Chess

Reigning chess world champion, Norway's Magnus Carlsen, makes a move whilst playing against Italian-American Fabiano Caruana at the final day of the World chess Championship in London, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 28, 2018 - 1:49 pm
LONDON (AP) — Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen defended his chess world championship title by beating American challenger Fabiano Caruana 3-0 in rapid tiebreaker games on Wednesday. After their three-week match ended in 12 draws, Carlsen wrapped up the victory quickly with three straight wins...
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Reigning chess world champion Magnus Carlsen, left, from Norway, plays Italian-American challenger Fabiano Caruana in the first few minutes of round 12 of their World Chess Championship Match in London, Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 27, 2018 - 2:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — After more than 50 hours of play over nearly three weeks, the chess world championship title will be decided by speedy tiebreaker games on Wednesday. A 12-game battle of brains between American challenger Fabiano Caruana and reigning champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway has resulted in...
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Young women taking photo of happy wedding couple in park
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August 01, 2018 - 7:39 am
There will be chess and checkerboards, benches and meeting areas, as well as a large grotto dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
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Fabiano Caruana competes at the Saint Louis Chess Club.
(Saint Louis Chess Club)
April 18, 2018 - 3:34 pm
This week he is competing for the U.S. Championship, but in November he has a one-on-one match for the World Chess Championship.
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The new world-record largest chess piece is unveiled outside the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis.
(Saint Louis Chess Club)
April 17, 2018 - 5:09 pm
The 20-foot tall king piece weights more than five tons and will permanently stay outside the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis.
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