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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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.

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Millionaire Chess: Wesley So first, Robson second

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Millionaire Chess: Wesley So first, Robson second.

by:  joeyj
15 October 2014
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Filipino Chess Grandmaster Wesley So completed his amazing run at the Millionaire Chess 2014,   the richest Open Tournament, with a record total prize payout of 1,000,000 USD (for 6-sections), by topping the ‘Millionaire Chess Open’ section and took home the Champion prize of 100,000 USD.

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Wesley So wins 49th Capablanca Memorial in Havana

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Wesley So wins 49th Capablanca Memorial in Havana.

By Jose “joeyj” Jereos Jr.
19 May 2014
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The Philippines’ #1 Chess Grandmaster GM Wesley So, formalized his fantastic conquest of the Capablanca Memorial Chess Tournament 2014, the 49th Edition, when he finally had drawn, in only 12 moves of a Nimzo-Indian, his last round (R10) game against defending Champion GM Almasi, Zoltan(2693) of Hungary to register 6.5/10 points, a clear 1.0 point advantage to 2nd placer GM Bruzon Batista, Lazaro(2682) of the host country Cuba who scored 5.5/10.

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