Vote For The Chess.com Immortal Game

Vote For The Chess.com Immortal Game

CHESScom
| 7 hrs ago

More than 2,500 fantastic games were submitted to the "Chess.com Immortal Game" contest, and Chess.com now needs you to select the victors. Which game do YOU think is truly immortal? You're invited to vote for your favorite game in each category...

Kasparov Relaunches Online Platform

Kasparov Relaunches Online Platform

PeterDoggers
| 1 day ago

22 years after trying for the first time, GM Garry Kasparov repeated a bold move. The 13th world champion has announced the relaunch of KasparovChess, described as "a new multimedia content platform for chess lovers of all skill levels." The pla...

Nakamura Wins April 13 Titled Tuesday

Nakamura Wins April 13 Titled Tuesday

PeterDoggers
| 3 days ago

He had been dry for over two months but yesterday he was back. GM Hikaru Nakamura won the April 13 Titled Tuesday tournament with a 10/11 score. The American finished ahead of the trio GM Dmitry Andreikin, GM Baadur Jobava, and GM Sergei Zhigalko....

Praggnanandhaa Leads Polgar Challenge Halfway

Praggnanandhaa Leads Polgar Challenge Halfway

PeterDoggers
| 7 days ago

After 10 of 19 rounds, GM Praggnanandhaa Rameshbabu leads the Polgar Challenge, the first leg of the new Challengers Chess Tour. Competing in two teams are 20 young and talented players coached by GM Vladimir Kramnik and GM Judit Polgar.  ...

New ChessKid Adventure App Released

New ChessKid Adventure App Released

FM MikeKlein
| 9 days ago

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ChessKid Adventure App Now Available, Adds to ChessKid's Offerings Palo Alto, Calif., April 8, 2021: ChessKid, the scholastic branch of Chess.com, is excited to announce its newest app, ChessKid Adventure. With ChessKid ...

Firouzja Wins Titled Tuesday Twice In A Row

Firouzja Wins Titled Tuesday Twice In A Row

PeterDoggers
| 10 days ago

He hadn't won a Titled Tuesday since June 23, 2020, but after winning last week, this week GM Alireza Firouzja (@Firouzja2003) came in first twice in a row. The victory, again achieved with a 10/11 score, was a nice warm-up for his match with GM V...

Firouzja Wins March 30 Titled Tuesday

Firouzja Wins March 30 Titled Tuesday

PeterDoggers
| 15 days ago

GM Alireza Firouzja (@Firouzja2003) won the Chess.com Titled Tuesday tournament on March 30 with an undefeated 10/11 score. It was his second Titled Tuesday victory, after having won on June 23, 2020.  This week's Titled Tuesday tournament ...

Official Rules Of Chess Updated, Draws Removed

Official Rules Of Chess Updated, Draws Removed

News
| 15 days ago

Edited April 2, 2021: Happy April Fool's everyone. Stay safe! Chess has a long and distinguished history spanning millennia. While the rules have gradually evolved over the last 1500 years, the last major rule change extends past living memory, ...

Nakamura Hosts Jokers Gambit Event On May 5-6

Nakamura Hosts Jokers Gambit Event On May 5-6

PeterDoggers
| 5 days ago

The Jokers Gambit, an event that will be hosted on GM Hikaru Nakamura's Twitch channel on May 5-6, will see top poker players participate in a Pogchamps-style chess tournament. They will be playing for a trophy while the stream will once again be ...

Norway Chess, Sigeman Postponed

Norway Chess, Sigeman Postponed

PeterDoggers
| 19 days ago

About a year after it started to disrupt the chess calendar completely, the COVID-19 pandemic is still doing just that. Both the Sigeman tournament (scheduled for April) and Norway Chess (planned for May) have been postponed. The Tepe Sigeman &a...

Pavel Anisimov Wins March 23 Titled Tuesday

Pavel Anisimov Wins March 23 Titled Tuesday

PeterDoggers
| 21 days ago

GM Pavel Anisimov (@PaulfromSPb) won the Chess.com Titled Tuesday tournament on March 23. The grandmaster from St. Petersburg (as his handle points out!) finished half a point ahead of GM Hikaru Nakamura (@Hikaru) and Dmitry Andreikin (@FairChess_...