The House of Chess blog — Candidates Tournament

What we know about Fabiano Caruana

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Fabiano Caruana emerged victorious after knocking out the competition at the 2018 Candidates Tournament in Tuesday’s final round. This is big news for the Americans. A US grandmaster hasn't won the title since 1972 when Bobby Fischer defeated Boris Spassky. Here's what we know about him.

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Better your chess by doing these five things

Posted by Roline Pretorius on

With the Candidates Tournament 2018 currently underway in Germany, you have to wonder what makes these players so good. The tournament is an eight-player double round-robin, and the winner earns the right to challenge Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championship 2018 for the title. While we can't all be as good as Magnus, we can improve our game. Here are five things you can do to better your chess.

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