Learning from the Great and the Good 20/21 Gameweek 5 | Fantasy Football Tips, News and Views from Fantasy Football Scout – Fantasy Football Scout

So, the winner takes it all And the loser has to fall FPL is Bjorn again! There were some huge scores posted around the community as the super troupers of Kane and Son hit double digits and Werner finally scored thanks to the infamous Southampton high line. Elsewhere, injuries to Van Dijk and De Bruyne look serious enough to cause disruption to the title race as well as the world of FPL

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Norway Chess: Carlsen retakes the lead – Chessbase News

by Carlos Alberto Colodro 10/14/2020 With two rounds to go after the rest day, two players still have realistic chances to win the tournament Magnus Carlsen and Alireza Firouzja. Firouzja was leading the tournament before round 7, but lost in Armageddon against Fabiano Caruana on Tuesday, while the world champion collected 3 points by beating Aryan Tari in classical chess. Carlsen now has a one-point lead over his 17-year-old colleague

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Countdown to the Greatest Player of All Time – chess24

Levon Aronian, Boris Gelfand and Peter Leko are among the active players who have made it into the Top 50 players of all time. The exciting part begins when Jan Gustafsson and Peter Heine Nielsen begin ranking their picks for the Top 20 best players! In a video series for chess24, Magnus Carlsen seconds Jan Gustafsson and Peter Heine Nielsen took on the impossible task of ranking The Top 50 Greatest Players of All Time. The series is available for free for Premium members as the duo gradually reveal their Hall of Fame, discussing each and every player on the list and ranking them among the greats.

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Kramnik on seeing Carlsen was the next Federer – chess24

Magnus Carlsen was on the ropes against Fabiano Caruana inRound 7 of Altibox Norway Chess, but the slow-moving game was the perfectopportunity for our commentators Vladimir Kramnik and Judit Polgar to talkabout just what makes Magnus so special. Kramnik in particular talked about howtwo encounters with 16-17 year old Magnus convinced him that we had aplayer who was not just a potential World Champion but someone who coulddominate the game as Roger Federer did in tennis

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As Alpine skiing World Cup starts, the mens spotlight is shared – Home of the Olympic Channel

Three men go into the World Cup Alpine skiing season with legitimate claims to alpha status, a little more than one year after the longtime dominant Marcel Hirscherretired. Norwegians Aleksander Aamodt KildeandHenrik Kristoffersenand FrenchmanAlexis Pinturaultare all on the start list for Sundays giant slalom in Soelden, Austria, the first of a scheduled 38 individual races through March. The coronavirus pandemic, plus the usual weather variables, will determine how many of those 38 races happen.

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Norway Chess 7: Carlsen & Firouzja find a way to win – chess24

Magnus Carlsen came close to losing a classical game toFabiano Caruana for the first time in five years, but what he admitted was abit of luck, plus brilliant defence, saw the World Champion survive beforegoing on to win in Armageddon. That kept Magnus in second place, a point behindAlireza Firouzja, who also won in Armageddon after Levon Aronian lost on time.The only player to pick up a full three points was Jan-Krzysztof Duda, whoeventually punished Aryan Tari's offbeat opening. You can replay all the Altibox Norway Chess games using theselector below

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Magnus Carlsen’s 125-game unbeaten streak ended by Jan-Krzysztof Duda – CNN International

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Chess: Carlsen extends record unbeaten streak before key game with Caruana – The Guardian

After more than six months of mousing his moves on a computer screen, the world champion, Magnus Carlsen, finally got back to a wooden chessboard on Monday at the traditional Altibox Norway elite tournament in Stavanger. By Wednesday evenings third round the 29-year-old from Oslo had extended his world record unbeaten streak to 124 games, with his last defeat coming in July 2018. Carlsen and the United States world No 2, Fabiano Caruana, are both in the leading group going into their crunch pairing together on Thursday afternoon (4pm start, live on norwaychess.no)

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