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27  novembre     17h04
Carlsen-Nepo 2: Magnus blunders but survives
   Magnus Carlsen unleashed what Anish Giri described as very cool prep against Ian Nepomniachtchi in Game 2 of the FIDE World Chess Championship match, but just when he looked to have real winning chances, he slipped. Ian Nepomniachtchi was suddenly in his element, playing fast, dangerous moves as...
26  novembre     16h42
Carlsen-Nepo, 1: Fierce battle ends in draw
   World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen looked to be taking over in a tense first game of the FIDE World Chess Championship in Dubai, but just when it seemed Ian Nepomniachtchi might be in for a long evening of suffering the game fizzled out into a 45-move draw. Both players could take positives from a...
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FIDE scrambles to replace Nepo’s flag before start of play
   Hours before Nepo’s first move against defending champion Magnus Carlsen was made, FIDE officials were informed the emblem emblazoned below the challenger’s name may be in danger of breaching Russia’s World Anti-Doping Agency ban.
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Ian Nepomniachtchi: I wasn’t working hard enough
   Ian Nepomniachtchi begins the battle for the World Chess Championship title against Magnus Carlsen today in Dubai, but it was only in 2019 that the Russian first entered the World Top 10. In a recent interview with Maria Emelianova for New in Chess magazine, Ian calls himself a slow dude and...
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Carlsen vs Nepomniachtchi: Last Predictions
   Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for as the 2021 FIDE World Chess Championship match between Magnus Carlsen and Ian Nepomniachtchi finally begins. For last predictions we’ve collected feedback from some of our own experts, including commentators Judit Polgar, Jovanka Houska and David Howell,...
25  novembre     11h08
Carlsen on the World Championship: I can live without it
   Magnus Carlsen starts his 5th World Chess Championship match on Friday when he has the black pieces against Ian Nepomniachtchi in Dubai. In some interviews for major international publications on the eve of the match he confessed he was less hungry this time round and could live without the...
24  novembre     15h51
Ian is a bit more aggressive : Carlsen and Nepo’s 1st press conference
   Ian Nepomniachtchi will have the white pieces against Magnus Carlsen on Friday when the World Chess Championship begins, while in their first press conference they got a taste of how their interactions with the press will look. When Nepo was asked why he’ll win he replied, normally I think the...
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Carlsen-Nepomniachtchi: World Championship Preview
   Three years and one pandemic since Magnus Carlsen defeated Fabiano Caruana in London to defend his title for a 3rd time, the World Chess Championship match is back This time Magnus faces Russian underdog Ian Nepomniachtchi, whose late surge into the Top 5 has been perfectly timed to win the...
23  novembre     08h38
Anand and Kramnik on Carlsen-Nepomniachtchi
   If I knew how to beat Magnus I would have done it myself quipped Vishy Anand, as he called Magnus Carlsen a huge favourite to win the World Championship match against Ian Nepomniachtchi in Dubai. The 15th World Champion nevertheless feels Ian has a tactical style that can hurt Magnus, while...
22  novembre     09h12
Alireza Firouzja is youngest 2800 ever Ukraine take gold
   18-year-old Alireza Firouzja will be the 2804-rated world no. 2 when the official FIDE rating list is published on December 1st, beating Magnus Carlsen’s own record for crossing that landmark by six months. Alireza made it with a dramatic win over Shakhriyar Mamedyarov that saw his team France come...
21  novembre     17h57
Aronian wins Tata Steel Indian Blitz in Armageddon
   Levon Aronian joked that his victory in the Tata Steel Chess India Blitz was down to Rapid winner Arjun Erigaisi deciding he wasn’t physically strong enough to carry both cups. It was as good an explanation as any for a crazy final day, when both players struggled and an on fire Nihal Sarin went...
20  novembre     17h21
Carlsen: Good outcome to face Nepo not Fabi or Ding
   Magnus Carlsen is just days away from making the first move in his World Championship match against Ian Nepomniachtchi. In a new podcast interview hosted by his sponsor Unibet, the World Champion spoke openly about his relationship with his Russian opponent and the fact that he still considers...
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ETCC 6-7: Firouzja hits 6.5 7 Russia stumble
   18-year-old Alireza Firouzja’s reign of terror against 2600 players continued as he beat Dimitrios Mastrovasilis and Baadur Jobava to reach a stunning 6.5 7 and climb to 2798.9 on the live rating list. If he didn’t play again he’d overtake Ding Liren as world no. 2, but his sights will be set on...
19  novembre     21h56
Arjun Erigaisi wins Tata Steel Chess India Rapid
   Vishy Anand described Arjun Erigaisi’s calculation as simply superlative as the 18-year-old Indian star escaped with a draw against Levon Aronian and won the Tata Steel Chess India Rapid by a full point. Arjun revealed afterwards that he’s been working with Fabiano Caruana’s long-term coach...
18  novembre     15h56
Arjun Erigaisi takes over on Day 2 of Tata Steel India Rapid
   18-year-old Arjun Erigaisi’s late emergence as one of the very top Indian chess talents continues as he won all three games on Day 2 of the Tata Steel Chess India Rapid to overtake Levon Aronian as the sole leader. Levon, after a perfect first day, looked to be powering to 4 4 until he stumbled and...