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Danielian Upsets Lagno In Women's Speed Chess Opener  Chess.com

Deciding the match in the very last bullet game, eighth seed GM Elina Danielian of Armenia Wednesday kicked out top seed GM Kateryna Lagno of Russia from ...


Stockfish Strikes Back, Tops Lc0 In Computer Chess Championship  Chess.com

In a thrilling battle that came down to the final games, Stockfish won the Chess.com Computer Chess Championship this week, edging out the machine-learning ...


In Other News: Park Chess, Female Chess, Cartoons, Commercials  Chess.com

Chess in a Filipino park, chess as a therapy for tough times and as a source for marketing and for cartoons. There are interesting new facts about female ...


Nepomniachtchi Beats Wojtaszek To Reach FIDE Grand Prix Final  Chess.com

Ian Nepomniachtchi will be Alexander Grischuk's opponent in the final of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow which starts on Monday. Today, the Russian ...


Chess stars to play in historic Scottish distillery  chess24

Magnus Carlsen, Vishy Anand, Ding Liren and Sergey Karjakin will this weekend play each other twice in rapid chess in the Lindores Abbey Chess Stars ...


'Sudden Draws' As FIDE Grand Prix Round 3 Begins  Chess.com

Both semifinal games—Ian Nepomniachtchi vs. Radoslaw Wojtaszek and Hikaru Nakamura vs. Alexander Grischuk—ended in draws rather abruptly today at the ...


Firouzja Crushes Martinez In Junior Speed Chess Match  Chess.com

Alireza Firouzja was the clear favorite, and he proved it. The Iranian rising star crushed José Martinez of Peru 18-7 in their Junior Speed Chess Championship ...


Ding Liren and cold stand between Carlsen and Lindores Abbey Chess Stars 2019 victory!  Chessbase News

Yes, you read that right! The two crucial factors that will make Carlsen's task difficult of winning the Lindores Abbey Chess Stars 2019 are Ding Liren, who has ...


Arnold Schwarzenegger: "I Used To Play Chess At The Gym"  Chess.com

Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke of his passion for chess at the opening of the Arnold Chess Classic games in Johannesburg, South Africa. “I started when I was ...


Chess Prodigy Firouzja Faces Martinez In Junior Speed Chess Tuesday  Chess.com

After the thrilling season opener Van Foreest-Tari, the Junior Speed Chess Championship continues on Tuesday with the Iranian rising star Alireza Firouzja ...


Pitting 8-Bit Chess Games Against Modern Foes  Hackaday

UltraChess is a vintage chess game for the 8-bit MSX platform, running on the Z80. [flok] wondered just how capable the game really was, and set forth to test it ...


Coach Of The Month: IM Attila Turzo  Chess.com

IM Attila Turzo is a familiar face to students on Chess.com. His streams at Twitch.tv/attilaturzo have a strong emphasis on instruction, breaking down lots of ...


Women's Speed Chess Championship Takes Off Today With Lagno-Danielian  Chess.com

The inaugural Chess.com Women' Speed Chess Championship starts today, with the first quarterfinals matchup between GM Kateryna Lagno (Russia) and GM ...


Dota 2: Sven has joined Auto Chess, ready to carry Warriors to the top  InvenGlobal

Dota 2: Playing a Warrior strategy in Auto Chess just got a little spicier. Whereas the lineup usually is a sturdy one indeed, it tended to come across one problem ...


What Online Chess Taught One Teen About Digital Life  WIRED

High school is hard; the internet is messing with our self-esteem. Then my friends insisted I download Chess Time.


Wojtaszek Knocks Out Svidler From FIDE Moscow Grand Prix  Chess.com

After kicking out Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek also eliminated Peter Svidler from the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow. The other three quarterfinal ...


World Fischer Random Championship: Qualified Players  Chess.com

Below is the full list of non-titled players who've qualified for the first-ever Fischer Random World Chess Championship. There is still time to register and be a ...


Junior Speed Chess Championship Takes Off Thursday With Van Foreest-Tari  Chess.com

The inaugural Chess.com Junior Speed Chess Championship starts Thursday, with the first matchup in the round of 16 between GM Jorden van Foreest ...


Ian Mond Reviews Famous Men Who Never Lived by K Chess  Locus Online

Famous Men Who Never Lived, K Chess (Tin House Books 978-1947793248, $24.95, 324pp, hc) March 2019. Over the last couple of years, there's been a ...


