Chess Candidates In Berlin; Who Will Play?

The 2018 Candidates' Tournament, scheduled for 9-28 March 2018, will be held at the Kühlhaus Berlin in the German capital. This was announced by Agon/World Chess, the organizer of events in the FIDE World Championship cycle. Like in re... Source: Che


Chess Magnus Carlsen extends gap at top of world rankings with Isle of Man win

Magnus Carlsen has seen off his rivals, at least for the moment. Following his early elimination from the World Chess Cup in Tbilisi the 26-year-old world chess champion made the bold decision to travel to Douglas for the Isle of Man Open. He left behind his normal


Chess European Chess Club Cup 2017 LIVE!

The European Chess Club Cup 2017, one of the most prestigious events in the chess calendar and certainly the strongest competition on club level, will take place in G?yn?k/Antalya, from the 8th to the 14th of October. As in previous years, many of world’s best pl


Chess 44 cores server to power TCEC Season 10

The premier computer chess event TCEC Season 10 is starting next week with the participation of the strongest chess software. The event will not only be record breaking regarding the ELO and strength of the engines, but also the hardware for S10 will be a 44 core s


Chess On Chess : Race to the Candidates Tournament

Levon Aronian, from Armenia won the 2017 FIDE World Chess Cup, defeating his Chinese rival Ding Liren in the finals. The World Cup was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, between Sept. 2-27. The World Cup was a unique chess event this year as the world chess champion, Magnus


Chess Banned for not wearing hijab, Iranian chess champion will play for US

A leading Iranian chess player, barred from her homeland’s team after refusing to wear a headscarf, will now compete as a player for the United States, the US Chess Federation said. Dorsa Derakhshani, 19, who was born in Tehran, was forbidden from playing by the


Chess Houdini 6 now available for PRE-ORDER

Houdini 6 continues where its predecessor left off, and adds solid 60 Elo points to this formidable engine, once again making Houdini the strongest chess program currently available on the market. With Houdini 6, you not only gain in terms of computing power, but a


Chess Finegold Wins Ugliest Death Match In History

Ever want to feel better about your chess ability? Just re-watch yesterday's broadcast of the GM Ben Finegold - GM Simon Williams Death Match. If the endgame technique of the "Ginger GM" was a blimp, Finegold set it alight numerous times. Or rat... Source: Che


Chess Xiong, Mamedov, Grigorov Succeed In Oct. Titled Tuesday

In the third largest Titled Tuesday on record, 223 titled players turned out for a giant slugfest. Once the complications had cleared, GMs Rauf Mamedov, Jeffery Xiong, and Grigor Grigorov had each reached 8.5 points and claimed a share of first pl... Source: Che


Chess Carlsen Crushes Guseinov In Speed Chess, Wants To ‘Do Better’

On Wednesday Magnus Carlsen defeated Gadir Guseinov 20.5-5.5 in what was the last match of the Chess.com Speed Chess Championship's first round. The next opponent for Carlsen, in the quarter finals, will be Wesley So on 21 November. Find al... Source: Che


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