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Hikaru Nakamura

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is a Japanese-American chess grandmaster. [1]

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Aleksej Aleksandrov

Aleksej Aleksandrov (born 11 May 1973 in Belarus) is a chess grandmaster (1997).

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Alexander Grischuk

Alexander Igorevich Grischuk (Алекса́ндр И́горевич Грищу́к; born October 31, 1983) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Alexander Lastin

Alexander Lastin (Александр Ластин; 30 November 1976 – 23 January 2015) was a Russian chess Grandmaster.

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Alexander Onischuk

Alexander Onischuk (born September 3, 1975) is a Ukrainian-American chess grandmaster.

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Alexander Shabalov

Alexander Shabalov (Александр Анатольевич Шабалов, Aleksandr Anatolyevich Shabalov; Aleksandrs Šabalovs; born September 12, 1967) is an American chess grandmaster and a four-time winner of the United States Chess Championship (1993, 2000, 2003, 2007).

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Alexei Shirov

Alexei Shirov (Aleksejs Širovs;; born 4 July 1972) is a Latvian and Spanish chess grandmaster.

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Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Yevgenyevich Karpov (Анато́лий Евге́ньевич Ка́рпов; born May 23, 1951) is a Russian chess grandmaster and former World Champion.

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Anish Giri

Anish Kumar Giri (अनिश कुमार गिरी; born June 28, 1994) is a Russian-born Dutch Grandmaster and former chess prodigy.

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Antalya

Antalya is the fifth-most populous city in Turkey and the capital of its eponymous province.

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Anton Korobov

Anton Korobov (Антон Коробов; born 25 June 1985) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster (2003), two-time Ukrainian champion and the 2013 European Blitz Chess Champion.

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Awonder Liang

Awonder Liang (born April 9, 2003) is an American chess prodigy and Grandmaster.

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Azerbaijan

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Étienne Bacrot

Étienne Bacrot (born 22 January 1983 in Lille) is a French chess grandmaster and former chess prodigy.

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Baku

Baku (Bakı) is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region, with a population of 2,374,000.

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Barcelona

Barcelona is a city in Spain.

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Bilbao Chess Masters Final

The Bilbao Chess Masters Final (previously called the Grand Slam Chess Final) is an annual chess tournament which between 2008-12 brought together the strongest players from the previous year's "Grand Slam" events.

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Bobby Fischer

Robert James Fischer (March 9, 1943January 17, 2008) was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion.

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Boris Gelfand

Boris Abramovich Gelfand (Барыс Абрамавіч Гельфанд, Barys Abramavich Hel'fand; Борис Абрамович Гельфанд, Boris Abramovich Gel'fand; בוריס אברמוביץ' גלפנד; born 24 June 1968) is an Israeli chess Grandmaster.

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Bu Xiangzhi

Bu Xiangzhi (born December 10, 1985) is a Chinese chess grandmaster and Chinese champion in 2004.

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Cap d'Agde

Cap d'Agde is a seaside resort on the Mediterranean sea in Agde, France: a commune in the department of Hérault within the region of Languedoc-Roussillon.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess engine

In computer chess, a chess engine is a computer program that analyses chess or chess variant positions and makes decisions on the best chess moves.

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Chess Olympiad

The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete.

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Chess prodigy

Chess prodigies are children who can beat experienced adult players and even Masters at chess.

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Chess title

A chess title is a title created by a chess governing body and bestowed upon players based on their performance and rank.

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Chess World Cup 2009

The Chess World Cup 2009 was a 128-player single-elimination tournament, played between 20 November and 14 December 2009, in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

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Chess World Cup 2013

The Chess World Cup 2013 was a 128-player single-elimination chess tournament, played between 11 August and 2 September 2013, in the hotel Scandic Tromsø in Tromsø, Norway.

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Chess.com

Chess.com is an Internet chess server, Internet forum and social networking website; it is also the name of the company that runs the site.

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Chess960

Chess960, also called Fischer Random Chess (originally Fischerandom), is a variant of chess invented and advocated by former world chess champion Bobby Fischer, announced publicly on June 19, 1996, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Corsica

Corsica (Corse; Corsica in Corsican and Italian, pronounced and respectively) is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the 18 regions of France.

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David Antón Guijarro

David Antón Guijarro (born 23 June 1995) is a Spanish chess grandmaster.

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David Howell (chess player)

David Wei Liang Howell (born 14 November 1990) is an English chess grandmaster and British champion in 2009, 2013 and 2014.

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David Navara

David Navara (born 27 March 1985) is a Czech chess grandmaster, the highest-ranked player of his country.

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Dickinson College

Dickinson College is a private, residential liberal arts college in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting

The Dortmund Sparkassen Chess Meeting is an elite chess tournament held every summer in Dortmund, Germany.

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Elo rating system

The Elo rating system is a method for calculating the relative skill levels of players in zero-sum games such as chess.

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Erwin l'Ami

Erwin l'Ami (born 5 April 1985 in Woerden) is a Dutch chess grandmaster.

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European Chess Club Cup

The European Chess Club Cup is an annual chess tournament for club teams from Europe.

