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Wesley So Takes Center Stage, Leads Champions Chess Tour with Stunning Victory Over Carlsen

Filipino-American chess Grandmaster (GM) Wesley So has seized the spotlight at the 2023 Champions Chess Tour (CCT) Finals. In a remarkable performance, So emerged victorious over world-renowned GM Magnus Carlsen, securing a solo lead in the prestigious tournament.

Wesley So at 2023 Sinquefield Cup: Filipino-American Super Grandmaster’s Journey to the Top

Filipino-American Super Grandmaster Wesley So continues to make waves in the chess world, showcasing his exceptional skills at the Sinquefield Cup, the fifth and final leg of the 2023 Grand Chess Tour. The three-time United States champion and former Philippines chess prodigy now stands as a co-leader in this prestigious tournament at the Saint Louis Chess Club in Missouri.

Wesley So: Triumph in Defeat at Aimchess Rapid Leg of Champions Chess Tour

Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So made a formidable impression at the Aimchess Rapid leg of the 2023 Champions Chess Tour (CCT), reaching a tournament event Grand Final for the first time. Despite landing the Runner Up spot to World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen, So's striking four-game winning streak against some of the world's top Grandmasters signified his excellent playing form.

From Steady to Stellar: Wesley So’s Unyielding Strategy Catapults Him to 3rd Spot in...

Steady as he goes, Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So ascends to new heights in the world of chess. Known for his consistent approach, So has maneuvered his way to the 3rd spot on the leaderboard at the 2023 Norway Chess Tournament. He now stands within striking distance of the title and the significant cash prize, having leapfrogged four other grandmasters, including World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen.

Will History Repeat? Wesley So’s Norway Chess Revenge Win Sets Stage for Magnus Carlsen...

United States Chess Champions, Wesley So and Hikaru Nakamura clashed in an electrifying first-round match of the 2023 Norway Chess tournament. The thrilling Armageddon game that followed their classical game draw was reminiscent of a tense boxing match, with chess pieces flying off the board.

Can Wesley So Repeat His Norwegian Chess Triumph? His Exciting Return to Carlsen’s Home...

Nearly four years after making history in Norway, Filipino American chess Grandmaster Wesley So is aiming to recreate his remarkable achievement on Norwegian soil this time on the Norway Chess stage.

Wesley So Emerges as Grand Chess Tour’s Top Contender: A Closer Look at His...

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.

Can Wesley So Checkmate His Way to an Unprecedented 3rd Grand Chess Tour Title?

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 wraps up 10-day battle on American Cup as Runner-up winner

Filipino American Grandmaster Wesley So wrapped up his 10-day battle on the 2023 American Cup with a hard-fought Runner-up winner finish in the Grand Final of the Open Section tournament played at the Saint Louis Chess Club in the chess capital of Missouri, U.S.A.

Wesley So outplays American Cup top seed, guns for championship win

Wesley So outplayed the 2023 American Cup top seed and is now gunning for the championship title in the Grand Final of the Open Champion's tournament being played at the Saint Louis Chess Club in the chess capital of Missouri, U.S.A.

Wesley So wins Elimination Bracket Final, vies for American Cup title

Wesley So used his second chance wisely and earned the right to battle for the 2023 American Cup championship title with his victory in the Elimination Bracket Final of the tournament being played at the Saint Louis Chess Club in the chess capital of Missouri, U.S.A.

Wesley So battles hard in Champion’s Bracket, gets another shot at American Cup title

Wesley So is getting another shot at the 2023 American Cup overall title, this time as a finalist in the Elimination Bracket, after battling hard and eventually moving out of the Champion's Bracket of the double-round knockout chess tournament between the 8 best overall players living in the United States.
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