Three strong open tournaments have come to an end: the Basel Chess Festival, the Hastings Chess Congress and the Rilton Cup.
Here's a final report on all three.
Let's start with the shortest tournament of the three, and the one that was... | Read More
In the first round of the Chess Masters Final, Viswanathan Anand immediately grabbed the lead. In the clash between ex-world champions, Anand defeated Ruslan Ponomariov after 61 moves in a King’s Indian game. Francisco Vallejo Pons and Levon... | Read More
After a pair of 2.5-1.5 semifinals match wins on Saturday, the Miami Sharks and New York Knights will contest for the 2013 United States Chess League (USCL) title. New York took out New England, while Miami bested San Francisco.
The rematch... | Read More
They did it! After beating the mighty SOCAR team on Friday, Novy Bor convincingly set aside Minsk 4.5-1.5 in the last round to become the surprising winners of the 29th European Club Cup in Rhodes, Greece. Malachite of Russia won the sil... | Read More
Friday's 6th round of the European Club Cup in Rhodes, Greece saw a big upset as SOCAR, the top favorites and current cup holders, lost to Novy Bor. On the lower boards SOCAR's Wang Hao and Anish Giri beat their lower rated opponent... | Read More