Chess Interview with FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovich

Dvorkovich: "FIDE has a direct income from its first sponsor Russian Railways" The opening day of the World Team Championships 2019 in Astana was intensive for Arkady Dvorkovich. FIDE Press Officer in Astana Yannick Pelletier was allotted a few minutes in the FIDE


Chess WTCC Round 7 The tension is growing in the Astana International Financial Centre

Round 7 The tension is growing in the Astana International Financial Centre Before narrating the chess highlights of the round, it seems appropriate to stress that the organization of a prestigious event as the World Team Chess Championships is not self-evident.


Chess Russia Still Leads, Chased By England At World Team Chess Championship

Russia holds a slim lead going into the final two rounds of the World Team Championship in Astana, but England is just a match point behind. China is close to securing gold in the women's section, having a three-point lead over Ru


Chess Hikaru Comes Back, Shares 1st In March Titled Tuesday

March's Titled Tuesday event featured 396 titled players (just shy of February's 400+ record) competing for cash and glory. The top seed was GM Hikaru Nakamura, the record-holder for most Titled Tuesday wins. Despite losing to a player who did not... S


Chess FIDE President, Treasurer and International Director visit Shenzhen

On March 12, the FIDE President, the Treasurer and the International Director met with the Chinese Chess Association and the company representatives of Huawei Technology Co. Ltd. at the Huawei HQ in Shenzhen to discuss possible directions of partnership. President


Chess Chess has been included in the Sports Programme of the 19th Asian Games

The OCA General Assembly in its meeting held in Bangkok on 3rd of March 2019 officially approved the dates for the 19th Asian Games to be held in City of Hangzhou, China from 10th to 25th of September 2022. The Sport of Chess has been officially included in the Sp


Chess PRO Chess League Preview Week 10: All-Decisive Battles Royale

The 10th regular week of the PRO Chess League is also the third and final week of Battles Royale. The Atlantic and Pacific Divisions play on Tuesday beginning at 1:30 p.m. PST (4:30 p.m. EST, 9:30 p.m. GMT) and the Eastern and Central Di... S


Chess Vice President Nigel Short’s visit to Antigua and Barbuda

On the 7th - 8th March, Grandmaster Nigel David Short, of World Chess Federation (FIDE), visited Antigua as a part of his Caribbean tour to spread 'the gospel of Chess’. Despite being only 2 days long, Short’s short trip was very busy. He had an interview with


Chess TCEC Season 14 – the 14th Top Chess Engine Championship

Written by Guy Haworth and Nelson Hernandez Reading, UK and Maryland, USA Corresponding author: g.haworth@reading.ac.uk This is the latest in our series of analytical articles on past TCEC events. The main text can be read below on this webpage, and at the bottom y


Chess TCEC Season 14 – the 14th Top Chess Engine Championship

Written by Guy Haworth and Nelson Hernandez Reading, UK and Maryland, USA Corresponding author: g.haworth@reading.ac.uk This is the latest in our series of analytical articles on past TCEC events. The main text can be read below on this webpage, and at the bottom y


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