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PRO Chess League Finals: Russia Wizards Win

PRO Chess League Finals: Russia Wizards Win

IM YuriyKrykun
| 3 days ago

Friday, September 24, turned out to be one of the most anticipated and thrilling days of the year for chess fans—and the 2021 PRO Chess League Arena Royale finals did not disappoint! As those who were following the previous days of the eve...

Announcing The Chemmys Winners

Announcing The Chemmys Winners

PedroPinhata
| 4 days ago

The 73rd Emmy Awards is over, and The Queen's Gambit once more blew chess fans away by winning 11 awards. The show, which even got the trophy for the coveted "Best Limited Series" award, once more put chess under the spotlight. As the ceremony u...

Speed Chess Grand Prix 1: IM Drozdowski Triumphs

Speed Chess Grand Prix 1: IM Drozdowski Triumphs

IM YuriyKrykun
| 3 days ago

Saturday, September 18, brought to chess fans all around the world the next leg of one of the most anticipated online tournaments of the year: the Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix. This event consists of four tournaments that take place betwe...

Announcing Arena Kings 8

Announcing Arena Kings 8

CHESScom
| 7 days ago

It's time for the eighth season of the wildly popular Arena Kings tournament on Chess.com! Once again featuring a doubled $40,000 prize fund, this season begins Wednesday, September 22 at 10 a.m. PT/19:00 CEST. Streamers from around the world do...

Magnus Carlsen Wins 2021 Norway Chess

Magnus Carlsen Wins 2021 Norway Chess

PeterDoggers
| 10 days ago

GM Magnus Carlsen won the Norway Chess tournament for the third time in a row, and the fourth in total. Like in the first half of the tournament, the world champion won the armageddon game against world title challenger GM Ian Nepomniachtchi, who ...

Get Ready For PCL: Arena Royale

Get Ready For PCL: Arena Royale

CHESScom
| 12 days ago

The PRO Chess League: Arena Royale is right around the corner, with action beginning on September 16. Be sure to catch your favorite PCL teams in battle during this exciting eight-day event! The Saint Louis Arch Bishops are loaded as usual. They...

Khusnutdinov Wins September 14 Titled Tuesday

Khusnutdinov Wins September 14 Titled Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 13 days ago

GM Rustam Khusnutdinov won Titled Tuesday on September 14 by a full point with a score of 10.5/11. GM Rasmus Svane scored a sole second-place finish with 9.5/11 ahead of six players tied with 9/11. In third on tiebreaks was GM Arseniy Nesterov and...

FIDE Online Olympiad Finals: Russia Wins

FIDE Online Olympiad Finals: Russia Wins

IM YuriyKrykun
| 13 days ago

Wednesday, September 15, has been circled on the calendars of many chess fans around the world, as it is the 2021 FIDE Online Olympiad's final. Some have been hoping their favorite team would make it all the way to the last stage of the tournament...

Norway Chess R7: Rapport Moves To World Number 6

Norway Chess R7: Rapport Moves To World Number 6

PeterDoggers
| 13 days ago

For the first time, the Norway Chess tournament saw three decisive classical games and therefore no armageddons. GM Richard Rapport defeated GM Sergey Karjakin to jump to world number-six in the live ratings. He is now 3.5 points ahead of the ne...