News about Magnus Carlsen

  • Action-Packed in Round 1 of the Candidates Tournament 2018
    We saw a lot of blood drawn in the opening round of the Candidates Tournament 2018, the tournament that will determine who will be this year’s challenger to Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship 2018. Shahkriyar Mamedyarov, Vladimir Kramnik, and Fabiano Caruana led the opening round rampage. The victims: Sergey Karjakin, Alexander Grischuk, and … Continue reading “Action-Packed in Round 1 of the Candidates Tournament 2018”

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  • Caruana Wins London Chess Classic 2017; Carlsen Bags Home the Grand Chess Tour 2017 Title
    Fabiano Caruana and Ian Nepomniachtchi won 3 games each and tied for first place in the 9-round London Chess Classic 2017, the last and final leg of the Grand Chess Tour 2017. They headed to the 4-round 10m+5spm tiebreak matches, and Caruana eventually won with 3 draws and the Game 4 win.

  • London Chess Classic 2017 Games
  • 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”

  • Wesley So lost anew in Round 6 Sinquefield Cup 2017
    With six rounds down and 3 to go, the defending champion of the Sinquefield Cup 2017 as well as the Grand Chess Tour 2017, Wesley So, finds himself solely at the bottom of the standings as he lost his 6th round game against Levon Aronian. The rest of the Round 6 games were draws. Sinquefield … Continue reading “Wesley So lost anew in Round 6 Sinquefield Cup 2017”

  • Carlsen defeats Wesley So in Round 5 Sinquefield Cup 2017
    Magnus Carlsen defeated Wesley So in the fifth round of Sinquefield Cup 2017 to remain within striking distance of the leader, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Sinquefield Cup 2017 Round 5 Results Sinquefield Cup 2017 Ranking after Round 5 Replay all games here. Photo credit: Grand Chess Tour Flickr

  • Carlsen, Caruana and So win in Round 2 Sinquefield Cup 2017
    Another action-packed Round 2 in Sinquefield Cup 2017 as 60% of the games are once again decisive. The top 3 players in the world in terms of FIDE ratings won their games in this round. Wesley So bounced back from his Round 1 loss by defeating Ian Nepomniachtchi in Round 2. Magnus Carlsen displayed his … Continue reading “Carlsen, Caruana and So win in Round 2 Sinquefield Cup 2017”

  • Sinquefield Cup 2017 Round 1 Results
    The third leg of the Grand Chess Tour 2017, the Sinquefield Cup 2017, kicked off with a bang as 3 out of 5 games in Round 1 were decisive. The defending champion of the tournament, Wesley So, suffered a setback right at the opening Round 1 at the hands of MVL. See the rest of … Continue reading “Sinquefield Cup 2017 Round 1 Results”

  • Sinquefield Cup 2017 (All Games Replay)
  • 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”

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