Gibraltar Chess Festival: 3 Leaders After Round 8

Gibraltar Chess Festival: 3 Leaders After Round 8

FM MikeKlein
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Jan 30, 2019

There's been a slinky effect at the 2019 Gibraltar Chess Festival, with seemingly alternating rounds of a sole leader, followed by the leading score group bunching up again. After GM Vladislav Artemiev stretched the slinky by beating GM Hikaru N...

Duda Debuts In PRO Chess Battle Royale This Week

Duda Debuts In PRO Chess Battle Royale This Week

NM SamCopeland
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Jan 28, 2019

The PRO Chess League has always been known for its innovative formats. This Tuesday and Friday, we debut our first new format of 2019: Battle Royales! Diving into the action this week will be two PRO Chess League stars making their 2019 debuts, ...

Carlsen Wins 81st Tata Steel Chess Tournament

Carlsen Wins 81st Tata Steel Chess Tournament

PeterDoggers
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Jan 27, 2019

For the seventh time in his career Magnus Carlsen won the Tata Steel Chess Tournament in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. The Norwegian grandmaster held Anish Giri to a draw without much trouble today. Vladislav Kovalev promoted ...

Leading Seeds Draw Early In Gibraltar Chess Festival

Leading Seeds Draw Early In Gibraltar Chess Festival

FM MikeKlein
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Jan 25, 2019

Through three rounds, only one of the top 34(!) players at the 17th Gibraltar Chess Festival has proven himself as indestructible as the peninsula's famous rock. That would be GM David Navara of the Czech Republic. Overall, a mere five players out...

Introducing Sub-Saturdays Chess On Twitch

Introducing Sub-Saturdays Chess On Twitch

News
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Jan 24, 2019

The chess world is growing fast on Twitch, and we need more events to show our appreciation! Starting Saturday, January 26, and continuing every Saturday at 12 p.m. (noon) Pacific, the Twitch channel with the largest following of chess enth...

Delhi International Chess Festival: Pantsulaia Wins

Delhi International Chess Festival: Pantsulaia Wins

IM Rakesh
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Jan 22, 2019

The Georgian GM Levan Pantsulaia nudged six others on tiebreak to clinch the main event of the Delhi International Chess Festival in New Delhi. The 17th edition of the Delhi International Chess Open was held across three categories (A, B and ...