Chess.com - Play. Learn. Share. Online chess community where you can play chess, learn strategies and tactics, read chess news, see book reviews, find rules & tips, get free downloads, and more! http://www.chess.com/ 2007 Chess.com Jobava Wins 4th, 5th Titled Tuesday Event In One Night What's an instant cure to a last-place finish at Tata Steel Chess? Turn right around and win the fourth Titled Player Tuesday event on Chess.com -- and thanks to some issues with Chess.com's live chess server, win one more! Pocketing $1,000... http://www.chess.com/news/jobava-wins-third-fourth-titled-tuesday-event-in-one-night-1382 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:45:41 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/jobava-wins-third-fourth-titled-tuesday-event-in-one-night-1382 Topalov, Nakamura, Svidler Top Seeds At 13th Gibraltar Chess Festival The Gibraltar Chess Festival is under way with GM Veselin Topalov, GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Peter Svidler as the top seeds. Not a bad lineup at all. It's the 13th edition of the annual chess festival at “The Rock.” It... http://www.chess.com/news/topalov-nakamura-svidler-top-seeds-at-13th-gibraltar-chess-festival-8233 Wed, 28 Jan 2015 03:04:42 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/topalov-nakamura-svidler-top-seeds-at-13th-gibraltar-chess-festival-8233 Carlsen Wins 2015 Tata Steel, Wei Yi Promotes From Challengers After some tense moments in the final round, GM Magnus Carlsen did win the 2015 Tata Steel masters alone. GM Wei Yi clinched first prize in the challengers group. A slightly shaky draw with GM Ivan Saric meant a 9.0/13 score for Carlsen.&nb... http://www.chess.com/news/carlsen-wins-2015-tata-steel-wei-yi-promotes-from-challengers-9036 Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:31:56 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/carlsen-wins-2015-tata-steel-wei-yi-promotes-from-challengers-9036 Tata Steel R12: Giri Beats So, Now Second Behind Carlsen GM Wesley So suffered his first loss at the 2015 Tata Steel masters today. He was beaten by GM Anish Giri, who is now second behind GM Magnus Carlsen. The difference between Carlsen and Giri is only half a point, so the tournament is far fr... http://www.chess.com/news/tata-steel-r12-giri-beats-so-now-second-behind-carlsen-6167 Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:13:04 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/tata-steel-r12-giri-beats-so-now-second-behind-carlsen-6167 Tata Steel R11: So Beats Saric, Closes In On Carlsen GM Wesley So beat GM Ivan Saric on Friday and is now only half a point behind GM Magnus Carlsen with two rounds to go at the 2015 Tata Steel masters. GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, GM Anish Giri and GM Ding Liren are half a point... http://www.chess.com/news/tata-steel-r11-so-beats-saric-closes-in-on-carlsen-5583 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:45:17 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/tata-steel-r11-so-beats-saric-closes-in-on-carlsen-5583 Death Match 31: Shankland vs You? The first Death Match using the new format will take place in March. GM Sam Shankland has accepted his spot as the invited player, but any Chess.com member can qualify to be his opponent. Shankland will also try to buck the recent trend o... http://www.chess.com/news/death-match-31-shankland-versus-you-3876 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:08:39 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/death-match-31-shankland-versus-you-3876 Carlsen Draws “Nonsense” Game With Ivanchuk, Maintains Lead At Tata Steel “This is not chess, this is just nonsense.”  GM Magnus Carlsen wasn't happy with his quick draw with GM Vassily Ivanchuk, but still leads the 2015 Tata Steel masters. With three rounds to go, GM Wesley So and GM Maxime Va... http://www.chess.com/news/carlsen-draws-nonsense-game-with-ivanchuk-maintains-lead-at-tata-steel-4820 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:28:54 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/carlsen-draws-nonsense-game-with-ivanchuk-maintains-lead-at-tata-steel-4820 Carlsen Wins Yet Again, Point Clear Of So and MVL After a slow start, GM Magnus Carlsen is storming through the 2015 Tata Steel masters. The Norwegian beat GM Teimour Radjabov today to score his sixth straight win. Photo Alina l'Ami. In a Berlin Ruy Lopez (but not the endi... http://www.chess.com/news/carlsen-wins-yet-again-point-clear-of-so-and-mvl-4449 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:15:40 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/carlsen-wins-yet-again-point-clear-of-so-and-mvl-4449 Jerusalem To Welcome Europe's Best Many of Europe's strongest grandmasters will compete next month in Jerusalem, Israel. Good news (which also serves as a disclaimer for Chess.com's agreement with the organizers): the European Championship will be covered live on the official web... http://www.chess.com/news/jerusalem-to-welcome-europes-best-8788 Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:57:04 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/jerusalem-to-welcome-europes-best-8788 Carlsen Wins 5th Straight, Grabs Sole Lead In Wijk Aan Zee It's time for that question again. Will he do a Caruana?  