The Magnus Carlsen Invitational/Day Two

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational/Day Two   Maxime Vachier-Lagrave  3 – Anish Giri 1 Game 1 started MVL  [White] 1.d4 which is not his normal play and even doubted by his choice of his opening.  The middlegame looked drawish yet MVL kept pushing and securing the full point in a great… Continue reading

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational

The Magnus Carlsen Invitational The Magnus Carlsen Invitational from 18 April to 3 May features a $250,000 prize pot and will be broadcast on  chess24, with commentary in nine languages. The 29-year-old and his seven rivals, which include 16-year-old Iranian prodigy Alireza Firouzja, will battle it out in fast-paced “rapid… Continue reading

Tata Steel Masters 2020 / Round 13 / Final

  Fabiano Caruana   A single victory shines in the last (13th) round of the Tata Steel 2020 Masters tournament.  That win goes to the tournament winner, Fabiano Caruana.  He had already won the tournament with a round to spare, but as every other game was drawn, Fabiano wins by… Continue reading

Fide Grand Swiss IOM/RD 10

Fide Grand Swiss IOM/Rd10 Going into the last round, American GM Fabiano Caruana  is the leader of  with 7½ points. Top 10 Results Rd10 Brd1 Caruana (2812)  – Anton Guijarro 1-0 (2674)   1. c4 e5 2. Nc3 Nc6 3. Nf3 g6 4. d4 exd4 5. Nxd4 Bg7 6. Nxc6 dxc6 7. Qxd8+… Continue reading