Posts categorized "International events"

Editor's Note: Streamer Lula Roberts reported on her trip to Sitges for the ninth Sunway Sitges International Chess Festival for our March edition of… Read More »
GM Alexandra Kosteniuk won the Munich leg of the FIDE Women's Grand Prix, and is now in prime position to qualify for the next FIDE Candidates...Read… Read More »
The Kasparov Chess Foundation (KCF) organized the third annual KCF University Cup. This event was played on Lichess and hosted on Chessstream on the… Read More »
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 »
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 »
To reach the “Final Four” in Division I college basketball, teams only have to play four games. In chess, earning one of four coveted spots in the...… 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 »