Throughout the years there have been hundreds, maybe thousands, of brilliancy prizes offered. Some are just games, albeit extremely clever ones, while others have their own stories. Some even have stories that hove... | 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
Francis Eugene Brenzinger has been mostly forgotten.
It's true that he wasn't even close to being a world champion contender, maybe not even a likely U.S. champion, but during his chess-playing days, he was... | Read More
Chess.com is launching a new online blitz and bullet chess championship series, with the biggest payout in online history, and three of the world's top chess players have already signed on.
The Grandmaster Blitz Battle Championship will be... | Read More
Two of the best chess players in the world will face off Monday morning in the biggest Chess.com Death Match of all time as American number-one GM Hikaru Nakamura is set to battle French number-one GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave.
The match will be br... | Read More