Chess Grischuk, Nepomniachtchi, Nakamura Advance In FIDE Grand Prix

Alexander Grischuk, Ian Nepomniachtchi and Hikaru Nakamura won their tiebreaks today and qualified for the third round of the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow. Tomorrow, Nepomniachtchi will play a match against Radoslaw Wojtaszek, and Gr...


Chess Semifinalists Set in Moscow After High-Tension Day of Playoffs

Threesemi-finalists were decided Wednesday in the Moscow Grand Prix as Hikaru Nakamura of the United States and Ian Nepomniachtchi and Alexander Grischuk, both of Russia, advanced from the quarterfinals after prevailing in rapid tie-breaker games. They join Radosla


Chess Firouzja Crushes Martinez In Junior Speed Chess Match

Alireza Firouzja was the clear favorite, and he proved it. The Iranian rising star crushed José Martinez of Peru 18-7 in the second Junior Speed Chess Championship match, on Tuesday. As the current number two in the Chess.com bullet ... S


Chess Firouzja Crushes Martinez In 1st Junior Speed Chess Match

Alireza Firouzja was the clear favorite, and he proved it. The Iranian rising star crushed José Martinez of Peru 18-7 in the second Junior Speed Chess Championship match, on Tuesday. As the current number two in the Chess.com bullet ... S


Chess Women’s Speed Chess Championship Takes Off Today With Lagno-Danielian

The inaugural Chess.com Women' Speed Chess Championship starts today, with the first quarterfinals matchup between GM Kateryna Lagno (Russia) and GM Elina Danielian (Armenia).  We've had two matches in the Junior


Chess Cecil’s Saturday Puzzle – May 18, 2019

from the Winnipeg Free PressWhite to move and mate in 2 (Funk)1.Rc2 Source: Chess Manitoba


Chess Cecil’s Saturday Puzzle – May 4, 2019

from the Winnipeg Free PressWhite to move and mate in 2 (Funk)1.Bf3 Source: Chess Manitoba


Chess Wojtaszek Is First Semifinalist in Moscow, the Rest Will Be Decided in Playoffs

Radoslaw Wojtaszek is the first player to advance to the semifinals of the Moscow Grand Prix after he beat Peter Svidler on Tuesday. The other semifinalists will be decided on Wednesday in playoffsas the rest of the quarterfinal matches ended in ties after all the


Chess Wojtaszek Knocks Out Svidler From FIDE Moscow Grand Prix

After kicking out Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Radoslaw Wojtaszek also eliminated Peter Svidler from the FIDE Grand Prix in Moscow. The other three quarterfinal matches went into tiebreaks. There was little excitement on the first day of the... S


Chess Challenging world chess champion Magnus Carlsen

Norway is enjoying a boom in chess playing following the success of the country's Magnus Carlsen in the World Chess Championships. The Travel Show's Mike Corey went to meet him for a rare TV interview and challenged him to a game of chess. Did Mike really have a ch


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