Chess.com Month In Review: May 2019

Chess.com Month In Review: May 2019

CHESScom
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2 days ago

Hey, chess lovers! Starting this month, we're developing a new good habit and getting louder about recent changes around the site: new features, improvements, and maybe a bug fix here and there. For good measure, we will also share some m...

Junior Speed Chess: Sarana Beats Esipenko

Junior Speed Chess: Sarana Beats Esipenko

PeterDoggers
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4 days ago

Making the difference in the three-minute segment, Alexey Sarana defeated Andrey Esipenko 15-12 on Tuesday. The next opponent for Sarana in the Junior Speed Chess Championship will be either Parham Maghsoodloo or Luca Moroni. It w...

Junior Speed Chess: Sarana-Esipenko preview

Junior Speed Chess: Sarana-Esipenko preview

PeterDoggers
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3 days ago

Sponsored by ChessKid, the Chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championship continues on Tuesday with its fifth match, this time between the two Russian talents Alexey Sarana and Andrey Esipenko. Now that the left half of the bracket has deli...

Blunders Galore In Norway Chess Round 6

Blunders Galore In Norway Chess Round 6

PeterDoggers
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4 days ago

After lots of excitement and drama, the Armageddon games delivered something else in round six of the 2019 Altibox Norway Chess tournament: big blunders. Magnus Carlsen maintained his 1.5-point lead going into the second rest day. With a shorten...

Niemann-Wang Team Dominates 1st ChessKid Games

Niemann-Wang Team Dominates 1st ChessKid Games

FM MikeKlein
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10 days ago

The inaugural ChessKid Games took place Saturday and the duo of IM Hans Niemann and Alexander Wang cruised to victory with 39.0 out of a possible 48 points over the three disciplines. The commanding margin of victory was an astounding seven p...

Norway Chess Opens With 5 Armageddon Games

Norway Chess Opens With 5 Armageddon Games

PeterDoggers
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11 days ago

It was as if the players really wanted to try out the new system. The first round of the 2019 Altibox Norway Chess tournament saw no fewer than five Armageddon games as all classical encounters ended in draws. For the fans who prefer rapid or bl...

MVL Wins Blitz As Revamped Norway Chess Begins

MVL Wins Blitz As Revamped Norway Chess Begins

PeterDoggers
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12 days ago

The 2019 Altibox Norway Chess tournament took off on Monday with the traditional blitz tournament to determine the pairing numbers. The tournament was won by Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, while Alexander Grischuk stole the show at the press conference. ...