The incumbent FIDE President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov defeated his Challenger Garry Kasparov with 110 votes to 61 at the FIDE Presidential elections, held today during the General Assembly in Tromsø, Norway. Below is a report on what happened tod... | Read More
Several top matches ended in 2-2 today, and now only 11 countries are in the lead, with three wins, at the 41st Chess Olympiad in Tromsø: France, Netherlands, Serbia, Russia, China, Azerbaijan, Israel, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Uz... | Read More
Norway's second team impressed on the second day of the 41st Chess Olympiad, as the team full of rising stars managed to hold two-time winner Ukraine to a 2-2 tie.
In the second round, many top players appeared in the playing hall, and whil... | Read More
Fans of blitz chess, hold on to your hats. The highest-rated Death Match in history is coming to Chess.com.
World number-five GM Hikaru Nakamura and world number-12 GM Wesley So will meet in October's Death Match 28.
The Death Match will air l... | Read More
After five rounds of the ACP Golden Classic in Bergamo, Italy, new American player GM Wesley So leads with 3 out of 4.
A bit of explanation is needed -- the tournament comprises seven players, so every round one player sits out. In addition, adj... | Read More