Hikaru Nakamura Retains Tradewise Gibraltar Masters!

February 6, 2017

The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Masters 2017, has been won by America’s Hikaru Nakamura. That makes it a hat-trick of triumphs on the rock, having won the previous two also, and his fourth Gibraltar title in total. I guess that makes him a rock star … sorry, couldn’t resist! Nakamura had […check it out!]

Tradewise Gibraltar Masters RD 4: Then There Were Two …

February 4, 2017

After four rounds, the Tradewise Gibraltar Masters Tournament 2017 was being led by China’s Ju Wenjun and Israel’s Emil Sutovsky. Nine players had led going into the round and would be paired against each other. The exception to this, was Kacper Piorun, who would face Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, who was at […check it out!]

Tradewise Gibraltar Masters RD 3: Nine on 100%

February 4, 2017

Things can change very quickly in chess tournaments. After round one, 115 players had perfect scores, after round two, there were 37. At the end of round three, on Thursday 26th January, there were just nine players on 3/3. One of them, was English Grandmaster, Michael Adams. Adams got the […check it out!]

Tradewise Gibraltar Masters RD2: 37 on 2/2

February 4, 2017

Round two of the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Masters 2017, was played on Wednesday 25th January. It was largely business as expected and saw the top seeds taking 2/2 scores. This did not include world #2, Fabiano Caruana (2827), however, who could only hold the much lower rated Leandro Krysa (2491) […check it out!]

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