FIDE World Chess Grand Prix Jerusalem/Final

The FIDE World Chess Grand Prix Jerusalem held in the Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center from December 11 to 23. The tournament has a knock-out format with 16 players at the start. To win a Grand Prix, a player has to defeat opponents in four rounds. Game One : Ian  Nepomniachtchi… Continue reading

GCT Cote d’Ivoire Rapids /Rd 4-6

GCT Cote d’Ivoire Rapids /Rd 4-6 Day 2 of Rapids  Carlsen leads by 2 points with 10/12.   Back to back victories.. In the 4th round he defeated  Karjakin, then MVL in the 5th.. Round 6 draws with Veselin Topalov ..   Rd5  Carslen -Vachier-Lagrave 1-0 1. e4 c5 2. Nf3… Continue reading

79th Tata Steel Masters / Round 6

by National Life Master Loal Davis   Anish Giri   In the sixth round of the 79th Tata Steel Master Tournament there were two decisive games.     After a long series of draws through multiple tournaments, Giri uncorked an absolutely beautiful win against Nepomniachtchi.  This game could have been a… Continue reading