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).
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The chess world is suddenly without one of its most illustrious and longtime stars. GM Walter Shawn Browne, a six-time U.S. champion, died in his sleep Wednesday at the age of 66.
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Passionate Chess.com members are often asking about other avenues of getting better. Besides videos, Tactics Trainer, Chess Mentor and other tools, the Chess.com University program caters to just these sorts of players.
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Norway Chess, the first tournament in the first Grand Chess Tour series, kicks off on Monday with a blitz tournament on the Flor & Fjære island. Here's a preview!
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Last Friday, the Bulgarian Chess Federation banned the three whistleblowers who recently accused the federation of fraud and corruption. Its president, Silvio Danailov, will run for FIDE President in 2018.
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