Opera Euro Rapid

  MELTWATER CHAMPIONS CHESS TOUR Opera Euro Rapid Rounds 1-5   February 6th – February 14th Time control is 15+10. 16 players in a single round robin then the top 8 after 15 rounds go through to the ” knockout” phase.   Rd1 So, Wesley  – Carlsen, Magnus 1-0 1. e4… Continue reading

Dec. 31 2020

Dec. 31 2020 The Last Blitz  and King’s Gambit of 2020.. I look forward in playing more and hopefully better Chess in “21”.. It’s only fitting to win against an opponent who sports a 2100 rating .. [Event “GameKnot Blitz”] [Time: 5 min + 15 sec] [Date “2020.12.31”]    … Continue reading

DEC 30 2020

DEC 30 2020   An unbelievable day in Airthings Masters Carlsen, Nakamura and So all knocked out in the quarterfinal…   Champions Chess Tour Airthings Masters Knockout 2020          Rd2/G3 Dubov- Carlsen 0-1 1. d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 d5 4. g3 Bb4+ 5. Nbd2… Continue reading

GCT LONDON Chess Classic/rd1

GCT London Chess Classic/Rd1 The 2019 GCT Finals London: Olympia Conference Centre Fri 29th Nov to Sun 8th Dec 2019. First Classical Game started December 2.  The Semi-finals feature the 4 top players from the seven regular season tour events with each match consisting of classical, rapid and blitz games.  … Continue reading

GCT Tata Steel Chess India Rapid & Blitz/Rd1

The 2019 Tata Steel Chess India Rapid & Blitz the first Grand Chess Tour event ever to be held in Asia. November 22 – 26, 2019 at the National Library of India, Kolkata, India. 10 Player Round Robin with a prize fund of 150,000.. Magnus Carlsen on top of the… 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

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