A cheating incident took place on Saturday at the Dubai Open where GM Gaioz Nigalidze was caught using an electronic device in the toilet. The player, who happens to be the reigning champion of Georgia, has been expelled from the tournament. ... | Read More
GM Georg Meier is a jolly good blitz fellow. Less than two weeks after crushing GM Sam Shankland in Death Match 31, the German grandmaster won the eighth Titled Tuesday event.
Staying clear of the field with 7.5/9, Meier clinched the $... | Read More
IM Mariya Muzychuk is the new Women's World Champion. The Ukrainian lady beat WGM Natalija Pogonina in the second game of the final, which proved decisive after draws in games 3 and 4.
Photo Eteri Kublashvili.
In what has been described a... | Read More
The first two Titled Player Tuesdays saw two world-class GMs rattle off eight wins at the start to cruise to victory. This time, there was final-round drama.
Chess.com weekly columnist GM Daniel Naroditsky lost in round four but won his other ei... | Read More
With apologies to Daft Punk, the next Chess.com Death Match will be better, faster and stronger than ever before.
The top two Americans (and top-10 world players) GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Wesley So will face off on January 3, 2015 at 9am P... | Read More