Sergey Karjarkin, the winner of the recent Candidates' Tournament, has withdrawn from the Norway Chess tournament scheduled for April18-30 in Stavanger.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
Fabiano Caruana, Pavel Eljanov, Sergey Karjakin and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov started with wins in the first game of round three at the FIDE World Cup in Baku.
Before the World Cup, the players could choose between two hotels: the Fairmont... | Read More
If poker is long periods of boredom followed by moments of sheer terror, then today chess was too. GMs Fabiano Caruana and Magnus Carlsen proved it.
"The position wasn't very complicated for a long time," Caruana said about his round-two game at... | Read More