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Tigers Sweep Bulldogs 4-0, Advance To Playoffs; Blitz Wins Battle On Board 4

Tigers Sweep Bulldogs 4-0, Advance To Playoffs; Blitz Wins Battle On Board 4

The fourth week of the 2023 Pro Chess League started with victories by the Shanghai Tigers and Blitz over the Croatia Bulldogs and Brazil Capybaras, respectively. After losing badly in round one (0.5-3.5), the Tigers bared their fangs and dominated the rest of the match; Blitz, on the other hand, faced a much closer match …

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Candidates Day 14: Nakamura and Ding battle for… possibly nothing?

Candidates Day 14: Nakamura and Ding battle for… possibly nothing?

The Candidates Tournament 2022 concluded yesterday with the last round. It was a day full of action and three decisive results out of for. Ian Nepomniachtchi, having already won the tournament, secured a draw and an impressive 9.5/14 overall score. Ding Liren seized the coveted second place spot at the finish line. Nepomniachtchi joins an …

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Battle Of Escape Artists: Andreikin Wins 2nd Knockout

Battle Of Escape Artists: Andreikin Wins 2nd Knockout

GM Dmitry Andreikin won week 17 of the 2022 Rapid Chess Championship¬†presented by Coinbase, overcoming GM Jules Moussard, who made it to the final in his first-ever knockout. GMs Vladimir Fedoseev and Nodirbek Abdusattorov made it to the semifinals. GMs Levon Aronian, Hikaru Nakamura, Maxim Matlakov, and Raunak Sadhwani finished in the quarterfinals.¬† Participating in …

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