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  • Carlsen Plays Chess On His Birthday

    GM Gserper Jan 7, 2017, 7:43 PM

    Most people like to celebrate their birthdays and most of my readers like to play chess. Have you ever wondered what happens when you combine these two great things and play chess on your birthday? Well, recently...

  • 2016 World Championship Video Guide

    jdcannon Nov 16, 2016, 1:40 PM

    The 2016 world championship between current champion GM Magnus Carlsen and challenger GM Sergey Karjakin is the biggest event of the year. The 12 games played in New York will decide who is the grandest grandmaster,...

  • Chess Books And Youth vs Old Age

    IM Silman Sep 29, 2016, 3:30 AM

    Sitting in a coffee shop in Tokyo that’s little known but adored by those who frequent it, I was staring at the most beautiful and delicious cappuccino on Earth. This was my second one, but before...

  • The Touch-Move Rule Outbreak

    GM Gserper May 21, 2016, 11:40 PM

    At the end of last week's article I mentioned that "recently we witnessed a real outbreak of touch-move rule violations." I think we can explain this phenomenon by a huge advance in modern...

  • Amateur Game Review

    TigerChess Aug 13, 2016, 2:27 AM

    Kudos to the brave members who contributed their games to this series. This time we're analyzing submissions from amateurs looking to take that next step. Sometimes we need a second pair of eyes to break down our...

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  • An Evening at the UN with Judit Polgár by chess24 staff

    sontu1296 Mar 18, 2017, 10:21 PM

    As part of the ‘Planet 50/50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality’ initiative, chess grandmaster and Planet 50/50 Champion Judit Polgár spoke on the theme of ‘fighting stereotypes’ at a special event held on...

  • When are Magnus & co. next in action? by Colin McGourty

    sontu1296 Mar 12, 2017, 8:29 AM

    We've got a quiet couple of weeks chesswise, but it’s the lull before the storm! March ends with a new Chinese supertournament, a new open and So, Caruana and Nakamura in the US Championships, before April sees...

  • One of my best games

    IM attilaturzo Mar 11, 2017, 1:24 PM

    Máté Csarmasz This is one of my best games. I played it in the hungarian junior championship when I was 17 years old. Please tell your opinion and leave a comment! Thank you for your attention. Have a wonderful...

  • The modern-dutch hybrid checkmate

    IM attilaturzo Mar 9, 2017, 1:47 PM

      Gigi sent me one of his recent games. A pretty and short checkmate. His opponent started with the modern defense and then he changed his mind and transposed to the dutch defense, but it weakened his position...

  • Chess and comics at the World Chess Hall of Fame by Macauley Peterson

    sontu1296 Mar 9, 2017, 5:36 AM

    Did you know that Superman plays chess? Well he does. Not only that, he appeared ‌as a chess piece 70 years ago. You know who also plays chess? Batman. He was spotted, even earlier, playing the joker as Robin looked...

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  • New add: Vote Chess Leader

    BeepBeep9 Mar 20, 2017, 10:10 AM

    As you probably know are Vote Chess matches have been... Lacking. Thus I am appointing someone to be a Vote Chess Leader, that will discuss moves before anyone votes, thus giving everyone a clear understanding on...


    FideCastro Mar 19, 2017, 10:52 PM

    Dave Pugh       ½        Robin Anderton (126)               ½ Roy Peters       1          Mike Warden (126)                    0 S Grayland       1          Rayyan Farooq (125)                 0 G Mason         ...

  • The Club Profile

    megalucario13 Mar 17, 2017, 3:34 PM

    I'm just wondering if anyone wants to change this club profile. I'm getting a bit tired of Rick Sun, and the joke of him being a 1300 isn't that funny anymore. If any of you have a recommendation of what the club...

  • Chess University Seeking Partners & Investors

    GeniusKJ Mar 10, 2017, 10:25 PM

    Chess University, Inc., which owns ChessUniversity.com and this Chess University (formerly known as Chess.com University) group, is getting ready for international expansion and is seeking partners and investors....

  • The Leader is Back

    TheChessWarlord_1206 Feb 27, 2017, 10:22 AM

    It's me, the Chess Warlord! I'm back from hibernation, refreshed my profile and username, and I'm ready to lead you all to a war again! My current username is TheChessWarlord_1206 (changed from ChessWarlord2004:...

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