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FIDE Chess World Cup Ends For Karjakin, Harikrishna

FIDE Chess World Cup Ends For Karjakin, Harikrishna

PeterDoggers
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Sergey Karjakin, Pentala Harikrishna and the five other players who started their round three of the FIDE World Cup with a loss, were all eliminated after failing to win the next day. Kirill Alekseenko, Jan-Krzyztof Duda, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Alexander Grischuk, Teimour Radjabov, Wesley So and Nikita Vitiugov got through to round four with draws, and were joined by Levon Aronian, who defeated Maxim Matlakov. There will be eight tiebreak matches on Wednesday. You...

25 Years Of The Week In Chess

25 Years Of The Week In Chess

PeterDoggers
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The Week In Chess is a household name in the chess world and still the place to find the latest chess games, altogether and nicely sorted, for download. The first issue was published 25 years ago today. Mark Crowther, the publisher of the site, is from Clayton, a suburb of Bradford in northern England. He is always in for a chat on Skype, and a few days before the interview he said he was "looking forward to it." It characterizes the cheerful personality of the man who single-handedly changed...

How To Sponsor An Event On Chess.com

How To Sponsor An Event On Chess.com

CHESScom
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With tournaments happening every day on Chess.com, it is now easier than ever to have your brand represented during our official broadcasts. This overview will explain everything you need to know about sponsoring one of our events on Chess.com:  Chess.com Events Outreach Title Sponsorship Segment Opportunities Product Placement International Reach Our Properties Sponsorship Deck Contact Information Want a copy of our Sponsorship Deck? Click here to download our publicly available...

Seven Tips On Preparing For A Tournament!

Seven Tips On Preparing For A Tournament!

FM Geborgenheit
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Hello & Namaste! I'm sharing some of the tips extracted from my experience in chess life. What if you had seven days to prepare for a tournament? I think you could make the most of the time you have before a tournament by following simple tiny steps to ensure that you are in a good state to play in a tournament.  I'm sharing an extract from one of my articles, but I will end by sharing how I came up with these tips. 1. Register Past Lessons It is important to go over your...

FIDE Chess World Cup: Karjakin, Harikrishna In Trouble

FIDE Chess World Cup: Karjakin, Harikrishna In Trouble

PeterDoggers
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Sergey Karjakin and Pentala Harikrishna are in danger of getting eliminated from the FIDE World Cup after starting the third round with a loss against Nikita Vitiugov and Kirill Alekseenko respectively. The return games are played on Tuesday. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There is daily coverage by our Twitch partner, the Chessbrahs. GMs Yasser Seirawan, Eric Hansen and Aman Hambleton are covering the tournament each day on their channel...

How To Calculate In Chess

How To Calculate In Chess

GM Gserper
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I bet you've heard the cliche that "chess is 99 percent tactics" thousands of times. While it is greatly overused and exaggerated to some degree, overall it is correct. The enormous strength of modern computers is based on their unmatched ability to calculate. Naturally, if you want to get better in chess, you need to improve your calculation skills. Here at Chess.com you can find a variety of useful tools that will help you to achieve your goal. I would recommend to start with lessons, where you...

FIDE Chess World Cup: Giri Through In Armageddon

FIDE Chess World Cup: Giri Through In Armageddon

PeterDoggers
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Anish Giri played the longest tiebreak and eventually defeated Evgeniy Najer in the armageddon game at the FIDE World Cup. The third round starts on Monday. You can follow the games here as part of our live portal Chess.com/events. There is daily coverage by our Twitch partner, the Chessbrahs. GMs Yasser Seirawan, Eric Hansen and Aman Hambleton are covering the tournament each day on their channel Twitch.tv/Chessbrah. Play starts at 3 p.m. local time, which is 12:00 (noon) CEST, 6 a.m....

The Top 10 Chess Books Every Chess Player Should Read

The Top 10 Chess Books Every Chess Player Should Read

CHESScom
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Get your reading glasses out for this article! The number of books written about chess is tremendous. While that can be great for the chess world, it poses practical issues for many fans. Most chess players have their own favorites, but how do you know which books belong on your shelf? Here are the top 10 classic chess books that every fan should know. Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess by Bobby Fischer How to Reassess Your Chess by Jeremy Silman My System by Aron Nimzowitsch Zurich International...

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