The Candidates' Tournament 2016 is a part of chess history already. You all know the results, so there is no point to recap it again. Two popular internet memes summarize very well how the tournament will be remembered.
One of them depicts Presi... | Read More
Avenida de las Palmeras, Habana, ca. 1904
A large island in the Caribbean, this former Spanish colony lies just 93 miles from the state of Florida. Its proximity to the United States, the inherent beauty of the... | Read More
Did you miss any live games from the 2016 Candidates' Tournament in Moscow, where the best contenders in the world battled it out for a shot at Magnus Carlsen's world championship?
This guide serves to showcase the top-notch coverage o... | Read More
Just like many chess players I like to solve chess problems. I especially love problems with a limited number of pieces where it is all about chess logic.
Here is one of my all-time favorites and also one of the first I ever solved:
Yes, it ... | Read More
By GM Robert Hess and IM Teddy Coleman
Before Hikaru Nakamura came along, there was Veselin Topalov. For over two decades, Topalov has been one of the most violent chess players, tearing unwary opponents to shreds.
Besides Anand, Topalov is t... | Read More