Ten of the world's top 18 players will compete at the 2016 Sinquefield Cup, the third leg of the Grand Chess Tour. In this preview, I look at head-to-head stats and recent games.
While World Champion Magnus Carlsen opted out of the GCT... | Read More
It's one of the strongest round robins in 2016, and it's just around the corner. On Friday the Grand Chess Tour resumes with the fourth Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis. Preview!
Another preview by GM Robert Hess will be posted on Chess.co... | Read More
When two baseball teams are about to have an off day and want to play the game quickly, pitchers throw a high percentage of fastballs to get a jump on their freedom. So too in round five of the 2016 U.S. Championship.
The day befo... | Read More
Sometimes dictionaries change the meanings of words, but "Webster" has been consistent since 2013. Webster University repeated as champions of the President's Cup, also known as the Final Four of College Chess. The event took place April 2-3 ... | Read More
With an up-and-down afternoon effort but a more convincing game in the evening, GM Viswanathan Anand's two draws on the second day of the Zurich Chess Challenge were enough to hold off his five challengers.
Now only one day of competitive c... | Read More