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Kasparov finishes ahead of Anand in St Louis - ESPN

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Kasparov finishes ahead of Anand in St Louis
ESPN
St Louis -- Former world champion Viswanathan Anand had another disappointing final day as the Indian finished on ninth spot in the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour. Anand got seven points in all in the rapid ...
Chess notesThe Boston Globe
Aronian scripts a strong finish, wins titleThe Hindu
Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STLKSDK
The Times of Israel -Kawowo Sports
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Viswanathan Anand finishes ninth in St Louis Rapid and Blitz - Hindustan Times

Grand Chess Tour News - 7 hours 13 min ago

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Viswanathan Anand finishes ninth in St Louis Rapid and Blitz
Hindustan Times
Former world champion Viswanathan Anand had another disappointing final day as the Indian finished on ninth spot in the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz Chess tournament, a part of the Grand Chess tour. Anand got seven points in all in the rapid section ...
Chess notesThe Boston Globe
Aronian scripts a strong finish, wins titleThe Hindu
Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STLKSDK
The Times of Israel -Kawowo Sports
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Chess notes - The Boston Globe

Grand Chess Tour News - August 19, 2017 - 1:00pm

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Chess notes
The Boston Globe
The Grand Chess Tour's Sinquefield Cup (www.GrandChessTour.com) ended with a convincing victory by France's No. 1 and now the world's No. 2, Maxime Vachier Lagrave, known by his fans as MVL. Energized by his fourth-round victory over the world ...
Aronian scripts a strong finish, wins titleThe Hindu
Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STLKSDK
Kasparov shows flashes of past glory but comeback no dazzlerThe Times of Israel
Panorama.am -Mediamax.am
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Aronjan osvojio Grand Chess Tour, Kasparov osmi - Hrvatska radiotelevizija

Grand Chess Tour News - August 19, 2017 - 10:41am

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Aronjan osvojio Grand Chess Tour, Kasparov osmi
Hrvatska radiotelevizija
Pobjedom Armenca Levona Aronjana ispred Rusa Karjakina i Amerikanca Nakamure završen je Grand Chess Tour u američkom Saint Louisu na kojem su igrali vodeći svjetski igrači, izuzev prvaka svijeta Magnusa Carlsena i Francuza Vachier-Lagravea, ...

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Grand Chess Tour 2017: örmény-siker született a negyedik tornán - Origo

Grand Chess Tour News - August 19, 2017 - 7:11am

Origo

Grand Chess Tour 2017: örmény-siker született a negyedik tornán
Origo
St. Louisban az örmény Levon Aronjan elsőségével fejeződött be a Grand Chess Tour 2017 negyedik tornája, a rapid-és villámverseny. A háromszoros olimpiai bajnok hárompontos előnnyel nyerte meg az összetett versenyt. Remekelt a rapid műfajban, ...

Aronian wins in style; Anand finishes ninth - The Hindu

Grand Chess Tour News - August 19, 2017 - 7:02am

The Hindu

Aronian wins in style; Anand finishes ninth
The Hindu
The overnight leader blitzed 3.5 points from the last four rounds to win the fourth leg of the Grand Chess Tour with a three-point margin. The Armenian scored 24.5 points from a maximum of 36, ahead of the runner-up duo of Sergey Karjakin and Hikaru ...
Armenia's Levon Aronian wins Saint Louis Rapid & BlitzPanorama.am
Winner of Saint Louis Rapid Levon Aronian now leads Blitz competitionMediamax.am

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Chess Icon Kasparov promises winnings to Africa - Kawowo Sports

Grand Chess Tour News - August 19, 2017 - 5:18am

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Chess Icon Kasparov promises winnings to Africa
Kawowo Sports
Legendary Russian chess icon Garry Kasparov has vowed to offer his winnings at the world chess series to 33 FIDE affiliated African countries including Uganda. Kasparov, 54, is among those in contention in the 2017 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) series.
Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STLKSDK
Kasparov shows flashes of past glory but comeback no dazzlerThe Times of Israel

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Armenia's Levon Aronian wins Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz - Panorama.am

Grand Chess Tour News - August 19, 2017 - 2:32am

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Armenia's Levon Aronian wins Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz
Panorama.am
Rapid and Blitz competition, which was the fourth stop on the Grand Chess Tour 2017 taking place at Saint Louis, US, is officially over, with Armenian GM Levon Aronian dominating the field, chess.am reports. Earlier Aronian had won the Rapid event ...
Winner of Saint Louis Rapid Levon Aronian now leads Blitz competitionMediamax.am

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Admiration, nostalgia and expectations war as Garry Kasparov makes a comeback in Saint Louis - Scroll.in

Grand Chess Tour News - August 18, 2017 - 2:02am

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Admiration, nostalgia and expectations war as Garry Kasparov makes a comeback in Saint Louis
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Garry Kasparov is currently a part of the 10-man playing field at the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament. by AFP. Published 2 hours ago. Admiration, nostalgia and expectations war as Garry Kasparov makes a comeback in Saint Louis Grand Chess Tour ...

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Winner of Saint Louis Rapid Levon Aronian now leads Blitz competition - Mediamax.am

Grand Chess Tour News - August 18, 2017 - 1:10am

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Winner of Saint Louis Rapid Levon Aronian now leads Blitz competition
Mediamax.am
Levon Aronian started competition in blitz chess after winning rapid competition of Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz within Grand Chess Tour. The players had 9 pairings on the first day. Aronian won 5 of them, defeating Le Quang Liem, Viswanathan Anand, Ian ...

