February 2019

The carnage continued yesterday in the 6th Round of the Cairns Cup, with three decisive games and fighting chess across all boards. Fresh off her...
COLUMBIA, Mo. – While most kids his age were busy learning shapes and pedaling tricycles, 5-year-old Cristian Chirila was picking up his first pawn...
Mere days after former World Champion Vladimir Kramnik retired from professional chess, another ‘Vlad’, 20-year-old GM Vladislav Artemiev of Russia...
The Check Is in the Mail February 2019 Somnath Mukherjee It’s a three-peat for Colorado champion Somnath Mukherjee, winning the championship in 2016...
David MacEnulty Welcome to the February 2019 edition of “One Move at a Time,” the US Chess podcast in which we talk to people and organizations that...
GM Alexandra Kosteniuk, Photo Lennart Ootes The strongest Women's tournament on U.S. soil, the Cairns Cup (February 6-16) reached its midway point on...
IM Eric Rosen The #1 article in Best of CLO 2018 is IM Eric Rosen for Eight Takeaways From Living as a Chess Vagabond. Judges loved his slice of life...
Magnus Carlsen, Photo Lennart Ootes Saint Louis, MO, February 7, 2019 – The Grand Chess Tour is pleased to confirm the names of the twelve players...
The #2 article in Best of CLO 2018 is A Perfect Triangle: GM Amanov on Coaching Raj to Gold by GM Mesgen Amanov. Judges praised Mesgen's incisive look...
Fabiano doesn’t get to deliver checkmate very often these days, but when he does he’s ecstatic. Photo: Vanessa Sun The #3 article in Best of CLO 2018...
From left to right: Kimberly Doo McVay (member of US Chess Women’s Committee), Rex Sinquefield (co-founder, Saint Louis Chess Club), Carol B. Meyer...
IM Eric Rosen with Magnus Carlsen The February 2019 edition of “Cover Stories with Chess Life” is now live! This monthly podcast, hosted by Senior...

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