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ChessKid Memberships: 20% Off For Back-to-School Season

ChessKid Memberships: 20% Off For Back-to-School Season

Mick
| 18 hrs ago

The summer holidays are coming to an end, and ChessKid is giving all parents and educators a 20% discount on Gold memberships to make sure young chess players can get easy access to child-friendly game analysis, puzzles, video lessons, and more. ...

Fighting Spirit to the End: Lagno Defeats Vaishali

Fighting Spirit to the End: Lagno Defeats Vaishali

NM NM_Vanessa
| 15 hrs ago

GM Kateryna Lagno defeated IM Vaishali R in the semifinals of the FIDE Chess.com 2022 Women's Speed Chess Championship on Wednesday. Lagno's experience faced off against Vaishali's fighting spirit to produce a match of many dynamic battles.  ...

Another Great Tuesday For Streamers

Another Great Tuesday For Streamers

NathanielGreen
| 1 day ago

For the second time in three weeks, GMs Oleksandr Bortnyk and Hikaru Nakamura each won an event on Titled Tuesday. In second place this week were GMs Eric Hansen and Daniel Naroditsky, making it a good day for streaming stars. Early Tournament...

Carlsen, Praggnanandhaa Still Perfect

Carlsen, Praggnanandhaa Still Perfect

PeterDoggers
| 1 day ago

GMs Magnus Carlsen and GM Praggnanandhaa R. are in a tie for first place at the FTX Crypto Cup with the maximum score of six points after two days of play. GM Levon Aronian is in second place with five points, ahead of GM Jan-Krzysztof Duda w...

Predict The Rapid Chess Championship Finals And Win

Predict The Rapid Chess Championship Finals And Win

CHESScom
| 1 day ago

The exciting finals of the 2022 Rapid Chess Championship begin on August 18. That means it's time for another bracket contest! This time, it's a double elimination bracket—you will really have to be on your game to make the best selections t...

Wesley So Prevails In Last Knockout

Wesley So Prevails In Last Knockout

NM NM_Vanessa
| 2 days ago

GM Wesley So won week 25 of the 2022 Rapid Chess Championship presented by Coinbase, defeating GM Ian Nepomniachtchi in a hard-fought final that culminated in an armageddon playoff.  GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Oleksandr Bortnyk made ...

Nepomniachtchi Wins Week 25 Swiss: Summary Report

Nepomniachtchi Wins Week 25 Swiss: Summary Report

NM NM_Vanessa
| 4 days ago

This is our quick summary report. Check out our full report after Sunday's knockout tournament. GM Ian Nepomniachtchi won the week 25 Swiss of the Rapid Chess Championship presented by Coinbase. Participating in the event were 48 competit...

World No. 6 Junior Triumphs in Knockout and Swiss

World No. 6 Junior Triumphs in Knockout and Swiss

NM NM_Vanessa
| 11 days ago

GM Hans Niemann, ranked sixth in the world for juniors in live ratings, won week 24 of the 2022 Rapid Chess Championship presented by Coinbase, accomplishing the rare feat of winning both the knockout and Swiss in the same week.  GM Je...

Dvorkovich Re-elected As FIDE President

Dvorkovich Re-elected As FIDE President

PeterDoggers
| 11 days ago

FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich was re-elected for a second term in the presidential elections during the FIDE Congress in Chennai, India, on Sunday. He received 157 of the votes. The only other remaining candidate, Andrii Baryshpolets, received ...

Niemann Wins Week 24 Swiss: Summary Report

Niemann Wins Week 24 Swiss: Summary Report

NM NM_Vanessa
| 12 days ago

This is our quick summary report. Check out our full report after Sunday's knockout tournament. GM Hans Niemann won the week 24 Swiss of the Rapid Chess Championship presented by Coinbase. Participating in the event were 39 competitors&md...

Announcing Recommended Matches

Announcing Recommended Matches

CHESScom
| 14 days ago

Chess.com is happy to announce the release of Recommended Matches. For the first time ever, you will be presented with personalized pairings for Daily Games on your home screen. So how does it work? If you’ve finished playing all of y...