No banal introduction needed for Death Match 34, this one sells itself.
GM Hikaru Nakamura, the self-proclaimed best bullet player in the world, will face off against GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, who was a whisker away from winning this year's Wor... | Read More
Sure, we're midway into September, but it's not too late to look back on all the news we missed in August. Blame the Sinquefield Cup, the ongoing World Cup, and all the events in between.
August had many events worthy of a mention, and below you... | Read More
The U.S. has produced and harvested a glut of GMs in the last few years, so it's understandable if you haven't been able to remember them all. GM Mackenzie Molner is one of those names, and his skills will be on display as the invited pl... | Read More
Besides Magnus Carlsen, three players are rated above 2800 in the FIDE July 1 rating list: Hikaru Nakamura (in fourth place at 2814), Veselin Topalov (third with 2816) and Vishy Anand (second, also with 2816).
The J... | Read More
Just two months after winning the Reykjavik Open GM Erwin l'Ami scored another big success. He won the Rabat Blitz marathon ahead of GMs Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Daniel Fridman, Loek van Wely and Alexei Shirov.
Right after he securd vict... | Read More