The metaphorical chess universe has been more geographically spread than the actual universe of late. With stories from Africa, Europe, Siberia, and the mainstream Olympics, here's our monthly look of chess mentions we didn't cover yet.
As alway... | Read More
What happens when an efficiency expert and a driven chess player meet? What periodical went three decades in between a certain chess reference?
November was a massive month of "secondary" chess news. How big? There was so much quantity that we n... | Read More
Last Thursday, FIDE published the names of the 128 participants of the World Cup, next month in Baku, Azerbaijan. Of the top players only Carlsen and Anand are missing.
Below we give the full list, as taken from the official website.
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The second edition of Millionaire Chess will return to Las Vegas from October 8-12, 2015 and now there are newer and cheaper ways to play for the $1,000,000 guaranteed prize fund.
Organizers GM Maurice Ashley and Amy Lee have adopted "satellite"... | Read More
It's official: the FIDE Presidential elections in August will go between Kirsan Ilyumzhinov and Garry Kasparov. Both had announced their candidacy for FIDE President a while back, but now on the FIDE website it is mentioned that no other tick... | Read More