Artemiev Wins 3rd Titled Tuesday in 4 Weeks

Artemiev Wins 3rd Titled Tuesday in 4 Weeks

PeterDoggers
| 30 days ago

GM Vladislav Artemiev is having an incredible run in Chess.com's Titled Tuesday blitz events. On March 9, he won his third tournament in four weeks, again as the only player to score 10/11. This week's Titled Tuesday tournament had a t...

The Queen's Gambit, The Musical?

The Queen's Gambit, The Musical?

PeterDoggers
| Mar 9, 2021

It looks like the popular Netflix series The Queen's Gambit will be turned into a musical. The production company Level Forward has won the rights to adapt Walter Tevis's 1983 novel for the stage. "It is a privilege for Level Forward to lead the...

Wesley So Officially Becomes U.S. Citizen

Wesley So Officially Becomes U.S. Citizen

PeterDoggers
| Mar 5, 2021

Reigning U.S. chess champion GM Wesley So is now officially a U.S. citizen. The Filipino-born 27-year-old super-grandmaster got his American citizenship on February 26, 2021, at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services offices in St. Paul/Min...

Chess.com Partners With Chess In Slums-Africa

Chess.com Partners With Chess In Slums-Africa

News
| Mar 1, 2021

Palo Alto, Calif., March 1, 2020—Chess.com is pleased to announce a partnership with Chess In Slums-Africa (CIS-A). Chess In Slums is bringing chess, resources, and support to impoverished children in the Nigerian slums of Majidun Ikorodu La...

Golden Globes For The Queen's Gambit

Golden Globes For The Queen's Gambit

PeterDoggers
| Mar 1, 2021

The Netflix series The Queen's Gambit has won the Golden Globe for best miniseries or television film. Anya Taylor-Joy, who played the main character Beth Harmon, also won the Golden Globe for best actress in a miniseries or television film. ...

Open Letter From Tata Steel Chess Chief Arbiter

Open Letter From Tata Steel Chess Chief Arbiter

News
| Feb 28, 2021

The video footage does not tell the full story of the controversy around the Firouzja-Wojtaszek game at the 2021 Tata Steel Chess Tournament, says the chief arbiter of the tournament, Pavel Votruba. In an open letter, the Czech arbiter explains hi...