With apologies to Daft Punk, the next Chess.com Death Match will be better, faster and stronger than ever before.
The top two Americans (and top-10 world players) GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Wesley So will face off on January 3, 2015 at 9am P... | Read More
After one year of absence, Magnus Carlsen will be back in Wijk aan Zee for the 77th Tata Steel chess tournament.
Another super tournament, though, will start November 3: the Petrosian Memorial.
In chronological order, this... | Read More
You don't have to be Fabiano Caruana to win $100,000 in a tournament. Being in the world top ten does help, though.
A few weeks after Caruana, the world number two, earned six-figures for his demolition of the Sinquefield Cup, GM Wesley So earne... | Read More
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