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 ...

Saric Still Perfect In PRO Chess Week Two

Saric Still Perfect In PRO Chess Week Two

NM SamCopeland
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Jan 18, 2019

After two weeks, only one player, GM Ivan Saric, has a perfect 8/8 score in the PRO Chess League. His dominant performance (as well as GM Eric Hansen's) have made the Montreal Chessbrahs look like one of the teams to beat early in the PRO Chess Le...

PRO Chess Teams Power Up For Week Two

PRO Chess Teams Power Up For Week Two

FM MikeKlein
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Jan 14, 2019

The new scoring system of the Professional Online Rapid (PRO) Chess League means teams aren't just trying to eke out victories. They're trying to demolish their opponents and run up big scores. So, get ready for some teams to use some big names ...