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  • Pavel Eljanov Leads Tata Steel Masters 2017 After Round 2
    Pavel Eljanov wins anew, this time against Loek Van Wely, in Round 2 of Tata Steel Chess Masters 2017. In Round 1, he also won against Richard Rapport. Thus, he has sole lead of the tournament after 2 rounds. Magnus Carlsen and Pentala Harikrishna also won their games against Radoslaw Wojtaszek and Baskaran Adhiban, respectively, … Continue reading “Pavel Eljanov Leads Tata Steel Masters 2017 After Round 2”

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  • Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 1 Results
    Magnus Carlsen drew with Wesley So in Round 1 of Tata Steel Masters 2017. Here are the rest of the results. Tata Steel Masters 2017 Round 1 Results Replay Round 1 games below: Replay all the games in Tata Steel Masters 2017 so far.

  • Tata Steel Chess 2017 Masters Participants
    Wesley So’s dominating performance last year will be put to a test as he faces anew the World Champion, Magnus Carlsen, in Tata Steel Chess 2017. Check out the list of participants for the Masters category below:

  • 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”

  • November 2016 FIDE Ratings Update
    In the past month, Ian Nepomniachtchi won the Tal Memorial and Pavel Eljanov won the Isle of Man. Thus, we see their ratings improve in the November 2016 FIDE Ratings List. Nepomniachtchi is now at No. 12 with ELO 2767 and Eljanov at No. 16 with ELO 2757. Vladimir Kramnik slid down from No. 2 … Continue reading “November 2016 FIDE Ratings Update”

  • 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”

  • When a good move is enough
    Grandmaster Radosław Wojtaszek in an interview about Carlsen’s playing style: I noticed that Magnus Carlsen’s playing philosophy is to make moves that are good enough rather than the best. Making the best move again and again absorbs a lot of time and energy. The genius is economical: he plays 30 good moves and two excellent … Continue reading “When a good move is enough”

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