Russia hasn't won a gold medal at the regular Olympiads since 2002, but with six straight victories it is getting close at the World Youth U16 in Győr, Hungary.
With four rounds to go, Russia has 12 match points, followed by... | Read More
A record-breaking World Youth U16 will take off on Saturday in Győr, Hungary. Teams from at least 40 countries will participate.
After she announced her retirement in August, Judit Polgar hasn't been sitting still. First there was the Polg... | Read More
The first ever Chess.com event to feature World Champion Magnus Carlsen will include nine Chess.com members, a celebrity, and a ChessKid!
The simultaneous exhibition takes place this Sunday at 1 p.m. Eastern (GMT-5), 10 a.m. Pacific, and will be... | Read More
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
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