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  • February 2017 FIDE Ratings Update: Wesley So is No. 3
    Following his outstanding performance in Tata Steel Masters 2017, Wesley So is now the world’s number 3 in the official FIDE Ratings List, with a rating of 2822. Despite the Live Ratings indicating So as now No. 2 after Fabiano Caruana dropped some ELO points to today’s 2820, Caruana’s sub-optimal performance from Gibraltar are not … Continue reading “February 2017 FIDE Ratings Update: Wesley So is No. 3”

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  • FIDE Ratings – January 2017
    Wesley So starts the year 2017 being part of the 2800 club. In the official FIDE Ratings list for January 2017, he’s at the 4th place with 2808 ELO points, up 14 points from last month. He overtook Maxime Vachier-Lagrave after winning the London Chess Classic back in December. See below the Top 20 list: … Continue reading “FIDE Ratings – January 2017”

  • December 2016 FIDE Ratings Update
    At the end of 12 rounds of classical-format games in the World Championship where the score was tied at 6 points apiece, Magnus Carlsen lost 13 ELO points, while the Challenger Sergey Karjakin gained 13. The latter thus climbed from No. 9 to No. 6 in the process. Levon Aronian, with his sub par performance … Continue reading “December 2016 FIDE Ratings Update”

  • Ian Nepomniachtchi wins Tal Memorial 2016
    A big achievement by Ian Nepomniachtchi in 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 tournament in Moscow, Russia. He came out the sole leader after he drew his game against Boris Gelfand in the last and final round, while his closest rival in the tournament, Anish Giri, drew his game as well against Li Chao. The match … Continue reading “Ian Nepomniachtchi wins Tal Memorial 2016”

  • More Draws in Round 8 – Tal Memorial 2016
    All games were drawn once again in Round 8 of Tal Memorial 2016. Ian Nepomniachtchi still leads by half a point over Anish Giri. Ranking after Round 8 follows:

  • All Draws in Round 7 Tal Memorial 2016
    It was a quiet day at Moscow, as all 5 games were drawn in the 7th round of Tal Memorial 2016. Round 7 match-ups and results follow:

  • Watch: Candidates Tournament Documentary Film
    As the World Championship match draws near in New York, let’s look back to the drama that unfolded during the Candidates Tournament last March 2016. Watch the 25-minute documentary film below:

  • FIDE Ratings Update – October 2016
    A few big tournaments are still ongoing, namely: Isle of Man and Tal Memorial, thus their results are not yet counted for the October update of the FIDE Ratings List. Nevertheless, a few changes happened since last month. Vladimir Kramnik retakes the 2nd place from Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Wesley So overtakes Hikaru Nakamura at the … Continue reading “FIDE Ratings Update – October 2016”

  • Ian Nepomniachtchi retakes the lead at the end of Round 6, Tal Memorial 2016
    Anish Giri lost to Levon Aronian, while Ian Nepomniachtchi won against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in Round 6 of Tal Memorial 2016. Boris Gelfand suffered his 5th loss in 6 games in Round 6 as well. Ranking after Round 6 follows: Replay all the games: 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS). Read more.

  • 10th Mikhail Tal Memorial 2016 (Moscow RUS)

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