We're only two days away from the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan. The opening ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, September 1; the first round will be played on Friday.
About 3,000 players and officials will b... | Read More
Besides GM Anish Giri, there's a new and bright Dutch chess star: GM Jorden van Foreest. The eldest in a big chess family won his first Dutch Championship on Sunday.
Shortly before the UEFA Euro 1992 football champi... | Read More
The U.S. Chess League is coming back to Chess.com, but it will have a new name and different format. In January, the site will play host to a brand new form of organized chess competition: The PRO Chess League.
The Professional Ra... | Read More
For those expecting GM Hikaru Nakamura to beat GM Maxime Vachier-Lagrave by dominating the bullet segment, you were half right. He won, but it was over by the time they reached the one-minute.
The Chess.com Grandmaster Blitz Battle Champion... | Read More
Despite a choppy start, World Champion Magnus Carlsen convincingly conquered the reigning World Blitz Champion Alexander Grischuk in a masterpiece of a Blitz Battle. Carlsen now advances to the GM Blitz Battle Championship final, and wil... | Read More