Carlsen Wins All On Saint Louis Rapid Day 2

Carlsen Wins All On Saint Louis Rapid Day 2

PeterDoggers
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2 days ago

GM Magnus Carlsen bounced back from his unfortunate loss by disconnect as he won all three games on the second day of the Saint Louis Rapid tournament. The world champion is now the sole leader with 9 points out of a possible 12. GMs I...

Carlsen, Nakamura Share Chess9LX Victory

Carlsen, Nakamura Share Chess9LX Victory

PeterDoggers
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5 days ago

GM Magnus Carlsen and GM Hikaru Nakamura both won $31,250 as they shared the first prize in the online Chess9LX tournament. The two grandmasters scored 6/9 in a tournament that had no tiebreak regulations. GM Levon Aronian, who was lea...

Aronian Leads Chess9LX After Perfect 2nd Day

Aronian Leads Chess9LX After Perfect 2nd Day

PeterDoggers
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5 days ago

GM Levon Aronian is the new leader of the online Chess9LX tournament after winning all of his games on day two. GM Garry Kasparov managed to score only half a point from three promising positions. Kasparov's play was influenced by a tragic ...

FIDE Candidates Tournament Resumes November 1

FIDE Candidates Tournament Resumes November 1

PeterDoggers
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10 days ago

The FIDE Candidates Tournament will resume on November 1, 2020, in Yekaterinburg, Russia, or Tbilisi, Georgia. This was announced moments ago by the International Chess Federation. Earlier today, the Russian news agency TASS broke the news, quot...

Chess.com Month In Review: August 2020

Chess.com Month In Review: August 2020

CHESScom
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11 days ago

Hey, chess fans! September is here, and it's time to review our accomplishments from last month! So let's consider August 2020 with respect to product development, support, and fair play. Web Developments If you want to learn from y...

PogChamps Final: Hafu Is Champion

PogChamps Final: Hafu Is Champion

NM CoachJKane
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12 days ago

In an exciting set of matches, itsHafu played Gripex90 in the championship match, and easywithaces took on Cizzorz for the top spot in the consolation bracket. easywithaces vs. Cizzorz itsHafu vs. Gripex90 In case you missed it, here's how...

Today: PogChamps 2 Finals

Today: PogChamps 2 Finals

NM CoachJKane
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13 days ago

The PogChamps 2 semifinals were all hard-fought matches! Gripex played dogdog, and itsHafu played TFBlade in the championship bracket. Meanwhile, the consolation bracket saw TSM_Zexrow against easywithaces and Cizzorz against QTCinderella. Make ...

Stockfish 12 Released, 130 Elo Points Stronger

Stockfish 12 Released, 130 Elo Points Stronger

PeterDoggers
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15 days ago

Version 12 of the popular open-source chess engine Stockfish was released on Thursday. It is a major update that includes an efficiently updatable neural network and is significantly stronger than earlier versions. According to the official...