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Round 6 of the World 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 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 Candidates tournament after round 2. Follow round 3 live tomorrow at 11am GMT.

Wesley So just became the first ever World Fischer Random Champion!

Find out how Fischer Random Chess is different from classical chess at: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fischer_

Follow the rest of the third place playoff at: frchess.com/

Caruana and Wang had the most number of points at the end of the FIDE Grand Swiss 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: chess.com/news/view/wang-hao-w

The FIDE Grand Swiss tournament is starting in the Isle of Man today. The winner automatically qualifies for the candidates tournament in the 2020 World Championship cycle.

Follow the : twitch.tv/chess

The FIDE 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 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.

Follow the third game : khantymansiysk2019.fide.com/en

Radjabov has knocked out Vachier-Lagrave in the FIDE World Cup semi-final. The two Chinese players have drawn their match and will go to tie breaks tomorrow!

Find out more here: khantymansiysk2019.fide.com/en

Armageddon is happening now! This means black will win in case of a draw, but will start with 1 minute less on the clock.

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The FIDE 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.

Official site: khantymansiysk2019.fide.com/en
Watch commentary by World Champion Carlsen: twitch.tv/chess24

Bianca Andreescu just won her first grand slam title against none other than legend Serena Williams in the .

Tomorrow the men’s final will start at 16:00 Eastern Daylight Time.

Serena Williams will be chasing the record of 24 grand slam titles tomorrow in the final of the against 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu.

Currently we have with the men’s semifinals. Find more info here: usopen.org/index.html

Ding Liren has won the Sinquefield cup by beating world champion Magnus Carlsen in a playoff. Congratulations Ding Liren!

Attached are the up to date grand chess tour standings.

World champion Magnus Carlsen won yesterday’s game to earn a playoff with Ding Liren. All the action continues in about 5 minutes: invidio.us/watch?v=osVv_woE5EU

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: grandchesstour.org/2019-grand-

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