PhosAgro, a giant Russian producer of fertilizer products, is the first named sponsor for the world championship match in November between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin.
Agon, the company that holds the commercial rights to organize events ... | Read More
We're only two days away from the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. The opening ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, September 1; the first round will be played on Friday.
About 3,000 players and officials will b... | Read More
The world championship match between GMs Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin will be held in the South Street Seaport in Lower Manhattan. “There was never any doubt about New York,” said Andrew Murray-Watson, communicatio... | Read More
The unique Amsterdam Pub Crawl Tournament, where duos play each round in a different cafe, was organized for the 25th time this Sunday.
It's the last Sunday in June. We are on a terrace, somewhere in Amsterdam, and the weathe... | Read More
A trio of prominent people in American chess died recently in less than a week. Each made a unique impact on the game: organizing, computer programming, and stewarding the national organization.
On June 6, former U.S. chess championship spo... | Read More