GM Grzegorz Gajewski is not just a good opening theoretician. By winning the strong Najdorf Memorial, he showed that he can also be a high-caliber, all-around grandmaster.
At the moment, Grzegorz Gajewski is only Poland's 10th-ranked grandm... | Read More
Back in his world-champion days, GM Garry Kasparov used to challenge himself by playing clock simuls against entire national teams. He beat Germany, he beat Israel, he beat the Czech Republic. Last month he was back, this time against a colle... | Read More
In the never-ending saga of Man vs Machine, GM Sergey Erenburg became the first grandmaster to return for a rematch against Komodo when he tackled the beast in a match of two-pawn odds on June 16-17.
Erenburg's willingness to cont... | Read More
Starting this Wednesday, Magnus Carlsen will be back at the chessboard in Bilbao, Spain where he will face five tough rivals: Hikaru Nakamura, Anish Giri, Wesley So, Sergey Karjakin and Wei Yi.
After two quiet weeks, there's plenty of ... | Read More
In a rough and tumble, jam-packed Titled Tuesday, GM Eltaj Safarli emerged atop the field twice, in both the early and late event. This impressive achievement would have impressed more had IM Minh Tran not done the same last month.
Saf... | Read More