Chess Vachier-Lagrave sole winner on the first day of the FIDE Grand Prix in Riga

The second leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series organized by World Chess started on Friday in the National Library in Riga. Only one game ended on a decisive result, leaving David Navara in a must-win situation for day two. The Grand Prix Series 2019 is entering its s


Chess GM Igors Rausis Under Cheating Investigation

GM Igors Rausis is under investigation for cheating after he was caught with his phone during a game at the Strasbourg Open. The 58-year-old Latvian-Czech grandmaster had raised suspicions after he increased his rating in recent years to... S


Chess On Chess : World Champion Continues His Dominance On Grand Chess Tour In Croatia

Magnus Carlsen continued his domination of the Grand Chess Tour and the chess world overall with yet another win. This time, the world chess champion clinched the Croatia Grand Chess Tour, marking his seventh consecutive tournament victory this year. The Norwegian


Chess GM Igors Rausis (58) Under Investigation Of Cheating

GM Igors Rausis is under investigation for cheating after he was caught with his phone during a game at the Strasbourg Open. The 58-year-old Latvian-Czech grandmaster had raised suspicions after he increased his rating in recent years to... S


Chess World Junior Championship for the Disabled kicked off on July 9th

World Junior Players demonstrate they are up to the challenge! The World Junior Chess Championship for Players with Disabilities kicked off on July 9th with an Opening Ceremony. The organizing committee and members of the US Chess Trusted greeted the players, their


Chess Igors Rausis (58) Under Investigation Of Cheating

GM Igors Rausis is under investigation for cheating after he was caught with his phone during a game at the Strasbourg Open. The 58-year-old Latvian-Czech grandmaster had raised suspicions after he increased his rating in recent years to... S


Chess Anand Teams With ChessKid To Grow Scholastic Chess In India

Vishy Anand, a legendary chess player and five-time world champion, will join forces with ChessKid to promote scholastic chess in India, Anand and ChessKid announced today. Anand, India's first chess grandmaster, held the press conference in his h... Source


Chess Opening Ceremony of the FIDE Grand Prix Series 2019 in Riga

The official opening ceremony launched the second leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series 2019 in Riga. Many guests and chess fans attended it at the House of Blackheads in RigaThe Opening Ceremony of the second leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series 2019 organized by World C


Chess Wei Yi Too Strong For Van Foreest, Reaches Junior Speed Chess Semis

Wei Yi was clearly too much to handle for Jorden van Foreest in Wednesday's Junior Speed Chess Championship quarterfinal match. The Chinese GM won 18.5-8.5 and will now face Alireza Firouzja in the semifinal. It's


Chess The second leg of the FIDE Grand Prix Series starts in Riga on July 12

Riga, Latvia, June 11, 2019.–The race for the 2020 World Chess Championship continues in Riga with the second leg  ofthe FIDE World Chess Grand Prix Series. The event takes place in Latvian capital from July 12 to  July 24, 2019.The opening Press Conference too


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