Chess London Chess 2016 LIVE!

London Chess 2016 starts with the participation of Levon Aronian, Hikaru Nakamura, Wesley So, Veselin TOpalov, Vladimir Kramnik, Michael Adams, Viswanathan Anand, Anish Giri, and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave. Already in round 1 when Hikaru Nakamura takes on Sinquefield C

Chess 8th London Chess Classic starting

The 2016 London Chess Classic starts on Friday, 9th December at Olympia Conference Centre in London, England. The event features all the world’s Top 10 players, except the World Champion Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin. London Chess Classic is one of the four

Chess Is Magnus Carlsen a Chess Artist?

Magnus Carlsen became known to the world as a chess artist. Nearly 13 years ago he began a sparkling attacking victory in a Dutch tournament with sacrifices on a single square: first the Bishop, then the Rook. I dubbed him the Mozart of chess in the Washington Post

Chess Modern Chess Combinations–Volume 7

Modern Chess Combinations: July, August, September 2016 is now out with over 120 puzzles for you to solve. It is available on Amazon. The Kindle free sample contains dozens of combinations, so you can first practice those positions and see if you like the selection

Chess Grand-Prix 2017 Events Venues and Dates confirmed

Dates and venues for the 2017 Grand Prix events confirmed. Sharjah, Moscow, Geneva and Palma De Mallorca in Spain will host the four revamped World Chess Grand Prix events in 2017. The new-look Grand Prix series will be contested by 24 players, rather than 12 as

Chess Hainan International Chess Open 2016

Hainan International Chess Open 2016 is taking place 7-16 December in Danzhou. Top participants include Yu Yangui, Richard Rapport, Zhou Jianchao, Lu Shanglei, Rinat Jumbayev, Wen Yang, Chanda Sandipan, Jan Werle, Zong-Yuan Zhao, etc. Live games with analysis daily

Chess Ukrainian Chess Championship 2016 LIVE!

The Ukrainian Men’s Chess Championship 2016 is taking place from December 6-17, in Rivne. The event is a round-robin tournament in 11 rounds. The tempo of play is 90′/40 + 30′ + 30″. Participants: GM Anton Korobov (2692), GM Alexander Areshc

Chess World Amateur Chess Championships 2017

The 2017 World Amateur Chess Championships for men and women with a FIDE rating under 2300 will be held from 1-9th April in the Rocca Albornoziana in Spoleto, Italy. There will be separate championships for categories Under-2300, Under-2000 and Under-1700. In each

Chess Tunisia to consider bidding for 2022 Chess Olympiad

The Tunisian Secretary of State for Sport welcomed African Chess Confederation President Lewis Ncube who is on a working visit to the country on the occasion of the conclusion of the African Junior Championship that took place from November 25 to December 4, 2016 i

Chess Houdini 5 Pro and Standard Versions OUT NOW!

Houdini 5 – 64 bit multiprocessor version PRO supporting up to 128 cores and 128GB of hash STANDARD supporting up to 6 cores and 4GB of hash The magician is back! With the latest version of his top chess program, Houdini 5, Robert Houdart has succeeded in c

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