Aronian Wins Superbet Rapid & Blitz In Playoff

Aronian Wins Superbet Rapid & Blitz In Playoff

PeterDoggers
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19 hrs ago

On Sunday Levon Aronian defeated Sergey Karjakin in a playoff to win the Superbet Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour in Bucharest. With his victory, the Armenian grandmaster secured a spot in the London playoffs next month. Anton Korobov's ...

Korobov New Leader At Superbet Rapid & Blitz

Korobov New Leader At Superbet Rapid & Blitz

PeterDoggers
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4 days ago

Anton Korobov is the surprise leader at the Superbet Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour. The Ukrainian GM beat two world champions in one day: Vishy Anand and Wesley So. Anish Giri is just one point behind Korobov going into the last day of rapi...

Giri Leads Superbet Rapid & Blitz After Day 1

Giri Leads Superbet Rapid & Blitz After Day 1

PeterDoggers
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4 days ago

Thanks to two wins and one draw, Anish Giri is the sole leader after the first day of the Superbet Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour. The Dutch GM beat both Wesley So and Sergey Karjakin.  The Superbet Rapid & Blitz Grand Chess Tour ga...

4 Winners At Hamburg FIDE Grand Prix 1st Day

4 Winners At Hamburg FIDE Grand Prix 1st Day

PeterDoggers
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5 days ago

Besides some very quick draws, the first day of the FIDE Grand Prix in Hamburg saw four winners. Jan-Krzysztof Duda, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Peter Svidler and Veselin Topalov won and now only need a draw on Wednesday to advance to the next ro...

Russia Leads In European Team Championships

Russia Leads In European Team Championships

IsaacSteincamp
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8 days ago

The 2019 European Team Chess Championship has reached its final third, with Russia leading in both the open and women's section. While strong Russian teams are the norm in any team tournament, the championship has seen a wide range of upsets. Af...

Yip Becomes Youngest American Female IM Ever

Yip Becomes Youngest American Female IM Ever

FM MikeKlein
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12 days ago

With her 5.0/9 score at the 2019 SPICE Cup, which included two draws and a win against grandmasters, Carissa Yip has unofficially become the youngest female international master in U.S. history (pending certification from FIDE). Her third and fi...

European Team Championship Underway In Batumi

European Team Championship Underway In Batumi

IM Rakesh
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16 days ago

The biennial European Team Championships 2019 is underway at the Sheraton Hotel in Batumi, Georgia. At the time of writing, three rounds have been played. This fall seems to be one of the busiest chess schedules ever with the World Cup...