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Abdusattorov Advances To Grand Final; Caruana, Moussard To Play In Losers Final

Abdusattorov Advances To Grand Final; Caruana, Moussard To Play In Losers Final

GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov is the first grand finalist of the Champions Chess Tour ChessKid Cup 2023 Division I after beating Jorden van Foreest in a close fight that nearly made it to armageddon. In the Losers Bracket, GM Fabiano Caruana eliminated GM Alireza Firouzja and will face GM Jules Moussard, who took out GM Dmitrij …

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Nakamura Eliminates Carlsen After Dramatic Mouse Slip, Advances To Grand Final

Nakamura Eliminates Carlsen After Dramatic Mouse Slip, Advances To Grand Final

Fan-favorite GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Magnus Carlsen produced yet another epic match, this time in the Losers Final of the Champions Chess Tour Chessable Masters 2023. Following two draws, Nakamura won the armageddon game after tenaciously defending a difficult position for a long time; in the final seconds of the game, the world champion dropped …

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Caruana Beats Nakamura Without Needing 4th Game, Advances To Grand Final

Caruana Beats Nakamura Without Needing 4th Game, Advances To Grand Final

GM Fabiano Caruana defeated GM Hikaru Nakamura in the Division I Winners Final of the Champions Chess Tour Chessable Masters 2023 to punch his ticket to the Grand Final. In the Losers Quarterfinals, GM Magnus Carlsen eliminated GM Wesley So, while GM Levon Aronian ended GM Vladislav Artemiev‘s tournament. Nakamura will face the winner of Carlsen …

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Nepomniachtchi Wins On Demand In Epic Armageddon Clash, Advances To Grand Final

Nepomniachtchi Wins On Demand In Epic Armageddon Clash, Advances To Grand Final

GM Ian Nepomniachtchi won the Winners Final of the 2022 Rapid Chess Championship presented by Coinbase on Saturday, defeating GM Hikaru Nakamura in an armageddon playoff. But it’s not over yet! Nakamura will get a second chance in the Losers Final while Nepomniachtchi will face the Losers Bracket victor in the Grand Final.  GMs Dmitry Andreikin …

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Uzbekistan Jumps To Lead In Open; Four Share Lead In Women’s; Kiolbasa Advances To 9/9

Uzbekistan Jumps To Lead In Open; Four Share Lead In Women’s; Kiolbasa Advances To 9/9

The 14th-seeded young Uzbekistan team with an average age of 20 prevailed over the overnight leader, 12th-seeded Armenia, by a strong 3-1 score to jump into sole lead with 16 match points at the end of the ninth round of the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad. The 11th-seeded India 2 held sixth-seeded Azerbaijan to a 2-2 …

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