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7th Sharjah Masters Round 4: Tie for First Between Niemann, Salem, Aravindh

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Typical mistakes Nr 2 - Not picking up forcing moves

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Tournament Review: Dubai Police Masters 2024

Watch Day 2 of the Casablanca Chess from position variant tournament now on YouTube and Twitch, hosted by IM Irene Sukandar, with live player cameras! GM Magnus Carlsen leads after Day 1, followed by GM Hikaru Nakamura in 2nd place, GMs Viswanathan Anand and Bassem Amin tied for 3rd.

This month's week of Variant Shield Arenas starts in 1 hour with the 3+2 Chess960 Arena! The winner gets a unique trophy and will keep it until the next tournament.

GM Aravindh Chithambaram has taken the sole lead in the Sharjah Masters and plays GM Sam Shankland in Round 6 today! Join us on YouTube and Twitch, hosted by IM Irene Sukandar, with player cameras on top boards for GMs Salem Saleh vs Amin Tabatabaei and Daniil Yuffa vs Arjun Erigaisi among others.

Congratulations to GM Oleksandr Bortnyk for winning the Blitz Titled Arena May '24! 2nd place went to GM Alireza Firouzja, who berserked all his games, and GM David Paravyan finished 3rd.

Watch Day 1 of the special Casablanca Chess event featuring GMs Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, Viswanathan Anand and Bassem Amin on YouTube and Twitch, hosted again by IM Irene Sukandar and with live player cameras from the venue.

In just 3 hours, you'll have another chance to play against some of the titled players in our 3+0 Warm-up Arena before they enter the Blitz Titled Arena!

Watch Round 5 of the Sharjah Masters with commentary by our host IM Irene Sukandar and player cameras on YouTube and Twitch as three players - GMs Hans Moke Niemann, Aravindh Chithambaram and Salem Saleh - are still tied for the lead after drawing their games yesterday.