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April 2019 FIDE Rating List

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

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FIDE publishes April 2019 FIDE Rating List. The list of top players is published at Top lists page of FIDE ratings website. All players can check new ratings at the main page of FIDE ratings website.

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Gashimov Memorial Starts With 5 Draws As Anand Misses Brilliant Defense

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

The Gashimov Memorial started on Sunday in Shamkir, Azerbaijan with all games ending in draws. Vishy Anand seemed on his way to win until he missed a brilliant defense from David Navara.
Flash report; more later.

The Gashimov Mem…

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U.S. Chess Championship: Yu Wins Women’s, 3-Way Tie In Open

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

After many years of the field being comprised of half teenagers or more at the U.S. Women's Championship, one of them has finally broken through. WGM Jennifer Yu defeated IM Anna Zatonskih in round 10 to clinch the 2019 title with one round t…

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Artemiev Wins European Chess Championship

Sunday, March 31st, 2019

After winning in Gibraltar, Vladislav Artemiev scored his second big victory of the year at the European Individual Chess Championship in Skopje, North Macedonia. The Russian GM edged out Nils Grandelius on tiebreak after both finished o…

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Chess : Fabiano Caruana ends winless run after Magnus Carlsen’s taunt

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Fabiano Caruana is fighting back in the final rounds of the $194,000 US title contest this weekend after the world No 2, and defeated title challenger, endured a record run of 27 classical games stretching back five months without a victory, plus a taunt from Magnus Carlsen, who tweeted, “When your winless streak matches your age,” after the 26th in the series. The world chess champion’s jibe was arithmetically precise. Caruana, 26, had not won a classical game since October, drawing his last four at the Olympiad, all 12 classical games in their world title match before Carlsen won the rapid play-off, all four at the London Classic, and his first five in St Louis. He also had a loss (to Peter Leko) and a draw in the German Bundesliga. Memories of his gruelling series with Carlsen are still fresh in Caruana’s mind, as he told an interviewer: “After the world chess championship …

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Artemiev Wins European Championship

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

After winning in Gibraltar, Vladislav Artemiev scored his second big victory of the year at the European Individual Chess Championship in Skopje, North Macedonia. The Russian GM edged out Nils Grandelius on tiebreak after both finished o…

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U.S. Chess Championship: All Leaders Win Again; Women Down To 2

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

After yet another day of more wins than draws, a full nine players left the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis as winners in round nine of the 2019 U.S. championships. Just like in round seven, the four leading men won again (this tim…

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U.S. Chess Championship: All Leaders Win Again, Women Down To 2

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

After yet another day of more wins than draws, a full nine players left the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis as winners in round nine of the 2019 U.S. Championships. Just like in round seven, the four leading men won again (this tim…

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U.S. Chess Championship: All Leaders Win Again, Women Down To Two

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

After yet another day of more wins than draws, a full nine players left the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis as winners in round nine of the 2019 U.S. Championships. Just like in round seven, the four leading men won again (this tim…

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CHESS Magazine – April 2019: Gold & Silver

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Gold & Silver: Luke McShane helps England to a Silver medal and picks up Gold on board 2

All the regular features of the UK’s best-selling CHESS magazine and more! Regular features include: How Good is Your Chess? by GM Daniel King, Saunders on ChessFind the Winning MovesNever Mind the Grandmasters…StudiesHome & Overseas NewsForthcoming Events Calendar and Book Reviews.

In this issue:

  • Editorial – Malcolm Pein on the latest developments in the game
  • 60 Seconds with…Blair Connell – The Guildford-based player is a big fan of the Jobava London System
  • Gunina Shines – The Russians dominated the inaugural Cairns Cup in St. Louis
  • How Good is Your Chess? – Daniel King presents a brave and brutal mating attack
  • Forthcoming Events – Will you be playing somewhere over Easter?
  • Not as Solid as a Rock – More excitement and instruction from Gibraltar
  • The Path to the Top – News of who qualified for the Championship Pool in the 4NCL
  • The Rise of the Machine – Deep Learning expert Kanwal Bhatia enjoyed two new books
  • Fifty Years Ago – Ben Graff looks back to 1969 and Petrosian vs Spassky
  • James Sherwin – John Stubbs and Chris Beaumont met up with the American legend
  • Find the Winning Moves – Can you do as well as the players at the 4NCL and on the Rock?
  • Never Mind the Grandmasters… – Carl Portman’s autobiography would be called ‘My Greatest Mistakes’
  • Readers’ Letters – Your thoughts on newspaper columns and The Grandmaster
  • How Chess Ideas Evolve – Amatzia Avni charts the journey of a couple of his creations
  • Overseas News – 62nd seed Kaido Kulaots won the ever strong Aeroflot Open
  • Young Stars Shine – Bob Jones reports from Exeter as Shreyas Royal annotates
  • Home News – Success for Arkell, Hebden, McPhillips and Imperial College
  • This Month’s New Releases – Sean Marsh enjoyed Michal Krasenkow’s best games collection
  • Saunders on Chess – John remembers when MCO was the definite opening tome

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