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Asian Nations Cup winds down
by Edgar De Castro - October 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Not unexpectedly, the 2020 Online Asian Nations Cup, held under the auspices of the FIDE, will be in its final stages even before we go to press.
Asian Nations Cup ongoing
by Edgar De Castro - October 18, 2020 - 12:00am
In Stavanger, Norway, reigning Norwegian world champion Magnus Carlsen ran away with the top prize in the eighth Altibox Norway Tournament.
Carlsen stretches record
by Edgar De Castro - October 11, 2020 - 12:00am
Top-seeded Magnus Carlsen held off erstwhile leader Fabiano Caruana at the 8th Altibox Norway Tournament, winning in 51 moves, to take a one-point lead following fourth-round play in the city of Stavanger.
Candidates Tournament set
by Edgar De Castro - October 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The 14-round Candidates Tournament, postponed halfway last March due to the pandemic, will resume play in its original venue of Yekaterinburg (Russia) on Nov. 1
Over-the-board action returns
by Edgar De Castro - September 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Norwegian world No. 1 Magnus Carlsen returns to over-the-board action as the 8th Altibox Super GM Tournament gets underway Oct. 5-16 in Stavanger, Norway.
Magnus takes charge
by Edgar De Castro - September 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Norwegian world champion Magnus Carlsen scored an impressive six wins and one draw to move into the lead following the ninth-round blitz play at the $250,000 St. Louis Online Rapid and Blitz Invitational.
Carlsen, Perez show way
by Edgar De Castro - September 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Magnus Carlsen and Leinier Dominguez Perez shared the lead by one-half point after the third round of the 960 Online Champions Showdown.
Champions Showdown set
by Edgar De Castro - September 6, 2020 - 12:00am
The world’s elite players will see action next week as the $150,000 Online Chess 960 Champions Showdown gets underway on Sept. 11.
It’s Russia vs Team USA
by Edgar De Castro - August 30, 2020 - 12:00am
At the FIDE Online Chess Olympiad, Russia continued to impress, progressing to the semifinals.
Carlsen shines online
by Edgar De Castro - August 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Magnus Carlsen recovered well to beat Hikaru Nakamura, 4.0:3.0, and win the $300,000 Online Grand Chess Tour Finals.
Nakamura shows way
by Edgar De Castro - August 16, 2020 - 12:00am
American Hikaru Nakamura got off to a successful start, defeating Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, 2.5-1.5, to take a one-set lead at the $300,000 online Grand Tour FinalsNakamura, 33, exploited Carlsen’s dubious...
Grand Tour finals on
by Edgar De Castro - August 9, 2020 - 12:00am
The top four superstars in men’s chess go into battle as the $300,000 Online Grand Tour finals begins today.
Carlsen holds ground
by Edgar De Castro - August 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Top-seeded Magnus Carlsen of Norway defeated Russian Peter Svidler, 2.5-0.5, to open up a one-set lead at the start of the Legends of Chess online grand tour semifinals.
Carlsen stays hot online
by Edgar De Castro - July 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Magnus Carlsen posted his fourth consecutive victory to take a one-point lead at the Legends of Chess online Grand Tour, putting himself in position to secure one of the four semifinal spots.
Legends of Chess all set
by Edgar De Castro - July 19, 2020 - 12:00am
The Legends of Chess online tournament, the final leg of the $1 million online Grand Chess Tour, gets underway on July 21 until Aug. 5.
Anand back on board
by Edgar De Castro - July 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand of India returns to competitive action as he headlines the $150,000 Legends of Chess online tournament, which begins on July 21.
Magnus in charge
by Edgar De Castro - July 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Magnus Carlsen held off a resurgent Anish Giri, 3.5-2.5, to open up a one-set lead in the $150,000 Chessable Masters online best-of-three finals.
Carlsen sizzles online
by Edgar De Castro - June 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Top-seeded Magnus Carlsen of Norway enjoyed a successful start by whitewashing American Fabiano Caruana, 2.5-0.5, to take a one-set lead at the $150,000 Chessable Masters online best-of-three quarterfinal match...
Online Grand Tour unfolds
by Edgar De Castro - June 21, 2020 - 12:00am
A selection of the world’s top players will see action this weekend as the third leg of the $1 million online Grand Tour gets underway.
Carlsen shows clutch moves
by Edgar De Castro - June 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Norwegian Magnus Carlsen easily dismissed Armenian Levon Aronian in the semifinal to move closer to the $265,000 Online Clutch Champions Showdown title.
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