In two weeks from now the Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan starts. Who is playing? Who are the favorites? Which top GMs are missing?
It's the next big event in the chess calendar, and it's the biggest of all. Whereas the Olympic... | Read More
Yesterday, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave secured first place in Dortmund's Sparkassen Chess Meeting. With a draw in the final round today, he solidified a 12.8 rating point gain, locked in a post-tournament rating of 2810.8, and secured his&nbs... | Read More
Have you ever played against a major league player? You may have, without even knowing it.
St. Louis Cardinals Manager Mike Matheny plays on Chess.com, and now he can contest any one of his players in the clubhouse, too.
In this month's "In Ot... | 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
The metaphorical chess universe has been more geographically spread than the actual universe of late. With stories from Africa, Europe, Siberia, and the mainstream Olympics, here's our monthly look of chess mentions we didn't cover yet.
As alway... | Read More