Posts categorized "Annotated games"

After maintaining at least a share of the lead for the first 12 rounds, Uzbek GM Nodirbek Abdusattorov fell just short in his bid to win the Tata...… Read More »
Masters: Giri on Abdusattorov's Tail A popular tournament strategy is to play for a win as White. Another popular strategy is to be content with… Read More »
More than 900 players joined the winter holiday fun in the 2022 North American Open held in the Horseshoe Hotel of Las Vegas, Nevada, from December… Read More »
GM Magnus Carlsen won his first tournament in Wijk aan Zee in 2008, at the age of 17, tying for first with GM Levon Aronian. For such a young player… Read More »
Turkish GM Mustafa Yilmaz leads the Tata Steel Challengers headed into the first rest day, with an impressive 4/5 score that includes a fifth round… Read More »
Chess players are known creatures of habit, which is perhaps the only way to explain why, for the 85th time, 14 of the world’s top players venture to… Read More »
Growing up as a teenager in North Carolina in the 2000s, it never occurred to me that I could play FIDE rated chess. Sure, I occasionally received...… Read More »
Women's Blitz Championship In an upset victory for the home team, Kazakh IM Bibisara Assaubayeva won the 2022 Women’s World Blitz Championship. Her… Read More »
GM Magnus Carlsen won the second leg of his quest for the triple crown on December 28, winning the 2022 World Rapid Championship in Almaty,… Read More »
Championship Sunday lived up to the hype in National Harbor, with every section coming down to the final game. Several of the nine individual winners… Read More »