This tournament was truly one of the most eventful that I’ve ever played – it seemed like every round there was some new story!
Posts categorized “Super Grandmaster Chess”
Grandmaster William Lombardy died in Martinez, California the morning of October 13, 2017, of a heart attack. He won the World Junior Championship in 1957…
Magnus Carlsen captured clear 1st at the Chess.com Isle of Man Masters with 7.5 points out of 9 games. Surprisingly, this is Carlsen’s first classical tournament victory in over a year.
Four-time U.S. Women’s Champion Anna Zatonskih is having a spectacular tournament at the Isle of Man Open – with a 2600+ performance rating and a victory over GM Boris Gelfand.
Today Levon Aronian of Armenia, became the first player to win two World Cups. After four draws in the classical portion of the World Cup…
The Isle of Man International (September 23-October 1) started with a bang for American chess fans, as Fabiano Caruana defeated Former World Champ Vladimir Kramnik…
This year’s IOM Masters field is particularly strong, featuring 5 players from the World’s top 10, including the 3 most recent world champions.
Levon Aronian of Armenia and Ding Liren of China will face off in the World Cup final in Tbilisi, Georgia, starting on September 23, at…
Wesley So has advanced to the World Cup semi-finals in Tblisi, Georgia. Wesley defeated Vladimir Fedoseev of Russia in the second game of their quarterfinal match,…
Round 3 has left the chess world in shock as many favorites and top 10 players have been knocked out, including Magnus Carlsen. Out of the five Americans that entered the round, only Wesley So has made it the next stage.
US Chess Press
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- 2017 Scholar-Chess Player Awards Announced »