News about Vladimir Kramnik

  • Grand Chess Tour Paris 2016 Blitz Day 1 Results and Standings
    After the first round robin blitz games (9 games), Carlsen led with 7 points, ahead of Nakamura by half a point. See standings below: # Name Pts SB 1 Carlsen, Magnus 7.0 30.25 2 Nakamura, Hikaru 6.5 24.50 3 Caruana, Fabiano 5.5 20.00 4 Aronian, Levon 5.0 20.50 5 Vachier-Lagrave, Maxime 4.5 20.50 Kramnik, Vladimir … Continue reading “Grand Chess Tour Paris 2016 Blitz Day 1 Results and Standings”

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  • Grand Chess Tour Paris 2016 – Blitz Round
  • Grand Chess Tour Paris 2016 Rapid Results
    After 2 grueling days of rapid games, Hikaru Nakamura came out on top with 7 points (out of 9), half a point ahead of the world champion Magnus Carlsen (6.5 points). Wesley So came in third with 5 1/2 points, tied with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, but ahead in tiebreak points. Replay all the rapid games. Photo … Continue reading “Grand Chess Tour Paris 2016 Rapid Results”

  • Grand Chess Tour Paris 2016 Rapid Day 1 Results
    Wesley So beats Magnus Carlsen and Levon Aronian in rapid games, but lost to Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.

  • Wesley So beats Magnus Carlsen in Grand Chess Tour Paris 2016 — Rapid Round 1
    Apparently, Carlsen was winning the Rapid Round 1 game but lost on time.

  • Grand Chess Tour Paris 2016 – Rapid Round
  • June 2016 FIDE Ratings List
    Check out the current top 20 in the world in the list that follows.

  • 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 ahead by a full point with 2 rounds to go at Norway Chess 2016
    Chessbase reportsĀ 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

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