Happy 42nd Birthday Vladimir Kramnik!

Happy 42nd Birthday Vladimir Kramnik! Maybe he’ll defer his oft-stated intention to retire after 40 while he’s World 2?   Last update: 26 June 2017, 14:17 GMT # ↑↓ Name Classic +/− Rapid Blitz Age 1 Carlsen 2822.3 Best 2882 – May 2014, World #1 −9.7 2918.6 2899.0 26 2 ↑1 Kramnik 2811.5 +3.5 2798.0 2759.8 42 Norway Chess Round 7 : Kramnik beats...

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Grand Chess Tour – Your Next Move 2017-06-28 – 2017-07-03 Leuven, Belgium

Grand Chess Tour – Your Next Move 2017-06-28 – 2017-07-03 Leuven, Belgium Magnus Carlsen (current World Chess Champion) Maxime Vachiere-Lagrave Viswanathan Anand Wesley So (No. 2 in the world) Ian Nepomniachtchi Levon Aronian Vladimir Kramnik (Wildcard) Anish Giri (Wildcard) Vassily Ivanchuk (Wildcard) Baadur Jobava (Wildcard) Leuven június 28-július 2. Rapid-és villámverseny. 150 ezer dollár a díjalap. 5. Sinquefield Cup (St. Louis) július 31-augusztus 12. 300 ezer dollár a díjalap. St. Louis augusztus 13-20. Rapid-és villámverseny. 150 ezer dollár a...

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Congratulations to Magnus Carlsen for winning the Paris leg of the Grand Chess Tour! He earned 12 tour points and $31,250 for his efforts

Congratulations to @MagnusCarlsen for winning the Paris leg of the Grand Chess Tour! He earned 12 tour points and $31,250 for his efforts Carlsen beat MVL 1,5-0,5 in the playoff for London Chess Classic in ’15. Since ’07 he has never lost a playoff. A sakkvilág elitje június 28-tól Leuvenben játssza a következő tornát. A sorozat díjalapja 1 millió 200 ezer dollár. A nagymestereknek négy tornán kell részt venniük, a sorozat győztese 100 ezer, a második helyezett 50 ezer dollár jutalomban is...

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Grand Chess Tour – Paris Blitz Day 1

Grand Chess Tour – Paris Blitz Day 1   Grand Chess Tour – Paris Blitz Day 1:   A folytatás Next Round 25 June, 2017 (Sunday) 12.00 – Round 10 12.30 – Round 11 13.00 – Round 12 13.30 – Round 13 14.00 – Round 14 14.30 – Round 15 15.00 – Round 16 15.30 – Round 17 16.00 – Round 18 16:30 – Playoff (if applicable)   GCT Rapid Paris 2017 (10 players 9 Rds SRR Indiv TC: 25m+10spm) – Games in PGN: Games Rapid Twitter GCT Blitz Paris 2017 Paris FRA (FRA), 21-25 vi 2017 cat. XXII...

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Happy 49th Birthday to Boris Gelfand!

Happy 49th Birthday to Boris Gelfand! Boris Abramovich Gelfand (Belarusian: Барыс Абрамавіч Гельфанд , Barys Abramavich Hel’fand; Hebrew: בוריס אברמוביץ’ גלפנד‎‎; born 24 June 1968) is an Israeli chess Grandmaster. A six-time World Championship Candidate (1991, 1994-95, 2002, 2007, 2011, 2013), he won the Chess World Cup 2009 and the 2011 Candidates Tournament, making him Challenger for the World Chess Championship 2012. Although the match with defending champion Viswanathan Anand finished level at 6–6, Gelfand lost the deciding...

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