Posts categorized "Problems & puzzles"

This week's workout highlights the games of 2021 U.S. Women's Champion Carissa Yip. Enjoy a number of her dazzling combinations, including several… Read More »
This week's Wednesday Workout honors eight-time U.S. Women's Champion Irina Krush, who begins her quest to defend her American Cup title later this… Read More »
For International Women's Day, we would like to honor the 17 women from Vera Menchik to Ju Wenjun who have held the title of Women's World Champion… Read More »
This week's Wednesday Workout comes from the 1000 GMs' Bay Area Challengers tournaments held February 17-20 and 24-26 in Milpitas, California. This… Read More »
Is classical chess dead? It’s no secret that this question makes me grimace. But it’s not because I am a “purist” who will balk at rapid chess.… 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 »
Editor’s note: WGM Tatev Abrahamyan is the newest addition to the roster of Chess Life columnists, and this month, we’re pleased to bring her… Read More »
In 2019 I won the u1800 prize at the U.S. Open, pushing my rating to a near-personal high — my actual high was achieved at the 2018 Open — and was...… Read More »
Last month's 1000 GM Norm Invitational in St. Louis was a smashing success for the charity-focused organizers. FM Alice Lee dominated the IM section… Read More »
January is the first opportunity to get a head start on your New Year’s chess resolutions by entering a tournament. This Martin Luther King Jr. Day… Read More »