News about Magnus Carlsen

  • Carlsen on Computers
    The Buffalo News: In a recent interview, Magnus Carlsen explains that computers are no longer adversaries but a useful adjunct to the modern game. And that’s the euphemism for “we humans gracefully surrender to computers.” Advertisements

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  • May 2016 FIDE Ratings List
    The updated ratings for May 2016 are out. Here’s the the top 20: See how 80% of the Top 10 are 90’s babies, i.e., they were born in the 1990’s. It speaks volumes about the quality of computer support these kids got especially when they were starting out. Anyway, Wesley So retains his hold onto … Continue reading “May 2016 FIDE Ratings List”

  • Carlsen wins Norway Chess 2016
    Chessbase: After seven rounds Magnus Carlsen looked almost certain to win the Altibox Norway Chess tournament. But then he lost against Levon Aronian in round eight, endangering his tournament win. But things went his way in round nine. Aronian drew against Pentala Harikrishna while Carlsen defeated Pavel Eljanov to win Norway Chess for the first … Continue reading “Carlsen wins Norway Chess 2016”

  • 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”

  • 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]

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