International Events

Postponed since March 2020, the event that determines the next challenger to World Champion Magnus Carlsen will resume Monday in Yekaterinburg,… Read More »
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While “Freestyle” chess, under one name or another, has enjoyed several marquee events featuring top grandmasters over the past few years, the… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
This week's Wednesday Workout continues our series from Tata Steel 2024. This week focuses on a thrilling endgame between GM Max Warmerdam and GM… Read More »
GOAT
Fischer-Random. Chess960. Chess 9LX. There are 960 different possible starting positions and almost as many names for the increasingly popular… Read More »
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Editor's note: This article has been updated on Friday, February 9, with 16 more games featuring key matches from Divisions II and III, including… Read More »
Nepo Wei
Image Image Caption Wei Yi: the 2024… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
This week, we conclude our series on the 2023 World Rapid and Blitz and Women's World Rapid and Blitz championships, with a particular focus on… Read More »
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Editor's note: This story first appeared in the January 2024 issue of Chess Life Magazine. Consider becoming a US Chess member for more content like… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
This week, we continue our series on the 2023 World Rapid and Blitz and Women's World Rapid and Blitz championships, with a particular focus on… Read More »
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