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 New Anti-Cheating Rules Not Approved yet, but may be Applied After many months of preparation by the FIDE/ACP Anti-Cheating Committee, finally a proposal for new anti-cheating regulations was submitted for voting by the General Assembly, last month in Tromsø. Unfortunately a vote was not established ... http://www.chess.com/news/new-anti-cheating-rules-not-approved-yet-but-may-be-applied-7222 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:22:31 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/new-anti-cheating-rules-not-approved-yet-but-may-be-applied-7222 Pawn Sacrifice is Out: What do the Reviewers Say? Two years ago it was announced, and now it's out: Pawn Sacrifice, a new film directed by Edward Zwick (Legends of the Fall, The Last Samurai) and starring Tobey Maguire as Bobby Fischer telling the story of the legendary U.S. grandmaster and (his ... http://www.chess.com/news/pawn-sacrifice-is-out---what-do-the-reviewers-say-5464 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 04:04:20 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/pawn-sacrifice-is-out---what-do-the-reviewers-say-5464 Chess.com to Host SportAccord's World Mind Games Online Chess Tournament Chess.com will host the chess section of the 2014 World Mind Games Online Tournament from September 15 to November 15. Along with bridge and go, this online chess event is held ahead of the fourth edition of the SportAccord World Mind ... http://www.chess.com/news/chesscom-to-host-sportaccords-world-mind-games-online-chess-tournament-5418 Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:24:27 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/chesscom-to-host-sportaccords-world-mind-games-online-chess-tournament-5418 Ups & Downs for Ukrainian Chess Ukraine has been the epicenter of international news since its President was replaced and Crimea taken over by Russia. The first signs of the turmoil affecting the chess scene are there: the strong Sberbank rapid tournament, scheduled for May, has... http://www.chess.com/news/ups--downs-for-chess-in-ukraine-5954 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 05:14:05 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/ups--downs-for-chess-in-ukraine-5954 New in Chess Magazine Available For iPad Recently the Dutch chess publishing house New in Chess launched an iPad app for its flagship product, New in Chess Magazine. Known as the world's leading chess magazine in the English language, “NIC” can now also be read on the iPad. T... http://www.chess.com/news/new-in-chess-magazine-now-available-for-ipad-9784 Thu, 27 Feb 2014 06:06:27 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/new-in-chess-magazine-now-available-for-ipad-9784 Dutch Chess Documentary From 1979 on YouTube “In the end, it all starts with a certain love for wood.” That is how Hein Donner starts his monologue in the Dutch documentary Liefde Voor Hout (love of wood), The documentary was posted on YouTube in August 2012, and now a version wi... http://www.chess.com/news/dutch-chess-documentary-on-youtube-2216 Mon, 17 Feb 2014 01:27:23 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/dutch-chess-documentary-on-youtube-2216 Nelson Mandela - The (Small) Chess Connection Today the world stood still for a moment, mourning the death of one of the true greats of recent history. It was one man who dominated the newspapers, websites and tv programs: Nelson Mandela. The South African leader, who passed away on December ... http://www.chess.com/news/nelson-mandela---the-small-chess-connection-4257 Fri, 06 Dec 2013 13:47:27 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/nelson-mandela---the-small-chess-connection-4257 Typhoon Haiyan Can't Erase Chess Culture of Philippines Recently, the massive Typhoon Haiyan directly hit the Philippines, a country with a rich tradition of chess. The country is easily the strongest island nation in the Pacific, with Australia and Indonesia a distant second and third, respectively. W... http://www.chess.com/news/typhoon-haiyan-cant-erase-chess-culture-of-phillipines-9575 Wed, 20 Nov 2013 12:44:54 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/typhoon-haiyan-cant-erase-chess-culture-of-phillipines-9575 Brooklyn Castle to Air on PBS The award-winning chess documentary "Brooklyn Castle," which follows the successes and financial hardships of powerhouse I.S. 318 in New York City, will air this Monday on PBS. Check your local listings for the exact time. PBS representatives sai... http://www.chess.com/news/brooklyn-castle-to-air-on-pbs-8004 Sat, 05 Oct 2013 08:18:35 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/brooklyn-castle-to-air-on-pbs-8004 "Computer Chess" Movie Begins Theatrical Run Computer Chess is a remarkable film about a computer vs. computer chess tournament in 1980. It has begun its theatrical run on July 17th, after it has screened at prestigious film festivals such as Sundance, SXSW and Berlin. The reviews have ... http://www.chess.com/news/computer-chess-movie-begins-theatrical-run-6771 Sat, 20 Jul 2013 08:35:12 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/computer-chess-movie-begins-theatrical-run-6771 Caruana Officially #3 on July 1st Rating List Fabiano Caruana is officially the world's number 3 player. The Italian, who also has an American passport, gained 22 ratings in the July 1st FIDE rating list and surpassed Vladimir Kramnik, who lost 19 points. World Champion Viswanathan Anand lost... http://www.chess.com/news/caruana-officially-3-on-july-1st-rating-list-5049 Mon, 01 Jul 2013 01:48:09 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/caruana-officially-3-on-july-1st-rating-list-5049 June 2013 Fide Rating List FIDE have published the official rating list for June 2013. Magnus Carlsen, Lev Aronian and Vladimir Kramnik are still the top 3 ranked players, all in the 2800 Elo+ club. World champion Vishy Anand climbs back to #4 in the world after some impr... http://www.chess.com/news/june-2013-fide-rating-list-2578 Fri, 31 May 2013 13:54:06 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/june-2013-fide-rating-list-2578 Magnus Carlsen on the Time 100 List Magnus Carlsen has been named by TIME Magazine on their 2013 list as one of the "100 Most Influential People" in the world.  The full list includes such diverse names as Barack Obama, Kim Jong Un, Steven Spielberg, Justin Timberlake, Marissa Maye... http://www.chess.com/news/magnus-carlsen-on-the-time-100-list-3988 Thu, 18 Apr 2013 08:26:04 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/magnus-carlsen-on-the-time-100-list-3988 Kaidanov Inducted into Hall of Fame Three to Be Inducted into World Chess Hall of Fame, Two into U.S. Chess Hall of Fame PRESS RELEASE: April 16, 2013 (St. Louis, MO) - An induction ceremony on May 2, 2013, will recognize five exceptional chess players as three are inducted ... http://www.chess.com/news/kaidanov-inducted-into-us-chess-hall-of-fame-2366 Wed, 17 Apr 2013 08:41:31 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/kaidanov-inducted-into-us-chess-hall-of-fame-2366 'Urban Chess' Program In London Schools . PRESS RELEASE: Chess in Schools and the Communities (CSC), a UK registered charity and Newham Borough Council are working together with East Village in an innovative project to deliver chess to all 64 primary schools in Newham and teach 20,000... http://www.chess.com/news/urban-chess-program-in-london-schools-7105 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:06:40 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/urban-chess-program-in-london-schools-7105 Chess Added To The Hungarian School Curriculum PRESS RELEASE: Chess is Officially in the Hungarian National Curriculum! The Hungarian Institute for Educational Research and Development has released a supplement to the National Curriculum, and made Judit Polgar's "Skill-building Chess" subject... http://www.chess.com/news/chess-added-to-hungarian-school-curriculum-9186 Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:18:57 -0700 http://www.chess.com/news/chess-added-to-hungarian-school-curriculum-9186 March 2013 FIDE Rating List Right on time as usual, FIDE have published the official chess rating list for March 2013.  There are not many changes the top since the February list after a relatively quiet month. Vishy Anand's return to form at the Grenke Chess Classic gaine... http://www.chess.com/news/march-2013-fide-rating-list-6698 Fri, 01 Mar 2013 09:13:15 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/march-2013-fide-rating-list-6698 Kim Kardashian, "I Want To Learn How To Play Chess" The model, actress and fashion designer Kim Kardashian caused a stir in chess circles yesterday when she tweeted, "I want to learn how to play chess. Wondering if Levon Aronian can teach me!" The Armenian world #3 ranked player Lev Aronian is cur... http://www.chess.com/news/kim-kardashian-quoti-want-to-learn-to-play-chessquot-6074 Sun, 13 Jan 2013 02:43:13 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/kim-kardashian-quoti-want-to-learn-to-play-chessquot-6074 2012 Holiday Puzzler Answers and Winners Many thanks to all the Chess.com members who entered the 2012 Chess.com Holiday Puzzler! There were 18 chess related questions, and a total of 29 marks to earn, but how many did you answer correctly? As always the standard of entries was excelle... http://www.chess.com/news/2012-holiday-puzzler-answers-and-winners-2405 Fri, 04 Jan 2013 06:13:17 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/2012-holiday-puzzler-answers-and-winners-2405 Suspected Cheater 'Strip-Searched' News has emerged that a Bulgarian chess player was "strip searched" after being suspected of cheating during a tournament in Zadar, Croatia held from 16-22 December. There were 36 players in the tournament, including 16 Grandmasters, yet the 26-... http://www.chess.com/news/suspected-cheater-strip-searched-4830 Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:31:23 -0800 http://www.chess.com/news/suspected-cheater-strip-searched-4830