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Chess.com Gets Major Investment

Chess.com Gets Major Investment

CHESScom
| 8 days ago

Dear Chess.com Community, Today Chess.com is announcing something big, and yet also inconsequential: one of the world’s top “growth equity” firms, General Atlantic, has made a major investment in Chess.com. This transaction hap...

Sarana Wins January 11 Titled Tuesday

Sarana Wins January 11 Titled Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 10 days ago

GM Alexey Sarana won Titled Tuesday on January 11 with a score of 9.5/11, a week after finishing in second place. He won on tiebreaks over second-place GM Aram Hakobyan and third-place Kacper Piorun. The top 10 was rounded out by seven players on ...

Chess.com Releases New Classroom Feature

Chess.com Releases New Classroom Feature

CHESScom
| 12 days ago

Chess.com is happy to announce the release of Classroom! Classroom gives coaches and students a seamless, simple, all-in-one tool to help take their lessons to the next level. It also provides Chess.com members a streamlined way of connecting an...

2021 Chess.com Awards Winners

2021 Chess.com Awards Winners

PedroPinhata
| 12 days ago

Chess.com is excited to announce the winners of the 2021 Chess.com awards! It was a year of massive growth for chess. In February, PogChamps 3 set the Chess.com record for the biggest live-streamed event ever—at one point even breaking the 1...

Howell Wins January 4 Titled Tuesday

Howell Wins January 4 Titled Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 17 days ago

The first Titled Tuesday of 2022 went to GM David Howell on January 4. He scored 10/11 for an outright victory. In second place, also untied at 9.5/11, was GM Alexey Sarana. Meanwhile, seven players tied with nine points, with IM Pranav V in third...