Chess and music have been linked throughout history.
Both of these cerebral pursuits live at the intersection of science and art, and both are breeding grounds for amazing geniuses and prodigies.
The logic, structure, and meaning of music can ... | Read More
This Sunday (Dec. 14), "10 fortunate Chess.com members will earn the right to challenge World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen in an online simultaneous exhibition," according to FM Mike Klein's press release.
But I wouldn't call them "fortu... | Read More
Professor: For the 70th time, hello class.
A few indistinct words, some smiles.
Lucian: I can't believe I've been here 70 times.
Zephyr: For once we're in agreement.
Professor: Anyone want to talk about the class in general?
Zephyr: In gene... | Read More
Mary Weiser Bain always seemed to have gotten lost in the shadows of Mona May Karff and Gisela Gresser. But this pioneer of women's chess in the United States played no less a role. While Gresser was home-grown, Mary Bain was born in... | Read More
Who is the best chess player of all time?
Today, World Champion Magnus Carlsen leads Vishy Anand 1.5-0.5 after two games at the world chess championship in Sochi, Russia.
Carlsen is the 16th classical world chess champion — mor... | Read More