Anna Muzychuk targets quadruple gold
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Anna Muzychuk targets quadruple gold

Anna Muzychuk scored an unbeaten 9/11 to add the ACP European Women’s Rapid Championship to the double gold she won at the Women’s World Rapid and Blitz Championship in Qatar late last year. There was a surprise collapse from Valentina Gunina, who started with 6.5/7 before losing the next three games, while Kateryna Lagno took silver and Aleksandra Goryachkina snatched bronze with an unlikely 111-move win in the final round.

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  • Reports Aug 9, 2017 | 3:51 PM 4

    Sinquefield 6: Lev crushes So, Naka holds Magnus

    Levon Aronian scored the only win of Round 6 of the Sinquefield Cup, inflicting a 2nd painful loss in a row on an out-of-form Wesley So. That meant Maxime Vachier-Lagrave kept the lead despite having to fight for his life after r...

  • Reports Aug 7, 2017 | 2:45 PM 29

    Sinquefield Cup 5: Carlsen & Anand still champs

    Magnus Carlsen would have lost his world no. 1 spot if he’d fallen to Wesley So while Fabiano Caruana beat Vishy Anand on Sunday in St. Louis, but instead the reigning and previous World Champions both won in 29 moves. Magnus was...

  • Reports Aug 6, 2017 | 1:07 PM 22

    Sinquefield Cup 4: MVL beats Carlsen in thriller

    Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is now the sole leader of the 2017 Sinquefield Cup after beating Magnus Carlsen in a rollercoaster game Garry Kasparov described as “great fighting chess”. Jan Gustafsson analyses that battle for us. The day...

  • Reports Aug 5, 2017 | 3:03 PM 4

    Sinquefield Cup 3: Shield defeats sword

    Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave all came close to increasing their lead in Friday’s Round 3 of the 2017 Sinquefield Cup, but no-one could put the ball in the back of the net. Vishy Anand did what he’d s...

  • Reports Aug 4, 2017 | 11:31 AM 25

    Sinquefield Cup 2: World’s best flex their muscles

    The world’s Top 3 - Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana and Wesley So - all won on Thursday in another dramatic day’s action in the Sinquefield Cup. Carlsen scored a trademark win against his World Championship Challenger Sergey Karj...

  • Reports Aug 3, 2017 | 7:25 PM 12

    Hou Yifan scores stunning win in Biel

    Women’s no. 1 Hou Yifan won her last three games to take clear first place in Biel, becoming the first woman to win the top prize in the Biel Chess Festival’s 50-year history. Her 2809 performance featured five wins and a tactica...

  • Reports Aug 3, 2017 | 9:20 AM 15

    Sinquefield Cup 1: Aronian, MVL, Karjakin win

    Levon Aronian had Ian Nepomniachtchi beat in barely a dozen moves as the 2017 Sinquefield Cup got off to an explosive start on Wednesday. Nepo played fast and went down in flames, starting to think only when in deep trouble. Wesl...

  • General Aug 2, 2017 | 11:09 AM 9

    7 questions before the 2017 Sinquefield Cup

    Magnus Carlsen will have the black pieces against Fabiano Caruana as the 2017 Sinquefield Cup starts in St. Louis today, with live commentary in English and Spanish available here on chess24. The big question is, can the World Ch...

  • Reports Jul 31, 2017 | 9:59 AM 15

    World juniors crush the USA in St. Louis

    World Junior Champion Jeffery Xiong said “they managed to blow us out of the building” as his US team was crushed 30.5:17.5 in the Match of the Millennials by a world team featuring the likes of Praggnanandhaa and Abdusattorov. W...

  • Reports Jul 29, 2017 | 7:42 PM 7

    Biel 4-5: Bacrot leads, Hou Yifan in hot pursuit

    Etienne Bacrot went into the rest day as the sole leader in Biel after crushing wins over Alexander Morozevich and Noel Studer, though the latter game almost went awry in some time trouble mayhem. Hou Yifan is also flying, adding...


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