Congrats to Wesley So, who defeated GM Vidit Gujarathi on his 25th birthday. The occasion was celebrated by plenty of photoshops and memes on twitter….
Posts categorized “Super Grandmaster Chess”
US Chess contributors from Batumi, Grandmaster Maurice Ashley and Alejandro Ramirez, talk about the U.S. results in both the Open and Women’s section of the…
The last round of the Olympiad is always a hectic affair. As has become traditional, it starts four hours earlier than the rest of the…
After two weeks of good weather in the resort town of Batumi, it finally was a rainy day, a stormy one in fact. Just as…
Today was an incredibly intense day. The two last boards to finish were USA boards, both at over 100 moves of chess played.
The race for the Olympic medals intensifies as we enter round eight in Batumi!
Seventh round of the 43rd World Chess Olympiad was an exciting event, full of surprises and upsets. The playing hall is packed as always, but now also the expo hall and press center are booming.
Round Six is always a tough one in the Olympiad. The rest day is used for recharging energies, and for many of the teams –…
Grandmaster Maurice Ashley is live from the 43rd Chess Olympiad in Batumi, Georgia, where our Women’s team is in clear first with the only perfect…
The round before the rest day is important in any event, but perhaps even more so in a team tournament. The result might change the mood and team chemistry of the players, who usually hang out with each other for an entire day before jumping back into action!
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