Delhi International Chess Festival: Pantsulaia Wins

Delhi International Chess Festival: Pantsulaia Wins

IM Rakesh
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22 hrs ago

The Georgian GM Levan Pantsulaia nudged six others on tiebreak to clinch the main event of the Delhi International Chess Festival in New Delhi. The 17th edition of the Delhi International Chess Open was held across three categories (A, B and ...

Saric Still Perfect In PRO Chess Week Two

Saric Still Perfect In PRO Chess Week Two

NM SamCopeland
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4 days ago

After two weeks, only one player, GM Ivan Saric, has a perfect 8/8 score in the PRO Chess League. His dominant performance (as well as GM Eric Hansen's) have made the Montreal Chessbrahs look like one of the teams to beat early in the PRO Chess Le...

PRO Chess Teams Power Up For Week Two

PRO Chess Teams Power Up For Week Two

FM MikeKlein
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8 days ago

The new scoring system of the Professional Online Rapid (PRO) Chess League means teams aren't just trying to eke out victories. They're trying to demolish their opponents and run up big scores. So, get ready for some teams to use some big names ...

Arena Kings Chess Returns For Season 3

Arena Kings Chess Returns For Season 3

News
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11 days ago

Chess.com and Twitch will partner once more for season three of the new Arena Kings chess tournament series starting on Monday, Jan. 14. To accommodate the schedules of players in the PRO Chess League, we've gone back to two events per week...

Caruana, So Lead Arch Bishops In PRO Chess Week 1

Caruana, So Lead Arch Bishops In PRO Chess Week 1

NM SamCopeland
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12 days ago

The 2019 season of the PRO Chess League started strong with thrilling, competitive matchups and zero drawn matches. Only two teams, the Saint Louis Arch Bishops and the Montreal Chessbrahs, scored more than 10 points. Additionally, this year's new...

Bay Area International Makes Chess History

Bay Area International Makes Chess History

FM MikeKlein
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15 days ago

How can losers be winners? The 2019 Bay Area International in Burlingame, California made several fortunes foggy, but at the end of the nine rounds, the field clarified and several players had reasons to celebrate. First there was GM Le Qua...

SL Narayanan Wins Biggest Titled Tuesday Ever

SL Narayanan Wins Biggest Titled Tuesday Ever

PeterDoggers
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16 days ago

The year 2019 started strongly with the biggest Titled Tuesday ever held on Chess.com. A field of 388 played, and the winner was GM Sunilduth Lyna Narayanan of India, who finished ahead of e.g. GMs Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So. Since it's ...

Who's The Super-GM Under The Mask?

Who's The Super-GM Under The Mask?

Alessandro_Parodi
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21 days ago

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It's GM Wesley So! The place is Johannesburg, and the occasion is the South African Junior Chess Championship (SAJCC). In the wake of social trends such as Fabiano Caruana's bucket challenge and Magnus Carlsen's ...