Predict Computer Chess Championship To Win Cash Prizes

Predict Computer Chess Championship To Win Cash Prizes

pete
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5 hrs ago

As the Computer Chess Championship moves into its next stage, an exciting new feature gives viewers the ability to predict each game's results to win cash and membership prizes. The championship will also be covered by a series of broadcast stream...

Giri, Ponomariov To Debut In PRO Chess League Week 7

Giri, Ponomariov To Debut In PRO Chess League Week 7

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3 days ago

Anish Giri and Ruslan Ponomariov are among the players to make their debut in the 2019 season of the PRO Chess League. Week seven is another Battle Royale week, played on Tuesday beginning at 8:00 a.m. PT and on Thursday beginning at 7 a...

Isle of Man To Host FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament

Isle of Man To Host FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament

PeterDoggers
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5 days ago

The recently announced FIDE Grand Swiss tournament, where the winner will qualify for the 2020 Candidates', will be played October 9-20, 2019 in Isle of Man and organized in cooperation with Chess.com. This became official today. The news was ju...

Gunina Wins Inaugural Cairns Cup

Gunina Wins Inaugural Cairns Cup

PeterDoggers
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6 days ago

In the all-decisive and all-Russian clash, Valentina Gunina held Alexandra Kosteniuk to a draw and won the $40,000 first prize of the inaugural Cairns Cup in St. Louis. Irina Krush came third thanks to beating Harika Dronavalli. "...

Watch The 4 Player Chess Championship Sunday

Watch The 4 Player Chess Championship Sunday

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6 days ago

This Sunday, two teams will fight for the inaugural championship of Four Player Chess, a new Chess.com variant where each game is contested by four sets of pieces. Watch the Four Player Chess championship this Sunday, Feb. 17, live on Twitch.t...

Cairns Cup: Gunina Overtakes Kosteniuk For Lead

Cairns Cup: Gunina Overtakes Kosteniuk For Lead

FM MikeKlein
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8 days ago

GM Valentina Gunina cannot be stopped. Well, she could be, were it not for the 30-move draw rule. Now winner of four consecutive games at the inaugural Cairns Cup, she explained today that she was only trying to make a draw after equalizing out of...

Research Finds Chess More Beneficial In Lower Grades

Research Finds Chess More Beneficial In Lower Grades

FM MikeKlein
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9 days ago

The preliminary findings of a multi-year study across the state of Alabama seem to indicate that chess instruction may improve student performance, especially amongst younger students. The study, conducted by researchers at Tennessee Tech and the ...

Chess.com Announces Bullet Chess Championship

Chess.com Announces Bullet Chess Championship

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10 days ago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chess.com announces Bullet Chess Championship Palo Alto, Calif., Feb. 11, 2019—The best and fastest chess players in the world will compete this April in the Chess.com Bullet Chess Championship, the site announced ...

Cairns Cup: Kosteniuk Leads, Gunina Shines

Cairns Cup: Kosteniuk Leads, Gunina Shines

PeterDoggers
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10 days ago

With a score of 4.5/5 Alexandra Kosteniuk is the sole leader during the rest day at the Cairns Cup in St. Louis. Valentina Gunina scored a sparkling win in round five against Marie Sebag. Three more rounds have been played in St. Louis sinc...

PRO Chess Teams Score Big In Week Five

PRO Chess Teams Score Big In Week Five

NM SamCopeland
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12 days ago

The Mumbai Movers won one of the most exciting matches of the week as the PRO Chess League's two Indian teams clashed. Elsewhere, carnage ensued as the league saw a surprising number of blowouts as the Pittsburgh Pawngrabbers, New York Marshalls...

2019 Grand Chess Tour Participants Announced

2019 Grand Chess Tour Participants Announced

PeterDoggers
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13 days ago

After a year of absence, Magnus Carlsen is back as a participant of the Grand Chess Tour. The other 11 main players are Hikaru Nakamura, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Fabiano Caruana, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Ding Liren, Levon Aronian, Wesl...