Chess Sharjah Grand Prix: Alexander Grischuk takes the winner’s trophy

The ninth and final round of the FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix was played today at the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club. Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Alexander Grischuk played a relatively short draw, and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov used the opportunity to defeat Hou


Chess Alexander Grischuk wins Sharjah Grand Prix on tie-break

The ninth and final round of the FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix was played today at the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club.Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Alexander Grischuk played a relatively short draw, and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov used the opportunity to defeat Hou Y


Chess On Chess : A look at the Tradewise Gilbraltar Open 2017 contest

The Tradewise Gibraltar Open is considered one of the strongest open chess tournaments in the world. The 2017 tournament was held Jan. 24 through Feb. 2 with an exceptionally strong pool of chess players, including super Grandmasters Fabiano Caruana of St. Louis, a


Chess Sharjah Grand Prix: Grischuk wins, joins Vachier-Lagrave on top

The eighth round of the FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix was played at the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club.Alexander Grischuk joined Maxime Vachier-Lagrave in the lead after scoring a victory against Shakhriyar Mamedyarov. Black mixed the lines in the opening an


Chess WWCC 2017: Tan Zhongyi is in the final

Round 5 tieb-reaks: Tan Zhongyi is in the final The tie-break of the Women's World Chess Championship Semifinal was played in the Espinas Palace Hotel on 25th of February. The match Harika Dronavalli – Tan Zhongyi continued with quicker time controls following


Chess Sharjah Grand Prix: Round 7

The seventh round of the FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix was played at the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club.With another batch of bloodless draws on the top boards, the attention turned to the efforts of lower rated players.The local star Salem Saleh delighted t


Chess WWCC 2017: Round 5 Game 2

In the return game of the semi-final clash, Alexandra Kosteniuk lost against Anna Muzychuk and was eliminated from the Women’s World Championship. Harika Dronavalli made a comeback by winning an epic battle against Tan Zhongyi.It seems Alexandra Kosteniuk didn’


Chess Sharjah Grand Prix: Round 6

The sixth round of the FIDE World Chess Sharjah Grand Prix was played at the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club.The tournament co-leaders Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave maintained the position on the top by making relatively quick draws against Dmitr


Chess 2017 South Sasketchawan Open and U1800 have been rated by the CFC

See the crosstables here:OpenU1800Congratulations to the following who achieved new peak established ratings:Isaac Wiebe 2239Nilo Moncal 2205Steve Udarbe 2149Ethan Eckert 1239Zachary Piche 1278 Source: Chess Manitoba


Chess WWCC 2017: Round 5 Game 1

Two decisive games in the first day of Semifinal The Semifinal matches of the Women's World Chess Championship started in the Espinas Palace Hotel (Tehran) on February 23. Four players continue competing for the chess crown: Tan Zhongyi (China) faces Harika Dronav


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