Last month had a varied collection of chess stories from all over the literal and figurative map. As is typical on these pages, "Karlsson" kept on winning -- read on to see how that happened.
Also in the news -- a chess teacher stopped an attack... | Read More
Magnus Carlsen will be among the players at the European Team Championship, which will start 13 November in Reykjavik, Iceland.
With players like Magnus Carlsen, Anish Giri, Alexander Grischuk, Levon Aronian, Evgeny Tomashevsky, Dmitry Jakovenko... | Read More
On Sunday, the Vienna Open was sensationally won by 16-year-old IM Francesco Rambaldi. Alongside the tournament, GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov beat GM Markus Ragger 3.5-2.5 in a friendly match.
All photos by Gerhard Peyrercourtesy of the W... | Read More
Today the 2014-2015 FIDE Grand Prix series takes off with its first event, the Grand Prix in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Top seed Fabiano Caruana has black against Sergey Karjakin in the first round. The winner and runner-up of the overall Grand Prix will... | Read More
It's surprising that it did not happen earlier: Russia's first chess museum was opened on Thursday in Moscow.
Situated in the renovated halls of the Russian Chess Federation's mansion at 14 Gogol Boulevard, the museum contains a ... | Read More