Can MVL Break The Puzzle Rush Record Tuesday?

Can MVL Break The Puzzle Rush Record Tuesday?

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Mar 5, 2019

The super grandmaster Maxime Vachier-Lagrave will try to stand atop one of Chess.com's most prestigious leaderboards in an effort to break the Puzzle Rush high score tomorrow. Chess fans can watch the record-breaking attempt live this Tues...

Stars Gather In Berlin For Bundesliga Chess

Stars Gather In Berlin For Bundesliga Chess

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Mar 5, 2019

Superstars like Fabiano Caruana, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Vishy Anand and Levon Aronian were among the players in Berlin this weekend, where the Bundesliga teams gathered for three joint-rounds, organized once again...

Nakamura, Seirawan To Play Bughouse Match Saturday

Nakamura, Seirawan To Play Bughouse Match Saturday

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Mar 4, 2019

Two of the best Bughouse players in the world will be teaming up with two legends of chess as Canadian Twitch streamer Grace Ferguson (@Helmsknight) heads to battle alongside Super-GM Hikaru Nakamura against 4x US Champion Yasser Se...

Blitz Mayhem Ends Champions Showdown

Blitz Mayhem Ends Champions Showdown

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Feb 25, 2019

A spirited last day of blitz at the Champions Showdown in St. Louis had no effect on the final standings of the event, with winners on a clear lead from day three. At the end of five days of speed chess, the results are in: Fabiano Caruana-Pentala...

Dallas Destiny Big Winners As Giri Makes PRO Debut

Dallas Destiny Big Winners As Giri Makes PRO Debut

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Feb 23, 2019

The Dallas Destiny scored a league-high 20 points in PRO Chess League Battles Royale as several teams such as the Miami Champions made big strides forward in the league standings with strong performances. Other favorites such as the Montreal Chess...

Blunders, Fumbles Haunt Champions Showdown

Blunders, Fumbles Haunt Champions Showdown

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Feb 22, 2019

A few inaccuracies and some blunders took a harsh toll on contenders for the Champions Showdown on the second day of the rapid section in St. Louis. As most rapid matchups are nearly decided with a day to spare, two head-to-head encounters will be...

Giri, Ponomariov To Debut In PRO Chess League Week 7

Giri, Ponomariov To Debut In PRO Chess League Week 7

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Feb 18, 2019

Anish Giri and Ruslan Ponomariov are among the players to make their debut in the 2019 season of the PRO Chess League. Week seven is another Battle Royale week, played on Tuesday beginning at 8:00 a.m. PT and on Thursday beginning at 7 a...

Isle of Man To Host FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament

Isle of Man To Host FIDE Grand Swiss Tournament

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25 days ago

The recently announced FIDE Grand Swiss tournament, where the winner will qualify for the 2020 Candidates', will be played October 9-21, 2019 in Isle of Man and organized in cooperation with Chess.com. This became official today. The news was ju...

Gunina Wins Inaugural Cairns Cup

Gunina Wins Inaugural Cairns Cup

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Feb 16, 2019

In the all-decisive and all-Russian clash, Valentina Gunina held Alexandra Kosteniuk to a draw and won the $40,000 first prize of the inaugural Cairns Cup in St. Louis. Irina Krush came third thanks to beating Harika Dronavalli. "...

Watch The 4 Player Chess Championship Sunday

Watch The 4 Player Chess Championship Sunday

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Feb 15, 2019

This Sunday, two teams will fight for the inaugural championship of Four Player Chess, a new Chess.com variant where each game is contested by four sets of pieces. Watch the Four Player Chess championship this Sunday, Feb. 17, live on Twitch.t...