Leading from start to finish, Russia won gold in both the Open and Women sections at the European Team Championship.
Four draws against Hungary was enough for the Russian men on the last day; the ladies finished in style with a 3-1 win agai... | Read More
On a very sad day for their country, France defeated Armenia in round two of the European Team Championship, which took off on Friday in Reykjavik, Iceland.
The world is in shock about what happened in Paris on Friday night, and that includes th... | Read More
Laurent Fressinet won the 13th edition of the annual rapid tournament in Cap d'Agde, France. The French GM beat none other than Anatoly Karpov in the final.
The Mediterranean seaside resort of Cap d'Agde is not a bad place at all to spend s... | Read More
There are Maltese dogs and Maltese falcons, but are there Maltese masters? For two weeks in October there were, but none better than the only teenager, GM Richard Rapport.
Malta has been conquered by Sicilians, Greeks, Phoenicians, Romans, Musli... | Read More
Matches with GM Jan Timman vs soon-GM Jorden van Foreest and IM Sopiko Guramishvili vs WFM Anna-Maja Kazarian formed the main event, but more chess “variants” were seen in Hoogeveen last week.
The Hoogeveen Town Hall | Phot... | Read More