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Defending champion Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So guns for a crucial win in the ninth round as the 2018 Tata Steel chess tournament goes to Groningen, the ... So, a Cavite City native who represents the United States Chess Federation in international competitions, battles GM Peter Svidler of Russia.
In 1987, Russian grandmasters Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov faced off in Seville, Spain for the World Chess Championship. David Llada, then a nine-year-old boy growing up the small northern town of Asturias, remembers being captivated by a newspaper photograph of the two chess geniuses.

In 2007, a former KGB general warned that he believed former chess champion Garry Kasparov was next on a list of Putin critics to be assassinated. ... The year before, Kasparov had been one of the founders of Other Russia, a liberal, anti-Putin, opposition group that Russian authorities have repeatedly ...
Magnus Carlsen, the reigning world chess champion, will play the four-time American champion Hikaru Nakamura in the final of the $50,000 Chess.com Speed Chess Championship, the strongest online chess event ever held. Carlsen, from Norway, will try to claim his second Chess.com title in two years, ...
Though played in India 1,500 years ago, the game of Chess has become synonymous with Russia, which has dominated the World Chess Championship since 1948. In 1972, Soviet champion Boris Spassky was challenged by American Bobby Fischer, who approached the game the way Donald Trump ...
It is my best achievement in my whole 26 years chess career,” she told reporters. She currently holds the title of European Champion, too, and was a part of the gold medal-winning Georgian team in the Women's Chess Olympiad in 2008 and the Women's World Team Chess Championship in 2015.

DEF CON The world chess champion who was beaten by a computer today told the DEF CON hacking conference that we shouldn't fear AI ...
Former world champion Garry Kasparov and grandmaster Wesley So compete in 2016. ... in the world championship match against Sergey Karjakin of Russia. ... and the wildcard of the event, seven-time Russian champion Peter Svidler. ... including the Champions Showdown in Saint Louis, where he faced ...
America's best hope for a World Chess Champion is returning to the ... losing with black against Sergey Karjakin of Russia, who would go the distance ... He wasn't able to win, for example, the US Chess Championship, a title ...
Wesley chose this game to show to New in Chess Magazine readers. Playing White is GM Nikola Sedlak, not a pushover by any definition.
"In recent years, committee members have issued repeated and forceful pleas for stronger actions against Russian belligerence, but the Obama administration was committed to the notion, against all evidence, that we could reset relations with Putin ...
Net - Armenia's men's and women's teams won't participate in World Chess Championship 2017, slated for June 16-28 in the Russian town of Khanty-Mansiysk. According to the deputy president ... "A total of 10 teams participate in World Team Chess ...
The North Caucasus is well known for its Olympic champion wrestlers. However, a move ... Mixed martial arts (MMA) - commonly known in Russia as 'combat without rules' - is a sport in which hitting an opponent once they are down is simply par for the ...
Trump's lies "annihilate truth," in the words of Russian chess champion turned dissident Garry Kasparov, but in the short term they prepare the ground for unpopular policies that require voters to make sacrifices.
The new women's world champion is the much unexpected Tan Zhongyi. She is the 16th women's champion and the fifth Chinese woman to hold the title.
The Soviet Union had the most arduous of domestic championships. Players placing high in sundry "national" championships (of Georgia, Latvia, Russia, Armenia, et cetera) played semi-finals. Qualifiers from the semis played a 20-player round robin, with ...
The Russian is a three-time major champion on the doubles court but is just now starting to blossom in singles. She reached the Wimbledon semifinals last year and could climb to a career-high ranking of No.13 in the world with a title at Indian Wells ...

