Mickey Adams won Dortmund and finished second in Bilbao to reach the world's top 10, but on Sunday he surprisingly lost his first game in Hoogeveen, The Netherlands to Robin van Kampen in the first round of the Univé Tournament's Crown Grou... | Read More
The third Grand Prix of the 2012/13 series got underway today in Zug, Switzerland, with wins for Fabiano Caruana and Alexander Morozevich.
Fabiano Caruana defeated Teimour Radjabov, who tried the Schliemann variation of the Ruy Lopez. Caru... | Read More
There was a very tense atmosphere in round 13 of the London Candidates Tournament - the penultimate day of the competition. Both Vladimir Kramnik and Magnus Carlsen were absolutely determined to win their games against Boris Gelfand and Teim... | Read More
The 2013 Tata Steel Chess is taking place from 12-27 January in Wijk Aan Zee in the Netherlands.
This famous annual tournament has three separate single round-robin competitions, the A, B, and C Groups, each featuring 14 players.
The strongest t... | Read More
Local hero Paco Vallejo is comfortably the lowest rated player at the Chess Final Masters, but he produced a thrilling rook sacrifice in round 8 against world #2 Lev Aronian.
With both players running short of time in a complicated position, it... | Read More