The first day at the Beijing Grand Prix was a good day for Black, with three games ending in draws and three '0-1' results. Alexander Grischuk (Russia), Sergey Karjakin (Russia) and Veselin Topalov (Bulgaria) all won and took an early lead, but th... | Read More
Only a week after the Tal Memorial has finished, chess fans can enjoy another super strong tournament: the 5th FIDE Grand Prix. It starts on Thursday in Beijing, China and has Boris Gelfand, Anish Giri, Alexander Grischuk, Vassily Ivanchuk, Gata K... | Read More
The Chinese Individual Chess Championships are underway in in Xinghua, Jiangsu. The competition takes place from 16-27 April and features 12 players in a single round-robin format.
Top seed is Wang Yue (2706 Elo, pictured), but the competition ... | Read More
Bu Xiangzhi has won the 3rd Danzhou GM Chess Tournament, repeating his success in the inagural event.
Bu finished with 6/9 points, taking first place on superior tie-break score from Ni Hua.
The 10-player round robin tournament took place in Da... | 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