Chess Kasparov ‘Survives’ While Four Others Surge To Top

Never have chess fans been so eager to see three draws. GM Garry Kasparov didn't mind them either. "Unlike 20 years ago, I was happy with three draws," he said at the end of a day that left him tired. Lead Photo: Chess.com/Maria Emelianova. ... Source: Che


Chess Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz – Day 1

The highly anticipated Saint Louis Rapid and Blitz kicked off today and marked the return of chess legend Garry Kasparov. Chess fans gathered at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis early to once again watch the legendary World Champion at the chess


Chess Kasparov in the St Louis rapid and blitz (rapid day 1) LIVE!

GM Garry Kasparov is coming out of retirement for the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz is new to the Grand Chess Tour in 2017. This $150,000 event will feature six of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour players and four wildcard picks. Held just after the Sinquefield Cup, the


Chess Garry Kasparov insists return to chess is ‘only a five-day hiatus’

Garry Kasparov's return to chess is "only a five-day hiatus" from his retirement, the game's legendary former world chess champion has insisted. Ahead of his much-anticipated return to action on Monday, the 54-year-old "Beast of Baku" said he wanted to "manage expe


Chess FIDE delegation visits Tbilisi

On August 9-10, a FIDE delegation, consisted of Vice President I. Gelfer and CEO G. Borg visited Tbilisi in respect of the coming two important events which will take place in Georgia – 2017 World Cup and 2018 Olympiad and FIDE Congress. The delegation, with Mr.


Chess Announcement

FIDE Athens Office will be closed on Tuesday, 15th August for a Public Holiday. Source: World Chess Federation - FIDE


Chess The Wait Is Kaspar-over

It has been 4539 days since GM Garry Kasparov played a rated chess game. Internet and St. Louis Chess Club audiences, neither of which even existed a dozen years ago, will only have to wait one more to see the 13th World Champion end the streak. ... Source: Che


Chess Kasparov in the St Louis rapid and blitz (opening ceremony) LIVE!

GM Garry Kasparov is coming out of retirement for the Saint Louis Rapid & Blitz is new to the Grand Chess Tour in 2017. This $150,000 event will feature six of the 2017 Grand Chess Tour players and four wildcard picks. Held just after the Sinquefield Cup, the


Chess Gawain Jones seals second British title with victory over Luke McShane

Gawain Jones won his second British title last weekend when the 29-year-old Yorkshireman defeated Luke McShane, 33, the grandmaster who works full time as a financial trader, in a speed play-off final. The pair finished in a four-way tie on 7/9 in the main event at


Chess ‘Magnifique Maxime’ Vachier-Lagrave Wins Sinquefield Cup

Maxime Vachier-Lagrave scored his career's best performance today by winning the fifth Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis. The French GM beat Ian Nepomniachtchi and his main rivals Vishy Anand and Levon Aronian couldn't follow suit. And... Source: Che


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