Chess Russia wins World Youth U16 Chess Olympiad 2017

Round 9: India Red stuns RussiaRussia were assured of the title at the end of the eighth round with one round to spare, when they outsmarted Armenia 3 - 1 to continue the relentless march. India Green and Iran also had victories with identical results to keep their


Chess Alleged Cheater Expelled From Spanish Tournament

An amateur chess player was expelled from a chess tournament in Benidorm, Spain after an electronic device similar to a TV remote control was found in his pants. The player, who was a participant of the B tournament for players with an Elo below... Source: Che


Chess WYOC 2017 Round 8: Russia is a Champion with a Round to spare

Round 8: Russia becomes a Champion with a Round to spare The way things were moving, it should not come as a surprise at all. They came, they saw, they conquered. Russia has scored the maximum possible 16 match points in 8 matches (2 match points per win) to stake


Chess Russia wins World Youth Chess Olympiad 2017 with a round to spare

The way things were moving, it should not come as a surprise at all. They came, they saw, they conquered. Russia has scored the maximum possible 16 match points in 8 matches (2 match points per win) to stake claim on the first spot. Before the start of the event, t


Chess Nakamura Beats Karjakin, To Play Carlsen In Speed Chess Final

Hikaru Nakamura qualified for the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship Final on 3 January 2018 where he will meet Magnus Carlsen. On Saturday Nakamura defeated Sergey Karjakin in a tight match with lots of draws. It's not for nothing that Carlsen ... Source: Che


Chess World Youth Chess Olympiad – India Green and Iran fight for second place

It was another match of demolition for Russia in the seventh round of the World Youth Chess Olympiad. This time the victim was Team Turkey. While the first board saw a quick draw between IM Sergei Lobanov and FM Deniz Ozen. On the fourth board, too, there was a not


Chess Artemiev Scores At Mind Games, 2nd Behind Carlsen In Blitz

GM Vladislav Artemiev jumped to second place in the blitz world rankings after winning 79.2 Elo points at the IMSA Elite Mind Games in China. Alexander Grischuk won no less than 127.2 points. The second IMSA Elite Mind Games championship to... Source: Che


Chess Magnus Carlsen under the weather and out of form at London Classic

Magnus Carlsen won only twice in nine games, and survived several perilous moments, at this week’s London Chess Classic. He even suffered an embarrassing defeat in the puzzle diagram, but Norway’s world chess champion still came away with the four-event Grand T


Chess 2017 IMSA Elite Mind Games: Grischuk and Zhao Xue won Basque

The tournament using the Basque system in the 2017 IMSA Elite Mind Games was completed on 15th of December 2017.In the Open group five players were leading before the crucial last round. Yu Yangyi and Pentala Harikrishna drew their match, while Anton Korobov climbe


Chess WYOC 2017 Round 5: Russia gallops on

Round 5: Russia gallops on; India Green snatches draw from the jaws of defeat The fifth round of the World Youth Chess Olympiad 2017 was something the pundits were looking forward to, with saliva dropping from their mouth. First up was the Russia vs. Uzbekistan cl


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