Governor honors UTRGV back-to-back chess championship team  KGBT-TV

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley chess team was in Austin at the State Capitol on Wednesday, accepting congratulations and a proclamation from ...


Nakamura, So Through To Round 2 FIDE Grand Prix Moscow  Chess.com

The American grandmasters Hikaru Nakamura and Wesley So both won their FIDE Grand Prix tiebreaks in the shortest way possible to reach the second round.


Williams Elementary wins national K-5 chess title  Gainesville Sun

The Wildcats captured the K-5 championship at the National Elementary School Chess Championship in Nashville, Tennessee. Joseph A. Williams Elementary ...


ChessBase Apps: Live Chess  Chessbase News

5/23/2019 – ChessBase invites you to follow the top players and the top tournaments live — with the WebApp "Live Chess". This section of the ChessBase ...


All eyes on Lindores Abbey as Carlsen, Anand & co. gather for a two-day rapid  Chessbase News

The chess world was following the FIDE Grand Prix happening in Moscow. There's the women's candidates tournament coming up and there is also the Norway ...


Animal Farm On The Chess Board  Chess.com

Animal Kingdom is a recent piece by the Italian contemporary artist Alessandro Gallo, who combines his usual style, where animals play an important role, with ...


Chess: Magnus Carlsen sets another record despite ‘playing badly’  The Guardian

World champion overawes rivals at opening Grand Tour event in Ivory Coast with his new-look aggressive Sicilian style. Leonard Barden. Fri 17 May 2019 07.00 ...


Elina Danielian Wins Women's Speed Chess Qualifier  Chess.com

Elina Danielian won the 2019 Women's Speed Chess Championship qualifier on Wednesday. The Armenian grandmaster earned $750 and a spot in the first ...


Top GMs Exit Early After Bloody FIDE Grand Prix Day 2  Chess.com

Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Dmitry Jakovenko, Sergey Karjakin, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Nikita Vitiugov all had to leave the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow early ...


Girls move into male-dominated sport with Philly chess event  WHYY

The 11th annual Philly Girls Play Chess tournament brings young women together to compete in a game usually dominated by boys. They also gain confidence ...


Computer Chess Engines: A Quick Guide  Chess.com

Chess has been fascinating players and spectators for nearly 2000 years. With the technological revolution of the last 100 years, computers have become an ...


Princess Anne hosts the second annual inter-board chess tournament  Sudbury.com

On May 16, 160 strategy masters from 14 different schools faced off across the board at Princess Anne Public School, in the second annual all-day inter-board ...


Grischuk, Nepomniachtchi, Nakamura Advance In FIDE Grand Prix  Chess.com

Alexander Grischuk, Ian Nepomniachtchi and Hikaru Nakamura won their tiebreaks today and qualified for the third round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow.


Bond, Chess Bond  Chess.com

Filmmakers love to use chess in their movies to emphasize the protagonist's intellectual abilities. Naturally you can see chess in many spy movies, since even a ...


Valve is making its own version of 'Dota Auto Chess'  Engadget

Dota 2's hugely popular custom game mode Dota Auto Chess is set to get not one but two standalone spin-offs. Dota 2's publisher Valve made the ...


Carlsen Leading The Way At Côte d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz  Chess.com

Scoring another 2.5/3 on the final rapid day, Magnus Carlsen goes into the blitz with a three-point lead at the Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.


Feature Announcement: Mastery Chess Lessons Are Here  Chess.com

Chess.com is thrilled to announce the release of our "Mastery" series of chess lessons. On New Year's Day 2019, we released an update to Chess.com/lessons, ...


Carlsen Wins Côte d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz  Chess.com

Magnus Carlsen had no trouble securing a win at the Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz in Abidjan, as he had the tournament in his pocket with two rounds to spare.


Carlsen Unstoppable At Ivory Coast Rapid & Blitz  Chess.com

Another close-to-perfect score in day two gave Magnus Carlsen a two-point lead in the Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz in Abidjan, with three more rapid rounds to ...


Arena Kings Returns For Season 4  Chess.com

Chess.com and Twitch will partner once again for season four of the new Arena Kings chess tournament series starting on Monday, May 13. As in season three, ...


