In a bad year for sports legends, the chess world is not staying behind. Today Viktor Korchnoi died at the age of 85 in a hospital in Wohlen, Switzerland. Korchnoi had been ill for some time and was hospitalized last week after suffering... | Read More
Viswanathan Anand is the early leader of the Candidates' Tournament. The winner of the previous edition started with a win in Moscow: he beat Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria.
Will this be deja vu all over again? Will Vishy Anand ... | 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
Garry Kasparov's voluntary exile from competitive chess six years ago left a big vacuum at the top, but he hasn't completely abandoned the royal game.
Garry Kasparov today played a 2-game exhibition blitz match in Clichy, France, against Maxime V... | Read More
The 98th British Championships will take place in Sheffield from 25 July - 6 August.
This year's competition has attracted many of the top British players, including reigning champion Mickey Adams, former world title challenger Nigel Short (pictu... | Read More