Chess Riga Grand Prix: Mamedyarov Lone Winner On Day 1 Semifinals

The semifinal matches commenced on day seven of the FIDE Grand Prix in Riga, Latvia. Shakhriyar Mamedyarov has one foot in the final as he beat Wesley So in a wild Catalan while Maxime Vachier-Lagrave vs. Alexander Grischuk started with ... S


Chess Latvian GM Igor Kovalenko wins the Mikhail Tal Blitz Memorial

RIGA, July 18 (LETA) - Latvian chess grandmaster Igor Kovalenko rolled over some of his opponents "like a tank" to win the Mikhail Tal blitz chess memorial on Thursday, the winner told LETA after the tournament.The winner of the blitz event named his victory over R


Chess Bogdanovich, Sebag Qualify For FIDE Chess.com Isle Of Man Grand Swiss

On Wednesday, the Ukrainian GM Stanislav Bogdanovich (@Padenie_Zvezd) and the French GM Marie Sebag (@Etoilegeniale) qualified for the 2019 FIDE Chess.com Grand Swiss in Isle of Man. The two grandmasters each defeated three other men a... S


Chess Shakhriyar Mamedyarov has one foot in the final

Latvian superstar Mairis Briedis kicks off the semi-finals of the FIDE Grand Prix organized by World Chess in Riga. Shakriyar Mamedyarov beats Wesley So, while Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Alexander Grischuk make a draw. The Riga FIDE Grand Prix had the great honour


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Chess Riga Grand Prix Round 2 Tiebreaks: Grischuk, Mamedyarov, So Reach Semis

Day six at the Riga Grand Prix was an exciting affair with the round two tiebreaks. Unlike in round one, none of the matches went all the way to the Armageddon game to force a decision. While Maxime Vachier-Lagrave had qual


Chess Junior Speed Chess Championship Semifinal: Maghsoodloo vs. Xiong

On Thursday, Parham Maghsoodloo of Iran plays Jeffery Xiong of the United States in the first semifinal of the Chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championship, sponsored by ChessKid.  Thursday's match winner will play the wi


Chess Dominguez Leads Dortmund After 4 Rounds

The current U.S. number-three, Leinier Dominguez Perez, has a narrow lead with a 3/4 score after four rounds in the 47th Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting. He is closely followed by three players with 2.5/4: Teimour Radjabov,&nbsp


Chess Dominguez Leads Dortmund After Four Rounds

The current U.S. #3, Lenier Dominguez Perez has a narrow lead with 3/4 after four rounds in the 47th Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting. He is closely followed by three players with 2.5/4: Teimour Radjabov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek, and Richard... S


Chess Vladimir Fedoseev wins the Mikhail Tal rapid chess memorial

Russian chess player Vladimir Fedoseev triumphed in Mikhail Tal rapid chess memorial. Igor Kovalenko showed the best result among all Latvian players taking up the 5th place.Riga, 17th of July, LETA.-The Tal Memorial was organised to celebrate Mikhail Tal (1936-199


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