The Altibox Norway Chess Tournament kicked off with victory for American Wesley So, who took down the blitz tournament, half a point ahead of fellow…
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What makes Norway the self-proclaimed “World’s Strongest Tournament”? The event will feature the reigning World Champion, the Challenger, 8 players from the world top 10, and a 2791 average rating.
Just weeks after becoming the newly crowned US Champion, Sam Shankland won the 2018 Capablanca Memorial by a convincing 1.5 point margin.
Congratulations to 26-year-old Grandmaster Sam Shankland, our new US Chess Champion! Sam finished ahead of three GMs in the top ten players in the World…
In both the overall and women’s championships, two huge underdogs are leading. Sam Shankland is tied for 1st along with Fabiano Caruana, and Annie Wang is the sole leader of the women’s section by a full point!
In his best-selling book, Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari, writes that the greatest resource in US are the brains of Silicon Valley. Perhaps one reason for…
IM Greg Shahade, PRO Chess League commissioner, and chess influencer is back with his controversial US Championship picks. These numbers don’t reflect US Chess’s official…
American Hikaru Nakamura, one of the world’s top chess Grandmasters, has shown his generosity by honoring a pledge he made earlier this year to assist two promising junior players from South Africa to further their chess careers.
This weekend the PRO Chess League is jumping out of our computer screens into real life—The playoffs will culminate with a two-day Finals battle between the four division winners in San Francisco!
Villanova and Michigan’s Monday night tip-off for the NCAA national round ball championship generated plenty of drama for the 12 million or so who watched…
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