#chess: Today saw the number of wins in the Sinquefield cup double with both Ding and Nepomniachtchi winning. Ding joins Caruana and Anand in the leading pack.
Tomorrow is a rest day and round 6 starts on 23 August. The tournament is still wide open for anyone to win!
Yesterday saw world number two Caruana win because of a blunder by Aronian. Caruana is now tied for first place together with former world champion Anand. Day 5 of the Sinquefield cup is already #live. With the tension rising can these grandmasters keep up the quality of their #chess?
Day 4 of the Sinquefield cup has started. Let’s see if the series of tense draws continues.
Yesterday was day 2 of the Sinquefield cup where all 12 #chess grandmasters drew their games. Let’s see if former world champion Anand can extend his slim lead.
Read more about yesterday here: https://www.chess.com/news/view/anand-still-leads-as-draws-galore-at-sinquefield-cup
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Former world #chess champion Anand was the only winner in the first round of the Sinquefield cup. Tomorrow the second round will start at the same time.
Find out more here: https://grandchesstour.org/2019-grand-chess-tour/2019-sinquefield-cup-live
More #chess: the first round of the Sinquefield cup starts today at 13:00 CDT (GMT -5). 12 of the strongest chess players in the world will play a round robin tournament.
Find out more here: https://grandchesstour.org/2019-grand-chess-tour/2019-sinquefield-cup
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Levon Aronian has won the St Louis Rapid & Blitz! World champion Magnus Carlsen still leads the Grand #Chess Tour standings, even with his mediocre performance in this event.
I look forward to the Sinquefield cup. The first round will start this Saturday (17 August). Find more info here: https://grandchesstour.org/2019-grand-chess-tour/2019-sinquefield-cup
Last day of St Louis Rapid & Blitz starts in a bit less than an hour! Can the world champion Magnus Carlsen stop the bleeding? Can MVL keep his slim lead?
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See a recap of St Louis Rapid day 3 here: https://invidio.us/watch?v=p_PzHPKfKaI
More #live #chess starting in a few minutes with each player playing 9 blitz games today. Follow everything here: https://grandchesstour.org/2019-grand-chess-tour/2019-saint-louis-rapid-blitz-live
Subpar performance of the World #Chess Champion in the rapid portion in St Louis. Maxime and Levon are leading the tournament with 13/18. Who will win those coveted grand chess tour points after the blitz section?
Tomorrow is the first of two days of blitz. Find out more here: https://saintlouischessclub.org/civicrm/event/info