July 10: Twitch Rivals Chess Showdown

July 10: Twitch Rivals Chess Showdown

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16 hrs ago

Palo Alto, Calif., July 7, 2020—Chess.com and Twitch are teaming up once again to bring chess to the esports mainstream with a Europe vs. North America team event called Twitch Rivals: Chess Showdown to be held on Friday, July 10 at 1 p.m. P...

Carlsen Takes Lead In Chessable Masters Final

Carlsen Takes Lead In Chessable Masters Final

PeterDoggers
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3 days ago

GM Magnus Carlsen took the lead in what was a close first match with GM Anish Giri on Friday in the Chessable Masters final. The world champion won the second blitz game after being 2-2 in the rapid. How to watch?The games of the Chess...

Oparin Wins 5th Speed Chess Grand Prix

Oparin Wins 5th Speed Chess Grand Prix

PeterDoggers
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5 days ago

Russian GM Grigoriy Oparin won the fifth Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix after beating Azerbaijan's GM Eltaj Safarli in the knockout final. GM Vladislav Kovalev of Belarus is the new leader of the overall Grand Prix leaderb...

Carlsen Reaches Chessable Masters Final

Carlsen Reaches Chessable Masters Final

PeterDoggers
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5 days ago

GM Magnus Carlsen beat GM Ding Liren 2-0 to reach the Chessable Masters final. In the other semifinal, GM Ian Nepomniachtchi leveled the score vs. GM Anish Giri and secured a third match on Thursday. How to watch?The games of the Chess...

Women's Speed Chess Grand Prix Leg 2 Results

Women's Speed Chess Grand Prix Leg 2 Results

PeterDoggers
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2 days ago

GM Valentina Gunina won the second leg of the FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix. The Russian grandmaster beat GM Anna Ushenina 7-5 in the final on Sunday, which was a repeat of the final of the first leg, won by Ushen...

Comedians On Board, Part 2

Comedians On Board, Part 2

IM Rakesh
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7 days ago

Comedians on Board—Part Two will be hosted on Chess.com by Samay Raina, one of India's leading stand-up comedians. This event will feature more than 20 of India's top comedians and will run for a week. This event will be broadcasted on Raina...

World Chess Championship Match Postponed To 2021

World Chess Championship Match Postponed To 2021

PeterDoggers
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9 days ago

The FIDE World Chess Championship Match, which was scheduled to start on Dec. 20, 2020 in Dubai, has been postponed to 2021. The second half of the Candidates Tournament is still planned to take place before the end of this year, said FIDE Directo...

Chessable Masters: How To Win Without Winning?

Chessable Masters: How To Win Without Winning?

PeterDoggers
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9 days ago

GM Anish Giri took the lead in his best-of-three with GM Alexander Grischuk at the Chessable Masters in a match where all seven games ended in draws; he drew as Black in the armageddon. GM Ding Liren won his first match with GM Hikaru Nakamur...

Women's Speed Chess Grand Prix Leg 1 Results

Women's Speed Chess Grand Prix Leg 1 Results

CHESScom
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8 days ago

GMs Anna Ushenina beat GM Valentina Gunina 7-4 in the final of the FIDE Chess.com Women's Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix's first leg.  GM Alexandra Kosteniuk had defeated Vaishali Rameshbabu 7-4 in a match for third place hel...

Andreikin Wins 4th Speed Chess Grand Prix

Andreikin Wins 4th Speed Chess Grand Prix

PeterDoggers
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12 days ago

Russian GM Dmitry Andreikin won the fourth Speed Chess Championship Grand Prix after beating UAE's GM Salem Saleh in the knockout final. GM Vladimir Fedoseev continues to lead the overall Grand Prix leaderboard. The next Speed Chess Ch...

Chessable Masters: MVL, Radjabov Eliminated

Chessable Masters: MVL, Radjabov Eliminated

PeterDoggers
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13 days ago

GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and GM Teimour Radjabov have been eliminated from the Chessable Masters. The two players didn't finish among the top four of the B group. GMs Anish Giri, Ding Liren, Ian Nepomniachtchi, and Fabiano Caruana made it to...