Chess Stockfish starts with a win the defense of the TCEC title

Stockfish, the open source chess engine by Tord Romstad, Marco Costalba, Joona Kiiski, and Gary Linscott, started with a win its defense of TCEC Grand Champion title. Stockfish, playing with dev version 041017, defeated with black Chiron. The game was Dutch opening


Chess 88th FIDE Congress in Antalya, Turkey – Day 6

Day 6 The sixth day of the 88th FIDE Congress in Antalya, Turkey was devoted to the meeting of the Executive Board. The President of the Turkish Chess Federation Gulkiz Tulay welcomed all participants of the Executive Board meeting. FIDE President Kirsan Il


Chess GM William Lombardy, 1937-2017

GM William Lombardy, an American former world junior champion also made famous for being GM Bobby Fischer's second, died Friday in Martinez, California. His death was confirmed to Chess.com by friend Joseph Shipman, who had visited Lombardy one ... Source: Che


Chess Executive Board Asks Ilyumzhinov Not To Run For President

Kirsan Ilyumzhinov seems to have lost further ground inside the World Chess Federation. A non-binding motion asking him not to run for FIDE President in 2018 was passed by the FIDE Executive Board on Friday in Antalya, Turkey. The motion, voted ... Source: Che


Chess 88th FIDE Congress in Antalya, Turkey – Day 5

On the fifth day of the 88th FIDE Congress in Antalya, Turkey, the African Chess Federation held a meeting in the morning. The Commission for World Championships and Olympiads (WCOC) held their meeting from 3 till 6 pm. During the meeting of the WCOC, AGON pr


Chess TCEC Season 10 starts this Saturday at 14:00 CEST

The temporary logo of TCEC is actually a puzzle, scroll down for more informationThe premier computer chess event TCEC Season 10 is starting this Saturday, 14th of October, at 14:00 CEST. Once the start is given, TCEC runs 24/7 until all games have been played. One


Chess 88th FIDE Congress in Antalya, Turkey – Day 4

On the fourth day of the 88th FIDE Congress in Antalya, Turkey, the following Commissions and Associations held their respective meetings: Constitutional Commission Social Action Commission Events Commission Commission for Disabled Development Commission Onlin


Chess The 3rd World Chess Championship for the Disabled

The 3rd World Chess Championship for the Disabled is well under way in Dresden, Germany. Opened on 5th October 2017 in the presence of various dignitaries of the city of Dresden and the State Saxony. With 71 players out of 12 nations present it is great to witness


Chess European Club Cup: Perfect Score For Globus, Odlar Yurdu

Top favorite Globus and sixth seed Odlar Yurdu started with four wins and will face each other in round five of the European Club Cup in Göynük/Antalya, Turkey. This report covers rounds two, three and four. Round 2 After t... Source: Che


Chess Kovalyov Case Not Admitted By Ethics Commission

FIDE's Ethics Commission has announced that it cannot admit the complaint from the Chess Federation of Canada about the Anton Kovalyov dress code incident at the World Cup due to "a lack of reliable evidence." A statement by the commissi... Source: Che


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