The reedy, 52-year-old former state chess champ was flying back from a conference of attorneys general in Florida, and although he didn't know it, his phone was blowing up with messages about the ban, about a press conference with Governor Jay Inslee ...
In 2016, Anand won the Champions Showdown in St Louis, an exhibition tournament featuring three other grandmasters, and the Leon Chess Rapid Masters tournament to go with solid performances in the Tal Memorial and London Chess Classic.
CHESS (book by Richard Nelson, lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of ABBA) is about two chess champions--one from Russia and another from the United States--and the woman who stands between them. The three leads are ...
In the classic screen comedy "Airplane," a stewardess asks a passenger if he would like any reading material, to which he replies he'd like something light.
In this column, we usually talk about some of the most prestigious events in the entire world: The U.S. Chess Championship, rhe Sinquefield Cup, the Olympiad, the Candidates, the Women's World Championship. ... Every quarter, the Chess Club will be ...
Webster's chess team received a visit for the current Russian and European chess champion, Alexander Riazantsev, on March 6. Riazantsev visited the Susan Polgar Institute for Chess Excellence (SPICE), where he shared chess tips with the team, held an ...
Redman himself played on champion chess teams at the University of Chicago in the 1970s. A few schools had tried ... He recruited a team of top players and a Pan-American championship followed in just the program's second year. "At that point I said ...
Set during the Cold War period of the 1980s, the principal pawns form a love triangle - the loutish American Grand Master, the earnest Russian champion and the Hungarian-English female chess second who arrives at the international championships with ...
If anyone could advise President Donald Trump on what his next move should be with Russia, it's Garry Kasparov. For more than a decade, the former world chess champion has publicly challenged Russian President Vladimir Putinas a pro-democracy ...
Putin may have overplayed his hand, the gloating of Russian hackers and the ham-head performance of Trump in office his first month making the lifting of sanctions against Russia a trickier proposition now that Republican senators McCain and Graham are ...
The opening ceremony and the drawing of lots of FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix took place. According to the drawing results, Armenian GM Levon Aronian will play against Evgeny Tomashevsky from Russia with black pieces, Chess-Results.com ...
Reigning champion Nigel Short joins a team of world class talent for what is set to be the most successful Bunratty ever. He is hoping to become only the second person in history to retain the Bunratty title matching the achievement of 7 time Russian ...
The third day of the FIDE World Women's Chess Championship is over and all the results of the first round are in. After two ... Mitra Hejazipour showed great fighting spirit but in the last battle of chess strength and nerves the Russian player was ...
If you had the teams from Budapest, San Diego, Philadelphia, Cannes, and Montclair all 3-0 in the Professional Online Rapid (PRO) Chess League before the season began, congratulations, you are crushing our panel of pundits (see below). But you still ...
Mikhail Lesin, a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin who helped found the news service Russia Today, was found dead in a Washington, D.C.
In her new film, Queen of Katwe, Mira Nair casts a spell with color. She signals her interest in bright hues from the opening sequence, as three figures pass through the door to Uganda's National Junior Chess Championship: Wunderkind Phiona Mutesi ...
... see below, historian Barbara Tuchman (1912), who would have seen a hall of mirrors to the 14th century these days, Boris Spassky, the great Russian chess champion Bobby Fischer crushed in 1972. Not a single celebrity worth mentioning was born on ...
CHESS was at its peak worldwide during the 'Cold War' between America and Russia, thanks to the classic showdown between the eccentric Bobby Fischer and Russian champion Boris Spassky. The super-foes were determined to claim superior intellect through ...
And then, as 17-year-old Beth starts pulling herself together, she must face the biggest challenge of all - a match with the world champion, a Russian of scary brilliance. You think: This is thrilling? You think: chess? You think: Must be an "arty ...
The parents - whose children were not able to attend either the African Championship in Zambia or the World Individual Championship in Russia - claimed a lack of communication was the biggest problem. The young qualifying players had a choice ...
Buying cycles are already very long in the IT industry. With the rise of fake news and general mistrust in corporate media content of all kinds -- those buying cycles will get longer.
"Chess became a popular sport in 1970's after US grandmaster Bobby Fischer defeated Boris Spassky of Soviet Union in the world chess championship held at Reykjavikk, Iceland in 1972. But there were hardly any literature on chess in Malayalam. I built ...
... to determine the world champion in chess. Current world champion Magnus Carlsen, from Norway, retained his title by defeating Russian Sergey Karjakin in November in New York City. ... Sanchez credited Bobby Fischer for inspiring a resurgence of ...
This year, both the reigning World Champion, the Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, and his challenger rival, the Russian contender Sergey Karjakin, are participating in the opening super-event.
The Russian hack of the US election was just a taste of what's to come." Mrs Merkel is vying for a fourth term as German Chancellor with national elections taking place this September.
The world's leading chess Web site ChessBase has declared GM Wesley So as the Player of the Year 2016." There were a total of 10 ... Won the US Championship ahead of Wesley and Nakamura, played successfully for the USA in the Baku Olympiad and won the ...
KALIBO, Aklan: Asia's first chess Grandmaster Eugene Torre is open for an exhibition rematch against Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov of Russia. ... "The Russian embassy told me that they will ask Karpov for an exhibition match this year. I hope it will push ...
When Magnus Carlsen sacrificed his Queen against the Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin last month in New York, it won him not only the world title match, but it was the most brilliant final move of any world chess championship in history. It will be ...
Havana, Jan 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Grand Masters Maritza Arribas (2295 points ELO) and Yaniet Marrero (2255) will attend the Womken''s Chess World Championship in Tehran, Iran, from February 10 to March 5, it was announced in this capital. ... In the ...
After reading the U.S. intelligence community's statement, I called Garry Kasparov, the well-known Russian dissident, head of the New York-based Human Rights Foundation and former world chess champion, to ask him why Putin might have wanted to ...
Hans Berliner, a former world champion of correspondence chess who won one of the greatest games ever played on his way to the title, and who later helped develop game-playing computers, died on Friday in Riviera Beach, Fla.
Playing in the 13-round Masters tournament are World Champion Magnus Carlsen, his recent world title challenger Russian Sergey Karjakin, and world number 4 from the U.S. Wesley So. ... Final standings: 2016 Magic City Classic, Birmingham, Premiere ...
... with world champion Magnus Carlsen making his 10th visit to the Dutch seashore. Also in the field is Carlsen's nemesis, Sergey Karjakin of Russia. The only American in ... This year's event boasts a very strong and interesting field, including ...


 

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