2020 U.S. Girls’ Junior Champion, IM Carissa Yip

2020 U.S. Girls’ Junior Champion, IM Carissa Yip   Congrats again to Carissa on a brilliant 7.5/9 by hunonchess Top seed and two-time U.S. Girls’ Junior Champion IM Carissa Yip managed to pull a hat-trick and win her 3rd straight U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship title in a row, thanks to a brilliant final day where she won all three of her games to finish with 7.5/9 points.   020 U.S. Girls’ Junior Champion, IM Carissa Yip Trailing Carissa during the final day was IM Annie Wang, who despite a loss was able to finish in 2nd place with 6.0/9, along with WIM Rochelle Wu, who...

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Altibox Norway Chess 2020:R6

Altibox Norway Chess 2020:R6 Firouzja leads the 8th Norway Chess tournament after 6 rounds Round 6 Standings: 1 Firouzja 13pts, 2 Carlsen 12pts, 3 Aronian 11pts, 4 Caruana 10pts, 5 Duda 4pts, 6 Tari 1.5pts. Round 7 4pm Monday 12th October 2020. Caruana-Carlsen, Firouzja-Aronian, Duda-Tari. https://hunonchess.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/tqlt1IMjpjopVa6Z.mp4 Magnus Carlsen: “To be honest losing wasn’t that big a deal. 100 games & then the record streak, those were the ones I really cared about, & after that I knew I was going to lose at some point… I was mostly upset...

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Altibox Norway Chess 2020:R5

Altibox Norway Chess 2020:R5     Duda beats Carlsen in Round 5 of Norway Chess tournament for the World Champion’s first defeat since 2018 Round 5 Standings: 1st Aronian 11pts 2nd Firouzja 10pts 3rd Carlsen 9pts 4th Caruana 7pts 5th Duda 4pts 6th Tari 1.5pts Round 6 pairings Sunday 10th Oct 4pm BST: Carlsen-Duda, Tari-Firouzja, Aronian-Caruana. Megszakadt Carlsen 125 játszmás veretlenségi sorozata, Duda legyőzte a világbajnokoAz örmény Levon Aronjan sötéttel nyert az amerikai Fabiano Caruanánra ellen.  A FIDE színeiben játszó Alireza Firouzja a norvég Aryan...

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Russian Higher League 2020 2020-10-08 – 2020-10-18

Russian Higher League 2020 2020-10-08 – 2020-10-18   Russian Championships Higher League, the swiss qualifier to the Superfinals Sochi. Artemiev and Esipenko top the starting list of 51 players, Goryachkina is seeded #22. Gunina is the favorite in the women’s section.   The Russian Higher League is a 9-round Swiss tournament taking place from 8-17 October 2020 in Sochi, Russia. The top 5 players qualify for the Russian Championship Superfinal. Players receive 90 minutes for 40 moves, followed by 30 minutes to the end of the game, plus a 30-second increment starting...

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US Junior Girls Kicks Off October Of Championships

US Junior Girls Kicks Off October Of Championships The 2020 US Junior Girls Championship, the first of five premiere National Championships scheduled for October, kicked off today. The event features a prize fund of over $10,000, and a $600 first place scholarship provided by US Chess and Dewain Barber. Top seeds include IM Carissa Yip, IM Annie Wang and reigning US Women’s Chess Champion Jen Yu. The quintent of events all feature a time control of Game/25 and a five second increment, with a champion crowned within three or four days.    U.S. Girls’ Junior has kicked off,...

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Altibox Norway Chess 2020:R4

Altibox Norway Chess 2020:R4 Carlsen leads the Altibox Norway Chess tournament alone after four rounds Rest day 9th Oct. Round 4 Standings: 1st Carlsen 9pts 2nd Aronian 8pts, 3rd-4th Firouzja, Caruana 7pts, 5 Tari 1.5pts 6 Duda 1pt Round 5 pairings 4pm 10th Oct 2020 Duda-Carlsen, Firouzja-Tari, Caruana-Aronian. A Stavangerben zajló Altibox Norway Chess szuperverseny negyedik fordulójának csúcsderbijén a világbajnok Magnus Carlsen nyert két évvel korábbi kihívója, az amerikai Fabiano Caruaná ellen. A norvég világelső 2018-ban, a stavangeri tornán tudta utoljára legyőzni első...

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