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The China-Russia Chess Grandmaster Summit is a four game match between Yu Yangyi and Grischuk in Jiayuguan 20th to 24th July 2017. If the match is tied there will be rapid and then blitz tie-breaks. [...]
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
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The 8th Danzhou Super GM tournament took place 9th to 18th July 2017. Players: Ding Liren, Yu Yangyi, Wei Yi, Vassily Ivanchuk, Le Quang Liem, Vladimir Malakhov, Arkadij Naiditsch, Ruslan Ponomariov, Wang Hao and Lu Shanglei. Wei Yi scored his first major tournament victory with an undefeated 6.5/9 a point [...]
Tue, Jul 18, 2017
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The Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting takes place 15th to 23rd July 2017. Players: Nisipeanu, Bluebaum, Vachier-Lagrave, Wojtaszek, Wang Yue, Andreikin, Kramnik, Fedoseev. There is a large open alongside. [...]
Fri, Jul 14, 2017
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The 30th Leon Chess tournament took place 6th to 10th July 2017. Knockout rapid event with Viswanathan Anand, Wesley So, Jan-Krzysztof Duda and Jaime Santos. Wesley So won the first tie-break game of the final against Viswanathan Anand and drew the second. They had drawn all four of the regulation [...]
Sun, Jul 09, 2017
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The Geneva FIDE Grand Prix takes place 6th to 16th July 2017. Players: Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Harikrishna Pentala, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Pavel Eljanov, Michael Adams, Peter Svidler, Alexander Grischuk, Ernesto Inarkiev, Boris Gelfand, Li Chao, Teimour Radjabov, Dmitry Jakovenko, Salem Saleh, Hou Yifan, Alexander Riazantsev and Richard Rapport. [...]
Wed, Jul 05, 2017
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The Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz YourNextMove tournament took place in Leuven, Belgium, 28th June to 2nd July 2017. 9 Rounds of Rapid and 18 of Blitz as in Paris. Players: Magnus Carlsen, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Viswanathan Anand, Wesley So, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Levon Aronian, Vladimir Kramnik, Anish Giri, Vassily Ivanchuk [...]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
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The 11th World Team Chess Championship took place in Khanty-Mansiysk 17th to 26th June 2017. China won the men's title and Russia the women's. [...]
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
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The Grand Chess Tour Paris leg took place 21st to 25th June 2017. 10 players: Carlsen, Nakamura, Wesley So, MVL, Karjakin, Caruana, Grischuk, Mamedyarov, Topalov and Bacrot. Magnus Carlsen survived a shaky final day performance in the blitz where he lost three games in a row to win the event [...]
Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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The 5th Norway Chess tournament took place in Stavanger 5th-17th June 2017. Players: Magnus Carlsen, Wesley So, Fabiano Caruana, Vladimir Kramnik, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Hikaru Nakamura, Viswanathan Anand, Levon Aronian, Sergey Karjakin, and Anish Giri. There was an opening blitz on day one to decide the draw which was won by [...]
Fri, Jun 16, 2017
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The 52nd Capablanca Memorial took place 26th May to 6th June 2017. Players: Vassily Ivanchuk Emilio Cordova, Krishnan Sasikiran, Sam Shankland, Kacper Piorun and Isan Reynaldo Ortiz Suarez. There was an open alongside. Krishnan Sasikiran won with 6.5/10 a point clear of Vassily Ivanchuk (defeated in the final round) and [...]
Sat, Jun 10, 2017
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