Carlsen Wins Tata Steel Chess 2015; Wesley So tied for 2nd place

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Carlsen Wins Tata Steel Chess 2015; Wesley So tied for 2nd place.

by:  joeyj   :   January 26, 2015
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GM Wesley So & WC Magnus Carlsen in their R2 encounter that ended with a draw.

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2014 in review

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 110,000 times in 2014. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see it.

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Alekhine Nouri wins North American U1900 Blitz

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Alekhine Nouri wins North American U1900 Blitz.

by:  joeyj
02 January 2015
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The Philippines youngest FIDE Master (FM) Alekhine Nouri who had just turned 9-yrs-old last December 12, has won the Under 1900 (U1900) Blitz section of the 24th Annual North American Open that was held on December 29. 2014 at Bally’s Casino Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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Wesley So wins 24th Annual North American Open

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Wesley So wins 24th Annual North American Open.

by:  joeyj
01 January 2015
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Filipino International Grandmaster Wesley So, now representing U.S. Chess Federation (USCF) since 28 October 2014,  bulldozed his way to the top and became a clear 1st place winner with 8.0/9 points, a 1.5-pts ahead of the nearest followers, a foursome of 6.5 pointers (2nd-5th placers), at the 24th Annual American Open.

Read Full Story:   Wesley So wins 24th Annual North American Open.