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Lagno Wins Astana FIDE Women's Grand Prix

Lagno Wins Astana FIDE Women's Grand Prix

PeterDoggers
| 2 days ago

Thanks to a strong finish, scoring five points over her last six games, GM Kateryna Lagno of Russia won the first leg of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix in Astana, Kazakhstan. She finished half a point ahead of her compatriot GM Aleksandra Goryachkina...

ChessKid Announces Library Chess Club Initiative

ChessKid Announces Library Chess Club Initiative

CHESScom
| 3 days ago

ChessKid is excited to announce its new Chess Clubs in Libraries initiative! This program sends out free club starter kits in North America. Each starter kit includes:  5 chess boards & pieces (sets) A "How the Pieces Move" poster F...

Carlsen Leads In Final vs. Erigaisi

Carlsen Leads In Final vs. Erigaisi

PeterDoggers
| 6 days ago

GM Magnus Carlsen won the first match vs. GM Arjun Erigaisi in the final of the Julius Baer Generation Cup on Saturday. Winning two games and finishing with a draw, the world champion needs only a tie in Sunday's match to win the tournament. How...

Carlsen Advances, Niemann Eliminated

Carlsen Advances, Niemann Eliminated

PeterDoggers
| 8 days ago

A final between GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Hans Niemann is not possible anymore at the Julius Baer Generation Cup after Niemann lost to GM Le Quang Liem in Thursday's quarterfinals. Carlsen eliminated GM Levon Aronian and now plays GM Vincent Keymer...

So Sweeps Ivanchuk, Dominguez Defeats Hansen

So Sweeps Ivanchuk, Dominguez Defeats Hansen

NM NM_Vanessa
| 8 days ago

GMs Wesley So and Leinier Dominguez won their round of 32 matches in the Chess.com Global Chess Championship on Thursday, defeating the legendary GM Vasyl Ivanchuk and the popular streamer GM Eric Hansen respectively. The round of 32 contin...

Carlsen Reigns Supreme, Finally Speaks Out

Carlsen Reigns Supreme, Finally Speaks Out

PeterDoggers
| 9 days ago

GM Magnus Carlsen was in a class of his own at the preliminaries of the Julius Baer Generation Cup. Ending with three more victories, he finished first with a 2937 performance rating before giving his first interview since withdrawing from the Sin...

Nakamura Adds Another Tournament Victory

Nakamura Adds Another Tournament Victory

NathanielGreen
| 10 days ago

GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Jeffery Xiong, the most successful and one of the most successful players in the history of Titled Tuesday, each added another victory feather to their caps in the September 20, 2022 editions.   IM Anna Sargsy...

American Favorites Clean House

American Favorites Clean House

NM NM_Vanessa
| 9 days ago

The American higher seeds, GMs Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, and Jeffery Xiong, won the last of the round of 64 matches on day five of the Chess.com Global Chess Championship. Although the favorites ultimately won, the underdogs gave them seri...

Sweet Revenge, Stunning Upsets

Sweet Revenge, Stunning Upsets

NM NM_Vanessa
| 13 days ago

Day four of the Chess.com Global Chess Championship featured electrifying matchups, remarkable upset victories, and inspiring tales of vengeance. GM Benjamin Bok knocked out GM Alexander Grischuk, one of the overall tournament favorites....