GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 / Final / Carlsen ! ! ! & How ! !

  Magnus Carlsen   Magnus Carlsen wins the GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 by a point and a half.  Carlsen won one of three decisive games in the 9th and final round.  Caruana achieved a draw; hence the point spread.  The remaining wins were by Arkadij Naiditsch and Francisco Vallejo Pons.  This was one… Continue reading

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 / Round 8 / Carlsen Wins !

Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto   Magnus Carlsen (right) taking out Peter Svidler   Magnus Carlsen won his 8th round game against Petter Svidler with a Checkmate in the GRENKE Chess Classic 2019.  This win puts Magnus in first place by a full point with a round to spare.  Congratulations to… Continue reading

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 / Round 7

  Image Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto Magnus Carlsen winning against Levon Aronian   There were three decisive games in the 7th round of GRENKE Chess Classic 2019.  Carlsen, Caruana, and Meier did the honors of bringing in the point.  This puts Magnus Carlsen in the lead by a full point followed… Continue reading

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 / Round 6

Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto   Magnus Carlsen (right) beating Georg Meier and taking undisputed lead by a full point.   There were two decisive games in the 6th round of GRENKE Chess Classic 2019.   One was Carlsen (above).  The other was the Arkadij Naiditsch win over Viswanathan Anand.  That knocked Anand into… Continue reading

Random Games and Information

Random Games and Information … Bobby Fischer 1962  Candidates Tournament 2 May – 26 June in Curacao in order to determine the Challenger for Mikhail Botvinnik, the World Champion. Event “ct”] [Site “Curacao”] [Date “1962.??.??”] [Round “22”] [White “Fischer R”] [Black “Benko P”] [Result “1-0”]        Rd22 Fischer-Benko… Continue reading

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 / Round 4

  Anand overlooking Carlsen’s game versus Caruana   There were four decisive games in the 4th round of the GRENKE Chess Classic 2019.  Anand grabbed a lot of material for his Queen, beat off the attempt at attack, and won handily.  Naiditsch beat Keymer, who has yet to score a half… Continue reading

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 / Round 3

Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto   Peter Svidler vs Georg Meier   There two decisive games today; one by Svidler and the other by Carurana.  Carlsen tried hard against Anand, but a hard fought draw was the result.  Consequently Svidler and Carlsen are tied for the half-point lead.  Anand and… Continue reading

GRENKE Chess Classic 2019 / Round 2

    There were three decisive games in the 2nd round of GRENKE Chess Classic 2019.  Anand, Svidler, and Carlsen won their games and are in the top three slots.  That Carlsen game was a long one; he sure loves fighting right through to the ending.         … Continue reading