PRESS RELEASE: Round 9 - Anand catches Caruana
The script of the GRENKE Chess Classic had seemed to be carved in stone – a single decisive game a day, the World Champion struggling to win and Caruana surviving scares on his way to an inevitable... | Read More
PRESS RELEASE: Round 5
The GRENKE Chess Classic reached the mid-way point on Rosenmontag, the highlight of the German Carnival season, and a day when paupers can traditionally trade places with kings. It seemed the same might happen on the stage,... | Read More
The 2013 Tata Steel Chess is taking place from 12-27 January in Wijk Aan Zee in the Netherlands.
This famous annual tournament has three separate single round-robin competitions, the A, B, and C Groups, each featuring 14 players.
The strongest t... | Read More
Vishy Anand had his third game with the white pieces today, and for the third time he failed to breach the defences of his Israeli challenger.
The game started promisingly when Anand switched to 1.e4 and instead of responding with his usual solid... | Read More
The second game of the Zurich Chess Challenge ended in a draw today, leaving Levon Aronian ahead by 1½-½ after the opening pair of games in this 6-game match.
Aronian sprung a surprise by playing 1.e4 for the first time in many years, and Kram... | Read More