The thrilling STL Rapid & Blitz is beginning again at the Saint Louis Chess Club this weekend. Let’s take a look at the competitors.
Test out your calculation skills with puzzles from the U.S. Junior Championships. How do your skills compare to America’s top prodigies?
At the halfway point, two clear leaders have emerged at the U.S. Juniors Championships, Carissa Yip and Advait Patel.
This year’s U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship has a myriad of new faces – half the players are brand new to the championship.
This year’s U.S. Junior Championship is incredibly strong, consisting of a field where half the players are grandmasters. Who will prove to be the top American prodigy?
For the third major tournament in a row, a member of the American “Big Three” grandmasters was the winner. This time, it was Hikaru Nakamura’s turn.
Wesley So is not only currently the sole leader, but he got there with 5 decisive games out of 6 rounds.
The 2018 Grand Chess Tour has kicked off in Belgium with Your Next Move, a rapid and blitz tournament. Wesley So currently leads convincingly with 18 points after the finish of the rapid and 9 rounds of blitz.
So far, Magnus Carlsen is looking like his peak self. After only 3 games, he’s gained a full point lead on the field.
What makes Norway the self-proclaimed “World’s Strongest Tournament”? The event will feature the reigning World Champion, the Challenger, 8 players from the world top 10, and a 2791 average rating.
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