Host country China defeated Russia at the Yin Zhou Cup in Ningbo with a score that left no doubt: 29-21. The Chinese women won both their matches in the last two rounds 4-1.
July 20 is the International Day of Chess, be... | Read More
After three rounds of classical chess China leads 16-14 vs Russia in the Yin Zhou Cup, the traditional Scheveningen-style match that is currently under way in Ningbo, China.
Every year, since 2001, China and Russia face each other in ... | Read More
For the first time in his career, GM Hikaru Nakamura has crossed the 2800 mark. On the FIDE June 1 rating list the #1 U.S. grandmaster is fourth in the world with 2802, behind GMs Magnus Carlsen (2876), Fabiano Caruana (2805) and Viswanathan ... | Read More
GM Viswanathan Anand climbed to second place in the May 1 FIDE rating list. GM Magnus Carlsen is getting close to his all-time best rating.
Now that a super tournament is just behind us, it's interesting to look at the new FIDE rating ... | Read More
After two rounds in the 2015 Women's World Team Championship in Chengdu, China, already none of the 10 teams has a perfect score. That was in large part because two of the top seeds, Georgia and Russia, played to an opening-round 2-2 tie.
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