinental Hotel Puxi, near the historic centre of Shanghai", May [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
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The Russian Team Championship took place in Soochi 1st to 10th May 2018. Leading players: Svidler, Vitiugov, Tomashevsky, Fedoseev, Artemiev, Matlakov, Dubov, Gelfand, Malakhov, Inarkiev, Rodshtein, Kamsky, Najer, Rublevsky, Riazantsev, Motylev, Shirov, Grachev, Khismatullin, Lysyj, Alekseenko, Zvjaginsev, Alekseev, Paravyan, Romanov, Bologan, Popov, Kobalia. Mednyy vsadnik (St Petersburg) won the Premier [...]
Thu, May 10, 2018
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24th Sigeman & Co Chess tournament took place Fri 4th to Tue 8th May 2018. Santosh Vidit Gujrathi and Nils Grandelius shared first on 3.5/5. [...]
Tue, May 08, 2018
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The 4NCL took place 11th November 2017 to 7th May 2018. Guildford 1 won the title. [...]
Mon, May 07, 2018
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The German Bundesliga took place 21st October to 1st May 2018. Baden-Baden were defending champions and top seeds. The final weekend took place 29th April to 1st May 2018 in Berlin as part of the 150th birthday Celebrations of Emanuel Lasker organised by the club "Schachfreunde Berlin 1903". There [...]
Wed, May 02, 2018
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The US Chess Championships took place in Saint Louis Wed 18th to Mon 30th Apr 2018. Championship players: Fabiano Caruana, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, Alex Onischuk, Ray Robson, Sam Shankland, Varuzhan Akobian, Jeffery Xiong, Alex Lenderman, Awonder Liang, Yaroslav Zherebukh and Zviad Izoria. Women's Championship: Irina Krush, Anna Zatonskih, Tatev Abrahamyan, Nazi [...]
Mon, Apr 30, 2018
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The Chinese Championships took place in Xinghua Wed 18th Apr 2018 to Mon 30th Apr 2018. Wen Yang edged out Bai Jinshi on tie-break after both scored 7.5/11, in the women's section Zhai Mo won the title on tie-break from Huang Qian, they both scored 8.5/11. [...]
Sun, Apr 29, 2018
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The 5th Vugar Gashimov Memorial took place in Shamkir 19th to 28th April 2018. Players: Magnus Carlsen, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, Anish Giri, Ding Liren, Sergey Karjakin, Veselin Topalov, Teimour Radjabov, Rauf Mamedov and David Navara. World Champion Magnus Carlsen won the event with 6/9 half a point clear of Ding [...]
Sat, Apr 28, 2018
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