Chess FIDE World Cup 2017: Both matches are tied after two games of 1/2 final

Both matches are tied after two games of the semifinal In the return game of the semifinal clash Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave agreed for a draw after 19 moves and extended the match to the tie-break. Playing White Ding Liren got better position out o


Chess Aronian-MVL, Ding-So Go To Tiebreaks

The second day of the FIDE World Cup's semifinals was identical to the first. Whereas Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Levon Aronian played a quick draw in a Ruy Lopez, Ding Liren and Wesley So were involved in a long, Catalan fight ... Source: Che


Chess World Youth Chess Championship 2017: Round 3

World Youth Chess Championship Montevideo 2017: Rounds 2 & 3 On 18th of September, a two rounds were played in the World Youth Chess Championship in Montevideo, Uruguay. There were plenty of fights in every game. Until this moment many of the favourites have a


Chess FIDE World Cup 2017: Two draws in the first day of the semifinal

Two draws in the first day of the semifinal The semifinal matches of the World Cup started in the Hualing Hotel on 19th of September. Four players continue competing in the World Cup: Levon Aronian (Armenia) had white pieces against Maxime Vachier-Lagrave (France),


Chess World Cup Semifinals: Was So Winning?

Both games on the first day of the FIDE World Cup's semifinals were drawn. Levon Aronian and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave split the point quickly in a very theoretical line of the Gruenfeld Defense. Wesley So built up serious pressure vs Ding Liren... Source: Che


Chess Chess.com Isle Of Man, By The Numbers

The Isle of Man is not big, but it will be plenty big enough to capture the chess world's attention as it expands its annual world-class open tournament. From September 23 to October 1, the Chess.com Isle of Man International revisits the crown ... Source: Che


Chess Chess.com Isle of Man, By The Numbers

The Isle of Man is not big, but it will be plenty big enough to capture the chess world's attention as it expands its annual world-class open tournament. From September 23 to October 1, the Chess.com Isle of Man International revisits the crown ... Source: Che


Chess World Youth Chess Championship 2017: Round 1

After the opening ceremony, which took place on Saturday 16th of September, yesterday the World Youth Chess Championship started in Montevideo, Uruguay. It will last until the 26th of September. Two playing rooms are being used, one with most of the boards in the B


Chess FIDE World Cup 2017: Round 5 Tie-breaks

Round 5 Tie-breaks: MVL defeats Svidler The fifth tie-break of the World Cup was played in Hualing Hotel on September 17. Only two players Maxime Vachier-Lagrave and Peter Svidler returned to the venue to determine the fourth semi-finalist. The first rapid game en


Chess Vachier-Lagrave Knocks Out Svidler At World Cup

In today's tiebreak of their quarterfinal match, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave eliminated Peter Svidler from the FIDE World Cup. On what was the shortest day in Tbilisi so far, the Frenchman won the second rapid game after the first had ended in a draw. ... Source: Che


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