Posts categorized "Super grandmaster chess"

A defining characteristic of the American Cup that distinguishes it from a normal knockout tournament is its double elimination format, where players… Read More »
The pressure is increasing at the American Cup as the rounds progress, and the players are handling this very impressively. In the champion’s bracket… Read More »
As the American Cup progresses, it is becoming clear who is in their best form. The semifinals of the champion's bracket saw GMs Hikaru Nakamura and… Read More »
We all know that, after the Ides of March, that’s when the madness happens. But the NCAA won’t have the only brackets worth looking at, because this… Read More »
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 »
The second annual American Cup kicks off Friday, March 17, at the Saint Louis Chess Club. The tournament features 16 of the top US players competing… Read More »
March Madness. The time of year when upsets cement unlikely players’ names in history. Brackets are busted, and silly mascot names become fans’ new… 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 »
With a two-game lead headed into the final four rounds, the question was whether anyone could stop American GM Levon Aronian. It turns out, the… Read More »
American GM Levon Aronian leads with 4/5 just after the halfway point of the WR Masters in Dusseldorf, Germany. Compatriot GM Wesley So and Indian GM… Read More »