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Rapid Chess Championship Bots Are Here

Rapid Chess Championship Bots Are Here

PedroPinhata
| 4 hrs ago

You probably know that the biggest online rapid event for elite players, the Rapid Chess Championship, is happening right now, don't you? But have you ever wondered how you'd stack up against some of the grandmasters playing in the event? Well, no...

Ding Leads Final: Chessable Masters, Day 7

Ding Leads Final: Chessable Masters, Day 7

PeterDoggers
| 10 hrs ago

GM Ding Liren took a first step to winning the 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour's Chessable Masters. The Chinese grandmaster beat GM Praggnanandhaa R in their first mini-match on Wednesday and needs only a tie on Thursday to win the $25,000 fir...

Swiercz, Nakamura Win May 24 Titled Tuesday

Swiercz, Nakamura Win May 24 Titled Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 1 day ago

Titled Tuesday belonged to the Americans on May 24, the early edition won by GM Dariusz Swiercz and the late tournament by GM Hikaru Nakamura. It was Swiercz's first-ever win in the event and Nakamura's first since May 3. Nakamura was the only pla...

Kasparov Added To Russian 'Foreign Agents' List

Kasparov Added To Russian 'Foreign Agents' List

PeterDoggers
| 2 days ago

Last Friday, Russia's Ministry of Justice added GM Garry Kasparov to the list of individuals acting as "foreign agents" for receiving donations or funding from outside Russia and carrying out political activities. For Kasparov, who is living abroa...

Duda Wins 2022 Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland

Duda Wins 2022 Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland

JackRodgers
| 2 days ago

The Superbet Rapid & Blitz Poland, the second event of the 2022 Grand Chess Tour, concluded today with the crowning of GM Jan Krzysztof Duda, who won his final game in a nail-biting finish where any one of four contenders could have taken the ...

Kashlinskaya Blitzes Yip: 2022 IMSCC, Round Of 16

Kashlinskaya Blitzes Yip: 2022 IMSCC, Round Of 16

JackRodgers
| 6 days ago

The 2022 IM Not A GM Speed Chess Championship continued on Thursday with the round of 16 matchup between IMs Alina Kashlinskaya and Carissa Yip. Kashlinskaya was a class above and showed her experience in time pressure, winning by a score of 16-7....