FIDE Online Olympiad: Base Division's Results

FIDE Online Olympiad: Base Division's Results

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4 days ago

On Saturday, Sunday, and Monday the games of the FIDE Online Olympiad's Base Division were played. Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Pakistan, Oman, Lebanon, Qatar, Bahrain, Liberia, Cyprus, Aruba, Haiti, and Mauritania have qualified for Division 4. ...

Anand Gets 1st Win At Legends Of Chess

Anand Gets 1st Win At Legends Of Chess

PeterDoggers
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5 days ago

GM Viswanathan Anand finally won his first match in the chess24 Legends of Chess tournament. In a repeat of the 2012 world championship match, the Indian grandmaster defeated GM Boris Gelfand. GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Ian Nepom...

Wojtaszek Leads Biel After Blitz

Wojtaszek Leads Biel After Blitz

PeterDoggers
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6 days ago

GM Radoslaw Wojtaszek leads the Biel Chess Festival Chess Triathlon with three standard rounds to go. The first top-level over-the-board chess event that hasn't been canceled due to the coronavirus is a combination of standard, rapi...

Carlsen Sole Leader At Legends Of Chess

Carlsen Sole Leader At Legends Of Chess

PeterDoggers
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9 days ago

GM Magnus Carlsen is the only player with a perfect streak at the chess24 Legends of Chess tournament after four rounds. GM Ian Nepomniachtchi is in second place, having won one match in the armageddon. Meanwhile, GM Ding Liren ...

Anime Youtubers Turn To Chess For Tournament Arc

Anime Youtubers Turn To Chess For Tournament Arc

PeterDoggers
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9 days ago

Eight anime Youtubers will compete for a $5,000 prize fund in Tournament Arc, a single-elimination bracket tournament that will run August 6-9 on Chess.com with live commentary. After Pogchamps (and in anticipation of the next Pogchamps!) Chess....

Legendary Games At Legends Of Chess

Legendary Games At Legends Of Chess

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9 days ago

GMs Magnus Carlsen and Peter Svidler maintained their winning streaks and continue to lead the chess24 Legends of Chess tournament after three rounds. GM Ding Liren and Viswanathan Anand have started with three losses while GM Vasyl Ivan...

US Chess Brings Historic Events Online to Chess.com

US Chess Brings Historic Events Online to Chess.com

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10 days ago

The United States Chess Federation will hold some of its longest-running and most prestigious scholastic tournaments online this year, starting this weekend on Chess.com.  Like many "over the board" tournaments, the U.S. Open (historically ...

Martirosyan Wins 8th Speed Chess Grand Prix

Martirosyan Wins 8th Speed Chess Grand Prix

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10 days ago

GM Haik Martirosyan has won the eighth Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix. The 20-year-old Armenian grandmaster beat Russian GM Vladislav Artemiev 2-0 in the knockout final and is now in fourth place in the overall Grand Prix standings. Th...

FIDE Online Olympiad Launches July 25 On Chess.com

FIDE Online Olympiad Launches July 25 On Chess.com

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9 days ago

The FIDE Online Olympiad, a major online chess event for national teams, will run July 25-August 30 on the Chess.com server. With 163 teams and over 1,500 participants from all over the world, the tournament will be a truly global team event ...

Chess.com Announces The Next Pogchamps

Chess.com Announces The Next Pogchamps

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3 days ago

Chess.com is announcing the second edition of Pogchamps, the critically-acclaimed Twitch streamer chess tournament featuring some of the most well-known content creators in the world. The second edition of Pogchamps will kick off August 21, starri...