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Sinquefield 09: Aronian wins tournament

Sinquefield 09: Aronian wins tournament

9/2/2015 – Aronian had no trouble holding a draw today against Topalov, all he needed to crown himself as the winner of the 2015 Sinquefield Cup, and the second leg of the Grand Chess Tour. If anything, Aronian was the one playing for an advantage for a large part of the game. Caruana had a winning position against So, but …

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Armenian chess team becomes Olympic champion

Armenian chess team becomes Olympic champion

On Sep. 9 Armenia’s national chess team became triple Olympic champion in Istanbul. In the last round Armenian team defeated Hungary’s national with a score of 2.5:1.5. Levon Aronian, who is the world’s third-ranked player and led the team in the 40th Wolrd Chess Olympiad says: “We won, and I am proud that I am part of this team” .

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Magnus Carlsen drops out of World Championship

Magnus Carlsen drops out of World Championship

The purpose of this letter is to inform you of my decision not to take part in the planned Candidate Matches between March and May 2011. After careful consideration I’ve reached the conclusion that the ongoing 2008–2012 cycle does not represent a system, sufficiently modern and fair, to provide the motivation I need to go through a lengthy process of …

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