Carlsen vs Nakamura / Fischer Random / Day 2

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Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/FINAL

 Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/FINAL 4 player Playoff determined this Year’s Winner…Levon Aronian Hikaru Nakamura , who won three TradeWise  Gibraltar titles in a row this year was stopped by the French GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the Semi finals play off..   The first two games between the two was drawn in … Continue reading

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/Rd6

Tradewise Gibraltar Chess/Rd6: David Howell draws against Hikaru Nakamura playing the Scotch Opening.. Rd6 Nakamura(2781) – Howell(2682) 1/2 – 1/2 1. e4 e5 2. Nf3 Nc6 3. d4 exd4 4. Nxd4 Qf6 5. Nb3 Qg6 6. Qe2 Nf6 7. f3 a5 8. Be3 d5 9. Nc3 dxe4 10. O-O-O Be7 … Continue reading

Tata Steel 2018 / Masters / Round 13 / Final

by National Life Master Loal Davis   The Final Results Carlsen & Giri tied for first place.  Carlsen won the Blitz playoff although they both split the money.     Wesley So   Wesley So won a smashing victory in the last round of the Tata Steel Masters 2018 Tournament.  … Continue reading