Goryachkina and Artemiev come of age
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Goryachkina and Artemiev come of age

It’s been a good few days for the Russian class of 1998! 20-year-old Aleksandra Goryachkina won the FIDE Women’s Candidates Tournament with two rounds to spare, while 21-year-old Vladislav Artemiev shrugged off his first classical loss in 60 games to bounce back with three wins and overall victory in Poikovsky. Our tournament round-up is completed by the Asian Continental Championship, which was won by Le Quang Liem, while 15-year-old Alireza Firouzja was among the players to qualify for the 2019 World Cup.




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  • Reports Mar 28, 2019 | 4:51 PM 1

    US Chess Champs 7: Explosive chess

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  • Reports Mar 27, 2019 | 3:00 PM 2

    Euro Champs 6-9: Artemiev overtakes Kramnik

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  • Reports Mar 26, 2019 | 8:40 PM 1

    US Champs 5-6: Naka leads as Fabi finally wins

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  • General Mar 25, 2019 | 6:26 PM 7

    Keymer to face Carlsen in GRENKE Chess Classic

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  • Reports Mar 24, 2019 | 4:25 PM 3

    US Champs 3-4: Magnus trolls as Fabi misses win

    “When your winless streak matches your age” tweeted Magnus Carlsen after 26-year-old Fabiano Caruana missed a clear win against Leinier Dominguez, making it a 26th classical game in a row without a win. But for that miss we would...

  • Reports Mar 24, 2019 | 11:53 AM 0

    European Championship 1-5: Four leaders

    Maxim Rodshtein, Ferenc Berkes, Kirill Alekseenko and Kacper Piorun went into the only rest day of the 2019 European Individual Championship in the joint lead on 4.5/5. The 11-round tournament in Skopje, North Macedonia sees 350 ...

  • Reports Mar 22, 2019 | 6:26 PM 0

    US Champs 1-2: Gareyev’s rocky start

    Wesley So and Jeffery Xiong took advantage of a shaky start by maverick Timur Gareyev to grab two of only three wins in the first two rounds of the 2019 US Chess Championship. The other winner was 18-year-old Sam Sevian, who cont...

  • General Mar 21, 2019 | 10:05 AM 47

    Carlsen & Giri’s #MoveForEquality

    Arch rivals Magnus Carlsen and Anish Giri combined yesterday to break a rule in chess – the convention that White goes first! The exhibition game was played to highlight the fight for equality on the eve of today’s United Nations...

  • General Mar 20, 2019 | 9:38 AM 3

    Nakamura-So as US Champs kick off in Saint Louis

    Hikaru Nakamura faces Wesley So in Round 1 as the 2019 US Championship gets underway in Saint Louis today. Fabiano Caruana starts with a remarkable 57-point rating edge over 2nd seed So, but with defending champion Sam Shankland ...

  • Reports Mar 17, 2019 | 11:03 AM 0

    Vitiugov and Anton triumph in Prague

    Nikita Vitiugov has won the first ever Prague Masters, taking clear first on 5.5/9, half a point ahead of Vidit, Radek Wojtaszek, Jan-Krzysztof Duda and Boris Gelfand. Nikita will be welcomed back next year, as will David Anton, ...

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