Man vs. Machine: Lenderman vs. Komodo This Week

Man vs. Machine: Lenderman vs. Komodo This Week

PeterDoggers
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15 days ago

Resuming our Man vs. Machine series, this week Chess.com is hosting a match between American grandmaster Aleksandr Lenderman and Komodo. The chess engine will be playing with knight odds but with offsetting factors. How to watch?The match runs M...

Carlsen, Lagno Winners At Steinitz Memorial

Carlsen, Lagno Winners At Steinitz Memorial

PeterDoggers
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15 days ago

The FIDE Online Steinitz Memorial, an online blitz tournament held over the weekend, was clinched by the two reigning world blitz champions. Magnus Carlsen won the men's event with a round to spare while the women's sectio...

Firouzja Wins Chessbrah Invitational

Firouzja Wins Chessbrah Invitational

PeterDoggers
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16 days ago

GM Alireza Firouzja won the Chessbrah Invitational, a blitz tournament among six super grandmasters held Friday and Saturday on Chess.com. The Iranian grandmaster defeated GM Anish Giri of the Netherlands in a best-of-10 final. Yesterday the pre...

Adopt-A-Danny Returns Monday With Anish Giri

Adopt-A-Danny Returns Monday With Anish Giri

News
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17 days ago

The beloved series Adopt-A-Danny returns with its third father-to-be, GM Anish Giri this Monday, May 18 at 9 a.m. Pacific time / 18:00 Central Europe on Chess.com/tv. The show's second guest, world number-eight GM Wesley So, adopted Danny i...

Hikaru Nakamura Stars In TV Series Billions

Hikaru Nakamura Stars In TV Series Billions

PeterDoggers
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22 days ago

GM Hikaru Nakamura made a cameo appearance in the TV show Billions. The American grandmaster appeared in the second episode of season five, aired on Sunday on the premium television network Showtime. Billions is an award-winning and crit...

Chess.com Month in Review: April 2020

Chess.com Month in Review: April 2020

CHESScom
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22 days ago

Greetings, chess fans! April certainly kept us—and our systems—busy! Behind the scenes, our operations specialists worked hard to keep the servers from boiling over, as COVID-19 kept site traffic higher than ever. But that wasn't all...

China Wins FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup

China Wins FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup

PeterDoggers
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23 days ago

China won the inaugural FIDE Chess.com Online Nations Cup on Sunday. Their Superfinal with the USA ended 2-2 with China having draw odds for winning the round-robin phase. The Superfinal concluded six days of online competitive chess at the...