The 10th edition of the Tal Memorial begins later this month in Moscow. The field includes former world champions Vladimir Kramnik and Vishy Anand.
The Tal Memorial is a super tournament remembering the eighth world champion Mikha... | Read More
Andrei Volokitin won the Vidmar Memorial, a round robin held in Bled, Slovenia. The Ukrainian grandmaster finished on 7/9, half a point more than Arkadij Naiditsch.
The Netherlands had Max Euwe, Germany had Emanuel Lasker and Slovenia had&n... | 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
Taking revenge over reigning champion Bischwiller in the penultimate round, Clichy-Echecs-92 secured its 14th French Team Championship title with a round to spare. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave scored a superb 8.5/10 and is the new #4 in the live ra... | Read More
He held draws with Black against both Alexander Alekhine and Bobby Fischer. Arturo Pomar, one of the most famous sports figures in post-war Spain, died 26 May 2016 in a hospital Barcelona.
Long before Lubosh Kavalek used the term for Magnus Carl... | Read More