Despite the top four rated players in the world sitting out the first round, the 42nd Chess Olympiad took off today in Baku, Azerbaijan. While hardly any upsets took place in the first round, strict security regulations dominated the atmosphere.
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Starting this Wednesday, Magnus Carlsen will be back at the chessboard in Bilbao, Spain where he will face five tough rivals: Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri, Wesley So, Sergey Karjakin and Wei Yi.
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The organizer of the FIDE Candidates' Tournament, which starts Friday in Moscow, has shocked chess websites with the announcement that its live games will be available exclusively on the tournament website.
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A surprisingly good result by one of the players at the European Women's Championship has caused a cheating controversy after the organizers granted a request from players to delay the transmission of the live games.
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In a day filled with interesting matchups and storylines at the U.S. Championship and U.S. Women's Championship, top seeds GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Wesley So both moved to 2-0, albeit in much different efforts.
Nakamura snatched a pa... | Czytaj więcej