Chess World Rattled As Someone Nearly Wins Game – FiveThirtyEight

Chess World Rattled As Someone Nearly Wins Game – FiveThirtyEight

Magnus Carlsen of Norway, the world’s No. 1 chess player, fended off a vicious siege at the hands of U.S. grandmaster Fabiano Caruana, the world No. 2, in London Friday. It was the sixth frame of the World Chess Championship, and one that for hours appeared likely to give the American a critical lead. But […]

Munoz-Ripley excels in football & chess – SaukValley.com

Munoz-Ripley excels in football & chess – SaukValley.com

Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com Caption Junior Aidan Munoz-Ripley is not only a key piece on the Sterling football team as a two-way starting lineman, but he’s also a force on the chess board as the school’s No. 1 chess player. If a rumble breaks out during one of the Sterling chess team’s matches, smart money is […]

Lake: It's going to be a chess match – Yahoo Sports

Lake: It's going to be a chess match – Yahoo Sports

Yahoo Sports Lake: It’s going to be a chess matchYahoo SportsLake: It’s going to be a chess match. CBS Sports Videos• Nov 13, 2018, 11:45 AM. Washington Huskies Defensive Coordinator Jimmy Lake talks about matching wits with former UW OC and current OSU Head Coach Jonathan Smith and the familiarity they …

Garma, Torre rule Asian Seniors Chess – Rappler

Garma, Torre rule Asian Seniors Chess – Rappler

International Master Chito Garma bags the 50-and-over division crown as Grandmaster Eugene Torre cops the 65-and-over title Published 9:03 AM, November 12, 2018 Updated 9:03 AM, November 12, 2018 EVERGREEN. Top-ranked Eugene Torre finishes with 7.0 points to retain his title. File photo TAGAYTAY CITY, Philippines – International Master Chito Garma bested Australian Angelito Camer […]

Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess India Rapid – Chess.com

Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess India Rapid – Chess.com

Hikaru Nakamura won the rapid part of the inaugural  Tata Steel Chess India tournament in Kolkata. The American grandmaster scored 1.5 on the final day, which was just enough to stay ahead of Levon Aronian who scored only 1/3. Nakamura drew his first three games on day one, which was slightly below par for his standard. […]

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