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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Many top players can be found in both the World Team Championship and the World Women's Team Championship which start on Sunday in Armenia and China respectively.
World Team Championship
The World Team Championship takes place 18-29 April... | Read More
[UPDATE 4/11/15 - The appeals committee has met and decided they cannot help in regards to So's request to not lose points.
The committee consisted of GM Ben Finegold, IM Rusa Goletiani, and IA Chris Bird (joining by phone). Finegold told ... | Read More