Earlier this month GM Kacper Piorun won his 4th World Solving Championship in Belgrade, Serbia. The problems he had to solve were pretty tough, but you can give it a try!
Solving chess problems or studies can be a lot of fun.... | Read More
Andrei Volokitin won the Vidmar Memorial, a round robin held in Bled, Slovenia. The Ukrainian grandmaster finished on 7/9, half a point more than Arkadij Naiditsch.
The Netherlands had Max Euwe, Germany had Emanuel Lasker and Slovenia had&n... | Read More
Besides the 95,000 Euro first prize, Sergey Karjakin received a BMW sports car at the end of the Candidates' Tournament's closing ceremony.
The closing ceremony of the FIDE Candidates' Tournament was held a day after the tournament end... | Read More
What happens when a leading comedian hosts a talk show, invites a U.S. presidential candidate, and creates a panel comprising a female grandmaster and two imposters?
This month's "In Other News" once again covers the gamut of the weird, extraord... | Read More
Sure, we're midway into September, but it's not too late to look back on all the news we missed in August. Blame the Sinquefield Cup, the ongoing World Cup, and all the events in between.
August had many events worthy of a mention, and below you... | Read More