Announcements

2020 PRO Chess League Free Agent Application

2020 PRO Chess League Free Agent Application

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It's the moment you have all been waiting for - the 2020 PRO Chess League Free Agent Application is now open. Think you have what it takes to win in the PRO Chess League? Make sure to apply now so teams can recruit you for their 2020 season! ...

Confirmed PRO Chess League Qualifier Teams

Confirmed PRO Chess League Qualifier Teams

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The 2020 PRO Chess League season is just around the corner, and with more teams than ever interested in qualifying for the world's only global rapid online chess league, the league will be expanding the number of qualifiers to four. The first q...

Introducing PRO Chess League Weekly Arenas!

Introducing PRO Chess League Weekly Arenas!

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Want to play on the world's biggest stage? Prove that you have what it takes to play in the PRO Chess League by competing against top players from around the world in our new Weekly Arenas every Thursday at 2:30pm PT. General Manage...

PRO Chess League Qualifier Registration Is Open!

PRO Chess League Qualifier Registration Is Open!

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The 2020 PRO Chess League season is just around the corner, and with more teams than ever interested in qualifying for the world's only global rapid online chess league, the league will be expanding the number of qualifiers to four. The first q...

Announcing Our New PRO Chess YouTube Channel

Announcing Our New PRO Chess YouTube Channel

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We are excited to announce our new PRO Chess League dedicated YouTube channel: youtube.com/PROChessLeague We'll be posting broadcast archives, PRO Chess Lessons from IM David Pruess, and some live show clips and highlights. This channel is bra...

Snowballs Comeback Against Bears In Central Division

Snowballs Comeback Against Bears In Central Division

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The Central Division has a powerful new team and some rejuvenated veterans in 2019. The Barcelona Raptors were the stars in week one as they defeated last year's Central Division champions, the Ljubljana Turtles, with a round to spare. Central Di...

Moscow Wizards Impress In Eastern Division

Moscow Wizards Impress In Eastern Division

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Two teams really impressed in their PRO Chess League debuts in the Eastern Division. The Moscow Wizards and the Tbilisi Gentlemen won their opening matches thanks to a couple of perfect scores. Unfortunately for debuting teams, one of these victor...

Join The Weekly PRO Chess League Fan-Prix

Join The Weekly PRO Chess League Fan-Prix

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Looking for some PRO Chess League action in the mid-week? We are excited to introduce a "Fan-Prix" for fans looking to play some rapid chess themselves. Fan-Prixs will take place on Wednesdays (and Tuesdays when PRO Chess League matches are play...

Caruana, So Pack One-Two Punch In Atlantic Division

Caruana, So Pack One-Two Punch In Atlantic Division

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Are the Saint Lous Arch Bishops or the Montreal Chessbrahs the team to beat in the Atlantic Division? It's quite early to say, but both teams looked great in their season opener! Atlantic Division Saint Louis Arch Bishops vs. London Lions: 10...

PRO Chess League: 2019 Qualifier Teams

PRO Chess League: 2019 Qualifier Teams

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28 talented teams are competing for 8 slots in the 2019 PRO Chess League season. Here are their rosters. Player Username Team Elo Gadir Guseinov gguseinov Atlanta Kings 2667 Benjamin Finegold ccscatl Atlanta Kings 2487 ...

PRO Chess League: All Star Rules

PRO Chess League: All Star Rules

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New for 2018, the PRO Chess League will stage an all-star tournament featuring the world's best players at the end of the league season. Three players from each division are chosen by league officials based on their play throughout the 2018 season...

Hou Yifan Joins Chessbrahs

Hou Yifan Joins Chessbrahs

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The Montreal Chessbrahs have signed the highest-rated woman in the world: Hou Yifan. Hou, a three-time women's world champion, will only add more star power to one of the most popular PRO Chess League teams. Will she be enough to allow Montreal ...

Anand Signs With Mumbai Movers

Anand Signs With Mumbai Movers

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In 2017 the Mumbai Movers just barely made the playoffs and then lost to Magnus Carlsen's Norway Gnomes in the first round. This year the Movers aren't going to be happy with anything other than a division title, as they have signed the former wor...