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Something incredibly rare happened at the biggest chess tournament in US history

The 2015 Sinquefield Cup is about to wrap up in St. Louis. It now looks like Armenian Grandmaster Levon Aronian, who narrowly lost the winner's trophy to current World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen at the Sinquefield Cup in 2013, will take home home the crown. Aronian has a full point lead going into the round 9, the final round of classical chess. Show More Summary

Magnus Carlsen vs Wili Schlage

White to play Schlage - Ahues, Berlin 1921 So he’s on the way back. Carlsen’s win over Grischuk yesterday wasn’t the most convincing game he's played but I’m sure he’ll give not the slightest of shits about that. This was a case of any win will do. Show More Summary

24-year-old played 3 chess games at once, blindfolded, and still won them all

Magnus Carlsen is the No. 1 ranked chess grandmaster in the world. These three men are not. There's only so much preparation one can do to face off against Carlsen. Even after blindfolding him and cutting his time drastically (he played...Show More Summary

Watch 24-year-old chess champ Magnus Carlsen destroy three players simultaneously — while blindfolded

Twenty-four-year-old chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen destroyed three opponents simultaneously while playing blindfolded in a timed match earlier this month at the Sohn Conference in New York City. Carlsen's challengers included Wall...Show More Summary

Chess champion Magnus Carlsen told us how he decides to make a move, and it's not what we expected

I'd always heard that what makes a chess player great is an ability to "see" several moves ahead in their mind's eye. I always took this to mean that when a great player is about to make a move, something like a video would play in their...Show More Summary

At Sohn Conference, Masters of Moves Recognize the Good Ones

Hedge fund managers and investors marveled at an exhibition of chess by Magnus Carlsen, the world champion from Norway, who played blindfolded.

The world's top chess players have just formed a new $1 million professional tour

If you had any doubt that chess has gone big time in the era of current World Champion Magnus Carlsen, an announcement made last Friday at the Chess Club & Scholastic Center of St. Louis (CCSCSL) should change your mind. Eight of the...Show More Summary

Der Spiegel Interviews Magnus Carlsen

"I am Chaotic and Lazy" is Magnus Carlsen's headlining self-description in a recent Der Spiegel interview reprinted by ChessBase. It is a remarkable interview, most for the self-deprecating comments of the World Number One and for the insight into his own quite level-headed attitude toward the game. Show More Summary

Practice Does Not Make Perfect

A decade ago, Magnus Carlsen, who at the time was only 13 years old, created a sensation in the chess world when he defeated former world champion Anatoly Karpov at a chess tournament in Reykjavik, Iceland, and the next day played then-top-rated Garry Kasparov—who is widely regarded as the best chess player of all time—to a draw. Show More Summary

On Magnus Carlsen - GMs Gustafsson / Jussupov ... and more

Typical play for Black in Nimzo-Indian Defence (Part I)Posted on March 31,2015 By GM Levan Aroshidze in Strategy & Game Review, Chess Openings, General Chess Articles, Beginner's Corner. Theory grows rapidly and nowadays it became hard to get promising positions in the openings with Black. Show More Summary

How to Build Your 1. d4 Repertoire - GM Jan Gustafsson ... and more

On Magnus Carlsen - GMs Gustafsson / JussupovPosted on March 30,2015 By OnlineChessLessons.NET Contributor in Strategy & Game Review, All Articles w/ Videos. Improve by studying the games of the World Champion! In the "On Magnus Carlsen"...Show More Summary

Magnus to visit Reykjavik Open

World Champion Magnus Carlsen will be guest of honor at this year Reykjavik Open. Magnus will be visiting Iceland between the 13th and 16th of March, the official website announced.What Magnus will be up to during his stay can’t be disclosed...Show More Summary

Magnus Carlsen Interview

He's just become the highest ranked chess player in history, he models for G-Star and he's only 22.

Carlsen or Fischer?

Magnus Carlsen has record rating but is not as dominant as Bobby FischerLeonard BardenFriday 20 February 2015 17.32 ESTBobby Fischer never achieved 2800, the super-elite rating for the very strongest grandmasters. At his 1972 peak during...Show More Summary

Carlsen and Nakamura with strong 2015 start

Carlsen and Nakamura Win Strong Chess EventsPosted: 02/13/2015 6:31 pm EST Updated: 02/13/2015 7:59 pm ESTLubomir Kavalek International Chess GrandmasterThe year 2015 is very young and the world chess champion Magnus Carlsen has already won two strong tournaments -- in Wijk aan Zee in January and in the German resort Baden-Baden this week. Show More Summary

Magnus Carlsen wins blunder-filled 'Armageddon game'

Magnus Carlsen wins blunder-filled 'Armageddon game' to take GRENKE Chess ClassicBy Malcolm Pein, Chess correspondent11:38AM GMT 12 Feb 2015World chess champion Magnus Carlsen finally overcomes Arkady Naiditsch in a nervy play-off in...Show More Summary

Carlsen wins Grenke Chess Classic after a dramatic Playoff Match against Naiditsch

The reigning World champion Magnus Carlsen is the winner of 2015 Grenke Chess Classic!However, the trophy didn’t come easily. Carlsen tied for the first place with the top German player Arkadij Naiditsch, although the latter defeated...Show More Summary

Carlsen defeated Naiditsch in Armageddon to win Grenke Classic

Magnus Carlsen won the tournament after a tiebreak - two rapid, two blitz and finally one Armageddon game - against Arkadij Naiditsch. Chess Daily News from Susan Polgar

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