April 2021

The American blitz specialist seeks his first finals appearance against Azerbaijani GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov in the fifth leg of the Champions Chess...
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In this month's edition of the Chess Underground, host Pete Karagianis reviews the Candidates finish, recaps season 3 “Tournament Life” and introduces...
Russian GM Ian Nepomniachtchi wins the 2020-21 FIDE Candidates Tournament
Chinese GM Wang Hao announces retirement, FIDE to revisit tiebreaker rules, and the promise of another Candidates Tournament in 2022 all marked the...
For the fourteenth and final installment of his “Candidates Game of the Day” series, GM Jacob Aagaard has analyzed GM Ding Liren's victory over GM Ian...
For the thirteenth installment of his “Candidates Game of the Day” series, GM Jacob Aagaard has analyzed GM Ding Liren's victory over GM Kirill...
GM Ian Nepomniachtchi Nepo at the Candidates Tournament
The Russian No. 1 clinched the Candidates Tournament with a round to spare on Monday, and will next face Magnus Carlsen in a World Championship match...
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Who said classical chess was dead? With four decisive results in four games, the 12th round of the FIDE Candidates Tournament was as entertaining as...
For the twelfth installment of his “Candidates Game of the Day” series, GM Jacob Aagaard has analyzed GM Fabiano Caruana's heartbreaking loss to GM...
For the eleventh installment of his “Candidates Game of the Day” series, GM Jacob Aagaard has analyzed GM Anish Giri's key win over GM Ding Liren as...
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GM Fabiano Caruana didn’t lose ground after his Round 11 draw with leader GM Ian Nepomniachtchi, but today’s result may have shut the door on his...
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GM Ian Nepomniachtchi took a big step towards winning the 2020-2021 FIDE Candidates Tournament with the only victory of Round 10, defeating GM Kirill...
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The Confederation of Chess for Americas (CCA) is organizing an American Continent Tournament to qualify 8 players for this year’s World Cup to be held...

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