Firouzja Qualifies For Bullet Chess Championship

Firouzja Qualifies For Bullet Chess Championship

NickBarton
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Apr 4, 2019

GM Alireza Firouzja of Iran emerged victorious from an unsurprisingly difficult field on Wednesday, which saw some of the best bullet players in the world battling it out for a spot in the Bullet Chess Championship main bracket. You can ...

IM Eva Moser, 1982-2019

IM Eva Moser, 1982-2019

Merlin2017
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Apr 3, 2019

IM Eva Moser, Austria's first women's grandmaster, died unexpectedly at the age of 36 last weekend in Graz. The news was confirmed by the Austrian Chess Federation. Further details about the death of the player from the city of Spital ...

Live Now: Bullet Chess Championship Swiss Qualifier 2

Live Now: Bullet Chess Championship Swiss Qualifier 2

News
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Apr 4, 2019

Who's the fastest master on the chessboard? We'll find out in April as Chess.com hosts the Bullet Chess Championship, and all titled players have a chance to qualify for the event.  All titled players are invited to participate in the ...

APRIL FOOLS! Rensch To Leave Chess.com For TBS

APRIL FOOLS! Rensch To Leave Chess.com For TBS

News
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Apr 1, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Chess.com CCO Daniel Rensch to vacate position effective immediately. Palo Alto, Calif.—April 1, 2019 In a move that he described as "the best opportunity I've ever had," Daniel Rensch announced Monday that he wo...

Nakamura Wins 5th U.S. Championship

Nakamura Wins 5th U.S. Championship

FM MikeKlein
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Apr 1, 2019

When the top four players all think a round is "must-win" then that's a good sign for the man who actually does. And so it was for GM Hikaru Nakamura in today's final round of the 2019 U.S. Championship. Thinking that other players with a share ...

Artemiev Wins European Chess Championship

Artemiev Wins European Chess Championship

PeterDoggers
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Mar 31, 2019

After winning in Gibraltar, Vladislav Artemiev scored his second big victory of the year at the European Individual Chess Championship in Skopje, North Macedonia. The Russian GM edged out Nils Grandelius on tiebreak after both finished o...

Welcome To The New Chess Puzzles Experience!

Welcome To The New Chess Puzzles Experience!

CHESScom
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Mar 29, 2019

At last! Today we finished rolling out a brand new version of our beloved Tactics Trainer, which will now be known simply as Puzzles! This vital training tool is everything it used to be—but it's now deeper, more interactive and emphasizes&n...

LIVE NOW: PRO Chess League Quarterfinals

LIVE NOW: PRO Chess League Quarterfinals

PROChessLeague
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Apr 2, 2019

Watch here: www.Twitch.tv/Chess The PRO Chess League's playoffs are halfway through the quarterfinals. With two teams qualified and four teams left to compete for the two final spots, the question now is: Who will make it to San Francisco? ...

4 Is The Number At U.S. Chess Championship

4 Is The Number At U.S. Chess Championship

PeterDoggers
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Mar 25, 2019

After four rounds the 2019 U.S. championship has four leaders, all on plus one: Jeffery Xiong, Wesley So, Hikaru Nakamura and Leinier Dominguez. Jennifer Yu leads the women's tournament after winning all four games. U.S. Championship: ...