IMAGE: Magnus Carlsen (right) and Viswanathan Anand compete at the 2014 World Chess Championship. Photograph: FIDE World Chess Championship Fans tuning in to the 2016 World Chess Championship from home may well have the best seats in the house, with the tournament set to be broadcast live in 360-degree Virtual Reality (VR) -- a first in any sport, organisers say. Norway's defending champion Magnus Carlsen will battle Russian challenger Sergey Karjakin -- the winner of the candidates' ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Chess tournaments get Virtual Reality makeover as organizers tap smartphone generation - Business World, 2 weeks ago
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Final Standings (GM all) 1. Wesley So USA 2771, 5.5/9 2-5. Viswanathan Anand IND 2770, Levon Aronian ARM 2792, Fabiano Caruana USA 2807, Veselin Topalov BUL 2761, 5.0/9 6-7. Maxime Vachier Lagrave FRA 2819, Hikaru Nakamura USA 2791, 4.5/9 8.Business World, 1 month ago
Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand will be back in action and faces Fabiano Caruana of United States in the first round of Sinquefield Cup here. It is again a star-studded field sans World Champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway who decided ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Final Standings (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw) 1. Magnus Carlsen NOR 2855, 17.0/30 2. Hikaru Nakamura USA 2787, 12.0/30 3-4. Wei Yi CHN 2696, Wesley So USA 2770, 11.0/30 5. Sergey Karjakin RUS 2773, 9.0/30 6. Anish Giri NED 2785, ...Business World, 1 month ago
The artist lineup for one of the biggest outdoor music festivals in India released and while most of us can't wait to be there already, many of you may not know much about the performances lined up this time around. Happening from September 22nd ...MensXP.com, 1 week ago
Fatigue seemed to take over Indian men as they suffered a 1.5 2.5 point defeat against Ukraine on the top table in the ninth round, while the women came up with a much better show to improve their medal prospects, at the Chess Olympiad being held ...Firstpost.com, 2 weeks ago
It is the Olympics for chess players. It is also the equivalent of tennis's Davis and Fed Cups. As many as 176 countries will compete at the Chess Olympiad, the opening move of which will be made at the Azerbaijan capital of Baku on September 1.The Hindu, 1 month ago
From the humble status of wild-card entry at St Louis last year, the US Grandmaster, Wesley So (formerly of the Philippines) has rocketed to first prize laureate this year and also overall leader in the Chess Grand Tour standings. Final scores in St ...Spectator Australia, 1 month ago
Philidor (1726-1795), in a portrait from his "Analyse du jeu des Échecs" There is no argument about who is the strongest player in the world. Magnus Carlsen has led the official FIDE list since 2010. But when the latest rankings were released in ...Standpoint Magazine, 1 month ago
August 17th, 2016 12:02 AM CAVITE-BORN Grandmaster Wesley So tightened his hold of seventh spot in the world rankings by topping the recent 2016 Sinquefield Cup at Chess Club and Scholastic Center of St. Louis, Missouri. So wound up with 5.5 ...Philippine Daily Inquirer, 1 month ago
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