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  • 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”

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  • 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)
  • May 2017 FIDE Ratings Update
    In this month’s FIDE ratings update, Vladimir Kramnik is back at No. 3 and Levon Aronian at No. 6. FIDE Ratings Top 20 – May 2017 Check out the complete Top 100 list for May 2017.

  • March 2017 FIDE Ratings Update
    GM Wesley So is now officially the No. 2 chess player in the world, in the March 2017 FIDE Ratings list, up one notch from last month’s. Moreover, it should be noted that this is the first time that there are 5 2800+ players in the list, after MVL made a comeback to the 2800-club. … Continue reading “March 2017 FIDE Ratings Update”

  • Nakamura wins Gibraltar 2017 title
    Hikaru Nakamura and Yu Yangyi won their respective games in the final Round 10 of Tradewise Gibraltar Masters 2017, to get a shot at the title when David Antón Guijarro drew his game against Michael Adams. At the end of Round 10, Guijarro, Nakamura, and Yu were tied, thus necessitated a playoff: Tradewise Gibraltar Masters … Continue reading “Nakamura wins Gibraltar 2017 title”

  • Guijarro leads Gibraltar 2017 with 1 round to go
    David Anton Guijarro beats Veselin Topalov in the penultimate Round 9 of Tradewise Gibraltar Masters 2017 () to take the solo lead with 1 round to go. He might only be the 24th seed (ELO 2650) coming into this tournament, but he finds himself ahead of household names in the chess world such as Hikaru … Continue reading “Guijarro leads Gibraltar 2017 with 1 round to go”

  • Replay: Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival 2017

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