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  • Wesley So Wins Your Next Move 2018
    The first leg of the Grand Chess Tour 2018, the Your Next Move 2018, came to a conclusion. After 5 days of play, 9 rounds of rapid and 18 rounds of blitz games, Wesley So emerged victorious being just half a point ahead of the contenders: Sergey Karjakin and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. The last round indeed … Continue reading “Wesley So Wins Your Next Move 2018”

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  • Your Next Move 2018 Blitz Games
  • Your Next Move 2018 Rapid – Wesley So leads by a game and a half
    On the third day of Your Next Move 2018, Wesley So further extends his lead as the rapid rounds wrap up when he defeated Hikaru Nakamura in the 7th round. Thus, after the 9 rapid rounds, below is the rankings: Your Next Move 2018 Ranking after Rapid Rounds And here’s how it looks using the … Continue reading “Your Next Move 2018 Rapid – Wesley So leads by a game and a half”

  • Your Next Move 2018 Day 2: Wesley So extends lead
    Fast chess such as Rapid and Blitz games truly brings excitement into the world of chess. That’s the meat of the first leg of Grand Chess Tour 2018, the Your Next Move 2018 happening in Leuven, Belgium, as it brings top chess players around the globe to play rapid and blitz chess. On Day 2 … Continue reading “Your Next Move 2018 Day 2: Wesley So extends lead”

  • Your Next Move 2018 Rapid Games
  • Wesley So leads Your Next Move 2018 after Day 1
    Your Next Move 2018, the first leg of Grand Chess Tour 2018, kicks off in Leuven in Belgium. Day 1 concluded with 3 rapid rounds. Wesley So won 2, against Fabiano Caruana and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, and drew 1 against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, to lead the pack with 2.5 points. Your Next Move 2018 Ranking after Day … Continue reading “Wesley So leads Your Next Move 2018 after Day 1”

  • Your Next Move 2018 is Underway in Leuven
  • FIDE World Cup 2017 Semi Finals
    From 128 players, now we’re down to just 4: Levon Aronian, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Wesley So and Ding Liren. Big names that were not able to make it to the Final Four include Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana, Vladimir Kramnik, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Grischuk, Viswanathan Anand, Sergey Karjakin and Anish Giri. Remember, the winners (2) … Continue reading “FIDE World Cup 2017 Semi Finals”

  • Magnus Carlsen wins Your Next Move 2017 – Leuven
    Magnus Carlsen may have been down by 3 points when the rapid rounds of the tournament concluded against the then leader Wesley So, but after a spectacular performance of 14.5/18 in the blitz rounds, Carlsen came out the runaway winner of the second leg of the Grand Chess Tour 2017, the Your Next Move 2017, … Continue reading “Magnus Carlsen wins Your Next Move 2017 – Leuven”

  • Carlsen and So tied for first place before the final Day 2 of blitz games in Your Next Move 2017
    Magnus Carlsen was trailing Wesley So right from the start of the Blitz round of Your Next Move 2017, until the final round of the day, Round 9, when they finally faced each other and the former was just a point behind. Replay Round 9 Blitz game between Magnus Carlsen vs. Wesley So below:

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