News about Magnus Carlsen

  • Aronian Beats Carlsen and Catches Up with the Lead in Norway Chess 2016
    Levon Aronian beats Magnus Carlsen in the eighth round of Altibox Norway Chess 2016 to catch up with the latter and actually take the lead after tie break. Standings after Round 8 follows: Replay the game: Levon Aronian vs. Magnus Carlsen Round 8 Norway Chess 2016. Read the detailed report: Norway Chess, Rd. 8: Aronian … Continue reading “Aronian Beats Carlsen and Catches Up with the Lead in Norway Chess 2016”

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  • Levon Aronian vs. Magnus Carlsen Round 8 Norway Chess 2016
  • Carlsen ahead by a full point with 2 rounds to go at Norway Chess 2016
    Chessbase reports on Norway Chess: Carlsen and Aronian win: In round seven Magnus Carlsen played against Vladimir Kramnik, one of his predecessors as World Champion. Carlsen seemed well prepared and won a fine strategic game in which he exploited Black’s weak square f5 in textbook fashion. Levon Aronian used his space advantage to harass Black’s king … Continue reading “Carlsen ahead by a full point with 2 rounds to go at Norway Chess 2016”

  • Carlsen vs. Kramnik, Norway Chess 2016 Round 7
  • Magnus Carlsen vs. Sergey Karjakin, World Chess Championship 2016
    Take your side now. This November, will Carlsen keep his title, or we’ll have a new world champion? Keep up with the updates. Subscribe now to Chesshive.com, follow us on Twitter, and like our Facebook page.

  • Wesley So vs. Garry Kasparov (2016)
    You heard it right. It’s happening! In 6 blitz games. As a bonus to the US Chess Championship 2016 event, the top 3 finishers, which of course include Fabiano Caruana, Wesley So, and Hikaru Nakamura, all members of the top 10 in the recent FIDE Ratings List, will play in a 4-way sextuple round robin … Continue reading “Wesley So vs. Garry Kasparov (2016)”

  • Magnus Carlsen vs. Anish Giri, Norway Chess 2016 [Round 5]
  • Carlsen is still the man to beat in Norway Chess 2016 after 5 Rounds
    Magnus Carlsen draws with Anish Giri in the 5th round but still retain the lead thereafter. Crosstable after 5 rounds follow: You may replay the game: Magnus Carlsen vs. Anish Giri, Round 5 – Norway Chess 2016. Read more: Norway Chess: Carlsen Leads After Five Rounds Carlsen still leads after a draw with Giri in … Continue reading “Carlsen is still the man to beat in Norway Chess 2016 after 5 Rounds”

  • US Championship Open?
    On Chessbase news: US Championship 2016 – The strongest ever? Three top ten players start in the US Championship 2016 and nominally it is the strongest US Championship of all times. But can you really compare today’s tournaments with those of the past? Andy Soltis takes a look at previous Championships that were surprisingly strong and … Continue reading “US Championship Open?”

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