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The Saint Louis Invitational takes place 17th to 22nd November 2017. Ioan-Cristian Chirila, Julio Catalino Sadorra and Steven Zierk are the leading players in the GM group. Also an IM group alongside. [...]
Sat, Nov 18, 2017
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The Chess.com Speed Chess Championship takes place May 3rd to December 14th 2017. 16 top players qualified: Three time controls 5 minutes plus 2 seconds per move, 3 minutes plus 2 second per move and bullet 1 minute plus 1 second per move. Each section ends with a single chess960 [...]
Sat, Nov 18, 2017
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The 4th and final stage of the FIDE Grand Prix series takes place in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 16th–27th November 2017. Players: Aronian, MVL, Nakamura, Ding Liren, Svidler, Giri, Radjabov, Li Chao, Harikrishna, Jakovenko, Gelfand, Eljanov, Vallejo Pons, Tomashevsky, Rapport, Inarkiev, Riazantsev and Hammer. This is the final event of the Grand Prix [...]
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
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The Champions Showdown took place in Saint Louis 9th to 14th October 2017. There are four matches Hikaru Nakamura vs. Veselin Topalov, Fabiano Caruana vs. Alexander Grischuk, Wesley So vs. Leinier Dominguez and Magnus Carlsen vs. Ding Liren. Three of the matches start on October 9th, The Carlsen-Ding match started [...]
Wed, Nov 08, 2017
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The 1200th edition of TWIC has been published on 6th November, this seems a surprisingly big number, even to me. It is five years since I moved to supporting the web site with advertising and donations and I'm still going. At the time of that change I was concerned I wouldn't even [...]
Mon, Nov 06, 2017
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The 21st European Team Championship took place in Hersonissos, Greece 28th October to 7th Nov 2017. Leading players: Aronian, Mamedyarov, Grischuk, Giri, Radjabov, Gelfand, Wojtaszek, Nepomniachtchi, Matlakov, Vitiugov, Adams, Navara, Eljanov, Almasi, Duda, Jobava, Naiditsch, Rodshtein, Howell, Short, Kryvoruchko, Kuzubov, Ponomariov, Rapport, Sutovsky, Leko, Mamedov etc. Azerbaijan took first place on [...]
Mon, Nov 06, 2017
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The Chigorin Memorial took place 21st to 29th October 2017. Kirill Alekseenko edged out David Paravyan, SP Sethuraman and Alexey Sarana on tie-break after all scored 7.5/9. 13-year-old Nodirbek Abdusattorov became the second youngest player behind Sergey Karjakin to become a GM. [...]
Tue, Oct 31, 2017
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The 21st Hoogeveen Chess tournament took place 21st to 28th October 2017. There were two matches. Vassily ivanchuk beat Wei Yi and Jorden van Foreest beat Adhiban Baskaran 2-0 in tie-break blitz matches after the matches were tied 3-3. Alongside is an open with the top four qualifying for a [...]
Thu, Oct 26, 2017
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The SPICE Cup Open takes place 21st to 26th October 2017. Players: Lazaro Bruzon Batista, Jorge Cori, Ray Robson, Aleksandr Shimanov, Dariusz Swiercz, Vasif Durarbayli, Yunieski Quesada, Samuel Sevian, Peter Prohaszka, Emilio Cordova, Illia Nyzhnyk etc. [...]
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
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The German Bundesliga takes place 21st October to 1st May 2018. Baden-Baden are defending champions and top seeds. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
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