Location is key in this month's edition of "In Other News."
Past chess games have been played in space, underwater, and just about everywhere in between. Today we reveal a few locations you may not have thought about: behind bars, whilst un... | Read More
While more quick kills than normal took place in round eight of the Chess.com Isle of Man International, the leaders didn't appear in the Tarantino script.
Several grandmasters on lower boards won their showdowns in the penultimate&nbs... | Read More
Thus far the Tal Memorial has been a thrilling antidote to some of the more peaceful events of 2016. Unfortunately, the high bar of four decisive games in both rounds five and six could not be maintained. Whereas we dubbed the sixth round "ex... | Read More
GM Alexei Shirov has gone from "Fire on Board" to "Smoldering on Board" at the Chess.com Isle of Man International. Despite the lower temperatures, the veteran still can't be stopped, but his games have taken on a more subdued tone than his p... | Read More
Yesterday the ladies played on the top three boards. Today in round two, they scored.
Instead of three females as underdogs on boards 1-3 of the Chess.com Isle of Man International, today three Indians took their place.
One was also a female, ... | Read More