U.S. Championship: So On The Brink of Title

U.S. Championship: So On The Brink of Title

PeterDoggers
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13 hrs ago

GM Wesley So is on the verge of winning his second U.S. Championship title. With two rounds to go, he is a point ahead of the pack. GM Hikaru Nakamura shockingly lost two more games on Wednesday. With two rounds to go, So is ...

Karjakin Wins Oct. 27 Titled Tuesday

Karjakin Wins Oct. 27 Titled Tuesday

PeterDoggers
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1 day ago

GM Sergey Karjakin won the October 27 Titled Tuesday tournament, his first-ever Titled Tuesday victory. The Russian grandmaster edged out GMs Alireza Firouzja and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov on tiebreak. The tournament, an 11-round Swiss at a 3+1 time...

U.S. Championship: So Still Leading the Way

U.S. Championship: So Still Leading the Way

PeterDoggers
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13 hrs ago

GM Wesley So continues to lead the U.S. Championship with 5.5/6 points after two days of play. GM Jeffery Xiong and GM Ray Robson are still tied for second place while GM Hikaru Nakamura is on a disappointing 50 percent score. "To have...

Australia, India Clinch Asian Nations Cup Titles

Australia, India Clinch Asian Nations Cup Titles

PeterDoggers
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2 days ago

Australia won the 2020 Asian Nations Cup on Sunday after beating India 4.5-3.5 in the final. India convincingly won the women's section, scoring 6-2 vs. Indonesia in the final. Almost all events in 2020 are being played online, and the Asian Nat...

Wesley So Perfect On U.S. Championship Day 1

Wesley So Perfect On U.S. Championship Day 1

PeterDoggers
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2 days ago

GM Wesley So leads the U.S. Championship as the only player to win his first three games. The tournament is a 12-player round-robin played online at a rapid time control. The field of this year's championship has all of the American stars except...

Irina Krush Wins 8th U.S. Women's Title

Irina Krush Wins 8th U.S. Women's Title

PeterDoggers
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4 days ago

GM Irina Krush won the 2020 U.S. Women's Championship on Sunday, her eighth title in total. This year the tournament was held online due to the pandemic. Krush scored an undefeated 8.5/11 in a 12-player single round-robin, played online at ...

Nakamura Just Won't Stop Winning Titled Tuesday

Nakamura Just Won't Stop Winning Titled Tuesday

PeterDoggers
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7 days ago

The Speed Chess Grand Prix might be over, but that didn't stop GM Hikaru Nakamura from winning yet another Titled Tuesday tournament. The American grandmaster finished half a point ahead of Russian GM Daniil Dubov and Ukrainian GM Pavel Eljan...

Chess, The Musical Finally Opens In Moscow

Chess, The Musical Finally Opens In Moscow

PeterDoggers
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10 days ago

The 1980s musical "Chess," with a storyline set around a Cold War-era chess event and with music by ABBA's Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, is world-famous. Somehow, it was never performed in Moscow—until last Saturday night. T...

Chess.com Month In Review: September 2020

Chess.com Month In Review: September 2020

CHESScom
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18 days ago

Hey, chess lovers! October is upon us, and you know what that means: It's time to review all the things that happened around the site in September 2020—and what a month it was! Let's dive in. Web We released a new version of Lessons, pu...