It's here! The 2nd Annual Death Match Qualifier will take place from April 1st-May 1st, and will determine the participants for the 15th Chess.com Death Match - to be held on Sunday, June 9th!
As of May 1st, the highest-rated active blitz player... | Read More
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-... | Read More
The French Grandmaster Sebastien Feller, along with his compatriots GM Arnaud Hauchard and IM Cyril Marzolo have been suspended from playing in FIDE events for cheating in the 2010 Chess Olympiad.
The cheating was originally uncovered by the Fr... | Read More
Nakamura Still Leads, Krush Inches Ahead at U.S. ChampsBy FM Mike Klein
SAINT LOUIS, May 13, 2012 -- Round six of the U.S. Championships maintained the stasis – the top three rated players still sit one, two, three with a couple of other solid ... | Read More
The celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Botvinnik continue in Russia.
A chess festival in St. Petersburg entitled "100 Years of Mikhail Botvinnik" featured a 9 round Swiss open competition which was won by Denis Kri... | Read More