SAINT LOUIS (August 24, 2018) — The Saint Louis Chess Club will bring ten of the top chess players in the world, including legendary world champion Garry…
Posts from August, 2018
Despite the high drawing percentage thus far (80%), many hard-fought, fascinating games have been played.
Test your tactical, positional, and endgame skills with puzzles from key moments from the first half of the tournament.
A thick coat of shouting filled the room as if mocking the earlier silence portrayed during an exhausting puzzle. “Knight wins queen!”, my partner reiterated as he joyfully slammed the clock, and even it seemed to laugh in joy as chess pieces went flying like boomerangs around the seemingly endless array of black and white squares.
Fabiano Caruana won in round four of the 2018 Sinquefield Cup to join a five-way tie for first, along with World Champion Magnus Carlsen, previous…
You don’t need to say check in the game, but say it all the same. You grab your bishop and slide it along the long…
On the weekend of July 27-29, Continental Chess Association held three separate events that collectively drew 560 players and awarded $41,000 in prizes!
Gabuzyan’s most interesting game was his second round win over GM Gil Popilski. You don’t often see a player sacrifice a queen twice in one game and win!
After an eventful opening and round one of the Sinquefield, round two seemed less likely to provide thrills and spills. Four games were drawn in…
The sixth edition of the Sinquefield Cup began on August 18th, with a tense first round. Two early leaders emerged: Shakriyar Mamedyarov, who won over…
Now in its 7th year in Greensboro, North Carolina, the US Masters, a national championship event, kicked off on August 17. With 3 rounds in…
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