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ChessQueen Captures Lead After Rival’s Puzzling Blunder

ChessQueen Captures Lead After Rival’s Puzzling Blunder

GM Alexandra Kosteniuk, known as ChessQueen on Chess.com, captured the sole lead in round two of the Munich¬†FIDE Women’s Grand Prix. She defeated longtime rival GM Elisabeth Paehtz to reach 2-0. GM Anna Muzychuk earned her first victory by defeating WGM Dinara Wagner in a turbulent battle. How to watch? The games of the Munich …

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So Captures First Knockout Victory in Bullet Playoff

So Captures First Knockout Victory in Bullet Playoff

GM Wesley So won week 21 of the 2022 Rapid Chess Championship¬†presented by Coinbase, defeating GM Sam Sevian in the closely-fought finals match that culminated in a bullet playoff. GMs Dmitry Andreikin and Maxim Matlakov made it to the semifinals. GM David Paravyan, Alexander Grischuk, Parham Maghsoodloo, and Andrey Esipenko finished in the quarterfinals. Participating …

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