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The 25th Abu Dhabi Masters took place Mon 6th Aug to Thu 16th Aug 2018. Daniil Dubov took first place on tie-break from Anton Korobov after both scored 7.5/9. [...]
Thu, Aug 16, 2018
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The Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz takes place 11th to 16th August 2018. Grischuk, Caruana, Nakamura, Aronian, MVL, Mamedyarov, Karjakin, Anand, So, Dominguez. Mamedyarov and Nakamura shared first in the rapid with 6/9. [...]
Tue, Aug 14, 2018
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The 105th British Chess Championships took place in Hull 28th July to 5th August 2018. Adams, Howell, Jones, Hawkins, Pert, Fodor etc Michael Adams and Luke McShane tied for first place on 7/9. In a rapid tie-break Adams took the lead but allowed an equalising shot. In the blitz Adams made [...]
Sun, Aug 05, 2018
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9th Hainan Danzhou GM took place 27th July to 3rd August 2018. Yangyi Yu won with 4.5/7 half a point clear of Le Quang Liem. [...]
Fri, Aug 03, 2018
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The 51st Biel Chess Festival took place Sun 22nd July (Round 1) to Wed 1st Aug 2018. World Champion Magnus Carlsen heads a strong field of Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Peter Svidler, David Navara and Nico Georgiadis. 6 players 10 rounds. Shakhriyar Mamedayarov took clear first place defeating World [...]
Wed, Aug 01, 2018
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The 29th Czech Open took place 12th to 29th July 2018. Sergei Movsesian won the Open A with 7.5/9. [...]
Mon, Jul 30, 2018
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The Xtracon open took place in Helsingor 21st to 29th July 2018 with Vitiugov, Andreikin, Saric, Grandelius, Jobava, Shirov, Hammer, Tari etc. Jon Ludvig Hammer took first place on tie-break from Dmitry Andreikin after both scored 8.5/10. [...]
Mon, Jul 30, 2018
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The Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place July 24th to October 18th 2018. 16 players in a knockout online blitz tournament. 90 minutes of 5/1 blitz, 60 minutes of 3/1 blitz, and 30 minutes of 1/1 bullet chess. Players: Fabiano Caruana, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Ian [...]
Wed, Jul 25, 2018
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The 46th Dortmund Sparkassen Chess-Meeting took place 12th to 22nd July 2018. Kramnik, Giri, Nepomniachtchi, Wojtaszek, Duda, Nisipeanu, Kovalev and Meier were in the main GM tournament. Ian Nepomniachtchi took clear first with 5/7 half a point clear of Giri, Kovalev and Duda. Tigran Nalbandian edged out Daniel Hausrath on [...]
Sun, Jul 22, 2018
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The Chinese Team Championship takes place Tuesday 10th Apr to Friday 30th Nov 2018. [...]
Tue, Jul 10, 2018
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