Eye-witnesses at the FIDE Presidential Board meeting in Baku, Azerbaijan (from 4-7 May 2013) say that Chennai, India has today been confirmed as the host city for the Anand v Carlsen match from 6-26 November 2013.
Magnus Carlsen and... | Read More
Magnus Carlsen isn't just a phenomenon on the chess board, but increasingly so off it as well.
The UK edition of the women's magazine Cosmopolitan has published a list of the "Sexiest Men of 2013" and amongst the actors, singers and assorted othe... | Read More
Second seed Humpy Koneru has crashed out of the 2012 Women's World Championship in Khanty-Mansiysk at the second round stage.
The Indian Grandmaster needed a win with the black pieces to take her match with Natalia Zhukova to tie-breaks, but inst... | Read More
The first half of the Chess Masters Final is underway in Sao Paulo, and the first round did not disappoint fans in search of drama!
Lev Aronian had the white pieces against Sergey Karjakin, and caught his opponent in some opening preparation to s... | Read More
The 40th Chess Olympiad got underway today in Instanbul, with the usual first round of organised chaos, technical glitches and one-sided contests for the heavyweight teams against weaker opposition.
The individual board pairings always spring an ... | Read More