Anish Giri catapulted himself up the Meltwater Champions Chess leaderboard with a dramatic win in the Magnus Carlsen Invitational today.
The final of the Magnus Carlsen Invitational was touched by Hollywood stardust today as it got off to a tense start.
World Champion Magnus Carlsen is out of his namesake tournament after two of his biggest rivals sprung surprises to make the final.
Russian champ Ian Nepomniachtchi was back to his powerful best as he wrestled his way into a half-time lead against Magnus Carlsen.
Magnus Carlsen showed a hunger for success today as he made it into the last four of his own tournament while eating a salad.
World Champion Magnus Carlsen brought his A-game as he dispatched Levon Aronian in just three games to take a firm grip on their quarter-final tie.
A frantic climax to the Magnus Carlsen Invitational’s prelim phase saw the knockout places filled and eight grandmasters eliminated.
Anish Giri’s hot streak got even hotter today as he nailed down a place in the Magnus Carlsen Invitational’s KO stage with five rounds still to play. The Dutch No.1 scored 4/5 points for the second day in a row and was on a run of six consecutive wins at one point in the $220,000 event’s prelim […]
Anish Giri soared into an early lead as Magnus Carlsen’s space-themed online chess event blasted off in style. The Netherlands No.1 rounded off Day 1 of the $220,000 Magnus Carlsen Invitational with three wins in a row including a stunning triumph over Carlsen. The Norwegian had looked in fine form as his own event, the fourth leg […]
The MCI is back having spawned a series of new tournaments that eventually became the biggest event in online chess history – the $1.5 million Meltwater Champions Chess Tour.