For the first time since his retirement in 2005, Garry Kasparov will play chess against some of the best players on the planet.
The 13th world champion agreed to meet the top three finishers of the 2016 U.S. Championship in a blitz tourname... | Read More
Li Chao is the replacement for Sergey Karjakin at the Altibox Norway Chess tournament. The Chinese grandmaster is the current world number 15.
After Sergey Karjakin's withdrawal the organizers of the Altibox Norway Chess tournament quickly found... | Read More
What happens when a leading comedian hosts a talk show, invites a U.S. presidential candidate, and creates a panel comprising a female grandmaster and two imposters?
This month's "In Other News" once again covers the gamut of the weird, extraord... | Read More
The 2016 Reykjavik Open (March 8-16) will again be held in Harpa and has secured itself of creative chess.
The European Team Championship was just two months ago, but chess-minded Iceland is already preparing its next event: the 2016 R... | Read More
A most spectacular seventh round at the London Chess Classic saw three decisive games. With two rounds to go Maxime Vachier-Lagrave is the sole leader.
The French GM defeated Viswanathan Anand on the Indian's birthday, finishing h... | Read More