Chess Ivanchuk Wins His 8th Capablanca Memorial

Former top grandmaster Vassily Ivanchuk showed his class in Havana, Cuba this week where he won the Capablanca Memorial for the eighth time. The Ukrainian GM finished half a point ahead of GMs Sam Sevian (USA) and David Anton (Spain).&nb...


Chess IMSA World Masters Championship begins in Hengshui

The International Mind Sports Association World Masters Championship is taking place in Hengshui, China from 13th till 18th of May. It includes 5 sports - bridge, chess, draughts, go, and xiangqi - with 17 disciplines in total, and gathers 170 players from 36 count


Chess Dancing with Algorithms

DEEPMIND, the British artificial intelligence company, has released over 200 games of AlphaZero, the awe-inspiring chess-playing entity that taught itself to play using deep reinforcement learning algorithms. The results show that AlphaZero is much stronger than


Chess PRO Chess League Summer Series: 16 Teams, 16 Stories

In just a few weeks, PRO Chess League action will be heating up as the PRO Chess League Summer Series start on June 1. Fans of 16 PCL teams will join top chess professionals as they head to battle in a series of live club matches to dete... S


Chess 2019 FIDE Grand Prix Series starts in Moscow on May 17

The race for the 2020 World Chess Championship begins May 17 in Moscow with the first tournament in the FIDE World Chess Grand Prix. The four-tournament series, which will unfold throughout the year, features 22 of the world's top players fighting for two spots in


Chess 2019 FIDE World Chess Grand Prix Series starts in Moscow on May 17

The race for the 2020 World Chess Championship begins May 17 in Moscow with the first tournament in the FIDE World Chess Grand Prix. The four-tournament series, which will unfold throughout the year, features 22 of the world's top players fighting for two spots in


Chess Carlsen Takes All At C?te d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz

Magnus Carlsen had no trouble securing a win at the Côte d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz in Abidjan, as he had the tournament in his pocket with two rounds to spare. Maintaining a safe lead throughout three days of rapid and two days of bli...


Chess Magnus Takes All At C?te d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz

Magnus Carlsen had no trouble securing a win at the Côte d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz in Abidjan, as he had the tournament in his pocket with two rounds to spare. Maintaining a safe lead throughout three days of rapid and blitz, the Worl...


Chess Carlsen Slips But Still Ahead In C?te d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz

Magnus Carlsen is still first in the Côte d’Ivoire Rapid & Blitz after one day of blitz. However, not everything went according to the script for the World Champion, who had a tough day at the Pullman hotel in Abidjan, Ivory Coast,...


Chess Increased prize fund for the World Senior Championships

Further to the recent FIDE decision to increase prizes for the individual World Championships for Seniors by 30.000 € in total, please find in the table below the new prize split (in euros), to be first implemented in Bucharest 2019.An additional provision of 2


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