FIDE Chess World Cup: Xiong Sends Giri Home

FIDE Chess World Cup: Xiong Sends Giri Home

PeterDoggers
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2 hrs ago

The tiebreaks of the FIDE World Cup third round saw a major upset as the 31st seed Jeffery Xiong (U.S.) knocked out the second seed, Anish Giri (Netherlands). Le Quang Liem (Vietnam) managed to send home the higher-rated Vladislav A...

25 Years Of The Week In Chess

25 Years Of The Week In Chess

PeterDoggers
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1 day ago

The Week In Chess is a household name in the chess world and still the place to find the latest chess games, altogether and nicely sorted, for download. The first issue was published 25 years ago today. Mark Crowther, the publisher of the site, ...

New Feature: Puzzle Battle!

New Feature: Puzzle Battle!

CHESScom
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6 days ago

Hey, chess friends! Have you ever wondered what could possibly be more fun than comparing Puzzle Rush scores on the leaderboard? Well, today we have an exciting answer, because Puzzle Rush just got competitive in real time: Welcome to ...

New Feature: Site-Wide Chat

New Feature: Site-Wide Chat

CHESScom
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8 days ago

Hey, chess friends! Today, we are thrilled to release a new site-wide chat feature. This instant messaging utility makes your conversations portable. You can chat freely and not miss a thing, even as you move around on the website. To beg...

7 Questions About The 2019 FIDE Chess World Cup

7 Questions About The 2019 FIDE Chess World Cup

PeterDoggers
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9 days ago

The 2019 FIDE World Cup will be officially opened today in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia. The first round, with 128 players from all over the world, is scheduled for Tuesday. In this tournament preview we're answering seven key questions. What is it...

Chess.com Month In Review: August 2019

Chess.com Month In Review: August 2019

CHESScom
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13 days ago

Hey, chess lovers! Just like that, another month is behind us, and what a month it was. If the list below looks a bit scant, it's because so much love and effort was (and is) being directed at some amazing projects that are just now preparing ...