Tag: Grand Chess Tour
Consistent and tactical, Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So has risen to the top of the leaderboard in the 2023 Grand Chess Tour (GCT). This ascent comes on the heels of his solid performances in the first two stages of the tour - the Superbet Chess Classic Romania and the Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland - even though he did not clinch the top spot in either event.
Born in the Philippines, global chess champion Wesley So is now in hot pursuit of the lead in the prestigious 2023 Grand Chess Tour (GCT). As the tour enters the final day of its second event, the Superbet Warsaw Rapid & Blitz, eyes are on this powerhouse player, who has the potential to make history with an unprecedented 3rd GCT title.
Wesley So has risen to World No. 5 in the latest International Chess Federation (FIDE) Rating released amid the Filipino American Grandmaster’s steady performance at the Sinquefield Cup, the fifth and final event of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) where he is seeking to defend his championship title.
Wesley So has defeated hot wildcard Hans Niemann and expanded his Sinquefield Cup lead to give him a better position to win the event and defend his Grand Chess Tour (GCT) championship title in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
Wesley So is quietly continuing his lead at the Sinquefield Cup amid the chess drama that has ensued since the start of the week at the 2022 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.
Grandmaster Wesley So has grabbed the solo lead after Round 4 of the 2022 Sinquefield Cup in Saint Louis, the fifth and final stop of the Filipino American’s title defense at the Grand Chess Tour (GCT).
Wesley So has won his Round 3 match at the Sinquefield Cup of the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) where the Filipino American Grandmaster is seeking to defend his championship title.
Wesley So’s defense of his Grand Chess Tour (GCT) Champion title is looking good as the Philippine-born grandmaster is currently ranked No. 1 in the overall standings after three legs of the tournament, with two more events coming up.
Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So has risen to World No. 6 on the International Chess Federation (FIDE) ranking after a great performance in the kick-off to his title defense at the 2022 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) and winning the Blitz tournament of the ongoing Norway Chess.
Wesley So has won a historic second championship title at the Grand Chess Tour (GCT) over-the-board tournament after an undefeated run in five events.
Wesley So is poised to take his second Grand Chess Tour (GCT) title going into the final rounds of the Sinquefield Cup, the fifth and final leg of the over-the-board tournament held in Missouri, USA.
Filipino-born Grandmaster Wesley So has swept the 2021 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) Paris Rapid & Blitz events, staying on top of the standings throughout the games and eventually being declared the winner of the over-the-board tourney in France.
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