Magnus Carlsen survived a fierce fightback from Hikaru Nakamura to clinch his first Meltwater Champions Chess Tour title.
A nerve-jangling start to the $100,000 New In Chess Classic final saw World Champion Magnus Carlsen take an overnight lead over Hikaru Nakamura. The World Champion broke through in game 3 after two close draws against his big rival. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=madELtGZLsQ Then, with Nakamura needing a win in the final fourth game, the momentum appeared to […]
The two big beasts in online chess, Magnus Carlsen and Hikaru Nakamura, will meet in a dream final of the New In Chess Classic.
The dream of a Magnus Carlsen-Hikaru Nakamura final could be shattered after a stunning show of resistance from Levon Aronian.
Magnus Carlsen blew away Teimour Radjabov on Wednesday to book his place in semi-finals of the $100,000 New In Chess Classic.
Levon Aronian said he “got lucky” on Tuesday as he took down Tour leader Wesley So in the first set of the New In Chess Classic quarter-finals. The 38-year-old goes into the second day 1-0 up after a thrilling see-saw match against the in-form American. So got off to the worst possible start with a […]
Magnus Carlsen secured top seed status in the New In Chess Classic knockout stage on the day he found out who will challenge his world title. The World Champion showed he means business in the $100,000 event with a cool and calm display that stretched his unbeaten run to 15 games. It came immediately after […]
Norway’s World Champion extends unbeaten streak to 10 but has Hikaru Nakamura and Alireza Firouzja breathing down his neck in the New In Chess Classic.
Four tour debutants faced a baptism of fire at the top level as the $100,000 New In Chess Classic got underway
The New In Chess Classic, the fifth leg of the Tour, starts on April 24 as the FIDE Candidates tournament nears its conclusion.