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Nihal, Ushenina Winners In Contrasting Styles

Nihal, Ushenina Winners In Contrasting Styles

IM VSaravanan
| 1 day ago

GM Nihal Sarin won the 2022 Tata Steel Chess India Open Rapid with a round to spare, while GM Anna Ushenina tied for first and won the tiebreak match to win the 2022 Tata Steel Chess India Women's Rapid. In the Open section, while Nihal scored 6...

Have A Jolly Time With The Holiday Bots

Have A Jolly Time With The Holiday Bots

CHESScom
| 1 day ago

Is it already the end of the year again? The Holiday season approaches, and on Chess.com this can only mean one thing: Your favorite Holiday Bots are back! Put on your best holiday-themed sweater, grab some cookies, pour some eggnog, and head to o...

Aronian Sparks Bullet Comeback vs. Andreikin

Aronian Sparks Bullet Comeback vs. Andreikin

NM NM_Vanessa
| 1 day ago

GM Levon Aronian defeated GM Dmitry Andreikin in the 2022 Speed Chess Championship in an electrifying duel on Wednesday. The match between these two exceptional grandmasters was loaded with imaginative play and rivalrous chess to culminate in...

Nihal And Dzagnidze Leaders After 6 Rounds

Nihal And Dzagnidze Leaders After 6 Rounds

IM VSaravanan
| 2 days ago

GM Nihal Sarin and GM Nana Dzagnidze are in the sole leads of their respective groups with an identical 4.5 points from six games in the 2022 Tata Steel Chess India Open Rapid and 2022 Tata Steel Chess India Women's Rapid. Overnight leader GM Sh...

Carlsen Returns And Wins After Dubov Dominance

Carlsen Returns And Wins After Dubov Dominance

NathanielGreen
| 2 days ago

GMs Daniil Dubov and Magnus Carlsen won the November 29 editions of Titled Tuesday. Dubov scored 10.5/11 in the early tournament, winning by 1.5 points, while Carlsen scored 9.5 and outlasted GM Vladimir Fedoseev on tiebreaks. Also making an imp...

Chess.com Releases 50 Opening Lessons

Chess.com Releases 50 Opening Lessons

CHESScom
| 2 days ago

Chess.com is happy to announce that we've released 50 lessons on the most popular chess openings. Developed by our team of master players, these lessons will teach you everything you need to know to take your opening play to the next level. Many...

Ding Wins Blockbuster Match Against Grischuk

Ding Wins Blockbuster Match Against Grischuk

JackRodgers
| 1 day ago

The 2022 Speed Chess Championship continued on Sunday with a round of 16 clash between world championship challenger GM Ding Liren and SCC qualifier GM Alexander Grischuk. The match, which ultimately ended in a 14-12 victory for the Chinese supers...

China Wins World Team Chess Championship

China Wins World Team Chess Championship

FM chansen64
| 6 days ago

In the final of the World Team Chess Championship in Jerusalem, the surprise winner was the Chinese team, after winning both matches against Uzbekistan, the champions from the Chennai Chess Olympiad. In the battle for the bronze medals, Spain an...

Caruana Survives Scare Against Erigaisi

Caruana Survives Scare Against Erigaisi

JackRodgers
| 1 day ago

GM Fabiano Caruana was the first player to progress to the quarterfinals of the 2022 Speed Chess Championship on Wednesday after defeating GM Arjun Erigaisi in a nail-biting curtain-raiser for the main event. Erigaisi built a strong lead early; ...

World Teams: Netherlands, U.S. In Trouble

World Teams: Netherlands, U.S. In Trouble

PeterDoggers
| 10 days ago

With one round to go in the pool stage, the Netherlands and the United States are in danger of missing out in the next rounds of the World Team Chess Championship. The two teams are currently not among the top four in their respective pools. China...