About Joeyj

An engineer, researcher, systems analyst, teacher/preacher, lecturer, former military officer, businessman, sports buff as well as chess enthusiast. Also a member of Barangay Wesley So (BW) and GM Eugene Torre Supporters (GETS) @ chessgames.com & chess.com and a Paclander @ pinoygreats.com

GM Wesley So is 2016 Sinquefield Cup Champion

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GM Wesley So is 2016 Sinquefield Cup Champion

 

joeyj   :   August 15, 2016
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The 2016 Sinquefield Cup, the 3rd leg of the 2016 Grand Chess Tour, a very strong chess tournament that assembled the world’s numbers 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 plus #12, 13 & 18 all with an average rating of 2778.6, a category 22 (2776-2800) event playing a round-robin in Chess Club and Scholastic Center, Saint Louis, USA, on 5-14 August 2016 produced a solo 1st place winner in the person of GM Wesley So.

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Wesley So wins Bilbao Chess Masters 2015

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joeyj   :   November 2, 2015
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Source: Wesley So wins Bilbao Chess Masters 2015

The  Bilbao Chess 2015 also popularly called the 8th Grand Slam Masters Final took place in Bilbao on 25 October to 1 November 2015.  Since its 1st edition (2008), it is considered one of the world’s strongest annual chess tournament.

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Caruana wins Dortmund 2015; Wesley So @ 2nd place

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joeyj   :   July 7, 2015
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Caruana wins Dortmund 2015; Wesley So @ 2nd place.


Fabiano Caruana (1st), WesleySo (2nd)

The 43rd edition of Sparkassen Chess Meeting also popularly known as Dortmund Chess 2015, a Super-Tournament,  took place from 27 June-5 July 2015, in the NRW Orchestra Centre in Dortmund, Germany.

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Caruana wins Dortmund 2015; Wesley So @ 2nd place.

Carlsen retains title @ Shamkir 2015; Wesley So @ 3rd place

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joeyj   :   April 27, 2015
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via Carlsen retains title @ Shamkir 2015; Wesley So @ 3rd place.

 Magnus Carlsen & Wesley So in their R8 encounter that ended with a draw

The  Shamkir Chess 2015 also known as  the 2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial  held in Shamkir, Azerbaijan, 17-26 April 2015, in memory of the late Azerbaijan’s great and famous chess player GM Vugar Gashimov was won for the second straight year by the reigning World Champion(WC) Magnus Carlsen.

Read full story;   Carlsen retains title @ Shamkir 2015; Wesley So @ 3rd place.