Mt. Whitney, the hightest peak in the contiguous United States
Nestled within the Sierra Nevada Mountains at the base of the highest peak in the lower 48 states, the high desert community of Lone Pine became the unl... | Read More
In 1945, right after WWII ended, a team of United States players competed against a team of Soviet players in a chess match via radio. While the U.S. team expected stiff competition, there was little doubt in... | Read More
Chess.com's GM Blitz Battle Championship began in 2016. With Death Matches as the precursor, this championship is different in several regards.
The Blitz Battles are still three hours in length, but each match does not stand alone. The... | Read More
Miles of String by Marcel Duchampfrom the "First Papers of Surrealism" exhibition New York 1942,
for the benefit of the French war relief societiesPhoto by John Schiff hangs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Untitled scul... | Read More
What's the biggest underdog story in sports? What's the biggest in chess?
Thursday's much-hyped GM Blitz Battle between top-seeded World Champion Magnus Carlsen and qualifier Tigran Petrosian might seem more equal if the "other Petrosian" w... | Read More