Playoffs

Arch Bishops, Blitz Move To Playoffs; Alice Lee Upsets Super-GM, Caruana Goes 4/4

Arch Bishops, Blitz Move To Playoffs; Alice Lee Upsets Super-GM, Caruana Goes 4/4

The Saint Louis Arch Bishops and team Blitz advance to the Playoffs after winning their matches in week five of the 2023 Pro Chess League. They eliminated the Croatia Bulldogs and Canada Chessbrahs, respectively. GM Fabiano Caruana was on fire in the first match as he racked up four points out of four games, perfection. …

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Chess Wizards Stun World Champion, Advance To Playoffs; Bortnyk Leads Passers

Chess Wizards Stun World Champion, Advance To Playoffs; Bortnyk Leads Passers

In week four of the 2023 Pro Chess League, the Levitov Chess Wizards and the Garden State Passers won their matches against the Canada Chessbrahs and California Unicorns, respectively. The Chess Wizards qualify for the Playoffs, while the Passers move on to week five. GM Aleksandr Shimanov was unquestionably the MVP for the Chess Wizards …

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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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Gotham Knights Advance To Playoffs, Croatia Bulldogs Best Blitz In Tiebreaks

Gotham Knights Advance To Playoffs, Croatia Bulldogs Best Blitz In Tiebreaks

In the match against the formidable Shanghai Tigers, the Gotham Knights showcased the most dominant victory so far in this season of the Pro Chess League. In the second match, the Croatia Bulldogs overcame the Blitz in a toe-to-toe tug-of-war struggle that was resolved only in the blitz tiebreaks. GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Vladimir Fedoseev …

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Indian Yogis Qualify For Playoffs; Chessbrahs Stage Reversal With Carlsen’s Perfect Score

Indian Yogis Qualify For Playoffs; Chessbrahs Stage Reversal With Carlsen’s Perfect Score

The Indian Yogis are the first team to qualify for the Playoffs after defeating the Levitov Chess Wizards in the Pro Chess League. In the other match, the Canada Chessbrahs defeated the Garden State Passers.  The two siblings, GM Praggnanandhaa R and IM Vaishali R, were the MVPs for the Yogis on Wednesday. The brother …

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