August 2018

A thick coat of shouting filled the room as if mocking the earlier silence portrayed during an exhausting puzzle. “Knight wins queen!”, my partner...
Fabiano Caruana joined the lead for the Sinquefield Cup, Photo Spectrum Studios Fabiano Caruana won in round four of the 2018 Sinquefield Cup to join...
Be sure to say "check" in Ultimate Moves, Photo IM Eric Rosen You don’t need to say check in the game, but say it all the same. You grab your bishop...
On the weekend of July 27-29, Continental Chess Association held three separate events that collectively drew 560 players and awarded $41,000 in...
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...
Chess Club founder Rex Sinquefield with Magnus Carlsen, holding the new Sinquefield Cup book, Photo Austin Fuller After an eventful opening and round...
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...
John Burke (left) at the 2017 Match of the Millennials. Photo: Lennart Ootes Now in its 7th year in Greensboro, North Carolina, the US Masters, a...
When a Master of the initiative meets a Master of defense, the game is sure to be difficult.
The U.S. Masters is underway in Grensboro, North Carolina with a star studded cast including over 25 Grandmasters. Top seeds are teenage 2600+...
Who has the best chances of winning beyond Carlsen and Caruana?
The final day of the blitz was a tug-o-war for the lead between Hikaru Nakamura and Shakhriyar Mamedyarov.

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