Paris Grand Chess Tour 2018 / Rapids / Final

      [Event “Paris Grand Chess Tour 2018”] [Site “?”] [Date “2018.06.23”] [Round “12”] [White “Grischuk, Alexander “] [Black “Nakamura, Hikaru”] [Result “0-1”] [PlyCount “50”] [EventDate “2018.06.22”] [SourceDate “2018.06.24”] 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. Bb5 Nf6 4. O-O Nxe4 5. Re1 Nd6 6. Nxe5 Be7 7. Bf1… Continue reading


GCT PARIS/ DAY ONE     The 2018 Paris Grand Chess Tour Rapid and Blitz tournament June 20 -24th Players: Fabiano Caruana, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov,Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Sergey Karjakin, Wesley So, Hikaru Nakamura, Alexander Grischuk, Levon Aronian , Viswanathan Anand and Vladimir Kramnik (Wild Card) 10 players 9 Rounds of Rapid Play and… Continue reading

Altibox Norway Chess 2018 / Round 9 / Final

by National Life Master Loal Davis   Fabiano Caruana about to defeat Wesley So   Fabiano Caruana nets yet another big tournament victory by winning the Altibox Norway Chess 2018.  Fabiano wins the event by a half point – but still a BIG win against an extremely formidable field of players. … Continue reading

Altibox Norway Chess 2018 / Round 7

  by National Life Master Loal Davis Viswanathan Anand    Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand won the single victory in the seventh Round of Altibox Norway Chess 2018 – and it was a beauty.  In doing so he took out the French champion Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.  This puts Anand currently in sole possession of… Continue reading