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Fabiano Caruana

Fabiano Luigi Caruana (born July 30, 1992) is an Italian-American chess grandmaster.

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Fast chess

Fast chess (also known as speed chess) is a variation of chess in which each side is given less time to make their moves than under normal tournament time controls.

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FIDE

The Fédération Internationale des Échecs or World Chess Federation is an international organization that connects the various national chess federations around the world and acts as the governing body of international chess competition.

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FIDE World Chess Championship 2004

The FIDE World Chess Championship 2004 was held at the Almahary Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, from June 18 to July 13.

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Freedom of the City

The Freedom of the City is an honour bestowed by a municipality upon a valued member of the community, or upon a visiting celebrity or dignitary.

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Garry Kasparov

Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров,; Armenian: Գարրի Կիմովիչ Կասպարով; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion, writer, and political activist, who many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time.

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Gata Kamsky

Gata Kamsky (Ğata Kamski; Гата Камский; Гата Камский; born June 2, 1974) is an American chess grandmaster, and a five-time U.S. champion.

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Georg Meier (chess player)

Georg Meier (born August 26, 1987) is a German grandmaster of chess.

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Gibraltar

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula.

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Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation

The Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) is Gibraltar's public service broadcaster.

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Gibraltar Chess Festival

The Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival is a chess tournament held annually at the Caleta Hotel in Gibraltar.

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Glossary of chess

This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order.

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Grandmaster (chess)

The title Grandmaster (GM) is awarded to chess players by the world chess organization FIDE.

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Gregory Kaidanov

Gregory Kaidanov (Григорий Зиновьевич Кайда́нов, Grigoriy Zinovyevich Kaydanov; born 11 October 1959) is a Soviet-born American chess grandmaster.

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Hirakata, Osaka

is a city in northeastern Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

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Ian Nepomniachtchi

Ian Alexandrovich Nepomniachtchi (Yan Aleksandrovich Nepomnyashchiy; born 14 July 1990) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Igor Novikov (chess player)

Igor A. Novikov (born May 23, 1962) is a chess grandmaster and former Ukrainian chess champion.

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Internet Chess Club

The Internet Chess Club (ICC) is a commercial Internet chess server devoted to the play and discussion of chess and chess variants.

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Jan Smeets

Jan Smeets (born 5 April 1985) is a Dutch chess grandmaster.

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Japan

Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Japanese Americans

are Americans who are fully or partially of Japanese descent, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.

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Jesús de la Villa

Jesús María de la Villa Garcia (born June 30, 1958) is a chess Grandmaster born in Spain.

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Khanty-Mansiysk

Khanty-Mansiysk (Ха́нты-Манси́йск, lit. Khanty-Mansi Town; Khanty: Ёмвош, Yomvosh; Mansi: Абга, Abga) is a town and the administrative center of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russia.

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King's Indian Defence

The King's Indian Defence is a common chess opening.

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Laura Aspis Prize

The Laura Aspis Prize (also referred to as the Aspis Prize or Aspis Award) was an award in the game of chess.

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Lê Quang Liêm

Lê Quang Liêm (born 13 March 1991 in Ho Chi Minh City) is a Vietnamese chess grandmaster and the 2013 World Blitz Chess Champion.

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Levon Aronian

Levon Grigori Aronian (Լևոն Գրիգորի Արոնյան Levon Grigori Aronyan; born 6 October 1982) is an Armenian chess Grandmaster.

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Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu

Liviu-Dieter Nisipeanu (born 1 August 1976) is a Romanian (until 2014) and German (since 2014) chess grandmaster.

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London Chess Classic

The London Chess Classic is a chess festival held at the Olympia Conference Centre, West Kensington, London.

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Luke McShane

Luke James McShane (born 7 January 1984) is an English chess player.

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Magnus Carlsen

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen (born 30 November 1990) is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and the current World Chess Champion.

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Maxime Vachier-Lagrave

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (born 21 October 1990) is a French chess grandmaster.

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Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Michael Adams (chess player)

Michael Adams (born 17 November 1971) is an English chess grandmaster.

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Mig Greengard

Michael "Mig" Greengard (born 9 June 1969 in Northern California, USA) is an American chess author and journalist who currently lives in New York City.

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Mihai Suba

Mihai Șubă (born June 1, 1947 in Bucharest, Romania) is a Romanian chess Grandmaster.

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Nigel Short

Nigel David Short (born 1 June 1965) is an English chess grandmaster, chess columnist, chess coach and chess commentator.

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Norway Chess

Norway Chess is an annual closed chess tournament, typically taking place in the May to June time period every year.

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Osaka

() is a designated city in the Kansai region of Japan.

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Osaka Prefecture

is a prefecture located in the Kansai region on Honshu, the main island of Japan.

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Pavel Eljanov

Pavel Eljanov (translit; born 10 May 1983) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster.

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Pearl Spring chess tournament

The Pearl Spring Chess Tournament was a double round robin chess tournament event featuring six super-GM players that took place in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

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Peter Svidler

Pyotr Veniaminovich Svidler (Пётр Вениами́нович Сви́длер; born 17 June 1976) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Playchess

Playchess is a commercial Internet chess server managed by ChessBase devoted to the play and discussion of chess and chess variants.

