Sitting in the dining room at a Chess World Cup after a round has concluded is a strange experience. Half the people in the room…
Georgia has in recent years been keen to promote itself as a desirable tourist destination. Add to that a chess tradition which includes producing some…
Film synopsis: Youngsters Awonder Liang and Anthony He find themselves fighting for the fame that will keep them on the upper boards in 2010s Chicago….
On Friday November 11 in New York, Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin will commence battle for the world title. Defending Champion Carlsen, 25 is the…
At Lviv’s most exclusive chess club, the assembled Grandmasters tried to work out what had gone wrong. Their compatriot Mariya Muzychuk had lost heavily to…
GM Ian Rogers previews the World Women’s Championship match between GMs Hou Yifan and Mariya Muzychuk, which kicks off in Lviv, Ukraine today.
GM Ian Rogers writes about the pleasures of chess by train, a tournament which began in 2011. This year’s edition was won by GM Lars Karlsson, while US GM Julio Sadorra was the top seed.
GM Ian Rogers reports on the 2015 World Blitz and Rapid Chess Championships in Berlin. Carlsen retained his Rapid title while Grischuk claimed the Blitz Championship.
GM Ian Rogers reports on Americans in round 1 of the World Cup in Baku, pinpointing some key games like Nakamura’s round 1 demolition &…
GM Ian Rogers covers ten key lessons learned at the 2015 Sinquefield Cup, from “Chessplayers Just Wanna Have Fun” to “Aronian’s hangover is over, Carlsen’s…
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