ChessBomb Joins Chess.com To Power Top Event Coverage

ChessBomb Joins Chess.com To Power Top Event Coverage

News
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Nov 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ChessBomb teams up with Chess.com to create new chess events destination for fans to watch top events. Palo Alto, Calif., Nov. 7, 2018—ChessBomb, an online leader in live chess event coverage, will join Chess.com t...

8 Teams Qualify For 2019 PRO Chess League Season

8 Teams Qualify For 2019 PRO Chess League Season

NM SamCopeland
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Nov 6, 2018

Last year, two new teams (the Armenia Eagles and the Chengdu Pandas) made it to the finals weekend in San Francisco where the Eagles eventually defeated the Pandas in a thrilling multiple-overtime battle. This year, six new teams and two returning...

In Other News: Spanning All Media

In Other News: Spanning All Media

FM MikeKlein
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Nov 2, 2018

Books, movies, podcasts: This edition of In Other News, our collection of smaller chess stories, shows that the game is playing out in many forms: Documentary chronicles all-girls team in New York City New US Chess podcast Carlsson in The Bi...

Svidler Beats Shankland In Hoogeveen Match

Svidler Beats Shankland In Hoogeveen Match

PeterDoggers
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Oct 30, 2018

Despite starting with a loss, Peter Svidler defeated Sam Shankland in a six-game match held in Hoogeveen, the Netherlands. In the same playing hall, Vladimir Fedoseev and Jorden van Foreest drew all their classical games. A long tradition of c...

Chess.com Isle Of Man: Nakamura, Wojtaszek Join Lead

Chess.com Isle Of Man: Nakamura, Wojtaszek Join Lead

FM MikeKlein
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Oct 25, 2018

In the last three rounds of the 2018 Chess.com Isle of Man International, the number of leaders has gone from two to four to six. You might want to go ahead and check those playoff regulations now. There might have been an unlikely seventh, but th...

Chess.com Isle Of Man: Xiong, Gupta Join Leaders

Chess.com Isle Of Man: Xiong, Gupta Join Leaders

FM MikeKlein
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Oct 25, 2018

Grab your saddle. The fifth round of the 2018 Chess.com Isle of Man International was all about knights versus pawns. The final verdict? A draw. Jeffery Xiong's three pawns overcame Richard Rapport's knight for the American to join the lead. But...

Chess.com Isle Of Man: Naiditsch, Wang Hao Lead

Chess.com Isle Of Man: Naiditsch, Wang Hao Lead

FM MikeKlein
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Oct 23, 2018

Well, tomorrow's pairings just got easy. Of the six players with perfect scores entering the the fourth day of play at the 2018 Chess.com Isle of Man International, only Wang Hao and Arkadij Naiditsch won. They'll face off on the premier board nex...