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Ray Robson

Ray Robson (born October 25, 1994) is an American chess Grandmaster.

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Robert Hess (chess player)

Robert Lee Hess (born December 19, 1991) is an American chess Grandmaster.

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Ruslan Ponomariov

Ruslan Olegovich Ponomariov (Русла́н Оле́гович Пономарьо́в, Ruslan Olehovych Ponomar'ov; born 11 October 1983) is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster.

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Rustam Kasimdzhanov

Rustam Kasimdzhanov (Rustam Qosimjonov; Рустам Касымджанов; born 5 December 1979, Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic) is an Uzbek chess Grandmaster and former FIDE World Champion (2004-05).

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Samuel Sevian

Samuel Sevian (born December 26, 2000) is an American chess grandmaster.

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Sergey Karjakin

Sergey Alexandrovich Karjakin (Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Каря́кин,; born 12 January 1990) is a Russian (formerly representing Ukraine) chess grandmaster.

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Sergey Volkov (chess player)

Sergey Viktorovich Volkov (Сергей Викторович Волков; born 7 February 1974) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Shakhriyar Mamedyarov

Shakhriyar Hamid oglu Mamedyarov (Şəhriyar Həmid oğlu Məmmədyarov; born 12 April 1985) is an Azerbaijani chess grandmaster.

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Shamkir Chess

Shamkir Chess is a chess supertournament played in Shamkir, Azerbaijan in memory of Vugar Gashimov (1986–2014).

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Sicilian Defence

The Sicilian Defence is a chess opening that begins with the following moves: The Sicilian is the most popular and best-scoring response to White's first move 1.e4.

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Sinquefield Cup

The Sinquefield Cup is an annual, invite-only chess tournament in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, honoring Rex Sinquefield and his wife Jeanne, the founders of the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis.

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Sonneborn–Berger score

The Sonneborn–Berger score (or the Neustadtl score) is a scoring system often used to break ties in chess tournaments.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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Sunil Weeramantry

Sunil Weeramantry (born 1951) is a Sri Lankan born American Chess player, trainer and an author on the subject.

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Tal Memorial

The Tal Memorial is an annual chess tournament played in Moscow from 2006 to 2018 with the exception of 2015, to honour the memory of the former World Champion Mikhail Tal (1936–1992).

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Tata Steel Chess Tournament

The Tata Steel Chess Tournament is an annual chess tournament held in January in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands.

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Teimour Radjabov

Teimour Radjabov (also spelled Teymur Rajabov; Teymur Rəcəbov; born 12 March 1987) is an Azerbaijani chess grandmaster.

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The exchange (chess)

The exchange in chess refers to a situation in which one player loses a minor piece (i.e. a bishop or knight) but captures the opponent's rook.

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Tripoli

Tripoli (طرابلس,; Berber: Oea, or Wy't) is the capital city and the largest city of Libya, with a population of about 1.1 million people in 2015.

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Turin

Turin (Torino; Turin) is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy.

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U.S. Chess Championship

The U.S. Chess Championship is an invitational tournament held to determine the national chess champion of the United States.

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Ukraine

Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Chess Federation

The United States Chess Federation (also known as US Chess or USCF) is the governing body for chess competition in the United States and represents the U.S. in FIDE, the World Chess Federation.

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Vassily Ivanchuk

Vassily Mykhaylovych Ivanchuk, also transliterated as Vasyliy or Vasyl (Василь Михайлович Іванчук; born March 18, 1969), is a Ukrainian chess grandmaster and a former World Rapid Chess Champion.

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Veselin Topalov

Veselin Aleksandrov Topalov (pronounced; Весели́н Александров Топа́лов; born 15 March 1975) is a Bulgarian chess grandmaster and former FIDE World Chess Champion.

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Vinay Bhat

Vinay Bhat (born June 4, 1984) is an American chess Grandmaster.

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Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion, and the current World Rapid Chess Champion.

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Vladimir Kramnik

Vladimir Borisovich Kramnik (Влади́мир Бори́сович Кра́мник; born 25 June 1975) is a Russian chess grandmaster.

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Wang Hao (chess player)

Wang Hao (born August 4, 1989) is a Chinese chess grandmaster.

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Wesley So

Wesley Barbasa So (born October 9, 1993) is a Filipino-American chess grandmaster.

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Wijk aan Zee

Wijk aan Zee is a small town on the coast of the North Sea in the municipality of Beverwijk in the province of North Holland of the Netherlands.

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World Chess Championship

The World Chess Championship (sometimes abbreviated as WCC) is played to determine the World Champion in chess.

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World Team Chess Championship

The World Team Chess Championship is an international team chess event, eligible for the participation of 10 countries whose chess federations dominate their continent.

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Yury Shulman

Yuri Shulman (Юрый Маркавіч Шульман; born April 29, 1975 in Minsk, Belarus, former USSR) is a Belarusian American chess grandmaster.

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Zurich Chess Challenge

The Zurich Chess Challenge (ZCC) is one of the major recurring international chess tournaments, combining rapid chess with classical or blitz chess.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hikaru_Nakamura

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