Round 6 of the World #Chess Candidates tournament had a crazy ending where Giri won a time scramble. Nepomniachtchi is in the sole lead after another win.
Round 4 of the World #Chess Candidates tournament was the first round that ended in all draws. This graph shows the current standings. It's still a tight race as three players are tied for first: Wang Hao, Ian Nepomniachtchi and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
Results of the World #Chess Candidates tournament after round 2. Follow round 3 live tomorrow at 11am GMT.
Wesley So just became the first ever World Fischer Random #Chess Champion!
Find out how Fischer Random Chess is different from classical chess at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fischer_Random_Chess
Caruana and Wang had the most number of points at the end of the FIDE Grand Swiss #chess tournament. Wang won on tie-breaks and has earned a place in the candidates tournament which will produce the challenger for the 2020 World Chess Championship.
You can find a full report here: https://www.chess.com/news/view/wang-hao-wins-fide-chess-com-grand-swiss-qualifies-for-candidates
The FIDE #Chess World Cup has just been won by Teimour Radjabov in the blitz portion of the tiebreak after the rapid portion was tied. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave took third place.
Both Radjabov and Ding have earned a spot in the candidates tournament which will produce the challenger for Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship 2020.
Congratulations to Radjabov for this great result!
The FIDE #Chess World Cup has produced two qualifiers for the 2020 World Chess Championship Candidates tournament: Ding Liren and Teimour Radjabov.
Yesterday Ding took the lead in the final by running his h-pawn down the board. Let’s see if he can hold onto his lead in the last two games.
Armageddon is happening now! This means black will win in case of a draw, but will start with 1 minute less on the clock.
The FIDE #chess World Cup is at the quarter finals stage with Ding, Radjabov, and Vachier-Lagrave qualifying for the semifinals. One tie break is still under way as two more blitz games are being held by Yu against Vitiugov.
Ding Liren has won the Sinquefield cup by beating world #chess champion Magnus Carlsen in a playoff. Congratulations Ding Liren!
Attached are the up to date grand chess tour standings.
#live #chess with the last round of the Sinquefield cup is going on right now. Follow it all here: https://grandchesstour.org/2019-grand-chess-tour/2019-sinquefield-cup-live
Round 10 of the Sinquefield cup just finished with Carlsen, the World Champion, scoring his first win. Nepomniachtchi lost to Vachier-Lagrave, which leaves Ding in the sole lead going into the final round.
The excitement continues on 28 August at 1pm CST: https://grandchesstour.org/2019-grand-chess-tour/2019-sinquefield-cup-live