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  • Ding Liren and Levon Aronian off to Finals – FIDE World Cup 2017
    We saw four draws in four classical games in the two semi-final matches (replay). Thus both match-ups headed to the playoffs. In the match-up between Wesley So and Ding Liren, the first pair of rapid games (25mins + 10sec) ended in further draws, but in the second pair of rapid games (10mins + 10sec), Ding … Continue reading “Ding Liren and Levon Aronian off to Finals – FIDE World Cup 2017”

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  • Levon Aronian vs. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave – Semifinals Playoffs – FIDE World Cup 2017
  • FIDE World Cup 2017 Semi-Finals (Classical Rounds)
  • 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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