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Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STL - KSDK

Grand Chess Tour News - August 17, 2017 - 7:05pm

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Chess legend comes out of retirement to play in STL
KSDK
Now at 54-years-old, Kasparov came out of a 12-year retirement to play in the St. Louis Rapid and Blitz competition, a tournament which is part of the Grand Chess Tour. “This is really your only chance to be able to see a world champion at any sport as ...

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On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins his first super tournament and propels to No. 2 spot - KBIA

Grand Chess Tour News - August 17, 2017 - 6:21am

KBIA

On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins his first super tournament and propels to No. 2 spot
KBIA
The third leg of the annual Grand Chess Tour, the Sinquefield Cup, once again took place at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis from Aug. 1-12. The entire event was a close race, ending in a nail biting finale. The tournament has a ...

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On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins his first super tournament and propels to No. 2 spot - St. Louis Public Radio

Grand Chess Tour News - August 17, 2017 - 5:23am

St. Louis Public Radio

On Chess: Maxime Vachier-Lagrave wins his first super tournament and propels to No. 2 spot
St. Louis Public Radio
The third leg of the annual Grand Chess Tour, the Sinquefield Cup, once again took place at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis from Aug. 1-12. The entire event was a close race, ending in a nail biting finale. The tournament has a ...

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Chess: Kasparov to donate winnings to Africa - New Vision

Grand Chess Tour News - August 16, 2017 - 4:39pm

New Vision

Chess: Kasparov to donate winnings to Africa
New Vision
A total of nine players were selected as full 2017 Grand Chess Tour participants with three places awarded to the top finishers in the 2016 GCT, and other three to the top players by average 2016 rating and the last three were determined by the GCT ...
Garry Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback chess eventHindustan Times
Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup ChampionMarkets Insider
Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback eventArab News
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Карякин и Каспаров проиграли в 7-м туре Grand Chess Tour в Сент-Луисе - Чемпионат.com

Grand Chess Tour News - August 16, 2017 - 3:46pm

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Карякин и Каспаров проиграли в 7-м туре Grand Chess Tour в Сент-Луисе
Чемпионат.com
Российский гроссмейстер Ян Непомнящий сыграл вничью с американцем Фабиано Каруаной в партии седьмого тура турнира по рапиду Grand Chess Tour в Сент-Луисе (США). Россиянин Сергей Карякин проиграл Левону Ароняну из Армении, ...
Аронян лидирует после семи туров на Grand Chess Tour в Сент-ЛуисеАМИ "Новости-Армения" (пресс-релиз)
Каспаров потерпел поражение на Grand Chess Tour в Сент-ЛуисеРЕН ТВ
В Сент-Луисе проходит шахматный турнир с Гарри КаспаровымBBC Русская служба
Meduza -Газета.Ru
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Garry Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback chess event - Hindustan Times

Grand Chess Tour News - August 16, 2017 - 6:20am

THE BUSINESS TIMES

Garry Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback chess event
Hindustan Times
Garry Kasparov lost to fellow Russian Ian Nepomniachtchi on day two of the Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz tournament in St Louis. Kasparov, who left the game in order to pursue a career in politics, will need some wins if he wants to move up in the ...
Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup ChampionMarkets Insider
Vintage Anand turns back clock in Sinquefield slugfestThe New Indian Express
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand has disastrous Day 1; Garry Kasparov impresses on returnFirstpost
THE BUSINESS TIMES -The Indian Express -Saudi Gazette
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Aronyan ties the game at Grand Chess Tour - Public Radio of Armenia

Grand Chess Tour News - August 16, 2017 - 5:58am

Public Radio of Armenia

Aronyan ties the game at Grand Chess Tour
Public Radio of Armenia
The 4th through the 6th rounds of quick chess at Grand Chess Tour in Saint Louis are over. According to the official website of the National Olympic Committee of Armenia, the Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronyan shares 2-5 places with 7 points.

Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion - Markets Insider

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 7:54pm

Grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave Named 2017 Sinquefield Cup Champion
Markets Insider
"It feels amazing to get this win since this leg of the Grand Chess Tour is one of the strongest events in the history of chess," said the new Sinquefield Cup champion Maxime Vachier-Lagraveas. "It's also special to be the first French grandmaster to ...
Vintage Anand turns back clock in Sinquefield slugfestThe New Indian Express

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Chess: Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback event - New Straits Times Online

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 5:35pm

New Straits Times Online

Chess: Kasparov suffers first loss in comeback event
New Straits Times Online
Grandmaster chess player Garry Kasparov concentrates on his next move during a match against grandmaster Levon Aronian in day two of the Grand Chess Tour at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center in St. Louis on August 15, 2017. Kasparov and other ...
Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand has disastrous Day 1; Garry Kasparov impresses on returnFirstpost
Chess legend Kasparov rolls back the years in competitive returnTHE BUSINESS TIMES
Viswanathan Anand starts badly in St. Louis RapidThe Indian Express
Saudi Gazette -Sportstarlive
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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand has disastrous Day 1; Garry Kasparov impresses on return - Firstpost

Grand Chess Tour News - August 15, 2017 - 10:06am

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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand has disastrous Day 1; Garry Kasparov impresses on return
Firstpost
Viswanathan Anand flattered to deceive and scored just a solitary draw from three games on the first day of the Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament of the Grand Chess Tour. Garry Kasparov showed surprising alacrity for a player who hasn't ...
Viswanathan Anand starts badly in St. Louis RapidIndia TV
St. Louis Rapid and Blitz C'ship: Lacklustre day for AnandSportstarlive
Levon Aronian starts St. Louis Rapid with victoryPanARMENIAN.Net
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