Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Final Day 2: Dubov strikes back
Reports 2 hours ago 0

Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Final Day 2: Dubov strikes back

Many had written Daniil Dubov off after he lost Day 1 of the final against Hikaru Nakamura, but he proved the doubters wrong by storming back to level the tie on Day 2. Once again the first game of the day was vital, with Daniil outpreparing Hikaru with the black pieces and going on to grind out a win from a slightly better endgame. He described his strategy to match Hikaru as, “I will play random normal moves quickly,” and it seemed to work! Dubov drew the next three games to set up a $45,000 decider on Wednesday.




  • Items per page:
  • General yesterday at 2:37 PM 0

    Singapore victorious in charity match vs NYC!

    On Sunday, May 31st, a team from NYC battled a team from Singapore to raise relief funds for #ChessAgainstCovid - a drive initiated by GM Kevin Goh of Singapore.The match was played on 36 boards, on chess24:Seven top players, two ve...

  • General May 30, 2020 | 1:17 PM 2

    chess24 to host Charity match between Singapore and NYC

    On Sunday May 31st, chess24 will host a match between Singapore and NYC played on 36 boards featuring two very strong teams!

  • General May 30, 2020 | 1:00 PM 8

    Lindores Abbey Quiz Winners Round 4

    The Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Quiz is over. Check out the winners!

  • Reports May 29, 2020 | 10:26 PM 11

    Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge SFs Day 2: Hikaru hits back | Dubov in final

    Daniil Dubov is in the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge final after demolishing Ding Liren 2.5:0.5, but we still don’t know who he’ll play. Hikaru Nakamura came back to beat Magnus Carlsen 2.5:1.5 and set up a decider on Saturday a...

  • General May 29, 2020 | 10:12 AM 11

    Nakamura, Caruana, So and American Chess Heritage

    From unofficial World Chess Champion Paul Morphy, to 11th World Champion Bobby Fischer, to the triumvirate of Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana and Wesley So who won the 2016 Chess Olympiad, the United States has a rich chess history...

  • Reports May 28, 2020 | 10:36 PM 2

    Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge SFs Day 1: Carlsen crushes Nakamura

    World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen scored a 3:0 clean sweep against Hikaru Nakamura on Day 1 of the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge Semifinals. The other clash was much tighter, with Daniil Dubov and Ding Liren trading wins befor...

  • Reports May 28, 2020 | 8:12 AM 5

    Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge QFs Day 5: Dubov & Ding Liren reach semis

    Daniil Dubov beat Sergey Karjakin 3:0 for the 2nd time in three days to set up a Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge semifinal against Ding Liren. The world no. 3 and Chinese no. 1 had to dig himself out of a hole after losing the 2nd...

  • Reports May 27, 2020 | 7:05 PM 1

    Nakamura and Caruana take Clutch Chess lead

    Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana are leading the 4-day Clutch Chess tournament, the first online venture from the team based out of the Saint Louis Chess Club. The $100,000 tournament features a knockout between the US Top 4, ...

  • General May 27, 2020 | 9:43 AM 9

    Yu Yangyi: "It's 90% effort and 10% talent"

    2013 World Junior Champion Yu Yangyi has often been overshadowed by his Chinese colleagues despite reaching the world Top 10 and starring on gold medal winning teams. Most recently he won the crucial game against Wesley So in the Na...

  • Reports May 27, 2020 | 12:08 AM 4

    Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge QFs Day 4: Carlsen sets up Nakamura showdown

    Magnus Carlsen booked another showdown with Hikaru Nakamura, this time in the Lindores Abbey Rapid Challenge semi-finals, after winning two wild games with the black pieces to beat Wesley So 2.5:0.5. Magnus will first have a rest...

Register
or

Create your free account now to get started!

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.

Show Options

Hide Options