There's two speeds to the Fifth Annual Zurich Chess Challenge: fast and faster. Actually, the event will be faster, fast, faster -- two blitz events bookend the main event, which will not quite be classical either.
GM Hikaru Nakamura, fresh off ... | Read More
The 2016 Grand Chess Tour, in only its second season, looked to be losing steam with the news last month that Norway Chess would be leaving. Instead, the tour announced today that it is doubling its contests and keeping its $1 million+ prize fund.... | Read More
In only three years of existence, Altibox Norway Chess has become one of the premier super-tournaments in chess. The hearty support of the world champion, Magnus Carlsen, has aided the tournament in bringing in a strong cast of competitors each ye... | Read More
This year's Moscow Open was surprisingly won by the young grandmaster Urii Eliseev, whose loss in round seven was spectacular.
Photo courtesy of the Moscow Open.
The famous Aeroflot Open was revived last year, but without hiatus the Mosco... | Read More
Winning an open is not easy for a top grandmaster. Winning it twice in a row is quite an achievement.
GM Hikaru Nakamura repeated his success at the Tradewise Gibraltar Chess Festival on Thursday after beating GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in a... | Read More