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... | Read More
FIDE have published the latest official chess ratings list, and although he didn't play any games during the period, Magnus Carlsen is still at #1 with 2835 Elo.
Levon Aronian has made further inroads into Carlsen's lead, gaining 5 points to reac... | Read More
Now that the recent super-tournaments have finished (the London Chess Classic and the Tal Memorial) it is worth revisiting the latest 'live' chess ratings of the elite players.
The next official FIDE ratings list on 1 January 2012 is unlikely to ... | Read More
This is a translation of a one-hour radio feature about Mikhail Tal, aired on the radio "Echo Moskvy" on November 30th.Mikhail Tal, the great Soviet chess player, wasn't a "classical" chess prodigy like Jose Raul Capablanca, who, as the legend say... | Read More
A long long long time ago in a chess galaxy far far away an idea was conceived to create the best interactive chess software in the world using proven teaching methods. From that concept was born "Chess Mentor" which launched in the earl... | Read More