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World Chess Championship: Draw streak persists despite Fabiano Caruana's daring opening gambit in Game 5
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World Chess Championship: Draw streak persists despite Fabiano Caruana's daring opening gambit in Game 5

Thirty four moves and just over three hours into the game, a draw was agreed between Magnus Carlsen and his world title challenger, Fabiano Caruana.

World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana draw Game 4 marred by leaking of American's possible strategy
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World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen, Fabiano Caruana draw Game 4 marred by leaking of American's possible strategy

The content of the video mostly reveals some of Caruana's preparation with black. If authentic, this could require team Caruana to revamp its preparation with black.

World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana remain deadlocked after three full-blooded rounds
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World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana remain deadlocked after three full-blooded rounds

Three games down, the World Chess Championship match has remained deadlocked with three straight draws. But the games were neither short nor insipid — the players opted for a full-blooded fight from the word ‘go’ this time.

Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff
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Sinquefield Cup: Fabiano Caruana books place in Grand Chess Tour finals after beating Wesley So in playoff

With his win over Wesley So, Fabiano Caruana joins Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the final event in London.

Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand finishes undefeated; Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana emerge joint winners
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Sinquefield Cup: Vishwanathan Anand finishes undefeated; Magnus Carlsen, Levon Aronian and Fabiano Caruana emerge joint winners

Hikaru Nakamura, Levon Aronian and Vachier-Lagrave have qualified to play the Grand Chess Tour final event at London in December.

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand tied sixth in standings after playing draw with Fabiano Caruana, remains unbeaten
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Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand tied sixth in standings after playing draw with Fabiano Caruana, remains unbeaten

The race to top four places of the Grand Chess Tour has become complicated as on date, with many theoretical possibilities depending on the outcome of the last round to be played on Monday.

Sinquefield Cup: Magnus Carlsen draws with Fabiano Caruana in thrilling contest; Viswanathan Anand remains unbeaten
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Sinquefield Cup: Magnus Carlsen draws with Fabiano Caruana in thrilling contest; Viswanathan Anand remains unbeaten

The leaderboard remains unchanged, with Caruana on the top with 4.5 points followed by Grischuk, Aronian, Mamedyarov and Carlsen on 4. Anand maintains his unbeaten run and remains on 3.5 points.

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws against Wesley So; Magnus Carlsen escapes defeat in 6th round
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Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand draws against Wesley So; Magnus Carlsen escapes defeat in 6th round

Though he consumed about 30 minutes in the few moves made after Wesley So’s new idea, Anand seemed to cope well and defend the position admirably.

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand achieves a fighting draw against world champion Magnus Carlsen in fourth round
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Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand achieves a fighting draw against world champion Magnus Carlsen in fourth round

An intense battle between Viswanathan Anand and world champion Magnus Carlsen ended in a gripping draw after 54 moves in the fourth round of the Sinquefield Cup chess tournament

Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand in hunt for top four finish with draw; Alexander Grischuk bags only win of third round
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Sinquefield Cup: Viswanathan Anand in hunt for top four finish with draw; Alexander Grischuk bags only win of third round

As Anand was placed at the bottom of the tour points table, he seemed to be willing to take more risks to give his best shot at finishing in the top of his tournaments.

Sinquefield Cup 2018: Magnus Carlsen starts as favourite, Viswanathan Anand looks to bounce back after recent disappointment
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Sinquefield Cup 2018: Magnus Carlsen starts as favourite, Viswanathan Anand looks to bounce back after recent disappointment

An encouraging factor for Anand is that he has performed much better in the classical tournaments he has participated in 2018 so far

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Chess: Viswanathan Anand ends tournament with a bottom finish; Hikaru Nakamura wins event
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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz Chess: Viswanathan Anand ends tournament with a bottom finish; Hikaru Nakamura wins event

In a crucial game in the 14th round against World Championship challenger Fabiano Caruana, Anand held his own for the length of the game, but blundered in a Queen and pawn ending to lose the game in the final minute of play, which subsequently weakened Anand’s resolve in the tournament

From being a restless kid to achieving Grandmaster title: Story of Nihal Sarin's phenomenal rise in chess arena
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From being a restless kid to achieving Grandmaster title: Story of Nihal Sarin's phenomenal rise in chess arena

Hailing from Thrissur in Kerala, Nihal Sarin scored his third GM norm at the Abu Dhabi Masters and achieved the highest title in the game of chess at the age of just 14.

Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz Chess: Viswanathan Anand ends rapid section in ninth place; faces daunting task in Blitz round
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Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz Chess: Viswanathan Anand ends rapid section in ninth place; faces daunting task in Blitz round

Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand had another below-par day with a couple of draws and a defeat, finishing ninth spot in the rapid section of St. Louis Rapid and Blitz tournament that concluded at St Louis.

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand at bottom of standings after two defeats on Day 2
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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand at bottom of standings after two defeats on Day 2

Vishwanathan Anand steadily built up a winning advantage only to blunder it away against Levon Aronian in the 5th round. Anand was tied at the bottom of the table with four points after six rounds

Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand endures mixed day as Fabiano Caruana seizes sole lead on Day 1
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Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz: Viswanathan Anand endures mixed day as Fabiano Caruana seizes sole lead on Day 1

Viswanathan Anand had mixed luck and ended up with an equal score at the end of the first day of the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz tournament being held in USA.

Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand's improved show helps him finish fifth; Wesley So wins tournament
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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand's improved show helps him finish fifth; Wesley So wins tournament

Despite his best efforts over the last three days, Anand wasn’t able to improve his standing any further than climbing two spots up the table.

Leuven Grand Chess Tour: India's Viswanathan Anand continues to struggle on Day 2; Wesley So keeps lead
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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: India's Viswanathan Anand continues to struggle on Day 2; Wesley So keeps lead

Anand played solidly in round four against Karjakin to hold on to a draw and then won the fifth round against Caruana. But a slip in the sixth against Vachier-Lagrave put Anand back at the bottom of the leaderboard.

Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand off to disastrous start with two straight losses on Day 1
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Leuven Grand Chess Tour: Viswanathan Anand off to disastrous start with two straight losses on Day 1

Three rounds into the tournament, things look difficult for Anand given that he is four points behind the leader, So. But there are six more rounds of rapid chess to be played, not to mention the 18 rounds of blitz.