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Chess.com Gets Major Investment

Chess.com Gets Major Investment

CHESScom
| 2 days ago

Dear Chess.com Community, Today Chess.com is announcing something big, and yet also inconsequential: one of the world’s top “growth equity” firms, General Atlantic, has made a major investment in Chess.com. This transaction hap...

Sarana Wins January 11 Titled Tuesday

Sarana Wins January 11 Titled Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 4 days ago

GM Alexey Sarana won Titled Tuesday on January 11 with a score of 9.5/11, a week after finishing in second place. He won on tiebreaks over second-place GM Aram Hakobyan and third-place Kacper Piorun. The top 10 was rounded out by seven players on ...

Chess.com Releases New Classroom Feature

Chess.com Releases New Classroom Feature

CHESScom
| 6 days ago

Chess.com is happy to announce the release of Classroom! Classroom gives coaches and students a seamless, simple, all-in-one tool to help take their lessons to the next level. It also provides Chess.com members a streamlined way of connecting an...

2021 Chess.com Awards Winners

2021 Chess.com Awards Winners

PedroPinhata
| 6 days ago

Chess.com is excited to announce the winners of the 2021 Chess.com awards! It was a year of massive growth for chess. In February, PogChamps 3 set the Chess.com record for the biggest live-streamed event ever—at one point even breaking the 1...

Howell Wins January 4 Titled Tuesday

Howell Wins January 4 Titled Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 11 days ago

The first Titled Tuesday of 2022 went to GM David Howell on January 4. He scored 10/11 for an outright victory. In second place, also untied at 9.5/11, was GM Alexey Sarana. Meanwhile, seven players tied with nine points, with IM Pranav V in third...

Caruana Wins 2021 Gashimov Memorial

Caruana Wins 2021 Gashimov Memorial

PeterDoggers
| 22 days ago

GM Fabiano Caruana won the 2021 Vugar Gashimov Memorial on Thursday after beating GM Richard Rapport in the armageddon playoff game. Both players had finished on 24 points after the blitz segment was over. How to watch?You can play throug...

Dreev Wins December 21 Titled Tuesday

Dreev Wins December 21 Titled Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 24 days ago

GM Aleksey Dreev won Titled Tuesday on December 21 with a score of 9.5/11, after a big victory in the final round. He edged out second-place GM Shakhriyar Mamedyarov on the tiebreak system. With nine points out of 11, GM Raunak Sadhwani won third ...