For the first time in his career, GM Hikaru Nakamura has crossed the 2800 mark. On the FIDE June 1 rating list the #1 U.S. grandmaster is fourth in the world with 2802, behind GMs Magnus Carlsen (2876), Fabiano Caruana (2805) and Viswanathan ... | Read More
Last Saturday GM Natalia Zhukova won the European Women's Championship in Chakvi, Georgia. After all the cheating controversy turmoil, WGM Mihaela Sandu finished with four losses.
The European Women's Championship took place May 19-30 at th... | Read More
A surprisingly good result by one of the players at the European Women's Championship has caused a cheating controversy after the organizers granted a request from players to delay the transmission of the live games.
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GM Viswanathan Anand climbed to second place in the May 1 FIDE rating list. GM Magnus Carlsen is getting close to his all-time best rating.
Now that a super tournament is just behind us, it's interesting to look at the new FIDE rating ... | Read More
After two rounds in the 2015 Women's World Team Championship in Chengdu, China, already none of the 10 teams has a perfect score. That was in large part because two of the top seeds, Georgia and Russia, played to an opening-round 2-2 tie.
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