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  • 2017 PRO Chess League: Standings

    Here you will find the current standings of the 2017 PRO Chess League, updated weekly after all results are in. All matches will be covered live on www.chess.com/tv with hosts taking you from start to finish! League...

  • Chess Books And Youth vs Old Age

    • IM Silman
    • Sep 29, 2016, 3:30 AM

    Sitting in a coffee shop in Tokyo that’s little known but adored by those who frequent it, I was staring at the most beautiful and delicious cappuccino on Earth. This was my second one, but before...

  • How To Get A Free Chess.com T-Shirt

    • News
    • Aug 30, 2016, 4:04 AM

    Want to show off your love of chess? Do you need some new supplies for your favorite hobby? How about a free Chess.com t-shirt with a qualifying purchase?  WholesaleChess.com is running a special...

  • How Chess Saved Beethoven

    A Little Background:      A man named Wolfgang von Kempelen created a supposed chess-playing machine in 1770.  A chess master cleverly concealed inside controlled the exposed turbaned,...

  • Chess Rivals Video Archive

    Chess Rivals, Blindfold Battles and other streams are matches that take place online between the world's most popular and respected "Chess Streamers." This article is to serve as a historical record of those battles: Match...

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  • 2016: The Year In Review

    • News
    • Dec 31, 2016, 10:37 AM

    For many, 2016 was a year to be forgotten. Political division and turmoil, the passing of many beloved persons, and acts of violence often dominated the news. However, in terms of chess, 2016 was a banner year....

  • 48 Teams, Over 100 Grandmasters To Play PRO Chess League

    We've already announced that Magnus Carlsen, Hikaru Nakamura, Fabiano Caruana, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, and Wesley So are signed up to play in the inaugural season of the PRO Chess League. It is now...

  • FM Dan Yeager, Justin Tan Win Crazyhouse Championship

    Chess.com's first-ever crazyhouse (crazyhouse rules here! ) championship featured 83 of the very best crazyhouse players in the world. Nearly every major crazyhouse player was present. Two of the...

  • Team 'Alkaloid' Wins European Club Cup

    The European Club Cup was loaded with 2700s, and in the end, the team most packed with 2700s claimed clear first. Team "Alkaloid" (Ding Liren, Dmitry Andreikin, Pavel Eljanov, Dmitry Jakovenko, Yu Yangyi, and...

  • 42nd Chess Olympiad Starts In 2 Days

    We're only two days away from the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. The opening ceremony is scheduled for Thursday,  September 1; the first round will be played on Friday.  About...


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