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Charlotte Open 2023 champions
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 »
Wednesday Workout
During the thrilling conclusion of the Tata Steel tournament, all eyes were on the decisive games in the Masters section. But some of the most… Read More »
Giri
Masters: Giri on Abdusattorov's Tail A popular tournament strategy is to play for a win as White. Another popular strategy is to be… Read More »
Vegas creative commons sign
  More than 900 players joined the winter holiday fun in the 2022 North American Open held in the Horseshoe Hotel of Las Vegas, Nevada,… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
This week, all of our puzzles come from the recently concluded 2023 New York Winter Norm Invitationals tournaments. Five players earned IM norms… Read More »
Abdusattorov
GM Magnus Carlsen won his first tournament in Wijk aan Zee in 2008, at the age of 17, tying for first with GM Levon Aronian. For such a young player… Read More »
Giri
Chess players are known creatures of habit, which is perhaps the only way to explain why, for the 85th time, 14 of the world’s top players venture to… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
The 2023 Pan-American Intercollegiate Championship took place in Seattle from January 5-8. Look no further for some energetic and sharp college chess… Read More »
Webster A
To reach the “Final Four” in Division I college basketball, teams only have to play four games. In chess, earning one of four coveted spots in the… Read More »
Who do you picture when you think of a Tournament Director (TD)? For many of us, it's a Santa Claus-esque figure distributing nuggets of wisdom while… Read More »
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