Sometimes, a winner needs to ramp up his thoughts. GM Fabiano Caruana to Chess.com on winning the Showdown in St. Louis?
First: "I didn't consider myself a huge underdog."
Later: "I played above my expectations...I think I probably surprised&n... | Read More
They call it "random," but GM Hikaru Nakamura's and GM Hou Yifan's pieces were quite coordinated Friday at the Showdown in St. Louis. Both players took leads in their matches, especially impressive for Hou Yifan as she began the day on a 0-2 defic... | Read More
Bobby Fischer's chair became an unwitting star in his world championship match with Boris Spassky, but today in St. Louis, the chair was important!
The opening afternoon of Hikaru Nakamura and Fabiano Caruana's "Showdown in St. Louis" -- a circu... | Read More
No banal introduction needed for Death Match 34, this one sells itself.
GM Hikaru Nakamura, the self-proclaimed best bullet player in the world, will face off against GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, who was a whisker away from winning this year's Wor... | 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