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Clock Ticks Down on Abdusattorov's Rivals

Clock Ticks Down on Abdusattorov's Rivals

NM NM_Vanessa
| 1 day ago

With a seamless draw vs. GM Wesley So in the penultimate round, GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov enters the last day of the 2023 Tata Steel Chess Tournament still in the sole tournament lead. He's been at the forefront of the field since day one and held ...

Carlsen Rises With 3 Rounds Left

Carlsen Rises With 3 Rounds Left

NM NM_Vanessa
| 4 days ago

In round 10, GM Magnus Carlsen scored a fourth victory at the 2023 Tata Steel Chess Tournament, defeating GM Parham Maghsoodloo in a double-edged tussle. The world champion is now within striking distance of the top two. GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov...

Nakamura Wins Another Tuesday

Nakamura Wins Another Tuesday

NathanielGreen
| 5 days ago

GM Hikaru Nakamura was victorious in another Titled Tuesday on January 24, his second in a row. Nakamura started 6/6, went undefeated, and scored 9.5/11 to defeat GMs Baadur Jobava and Matthias Bluebaum on tiebreaks. There was only one tournamen...

Giri Defeats Ding, Narrows Abdusattorov's Lead

Giri Defeats Ding, Narrows Abdusattorov's Lead

NM NM_Vanessa
| 6 days ago

GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov maintained his lead with a nearly seven-hour display of exceptional defensive technique vs. GM Vincent Keymer in round nine of the 2023 Tata Steel Chess Tournament. GM Anish Giri is now in a close second, narrowing th...

Take Vishy Anand's Chess.com Course Today!

Take Vishy Anand's Chess.com Course Today!

CHESScom
| 10 days ago

He's the 15th world chess champion, five-time world champion, and one of the greatest chess players of all time. India's first grandmaster, his career as a chess star has spanned five decades and lasted from his teenage years into his 50s. He has ...

Ukranian GM Shevchenko To Play For Romania

Ukranian GM Shevchenko To Play For Romania

NM AnthonyLevin
| 10 days ago

The Ukrainian GM Kirill Shevchenko has changed federations to Romania, the Romanian Chess Federation announced on Thursday. GM Richard Rapport, the world number-17, also switched federations from Hungary last year. Rated 2662, Shevchenko is now th...

Nakamura Arrives, Dubov Repeats

Nakamura Arrives, Dubov Repeats

NathanielGreen
| 12 days ago

GM Daniil Dubov became the first two-time Titled Tuesday winner of 2023 on January 17 and was followed by GM Hikaru Nakamura entering the winner's circle for the first time this year. Both scored 9.5/11, Dubov winning on tiebreaks over GM Denis La...

Introducing Bullet Brawls And New Arena Options

Introducing Bullet Brawls And New Arena Options

CHESScom
| 14 days ago

As a fan or as a player of top-level chess, whether you need a weekend chess fix or are looking for pure bullet competition, Chess.com has the event for you! We're bringing another regularly scheduled tournament for titled players to Chess.com on ...

Ding, Abdusattorov Score First Victories

Ding, Abdusattorov Score First Victories

NM NM_Vanessa
| 13 days ago

World championship challenger GM Ding Liren and GM Nordirbek Abdusattorov scored the first victories of the 2023 Tata Steel Chess Tournament in round one. Defending champion GM Magnus Carlsen drew a combative game vs. GM Levon Aronian. In the Ch...

'Robson Is The Mittens Of Puzzle Rush'

'Robson Is The Mittens Of Puzzle Rush'

NM NM_Vanessa
| 16 days ago

Puzzles are one of the first tools for improvement introduced to a chess player. Our first chess books are full with dazzling mating combinations to solve and worlds of tactical themes to explore. Our early jumps in ability are almost always due t...