GM Magnus Carlsen also defeated GM Baadur Jobava at the Tata Steel masters, and now leads alone. Again it wasn't a smooth victory from start to finish, but it was the fif... http://www.chess.com/news/5th-straight-win-for-carlsen-grabs-sole-lead-in-wijk-aan-zee-9229 Sun, 18 Jan 2015 12:22:14 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/5th-straight-win-for-carlsen-grabs-sole-lead-in-wijk-aan-zee-9229 And...Carlsen Wins 4th Straight, Catches Ivanchuk In the battle between world champions, GM Magnus Carlsen beat GM Hou Yifan to catch GM Vassily Ivanchuk in the lead at the Tata Steel masters. GM Wei Yi and GM David Navara continue the lead the challengers group. Photos Alina l'Ami.... http://www.chess.com/news/and-carlsen-wins-4rd-straight-catches-ivanchuk-3600 Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:57:19 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/and-carlsen-wins-4rd-straight-catches-ivanchuk-3600 Carlsen Wins 3rd Straight, Ivanchuk Still Leads: Tata Steel R6 In round six of the Tata Steel masters, GM Magnus Carlsen beat GM Fabiano Caruana, Carlsen's third win in a row. GM Vassily Ivanchuk still leads. Carlsen now ties for second place, half a point behind Ivanchuk, toge... http://www.chess.com/news/tata-steel-r6-carlsen-wins-third-in-a-row-ivanchuk-still-leads-3769 Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:16:01 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/tata-steel-r6-carlsen-wins-third-in-a-row-ivanchuk-still-leads-3769 Ivanchuk Maintains Lead As Tata Steel Visits Rotterdam The fifth round of the Tata Steel masters was held in Rotterdam, where GM Vassily Ivanchuk managed to maintain his lead. The Ukrainian grandmaster drew quickly with one of the two players trailing by half a point: GM Ding Liren. The ot... http://www.chess.com/news/ivanchuk-maintains-lead-as-tata-steel-visits-rotterdam-2041 Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:22:29 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/ivanchuk-maintains-lead-as-tata-steel-visits-rotterdam-2041 Baden-Baden To Welcome Super GMs After Tata Steel The first supertournament of 2015 has just started. The second was announced a few days ago: the Grenke Chess Classic. The 2015 Grenke Chess Classic will be held February 2-9 in the Kulturhaus LA8 in Baden-Baden, Germany. It is the same loc... http://www.chess.com/news/baden-baden-to-welcome-super-gms-after-tata-steel-8716 Wed, 14 Jan 2015 10:26:01 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/baden-baden-to-welcome-super-gms-after-tata-steel-8716 Ivanchuk On A Roll, Grabs Sole Lead In Wijk Aan Zee After four rounds it's GM Vassily Ivanchuk, the oldest participant in the Tata Steel masters in Wijk aan Zee, who tops the standings. The 45-year-old Ukrainian defeated GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave on Tuesday to reach 3.5/4 (and a 3059 p... http://www.chess.com/news/ivanchuk-on-a-roll-grabs-sole-lead-in-wijk-aan-zee-8597 Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:39:11 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/ivanchuk-on-a-roll-grabs-sole-lead-in-wijk-aan-zee-8597 Carlsen, Aronian Go Down In Spectacular 3rd Round Tata Steel In a spectacular third round of the Tata Steel masters in Wijk aan Zee, two former winners lost: GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Levon Aronian, to GM Radek Wojtaszek and GM Wesley So respectively. GM Vassily Ivanchuk, who beat GM Lo... http://www.chess.com/news/carlsen-goes-down-in-spectacular-third-round-tata-steel-2183 Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:11:59 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/carlsen-goes-down-in-spectacular-third-round-tata-steel-2183 Caruana Wins Again, Leads In Wijk aan Zee GM Fabiano Caruana is the only player on 2.0/2 at the Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee. On Sunday he defeated GM Ivan Saric. GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and GM Vassily Ivanchuk are trailing the Italian grandmaster by half a point.... http://www.chess.com/news/caruana-wins-again-leads-in-wijk-aan-zee-7334 Sun, 11 Jan 2015 16:06:35 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/caruana-wins-again-leads-in-wijk-aan-zee-7334 Wins For Caruana, Ivanchuk, Vachier-Lagrave In 1st Round Tata Steel In the first round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, GM Fabiano Caruana won against GM Ding Liren, GM Vassily Ivanchuk beat GM Baadur Jobava and GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave defeated GM Hou Yifan. The day before the start, to... http://www.chess.com/news/wins-for-caruana-ivanchuk-vachier-lagrave-in-first-round-tata-steel-8639 Sat, 10 Jan 2015 15:29:02 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/wins-for-caruana-ivanchuk-vachier-lagrave-in-first-round-tata-steel-8639 Giri-Carlsen In 1st Round Tata Steel In the first round of the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen will play with the black pieces against GM Anish Giri. The 77th edition of the annual super tournament in Wijk aan Zee was opened on Friday a... http://www.chess.com/news/giri-carlsen-in-first-round-tata-steel-1725 Fri, 09 Jan 2015 18:44:50 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/giri-carlsen-in-first-round-tata-steel-1725 Tata Steel Challenger Sam Sevian: Youngest GM In The World After our preview of the Tata Steel tournament today we focus on one participant of the challengers: GM Sam Sevian, the youngest grandmaster in the world. The news was covered by the New York Times, but not here on Chess.com yet (shame on u... http://www.chess.com/news/tata-steel-challenger-sam-sevian-youngest-gm-in-the-world-4123 Thu, 08 Jan 2015 12:34:20 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/tata-steel-challenger-sam-sevian-youngest-gm-in-the-world-4123