Moscow GP, R1.2: Dubov stars as big names tumble
Reports 6 minutes ago 0

Moscow GP, R1.2: Dubov stars as big names tumble

Daniil Dubov played one of the games of the year to knock top seed Anish Giri out of the FIDE Moscow Grand Prix, but there was drama everywhere. Wesley So hit back to take his match with Jan-Krzysztof Duda to tiebreaks, but Levon Aronian and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov couldn’t win on demand against Ian Nepomniachtchi and Radek Wojtaszek. Also through are Alexander Grischuk, Peter Svidler and Wei Yi, after knocking out Sergey Karjakin, Nikita Vitiugov and Dmitry Jakovenko. Nakamura-Radjabov was the only match to end in two draws before Sunday’s tiebreaks.




  • Items per page:
  • Reports May 11, 2019 | 11:01 AM 2

    Côte d’Ivoire, Day 3: Carlsen crosses 2900

    Magnus Carlsen described his play as “better, but not perfect yet” as for a third day in a row he scored 2.5/3, crossing 2900 on the rapid rating list and taking a 3-point lead into the 18 rounds of blitz this weekend. Hikaru Nak...

  • Reports May 10, 2019 | 10:38 AM 8

    Côte d’Ivoire, Day 2: Magnus is relentless

    “If players stop committing suicide against him that would be one way to stop him”, commented Fabiano Caruana, after Magnus Carlsen punished a Maxime Vachier-Lagrave blunder in Round 5 of the Côte d’Ivoire Rapid and Blitz in Abid...

  • Reports May 9, 2019 | 11:56 AM 9

    Côte d’Ivoire, Day 1: Carlsen & Wei Yi lead

    Magnus Carlsen continued right where he’d left off in Baden-Baden by defeating rivals Wesley So and Ian Nepomniachtchi in the first two rounds of the Côte d’Ivoire Rapid and Blitz in Abidjan. In Round 3 Hikaru Nakamura missed a t...

  • General May 8, 2019 | 2:47 PM 3

    Carlsen & co. in Africa for Grand Chess Tour launch

    The $1.75 million 2019 Grand Chess Tour starts today in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire’s largest city. World Champion Magnus Carlsen will begin the first 9 rounds of rapid chess against Wesley So, while in the last game of the day he pla...

  • General May 2, 2019 | 5:33 PM 11

    Too weak, too slow!? Fressinet's revenge!

    Laurent Fressinet played his first French Banter Blitz session on chess24 on Wednesday. His boss and friend, World Champion Magnus Carlsen, couldn't resist dropping by to play a game against his second. Was Laurent finally going to ...

  • chess24 Apr 29, 2019 | 5:39 PM 14

    Bonjour, chess24!

    This May chess24 is adding French to the existing English, German and Spanish versions of the site, as we look to expand our offering in the light of the merger with PlayMagnus. Grandmaster Laurent Fressinet will be spearheading t...

  • Reports Apr 29, 2019 | 10:18 AM 6

    GRENKE Chess 8: Magnus leaves trail of destruction

    Magnus Carlsen’s phenomenal run continues, with the World Champion now up to a live rating of 2871.2 after mating Peter Svidler in 33 moves in the penultimate round of the 2019 GRENKE Chess Classic. That wasn’t quite enough to cl...

  • Reports Apr 28, 2019 | 10:09 AM 21

    GRENKE Chess 7: Carlsen crushes Aronian

    World Champion Magnus Carlsen eased to victory against Levon Aronian in Round 7 of the GRENKE Chess Classic to take a big step towards winning his 3rd supertournament of the year. Only Fabiano Caruana is currently within touching...

  • Reports Apr 27, 2019 | 10:00 PM 18

    Giri wins “soft” Shenzhen Masters

    Anish Giri beat Dmitry Jakovenko in the final round to win the 2019 Shenzhen Masters, a result that some claim is his first ever supertournament victory. World Champion Magnus Carlsen, who had called the 2754 average rating event...

  • Reports Apr 27, 2019 | 9:48 AM 3

    GRENKE Chess 6: Carlsen opens up a 1-point lead

    Magnus Carlsen beat Georg Meier in Round 6 for his third win with the black pieces in the 2019 GRENKE Chess Classic. That gave the World Champion a full point lead over no less than six players after Vishy Anand, the co-leader at...

Register
or

Create your free account now to get started!

I am aged 16 or older.

By clicking ‘Register’ you agree to our terms and conditions and confirm you have read our privacy policy, including the section on the use of cookies.

Lost your password? We'll send you a link to reset it!

After submitting this form you'll receive an email with the reset password link. If you still can't access your account please contact our customer service.

Which features would you like to enable?

We respect your privacy and data protection guidelines. Some components of our site require cookies or local storage that handles personal information.