The Mr Dodgy Invitational is back!
General May 11, 2021 | 12:31 PM 17

The Mr Dodgy Invitational is back!

Anish Giri returns to defend his title and fight for the same photo of a man on a horse as the 16-player Mr Dodgy Invitational 2.0 starts Wednesday May 12th. The blitz knockout tournament on chess24 has the kind of line-up chess fans would choose, with the likes of Baadur Jobava, Adhiban, Alexei Shirov and Daniil Dubov ensuring we can expect explosive action. Jan Gustafsson will commentate and there are trailers… lots of trailers!

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  • Reports Apr 30, 2021 | 1:54 AM 4

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  • Reports Apr 29, 2021 | 1:15 PM 1

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  • Reports Apr 28, 2021 | 4:10 PM 2

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  • Reports Apr 27, 2021 | 10:42 AM 11

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