20th annual chess challenge at Hidden Oak Elementary  WCJB

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -- Checkmate! Hidden Oak Elementary held its 20th annual chess challenge today. In February, the Gainesville Chess Club began ...


Dota Auto Chess patch leaks: Sven joins the board as Demon-Warrior  VPEsports

image by: Cuong Le Manh Although Valve announced their plan for a standalone Dota Auto Chess game, development that will go separate ways with Drodo ...


Anish Giri Interview: 'Chess Is Extremely Psychological'  Chess.com

Anish Giri tells David Cox about the multicultural upbringing that shaped his chess talent, why social media has been huge for the game and the moments when ...


Chess Clocks: An Introduction  Chess.com

In the early 1800s, competitive chess was a time commitment, with games lasting 8-10 hours. Players would often try to stall and exhaust each other.


Carlsen Slips But Still Ahead In Côte d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz  Chess.com

Magnus Carlsen is still first in the Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz after one day of blitz. However, not everything went according to the script for the world champion, ...


Unknown Chess Players Who Won A Prize  Chess.com

WHO ARE THEY? Everyone wants to win a brilliancy prize, but few get to experience it. In this article, I've found several “unknown players” who actually were ...


Lindores Abbey: Chess greats check in for abbey contest  The Times

Four of the world's greatest chess players are competing in a tournament at a Scottish abbey where monks played the game 500 years ago.The players ...


How To Play A King Hunt  Chess.com

We all love our ancient game for its beauty and inner logic, but have you thought about what attracts you most to chess? Some people would swear that there is ...


Carlsen, Wei Lead Ivory Coast Rapid & Blitz After Day 1  Chess.com

As the tournament name suggests, the race is to the swift at the Côte d'Ivoire Rapid & Blitz. One day into the rapid section of the tournament, Magnus Carlsen ...


FIDE Grand Prix Starts Friday In Moscow  Chess.com

It's the beginning of the new world championship cycle, and it's starting tomorrow. The first leg of the 2019 FIDE Grand Prix series will be officially opened on ...


Why IMSA had “Men's” not “Open” Chess  Chessbase News

Some press coverage of the 2019 IMSA World Masters tournament, including articles on ChessBase, mentioned a "Women's" section and an "Open" section.


Van Foreest Beats Tari In Last Game Of Match  Chess.com

It came down to the wire. Jorden van Foreest led for most of the match, but his opponent Aryan Tari come back and took over the lead in the bullet before van ...


Ivanchuk Wins His 8th Capablanca Memorial  Chess.com

Former top grandmaster Vassily Ivanchuk showed his class in Havana this week where he won the Capablanca Memorial for the eighth time. The Ukrainian GM ...


Check, mate! Norwegian chess comet shows who's boss in no uncertain terms  The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english

The noble art of chess-playing has a history of at least 1500 years and can still grab the popular attention. Check, mate! Norwegian chess comet shows who's ...


Rogess: chess with roguelike combat  Boing Boing

Roguelike games (previously) are "a subgenre of role-playing video game characterized by a dungeon crawl through procedurally generated levels, turn-based ...


History, Brilliant Chess Tactics And You!  Chess.com

Well, I'm back with six chess puzzles, with each game being given a brilliancy prize. However, a little secret: I like the little bios as much as the puzzles! Anyway ...


Jennings chess team unites refugees with American kids and wins across the state  Akron Beacon Journal

Charles Jones rested his chin against his left hand, stared down at the chessboard in front of him and patiently plotted his next move in silence.His opponent ...


Chess legend Garry Kasparov warns of a 'cyber Cold War,' says Western 'political will' needed  CNBC

"Right now we are in some sort of cyber Cold War, and deterrence is the only response," says former world chess champion Garry Kasparov.


2019 Junior Speed Chess Championship Power Rankings  Chess.com

The Junior Speed Chess Championship kicks off on May 16 and will feature 16 of the top players in the world age 21 and under. The players are seeded by their ...


2020 World Chess Championship: 14 Games, Double The Prize Fund  Chess.com

FIDE has increased the length of the next world championship match from 12 to 14 classical games, and now recommends a prize fund of two million euros.


Sunrise resident secures 5th U.S. National Chess Championship  Sun Sentinel

The city of Sunrise had a keen rooting interest in the 2019 United States Chess Championship in St. Louis, Missouri when Hikaru Nakamura won his fifth ...


