World Cup 2017 / Highlights From Round 1 / Day 2

  Yifan Hou   [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.04”] [Round “2”] [White “Hou, Yifan”] [Black “Kacper”] [Result “1-0”] [PlyCount “83”] [EventDate “2017.09.03”] [SourceDate “2017.09.04”] 1. e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3. Nc3 Nf6 4. e5 Nfd7 5. f4 c5 6. Nf3 Be7 7. Be3 O-O 8. … Continue reading

World Cup 2017 / Highlights From Round 1

Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto.     [Event “FIDE World Cup 2017”] [Site “?”] [Date “2017.09.03”] [Round “1”] [White “Yeoh, Li Tian (MAS)”] [Black “Anand, Viswanathan (IND)”] [Result “0-1”] [PlyCount “132”] [EventDate “2017.09.03”] [SourceDate “2017.09.03”] 1. e4 c5 2. c3 d5 3. exd5 Qxd5 4. d4 g6 5. Nf3 Bg7 … Continue reading

79th Tata Steel Masters / Round 13 / Final

All Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto. Wesly So Enroute To His Last Round Victory – Winning The Tournament Wesley So finished off the 79th Tata Steel Masters Tournament with a fine win, winning the tournament by a full point ahead of Magnus Carlsen who drew his last round game against Sergey Kudrin. … Continue reading

79th Tata Steel Masters / Round 10

by National Life Master Loal DavisAll Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto. There were three decisive games played in Round 10 – All strongly played, entertaining and instructional.Wesly So increased his lead to a full point over the rest of the field.Levon Aronian demolished Richard Rapport in a sacrificial attack against the … Continue reading

79th Tata Steel Masters / Round 9

All Images Courtesy Of Derrick Bartotto.   Magnus Carlsen bounced back from his loss yesterday to score the only win in Round 9. “Tata Steel Masters 2017”Round “9”White “Carlsen, Magnus (NOR)”Black “Van Wely, Loek (NED)”1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 e6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 d6 6. g4 h6 7. … Continue reading