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 3,000 players and officials will b... | Read More
GM Sam Shankland finished in clear first place at the masters tournament of the Biel Chess Festival. The American grandmaster's rating will rise to 2679, the highest in his career.
It's been more than a week, but the Sinquefield Cup absorbe... | Read More
The results don't suggest it, but Sunday was not a day of rest at the 2016 Sinquefield Cup. Although all five games ended without a resignation or checkmate, the session may have been the most entertaining so far.
GM Fabiano Caruana hurriedly ... | Read More
In the traditional Cez Chess Trophy match David Navara this year faced Richard Rapport. The Hungarian won a four-game match with three draws and a win in the final game.
The CEZ Chess Trophy, an annual match between Czech number one David Navara... | Read More
This edition of In Other News sees chess celebrated by professional athletes, YouTube stars, union workers, actors, and even Canadians! Join us on another tour of the major chess stories celebrated in popular media this month.
St. Louis Car... | Read More