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
GM Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia and GM Hou Yifan of China emerged as the winners of the Basque tournament at the World Mind Games.
Introduced last year in Beijing, the “Basque System” was the last of three chess e... | Read More
Playing at amazing speed, GM Magnus Carlsen crushed 10 opponents but was defeated once in a Chess.com simul on Sunday.
In what was the first-ever Chess.com event to feature the 24-year-old world champion, Carlsen played nine Chess.com memb... | 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