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
The BPB Limburg Open, now the biggest open tournament in Europe during the Pentecost weekend, was won by second seed Axel Bachmann. The Paraguayan grandmaster scored 6.0/7 and finished ahead of five players on 5.5 points.
It was alread... | Read More
Sergey Karjarkin, the winner of the recent Candidates' Tournament, has withdrawn from the Norway Chess tournament scheduled for April18-30 in Stavanger. Whereas the organizers haven't given up yet, Karjakin's manager told Chess.com that it's... | Read More
The Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, the concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
The 2016 World Championship will be held in New York City, as was announced today by Agon.
Long-held rumors that the next world title match will... | Read More
Lots of chess events always take place during the Christmas and New Year holidays. This report sums up the major ones.
Naiditsch Repeats Swiss Double
In December 2014 he did it with a German flag at his board, and last month he repeated his su... | Read More