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 »
shank
While he might be a few years away from qualifying for the U.S. Senior Championship, 32-year-old American GM Sam Shankland was the "old man out" atop… Read More »
Carlsen
We often are told of ways the chess of today's great players differs from their predecessors. With superior defensive technique, opening knowledge,… Read More »
Niemann
After drawing his first three games in the masters section of the inaugural Dubai Police Global Chess Challenge, American GM Hans Niemann won four of… Read More »
Gukesh
For the better part of Sunday's last-round games in Toronto, at least one of the 2024 FIDE Candidates events appeared headed to a playoff match.… Read More »
Gukesh, Round 13, 2024 Candidates
The penultimate round of the 2024 FIDE Candidates’ Tournament and Women’s Candidate Tournament took two divergent paths on Saturday in Toronto.… Read More »
Salimova Tan
“Only” half of the eight games played during Thursday’s 12th round of the 2024 FIDE Candidates and Women’s Candidates tournaments ended in decisive… Read More »
Naka
OPEN It was a great day for American chess fans as both GM Hikaru Nakamura and GM Fabiano Caruana won their games.  Nakamura obtained a… Read More »
mad firou
Today we saw only two decisive games total, with one in each section. Still, the results we got still impacted the leaderboards substantially! Round… Read More »
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