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Dvorkovich Re-elected As FIDE President

Dvorkovich Re-elected As FIDE President

PeterDoggers
| 3 days ago

FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich was re-elected for a second term in the presidential elections during the FIDE Congress in Chennai, India, on Sunday. He received 157 of the votes. The only other remaining candidate, Andrii Baryshpolets, received ...

Niemann Wins Week 24 Swiss: Summary Report

Niemann Wins Week 24 Swiss: Summary Report

NM NM_Vanessa
| 4 days ago

This is our quick summary report. Check out our full report after Sunday's knockout tournament. GM Hans Niemann won the week 24 Swiss of the Rapid Chess Championship presented by Coinbase. Participating in the event were 39 competitors&md...

Announcing Recommended Matches

Announcing Recommended Matches

CHESScom
| 6 days ago

Chess.com is happy to announce the release of Recommended Matches. For the first time ever, you will be presented with personalized pairings for Daily Games on your home screen. So how does it work? If you’ve finished playing all of y...

Announcing Major Additions to Streaming on Chess.com

Announcing Major Additions to Streaming on Chess.com

CHESScom
| 1 day ago

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a chess streamer like Hikaru, GothamChess, or the Botez sisters? Or simply want to grow your audience online through chess? Well, we're making it easier than ever to get started! The all-new Chess.com Community St...

Firewalk Across The Chessboard

Firewalk Across The Chessboard

NM NM_Vanessa
| 10 days ago

GM Alexey Sarana won week 23 of the 2022 Rapid Chess Championship presented by Coinbase, defeating GM Jeffery Xiong in one of the most exciting finals of the season. GMs Hans Niemann and Vladimir Fedoseev made it to the semifinals. GMs Sam ...

Xiong Wins Week 23 Swiss: Summary Report

Xiong Wins Week 23 Swiss: Summary Report

NM NM_Vanessa
| 11 days ago

This is our quick summary report. Check out our full report after Sunday's knockout tournament. GM Jeffery Xiong won the week 23 Swiss of the Rapid Chess Championship presented by Coinbase. Participating in the event were 47 competitors—...

Favorites Continue With All Wins

Favorites Continue With All Wins

IM VSaravanan
| 10 days ago

At the end of the second round of the 44th FIDE Chess Olympiad, 43 teams have four match points, and nine teams won clean 4-0 victories and thus have eight game points. In the 44th FIDE Women's Chess Olympiad, 40 teams have four match points; 11 t...

Announcing Arena Kings With New Weekly Format

Announcing Arena Kings With New Weekly Format

CHESScom
| 9 days ago

Chess.com is proud to announce the return of Arena Kings starting on August 3 at 9 a.m. PT/18:00 CET! Arena Kings is shifting back to its roots: An event by chess streamers for chess streamers. It is for this reason that the event now features a w...