Puzzle Rush: Chess.com's New Addictive Feature

Puzzle Rush: Chess.com's New Addictive Feature

erik
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Nov 21, 2018

What if you took the satisfaction of solving puzzles and mixed it with the intensity of blitz chess? You'd have Puzzle Rush—Chess.com's new feature that has everyone with early access going crazy.  The rules are simple:  Solv...

Carlsen To Defend Tata Steel Chess Title

Carlsen To Defend Tata Steel Chess Title

PeterDoggers
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Nov 21, 2018

Magnus Carlsen will once again be playing in the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, January 11-27, 2019 in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. The two external rounds will be played in Alkmaar and Leiden. Carlsen, who is currently defending his world champ...

Stockfish Wins Computer Chess Championship Blitz

Stockfish Wins Computer Chess Championship Blitz

pete
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Nov 20, 2018

The highest-rated chess engine of all time added another title to its resume this week as Stockfish decisively won the Chess.com Computer Chess Championship 2: Blitz Battle. The victory comes six weeks after Stockfish won the first revamped CCC:...

Anand Wins Tata Steel Chess India Blitz

Anand Wins Tata Steel Chess India Blitz

PeterDoggers
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Nov 15, 2018

Viswanathan Anand won the Tata Steel Chess India blitz tournament in Kolkata. "It was just the most magical day," said the Indian superstar, who tied for first with Hikaru Nakamura with 12.5/18 and then defeated the American grandmaster ...

Tomashevsky, Oparin Win November Titled Tuesday

Tomashevsky, Oparin Win November Titled Tuesday

NM SamCopeland
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Nov 15, 2018

Two Russians topped Chess.com's November Titled Tuesday with performances of 8.5/10 each. GM Evgeny Tomashevsky (@EvgenyT), known as "The Professor" for his solidity, glasses, and demeanor, and Grigory Oparin (@OparinGrigoriy), one of Russia's ris...

Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess India Rapid

Nakamura Wins Tata Steel Chess India Rapid

PeterDoggers
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Nov 12, 2018

Hikaru Nakamura won the rapid part of the inaugural Tata Steel Chess India tournament in Kolkata. The American grandmaster scored 1.5 on the final day, which was just enough to stay ahead of Levon Aronian who scored only 1/3. Nakamura drew ...

2018 World Chess Championship Opens In London

2018 World Chess Championship Opens In London

FM MikeKlein
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Nov 8, 2018

One of the most anticipated world championship matches in recent memory kicked off Thursday at the The College in Holborn, London. For the first time since 1990, and organized by World Chess, the biggest belt in chess will be contested b...