Mamedyarov Beats Carlsen, Wins Biel With Round To Spare

Mamedyarov Beats Carlsen, Wins Biel With Round To Spare Last update: 31 July 2018, 17:31 GMT # ↑↓ Name Classic +/− Rapid Blitz Age 1 Carlsen 2835.1 −6.9 2880.0 2939.0 27 2 Caruana 2822.0 0.0 2738.0 2709.0 26 3 Mamedyarov 2817.7 +16.7 2754.0 2795.0 33 51st Biel Chess Festival 2018 (Biel SUI) Sun 22nd Jul 2018 – Wed 1st Aug 2018 – Official Site 51st Biel GM 2018 (6 players 10 Rds DRR Indiv TC: 100:50:15+30spm(1)) – Games in PGN: Games | And don’t forget to check the photos from the closing...

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Wesley So Trounces Wei Yi In Tactical Speed Chess Match

Wesley So Trounces Wei Yi In Tactical Speed Chess Match On Sunday, Wesley So was the first player from the right half of the bracket to reach the quarterfinals of the 2018 Speed Chess Championship. The American GM dominated a match full of nice tactics, and beat Wei Yi of China 18.5-9.5. Although it was one of the time slots Wei Yi have provided Chess.com for his availability, it wasn’t perhaps the best moment for him play a match against So. It was 8 a.m. in the morning Hainan time, where he’s playing a super-strong tournament at the moment. (Luckily, a few hours after...

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British Chess Championship 2018 2018-07-28 – 2018-08-06

British Chess Championship 2018 2018-07-28 – 2018-08-06 The 2018 British Chess Championship is an 9-round Swiss tournament taking place at Hull City Hall, Hull, England from 28 July to 5 August. In case of a tie for first a rapid and blitz playoff will take place. The top prize is £10,000, with £1,000 for the British Women’s Champion. The time control is 90 minutes for 40 moves then 30 minutes to the end, with a 30-second increment from move 1. UTC Round 1 Jul 28, 2018 13:30 Round 2 Jul 29, 2018 13:30 Round 3 Jul 30, 2018 13:30 Round 4 Jul 31, 2018 13:30 Round 5 Aug 1,...

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Happy 26th Birthday to Fabiano Caruana (World #2 and the World Championship Challenger in 2018)!

‏Happy 26th Birthday to Fabiano Caruana (World #2 and the World Championship Challenger in 2018)! This year he won the Candidates, Grenke Chess Classic and Norway Chess. Fabiano Caruana (Miami, (Florida), 1992. július 30. –) olasz-amerikai kettős állampolgár sakkozó, nemzetközi nagymester, sakkolimpiai bajnok (2016), világbajnokjelölt (2016), Olaszország négyszeres sakkbajnoka, az Amerikai Egyesült Államok bajnoka. Olasz-amerikai kettős állampolgár,2005-ig amerikaiként vett részt a gyerek és ifjúsági versenyeken, majd 2005–2015 között Olaszországot...

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2018 Norway Champion Hammer wins Xtracon Chess Open with 8.5/10.

‏2018 Norway Champion Hammer wins Xtracon Chess Open with 8.5/10. 2018 Norway Champion Hammer wins Xtracon Chess Open with 8.5/10. Andreikin 8.5, Svane 8. Keymer, Agdestein, Vitiugov, Saric 7.5. Lin Chen. Ni Shiqun 7, Mu Ke 6.5: [su_quote] ‏Jon Ludvig Hammer ‏  Winner of Xtracon Open 2018! Sweet endgame win against wunderkind Keymer (IM 2466) to secure victory. Took the 1st place in Dortmund Sparkassen Chess. Not without a bit of luck, however, but nevertheless I am very happy & satisfied. [/su_quote] Ranking crosstable after Round...

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