Two (three?) major chess events were opened on Saturday in Bilbao, Spain: the Chess Masters Final and the European Club Cup (open and women). Starting from Sunday, the full top 10, with the exception of world #1 Magnus Carlsen, will be active in t... | Read More
Two of the most esteemed chess coaches in the world will compete in Death Match 28 on October 4.
GM Simen Agdestein, former teacher of the current world champion, and GM Giorgi Kacheishvili, current teacher of the reigning U.S. women's champion,... | Read More
World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen has signed the contract to defend his title according to his manager, Espen Agdestein.
The match will take place as scheduled in Sochi, Russia from November 7-28, 2014.
Both Carlsen and Agdestein are in St. Lou... | Read More
By now, you likely know that the 2014 Sinquefield Cup will be the strongest chess tournament ever held. The average rating of 2802 FIDE ensures that the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis is the place to be the next two weeks.
GMs M... | Read More
GM Laurent Fressinet has had a fabulous first half at the French Championship in Nimes. The 32-year-old grandmaster from Dax scored 5.5/6 and with five rounds to go, he is a point and a half ahead of GMs Etienne Bacrot and Matthieu Cornette.&... | Read More