On Chess: First Stop Of Grand Chess Tour Brings World Champion Fifth Major Win In 2019  St. Louis Public Radio

The 2019 Grand Chess Tour (GCT) kicked off in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The best chess players from all over the world assembled in the coastal city to fight.


Elite Chess Training!  Chessbase News

5/16/2019 – What would you do if you could have a different chess training regimen every day of the week? Beginning Monday with Openings and finishing ...


Who Is The James Holzhauer Of Chess?  Chess.com

James Holzhauer is rewriting the Jeopardy record books on a nightly basis. The professional sports gambler from Las Vegas is playing the trivia game show at ...


4-day chess c’ship begins at varsity  The Tribune

Tribune News *Service*. Jalandhar, May 25. A four day National Rapid and Blitz Chess Championship 2019 was inaugurated by joint secretary of All India Chess ...


Gawain Jones Leads As Tepe Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament Takes Off  Chess.com

As the only winner of the first round, Gawain Jones took an early lead at the Tepe Sigeman & Co Tournament in Malmo, Sweden. You can follow this tournament ...


Giri Wins Shenzhen Masters After Final Round Turnaround  Chess.com

Anish Giri won the $20000 first prize at the Shenzhen Masters in China after beating Dmitry Jakovenko in the final round and seeing tournament leader Pentala ...


The Chess Prodigy vs Magnus Carlsen  Chess.com

The recent Grenke chess tournament turned out to be a one-person show, since everyone was watching and talking about Magnus Carlsen. The world ...


When Your Chess Pieces Betray You  Chess.com

We've all heard the cliche that chess is war on 64 squares. So, if it is a war between two armies, then I assume that the chess pieces are soldiers. And just like in ...


On Chess: US Chess Federation Celebrates 80th Year and Looks to the Future  St. Louis Public Radio

Admit it: When you think of chess, an image immediately forms in your mind of two older men, possibly bearded, hunched over a board in a dimly-lit.


Valve will make its own, standalone version of Dota Auto Chess mod  Eurogamer.net

Valve has announced it will make its own version of the immensely popular Dota Auto Chess mod. What will become of the original mod is now unclear.


Chess: supreme Magnus Carlsen targets his own world record after Grenke win  The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen, the Norwegian world champion, can contest the title of greatest of all time with the legendary Bobby Fischer and Garry Kasparov in the wake of ...


Chess: can you crack the mate in two?  Financial Times

Magnus Carlsen is the first reigning world champion to compete in Africa.


A beautiful mind  The Hindu

Haran Da had retired by then. He was a bachelor. Every day on our way to school and back, we saw him sitting in the balcony of his single-storey ancestral ...


Chess board turned into wonderfully nerdy coat rack  Boing Boing

Volker Rieck transformed vintage old chess boards into fantastically nerdy coat racks to sell on his Etsy shop CreativeHolz. Chess club bonus points for the ...


Harikrishna, Jones Lead At Tepe Sigeman & Co Chess Tournament  Chess.com

Gawain Jones and Pentala Harikrishna are sharing the lead at the Tepe Sigeman & Co Tournament in Malmo, Sweden with two rounds to go. Both players are ...


‘Very Humbling Thing’: Colorado Kids Learn Strategy At International Chess Competition  CBS Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CBS4) – Kids and adults gathered Saturday to play against some of the best chess players in the world. Children as young as 10 ...


Carlsen vs So Today As Grand Chess Tour Takes Off In Ivory Coast  Chess.com

Magnus Carlsen is the first world champion in the history of chess to officially play in a tournament in the African continent. The Norwegian star is ready to begin ...


Tobago to make debut at First Citizens Chess  Trinidad News

PASTOR FIDEL James, president of the Tobago Chess Society, will be entering 18 primary school players from his chess coaching programme in the 15th First ...


Chess: Guildford extend unbeaten run to record 79 matches  The Guardian

Guildford kept their monopoly on the 4NCL title by defeating an ambitious challenge from the Isle of Man, extending their unbeaten run to 79 matches.


The Canada-China crisis is a game of chess, and Ottawa needs to stop playing it with checker pieces  The Globe and Mail

Yves Tiberghien is a professor of political science, director emeritus of the Institute of Asian Research at the University of British Columbia and senior fellow at ...


