Azeri star Shakhriyar Mamedyarov repeated the last year’s success and took another trophy at the Vugar Gashimov Memorial in Shamkir.
The ten-player round robin event was held from 20-30th April in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. In the final round Vladimir Kramnik defea
The #1 seed Anish Giri lived up to the expectation and emerged clear winner of the 2017 GAMMA Reykjavik Open.
It wasn’t easy with two rounds to go when Anish was half a point behind the leaders and had two blacks coming up. He however showed his class beyond dou
The Russian Team Chess Championship 2017 aka Premier League is going to take place 1-10 May, 2017, in Sochi, Russia. It will consist of eight teams. Top seeded are the team of Sibir with Vladimir Kramnik, Anish Giri, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Ian Nepomniachtchi, Alexa
My ebook Modern Chess Combinations: October, November, December 2016 is now also available in paperback format, so you can order a physical copy and have it delivered to you like most chess books you probably already own. Here is a sample set of exercises for you t
FIDE publishes May 2017 FIDE Rating List. The list of top players is published at Top lists page of FIDE ratings website. All players can check new ratings at the main page of FIDE ratings website.
Source: World Chess Federation - FIDE
The book Attack with Alexander Morozevich - Selected Games and Best Combinations is a collection of his selected games, with each game focusing on a tactical shot delivered by Alexander. Here are some sample combinations for you to solve (scroll down for
England’s over-50 chess team are the No1 seeds in the world senior chess championship which has its closing rounds in Crete this weekend. Yet their chances of gold are only slender after a 1-3 defeat by the No4 seeds, Armenia, a reversal which carries an uncomfor
CHESS Magazine – May 2017
David Howell wins the inaugural 2017 Winter Classic in Saint Louis
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FIDE Online Arena updates its daily tournament schedule FIDE Online Arena is updating its daily tournament schedule. More Rapid, Blitz and bullet tournaments are available for FIDE and Platinum members. The new program is enriched with thematic tournaments, chess