Fabiano Caruana won an opening double-round robin blitz competition on the eve of the Zurich Chess Challenge, just beating Vladimir Kramnik in the final standings.
The blitz contest came as something of a surprise since there were no hints on the... | Read More
Sergey Karjakin and Alexandra Kosteniuk won the blitz sections of the SportAccord Mind Games.
Karjakin dominated the blitz competition, scoring +12 =1 -2 to win with 12½ points, a full 1½ points clear of Hikaru Nakamura in second place. That's... | Read More
Laurent Fressinet and Kateryna Lahno won the rapid sections of the SportAccord Mind Games.
French GM Laurent Fressinet took the gold medal with 5½ points on superior tie-breaks from Hikaru Nakamura, who finished with a silver. Alexander Grisc... | Read More
The SportAccord Mind Games will take place from 12-20 December in Beijing, China.
SportAccord is an international association of sports federations whose stated mission is to unite, support and promote its members common aims and interests, whi... | Read More
Grandmasters Parimarjan Negi and Alejandro Ramirez have both confirmed their participation in Chess.com's 10th Blitz Chess Death Match, set to take place on January 12th, 2013 - with pre-match interviews starting at 6:00 PM Pacific, 9:00... | Read More