16-year-old La Cañada Flintridge chess player wants to crush all competitors, is among world’s best  The Pasadena Star-News

By Brandon Black. Contributor. In the intellectually grueling game of competitive chess, Annie Wang,16, the top U.S. women's player in her age group, has a ...


Florence High School Valedictorian: Life is like a game of chess  Canon City Daily Record

Forget the box of chocolates – life is like a game of chess. At least this is true according to Florence High School Class of 2019 Valedictorian ...


What is Dota Auto Chess: a beginner’s guide  Polygon

Auto Chess is a new, popular mod for Dota 2 that's nothing like chess or Dota. It's complicated but rewarding to play. This guide will help you understand the ...


Arch Bishops Capture 2nd PRO Chess League Title  Chess.com

Buoyed by strong days from their top and bottom boards, the Saint Louis Arch Bishops captured another PRO Chess League title by easily defeating the ...


USA vs Yugoslavia  Chess.com

The Introduction The U.S.S.R team totally demolished the U.S.A. team in a Radio Chess Match played from Sept.1-4, 1945. Not only did this event shine a ...


Shout Out: David Zimmermann, 13-year-old chess star  Chicago Tribune

David Zimmermann, a 13-year-old eighth grader at Clarendon Hills Middle School, has joined an elite group by being named as a 2018-19 Rising Star by the ...


Chess at Breakfast Isn't Trying to Start a Revolution  Westword

Singer and guitarist Caleb McFadden, bassist Justin Daggett and drummer Mike Davis of the Fort Collins prog-rock band Chess at Breakfast don't have health ...


Chess Club and other Longmont-area events May 7, 2019  Longmont Times-Call

Today. Chess Club — Every First and Third Monday, 7 to 8 p.m. Players of all levels are welcome. Best for ages 7 and up. Come discover how fun chess can be!


"Scary" Win: Carlsen-Aronian At Grenke Chess Classic  Chess.com

Magnus Carlsen kept his full-point lead at the Grenke Chess Classic with a win vs Levon Aronian on Saturday. The only player trailing him by a point is Fabiano ...


Englewood students win big at National Junior High School Chess Championship  WLS-TV

Six students from Earle STEM Elementary School in Englewood brought home several trophies from the national junior high school chess championship.


Snowballs, Arch Bishops Advance To PRO Chess League Finals  Chess.com

There is indeed a "Snowballs chance" of winning a PRO Chess League championship, but will have to go through some Arches. After the Baden-Baden ...


Ready for Reti  Chessbase News

Many will know the Hungarian Richard Réti as a world-class player, but also as a great composer of endgame studies, so — in time for his 130th birthday — we ...


Learn how to play chess (For beginners) | Rules and strategies  KreedOn

Step by step guide with basic rule, castling rules, en passant, pawn promotion, each piece's moves and more on how to play chess for beginners.


‘A mix between dodgeball and chess’: Behind the scenes at the All-Japan Pillow Fighting Championships  The Independent

The Japanese may be known for their neatness, particularly when it comes to making their bed in the morning, but all social norms went out the window on ...


PRO Chess League Semifinals Preview: Beyond The Board  Chess.com

The PRO Chess League Finals are this weekend, with action beginning Saturday, May 4 and a champion crowned on Sunday, May 5. Once again, the Folsom ...


CHESS MEETS ENDLESS RUNNER IN NEW MOBILE GAME CHESSFINITY  GamingLyfe Network

Ah, Chess! The game of Kings, a game for noblemen, the strategic masterpiece boardgame. Centuries old, known in all places of the world and never changed.


Chess: White checkmates in three moves in this ancient Chinese puzzle  Financial Times

Brilliant Magnus Carlsen soars towards *fresh* records.


Chess: this looks a very easy puzzle to solve, so what’s the catch?  Financial Times

Gawain Jones takes over as England No1 with career-best victory in Malmo.


Chess and leadership occupy Nikao students  Cook Islands News

Apii Nikao Year 7/8 students were busy researching an 'international leader' of their choice on Thursday morning for a school project. Students who...


Moscow GP: No reason to press on  Chessbase News

Alexander Grischuk and Radoslaw Wojtaszek drew their first semi-final encounters with the black pieces, and will move first against Hikaru Nakamura and Ian ...