The Chilean Ministry of Social Development and the World Chess Federation (FIDE) have signed an agreement to facilitate the integration of children, youth and vulnerable senior citizens through the game of chess. The project involves a U.S. $85,00... | Read More
The Dutch Championship has become a neck-and-neck race between GMs Anish Giri and Loek van Wely. With three rounds to go, the two grandmasters are on 3.0/4, a point ahead of the pack.
For the second year in a row the Dutch Championship... | Read More
Hikaru Nakamura won Titled Tuesday 11, taking home $750 of the $2,000 prize pool and besting a group of 83 titled players, including 17 grandmasters.
The final payout in Titled Tuesday is a $125 Game of the Tournament prize, sele... | Read More
GM Hikaru Nakamura, the highest-rated blitz player on Chess.com, had his most successful Titled Tuesday yesterday. He won his third straight, his first outright, and tied his highest score.
He is the second player to achieve a "Titled Tues... | Read More
Besides Magnus Carlsen, three players are rated above 2800 in the FIDE July 1 rating list: Hikaru Nakamura (in fourth place at 2814), Veselin Topalov (third with 2816) and Vishy Anand (second, also with 2816).
The J... | Read More