Carlsen vs Svidler this Sunday on chess24
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Carlsen vs Svidler this Sunday on chess24

This Sunday we celebrate our 5th birthday, but it feels like only yesterday that we launched the website! To celebrate, we'll have several shows this weekend, the highlight of which is a match between our star co-worker, Peter Svidler, and World Champion Magnus Carlsen, at 18:00 CET on Sunday.




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    Averbakh, Spassky, Karjakin & 4-year-old Misha

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  • General Aug 26, 2017 | 11:13 AM 56

    The World Cup starts in 1 week! Predictions?

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  • General Aug 24, 2017 | 11:59 AM 24

    Jan Gustafsson's 15 minutes of NBA fame

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  • General Aug 14, 2017 | 4:46 PM 13

    Garry’s back, and this time it’s serious!

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  • General Aug 2, 2017 | 11:09 AM 9

    7 questions before the 2017 Sinquefield Cup

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  • General Jul 14, 2017 | 7:53 PM 16

    Dortmund 2017: Can Kramnik catch Carlsen?

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  • General Jul 6, 2017 | 8:22 PM 9

    Some dramatic games you may have missed

    The Grand Chess Tour recently took over chess coverage for two weeks (and with Garry Kasparov playing in St. Louis they’ve snatched a couple of days more!) so we’d like to take a brief look at some of the other action you may hav...

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