Annotated Games

Aba Naka
As the players head into the final round before the first rest day, it’s anybody’s guess what will happen. Round three did not deliver as many… Read More »
Clasby L Tugstumur rd 5
With the notoriously grueling "triple round" day in the books, the 2024 High School (K-12) Nationals turns the corner into the home stretch in… Read More »
Hans
The Grenke Chess Festival took place from Tuesday, March 26 through Monday, April 1 in Karlsruhe, Germany, and featured over 2,600 competitors across… Read More »
Aronian
GM Levon Aronian won the 2024 American Cup in St. Louis on Wednesday, March 20 after defeating GM Wesley So 2½–1½ in their first Grand Final match… Read More »
Krush
After the first round of matches saw mostly "chalk" advance in St. Louis, the American Cup has finally embraced the spirit of March Madness. The… Read More »
correspondence chess
Chess friends, it is time for me to bid you adieu; this will be my last column for The Check is in the Mail. My plate is quite full these days… Read More »
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